Author Archive | Omar Hasan Khan

How Video Replays can be brought in to improve Football Now! – Learning from Cricket

Sport gives us many what would have happened if moments.  Moments after which we can’t help but wonder how events would have transpired had those moments occurred differently. What would have happened if Gerrard had never slipped? What would have happened if Lampard’s goal was given versus Germany? What would have happened if Pakistan turned […]

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‘THEO’logy the new Arsenal Religion to have faith in? Directness, Movement and Positional Interchange

An Article about Theo and so much more…….Rotation, Arteta/Flamini and Meltdown! So, I haven’t written for quite a while, almost a month actually!  Since my last post, Arsenal beat Stoke comfortably, lost to Zagreb, lost to Chelsea, beat Spurs to qualify for the next round in the League Cup, thrashed the ‘till then undefeated Leicester, […]

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So does spending equal automatic Premier League Success? Is it as simple as that?

Arsenal’s start to the season has done no favors to the notion that this squad can win the league.  Unsurprisingly, the clamoring for buying a new striker or backup defensive midfielder or any other ‘we need’ you may have heard, has only increased fervently. Apparently, we must spend.  Apparently, we must show our ambition by […]

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Cech will 'Bounce' back!

Come on Gunners – There is No ‘I’ in Team so don’t blame individuals

It’s interesting how, considering football is a team sport, we tend to idolize or castigate individuals on a regular basis. Why is that? This thought and question entered my mind during pre-season when Arsenal Twitter went gaga over a certain Jeff Rene-Adelaide and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.  I would have written about this earlier but at that […]

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A lot of players need to play regularly and in their preferred position to be effective.

Arsenal’s Premiership Template for Success -It’s not what you’ve got – it’s how you use it that will win you this league

The FA Cup win in 2014 was a relief, yes; but, it was unconvincing. Both mental and football flaws were still evident. I didn’t see how that Cup win would be used to build a challenge for the Premier League in the following season. The first half of last season saw performances that verified my […]

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