7 a.m. Kickoff

  • Freddie Freddie…
    Good morning, and getting straight in, I see that Arsenal have promoted Freddie Ljungberg to assistant coach. It’s an interesting move. Ljungberg has risen rather quickly up through the ranks at Arsenal. He’s only been in the youth set up… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-06-18By imothyt
    2 days ago
  • Don’t read this: check out the Arseblog Arsecast!
    Not much news this morning. I watched some of the World Cup and my takeaway is that I still hate FIFA, still don’t care about national teams, the football is good, and that VAR is going to be a lot… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-06-15By imothyt
    5 days ago
  • Happy summer!
    The days are getting warm and you know what that means? It’s perfect weather to make bread. It’s perfect weather because the rise times are so dialed in. In the cold, moist, winters we get here in Washington, it can… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-06-13By imothyt
    1 week ago
  • 2019 Arsenal summer transfer survey results: Kroenke wildly unpopular and it might be time for Ozil to move
    Who do you want Arsenal to sell? Respondents were asked to rank choice every Arsenal player on the official Arsenal web site with a number between 1-5 showing their priority to sell. A “1” meant top priority for Arsenal to… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-06-06By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal 2019 Summer Transfer Survey is Out!
    Go take the survey and then come back in here and yell at me. Qq ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-06-04By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • “How can anyone be Emery Out after just one season?”
    Transfers Arsenal spent £73m on transfer this season; buying Leno, Guendouzi, Sokratis, and Torreira to give Unai Emery a completely new “spine” to his team. Arsenal sold only two players; Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom. Perez was sold for just… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-06-02By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • At the end of next season we may look back at this one fondly
    I hope you’re not here for catharsis. I’m afraid I can offer you none. Was last night’s match even a tragedy? It felt less like a dramatic collapse than just the last brick tumbling off a rubble pile. If Arsenal… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-05-30By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • Arsenal are the team everyone should support
    These last few days without writing have been quiet, though not without controversy. Yesterday was national cookout day and I made some ribs. I fed my dog some the bones and she puked them up on the couch. On the… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-05-28By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • Pay attention
    I was drawn in by the subject, title, and author; Arsene Wenger, “All of us have competition. My toughest was myself”, Amy Lawrence. From the surface it promised to be an article about Arsene Wenger’s soul-searching 12-month journey out of… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-05-24By imothyt
    4 weeks ago
  • Wenger on UEFA
    Just a few Wenger quotes on UEFA from his years at Arsenal. Wenger rarely shied away from controversy and had no problem speaking up against UEFA and the powers that be in world football. This quotes hardly make him a… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-05-23By imothyt
    4 weeks ago