Duff: Henry’s handball? If it was down the other end I’d have done it, too

The Boys in Green’s play-off tie with France had gone into extra time after Nicolas Anelka’s first-leg goal in Dublin was cancelled out by Robbie Keane’s in Paris.

But controversy struck in the 103rd minute at the Stade de France when officials failed to spot that Henry had controlled the ball with his hand before setting up William Gallas to score the goal that sent les Bleus to South Africa.

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Gregg Davies

Gregg Davies is the Chief Sub Editor of FourFourTwo magazine, joining the team in January 2008 and spending seven years working on the website. He supports non-league behemoths Hereford and commentates on Bulls matches for Radio Hereford FC. His passions include chocolate hobnobs and attempting to shoehorn Ronnie Radford into any office conversation.