7 a.m. Kickoff

  • Mustafi is the bomb
    “Disappointed” doesn’t cover this result. I think for the first time since.. uhh.. ok, last year at this time, I’m gutted. I feel like Arsenal punched me in the solar plexus, I’m down, gasping for air, but not fully out.… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-21By imothyt
    17 hours ago
  • Arsenal advance in Naples
    Hey folks, I’ve got a cold and don’t feel like doing anything but I don’t want to deprive you of a place to shout in joy at Arsenal moving on in the Europa League. Here are a few observations: An… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-19By imothyt
    3 days ago
  • Ramsey has to be Arsenal player of the year
    Arsenal released a twitter poll yesterday asking us to vote for our player of the season. The choices are: Leno, Aubameyang, Torreira, Lacazette, Sokratis, and Xhaka*. If those are my only choices, I pick Lacazette. However, notable for their absence… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-17By imothyt
    5 days ago
  • Arsenal back in 4th with surprise win over Watford’s Moose
    Back in the Wenger hay day I was in a hotel room in Munich with a bunch of the Tollington Gooners. After many beers, and a spilled red wine on the carpet, the topic turned to Arsene Wenger and whether… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-16By imothyt
    6 days ago
  • A draw is enough
    Today Watford, Thursday Napoli, Sunday Crystal Palace – three matches that could define Arsenal’s season. I have Arsenal down for a draw today. I know that Andrew (from Arseblog) feels that we need a win, and I would not turn… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-15By imothyt
    7 days ago
  • Arsenal win 2-0 in a game of misses
    There was a moment in yesterday’s match where I yelped in relief at the tension that had been building. I was at work and I had closed the door to my office but there were other staff near and I… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-12By imothyt
    1 week ago
  • Don’t sleep on Napoli
    One thing I have to admit is that I haven’t watched much Serie A this season. I have a subscription to ESPN Plus/Watch (which I need in order to watch certain cup matches and yet their system is so clunky,… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-10By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal are a team caught between two identities
    I see that other Arsenal supporters are finally attuned to the fact that Arsenal’s away form is a problem. But you know what’s really wild? Wilder than Arsenal playing like jellyfish against Everton yesterday? It’s that this has been a… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-08By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • Everton 1-0 Arsenal: Only the Positive Bits
    … (Post-comment edit: Leno saved 2 of 3 big chances on target.) Qq ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-07By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal start down the long away road to 4th
    Liverpool offsided their way to a win over Southampton which makes them the first team to get a guaranteed top 4 finish this season. With Man City on the verge of doing the same that leaves Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottnumb, and… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-06By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • Pizza recipe and video
    I’ll be back tomorrow with a regular blog but until then Avie and I made a video about how we make pizza which you should use with the pizza dough recipe I gave you before and which I will repeat… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-05By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • Footballistically speaking: Arsene Wenger at Olympia – the full English transcript
    Original piece in French by Baptiste Desprez for Le Figaro Sport 24. Translation from Google with edits by me. The former Arsenal manager was present on the mythical Paris scene Monday night for a conference on his career and an… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-03By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • “Guendouzi had a great game”
    It won’t go down as a classic. It might not even be remembered much after this season, but it was a workman-like performance from the Arsenal and in the end put the club into third place on the table, above… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-02By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • Arsenal v. Newcastle: the turning point
    Arsenal play Newcastle today and by every metric we should have this one. Arsenal have won 9 in a row at home Newcastle haven’t won an away game since December 15th against Huddersfield and have only taken 3 points in… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-04-01By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • Arsenal in the USA this Summer
    Please suspend 3/4 of all the things going on in the world so that I can catch up, do research, and have leisure time to check twitter Good morning, as you have heard Arsenal will be Coming to America (today!)… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-03-30By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • This should be six different blogs posts
    Arsecast I had a moment to speak with Andrew from Arseblog on the Arsecast yesterday. We talked about Arsenal’s end of season run in and the problem of Arsenal’s away form. I’m not 100% comfortable with my performance on the… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-03-29By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • Advanced Wengers and Vieiras
    Jose MourinhoSTR-7 DEX -16 CON – 8 INT-16 WIS -9 CHR -6 Alignment – Lawful Evil Class – Illusionist Race – Gnome Spells: Read magic, Confusion, Chaos, Magic Mouth, Hypnotic Pattern, Wall of Fog, Suggestion. Quote: “I prefer not to… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-03-26By imothyt
    4 weeks ago
  • Footballistically Speaking: mercenaries
    “He put me where I am today, no doubt about that, but if he sells me, and what they are saying in the newspapers is right, they are going to get euros 50m (pounds 39.5m), maybe euros 60m for me… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-03-25By imothyt
    4 weeks ago
  • Pizza is “self care”
    Good morning. I am happy to report that… I made the bed every day this week. Also, I have been pretty good about cleaning up after myself, washing up the dishes, sweeping the floor, vacuuming, and taking the dog for… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-03-24By imothyt
    4 weeks ago