Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Henry ends drought; Wondo hits personal best
by Mike Woitalla, September 17th, 2012 2:02AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS GOLEADORES] Thierry Henry scored for the first time in over two months, striking twice in the Red Bulls' 3-1 win over Columbus to give him 13 goals this season. San Jose's Chris Wondolowksi scored his league-leading 19th goal in a 2-0 win over Chivas USA. For VIDEO of Henry's gol olimpico and the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* Henry hadn't hit the net since July 28. But on Saturday he finished cleanly after latching on to a long-range pass from Rafa Marquez and scored directly off a corner kick. In between, he assisted on Dax McCarty's goal in the win over Columbus. It was Henry's ninth assist of the season and the Frenchman is tied for fourth in scoring with 13 goals. ... Henry scored 14 goals last season.

* Wondolowski scored from the penalty spot to give him a league-leading 19 goals -- a personal season record after winning the Golden Boot in 2010 with 18 goals and scoring 16 last season.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Player Team (country) Goals Assists
 Chris Wondolowski  San Jose (USA)  19  7
 Kenny Cooper  New York (USA)  14  2
 Alvaro Saborio  Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  14  2
 Thierry Henry  New York (France)  13  9
 Eddie Johnson  Seattle (USA)  13  2
 Robbie Keane  Los Angeles (Ireland)  12  8
 Freddy Montero  Seattle (Colombia)  12  6
 Alan Gordon  San Jose (USA)  12  3
 Will Bruin  Houston (USA)  11  3
 Chris Pontius  D.C. United (USA)  11  3
 Saer Sene  New England (France)  11  3



Henry scores with a corner kick -- a "gol olimpico"



Marquez's long pass sets up Henry's first goal ...



1 comment
  1. Allan Lindh
    commented on: September 18, 2012 at 1:52 p.m.
    Wondo got didn't get soccer scholarship offers out of high school -- they wanted him as a middle distance runner. Now the National team won't have him because he's too slow. 19 goals and 7 assists ain't too shabby. Surely given the USMNT pathetic goal scoring record, they could at least give a proven goal poacher a chance? Sure he doesn't look like a great forward, but he's smart, and works his tail off. And oh ya, he can run all day, so he actually comes back into the midfield, and on D, and works his tail off there also. How can Hercules Gomez be the flavor of the month when he was a bust in MLS? and Wondo not get a real chance?


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
2014 NPSL All-League Team    
[AWARDS] Two players each from the NPSL finalists New York Red Bulls U-23s (Victor Manosalvas and ...
U.S. women to face Mexico twice in September    
[DATEBOOK] The U.S. women's national team has scheduled its second and third pre-Women's World Cup qualifying ...
MLS: Three games to watch    
[PREVIEW: Week 21] The MLS weekend schedule, which again includes a Friday night special (Philadelphia-Sporting Kansas ...
Bayern edges Chivas without World Cup stars    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Peruvian Claudio Pizarro scored in the 10th minute to give German champion Bayern Munich ...
Quakes make investment in Argentine Perez Garcia    
[MLS: Thursday] In need of an offensive spark, the San Jose Earthquakes have signed 29-year-old Argentine ...
U.S. U-17s earn first win in Denmark    
[OPEN NORDIC TOURNAMENT] After losing its first two games to host Denmark and Norway, the U.S. ...
Kiss on the Neck: Sportsmanship taken to new level?    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] After a pair of players clashed in a Copa do Brazil ...
Super Solo Effort in FA Women's Super League    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Manchester City’s 17-year-old midfielder, Natasha Flint, took the ball in our own half, ...
Women's World Cup dress rehearsal begins Tuesday    
[COUNTDOWN: Canada 2014] Twelve years after hosting the first FIFA youth championship for women, Canada will ...
ESPN will broadcast 17 U-20 Women's World Cup matches    
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] In its last FIFA world championship before rights revert to Fox next ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives