“It was my fault. Maybe we should have stayed [in New York] and trained,” said Thierry Henry in the wake of the latest reverse suffered by his side, their 11th of a truncated season and 9th in the last 14 games.
“I wanted to have faith in my guys and think about the mental aspect. But it’s my fault, no problem.”
Of course it’s not quite as simple as that. The head coach’s words while admirably designed more to accept responsibility and deflect criticism in any direction other than towards his troops, don’t really tell the tale.