7 a.m. Kickoff

  • The 7amkickoff Index: Arsenal 2-1 Brexit
    18 – Shots by Burnley 13 – Shots by Burnley inside the penalty area 5 – Shots on target for Burnley 5 – Shots on target in the Prime Area for Burnley (you don’t want to see this but it… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-17By imothyt
    3 hours ago
  • Arsenal v. Burnley
    Hey kids! We have Burnley this weekend and I wonder is there really anything left to say about this encounter? Let’s look at what we have written about for the last several years and see if anything new crops up:… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-16By imothyt
    1 day ago
  • Call me Ishmael
    Sorry about this post but I’m going to digress from football for a minute. I was walking the dog at my local park yesterday and doing this thing that I do where I look up in the trees to try… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-14By imothyt
    3 days ago
  • Which former Arsenal players to watch and how to watch them (in the USA)
    Former Arsenal players that I will follow this season: The Jeff – Plays for Angers right now but Lyon are after him. Scored a nice but in Angers’ opening match against Bordeaux. This player was determined surplus to requirements by… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-13By imothyt
    4 days ago
  • Predicting the top six for 2019/2020
    Predicting the League table is just fun and not meant to be taken seriously. Even the most scientific method struggles with “accuracy” because football is a game of fine margins and can be won or lost well against the supposed… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-12By imothyt
    5 days ago
  • Newc 0-1 Arsenal: the good, the bad, and the ugly
    The Good Arsenal off to a winning start against Newcastle and despite some pretty boring football, there were quite a few positives. First and foremost, Arsenal kept a clean sheet. It can barely be overstated how important this is. Arsenal… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-11By imothyt
    6 days ago
  • Arsenal get the transfer window right, mostly
    #WeCareDoYou was about a lot more than just the transfer window and squad composition. When I was asked to sign on, I didn’t even see it as about transfers at all, but rather about corporate governance, safe standing, and increased… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-09By imothyt
    1 week ago
  • Arsenal fill nearly every hole
    I took Avie to the Reign game last night and we came away 1-0 winners over local rivals Portland Thorns. The weather was mild, we shared a hot dog – my half with mustard and hers plain – and ate… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-08By imothyt
    1 week ago
  • So long Laurent
    Lift up your shirt. Just above the belly button. Now, take a look at your navel. That’s what we are doing today. I noticed something about myself today. Yes, there’s lint in my belly-button. But also, I’m not at all… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-06By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • Window closing on a thin market
    Pre-season came in like a lion and went out like.. well like Arsenal in perfect mid-season form, playing well for long stretches before losing to a better team because the defense blew up. And it’s no coincidence that the defense… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-08-05By imothyt
    2 weeks ago
  • Is this the season Arsenal get back into top four?
    Bullet list points for my argument: Arsenal appear to be addressing almost every area of need in terms of team construction Man U are quickly devolving into a joke of a team Chelsea have a transfer ban and have lost… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-07-29By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • Wow.. Pepe?
    According to Ornstein.. Arsenal.. are signing.. Pepe. For £80m. And they greased the agent to get the deal done. I need a lie down. Nicolas Pepe for £80m. Arsenal dealing with filthy agents. Arsenal signing exciting players (to be fair… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-07-27By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • Arsenal sign two players: where will they play next season?
    Summer 2019 #ArsenalNarratives. Saliba will be worth £70m next season The logic behind buying Saliba this summer and then loaning him back to St. Etienne is that he will be worth more next season. How much more is the subject… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-07-26By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • The Geranium
    I’m going to tell you a little story about this plant. Seven years ago Melissa, Aveline’s mom, left me because of my alcoholism. It wasn’t a surprise, all the women I have been with have left me for my alcoholism.… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-07-24By imothyt
    3 weeks ago
  • How good is Ceballos?
    Good morning, Arsenal are going to sign Dani Ceballos. On loan for a year. This is where we are now as a club. £200m in cash lying around, signing players on loan. In a way we are streamlining the normal… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-07-23By imothyt
    4 weeks ago
  • I wonder if we should lay off Mustafi?
    Sorry that this post is so late but I spent Saturday with Avie, baking bread, playing tennis, and swimming at the local public pool which I have renamed “White Hart Lane” because it’s a nice new facility, but basically just… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-07-21By imothyt
    4 weeks ago
  • Saliba done
    Reported in the Guardian: Arsenal have signed William Saliba from St. Etienne and loaned him back for a season. I have never seen Saliba play. I have heard people who claim to have seen him play say that he will… ... read more
    Source: 7 a.m. KickoffPublished on 2019-07-19By imothyt
    4 weeks ago