Author Archive | Omar Hasan Khan

Thierry Henry Thursday – A look back at special goals, Arsenal v Chelsea 04/05

The high of the cup win has started to wear off and the reality of the season break is beginning to sink in.  Transfer speculation is rife in the Goonersphere resulting in endless debates among Gooners about who Arsenal need and why they need the said player(s). I never get into any of that, although […]

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Relief, Belief, Joy and an Emotional Post Cup Final Win Out Pouring of #GlobalGoonerPassion

Where do I begin?  What do I talk about? Ozil’s touches, gliding, passes? Theo’s reverse pass for Monreal? Sanchez’s screamer? The chuffed expression on Mertesacker’s face after his goal? Coquelin not putting…no…our defensive unit not putting a foot wrong? Santi being Santi? It was SUCH a commanding performance it was a little underwhelming!  Unless you’re […]

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Between The Lines – What Walcott brought, What Arsenal exploited and What it all means

When the announcement of the line-up came through yesterday, I was hoping to see two things: Walcott up top, through the middle Jack Wilshere in the center with Santi/Alexis in the wide areas We all know which one of these two we saw. Wenger had recently spoken of finally moving Theo up top, through the […]

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A Sorry Tale of The Media, Pundits and Gooners! – Are we just too sensitive?

I started writing this the day after the draw with United.  Wrote a bit, then stopped, pondered for a day and a half whether this is relevant or not.  Saw some tweets and posts on fan forums on Facebook which convinced me to go ahead and complete this!  I still may be risking ridicule by […]

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O Feo, O Feo, Wherefore Art Thou Feo? The Walcott tragedy unfolds…

O Romeo, O Romeo, Wherefore Art Thou Romeo? This famous line is uttered by Juliet, in Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, to herself in a state of dichotomy – she loves a man who she must not because of his lineage; a rival family.  Why does he have to be Romeo?  If he was anyone else, […]

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Bellerin for the Win-g? – Can Hector be our future Right Wing Solution?

Though there seem to be other pressing concerns at the moment like Who should play in midfield?  Who do we need to sign in the summer?  We need to beat Swansea on Monday. And of course the endless goalkeeper debate for the cup final.  Thought I’d take a break from those and address a suggestion […]

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