A tale of two strikers

May 15, 2003
By Richard Jolly
British belligerence and French flair, James Beattie and Thierry Henry symbolize the contrasting approaches of FA Cup finalists Southampton and Arsenal.

Henry has the pace of an athlete, Beattie a background in swimming. Henry glides past defenders, Beattie bulldozes his way through them. Henry's performances have attracted worldwide acclaim, while Beattie's popularity in Hampshire has been augmented by a second England call-up.

That Henry and Arsenal are in a third successive ...

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