The first issue of The Gooner appeared on the streets in 1987. The Online Gooner was born in 1999 and The Gooner podcast arrived on the scene for the first time in mid-2007. We’ve now well over 100 recordings for you to enjoy here.
Episode 147 / May 2016
Reflections on a hilarious final day of the season. Will Spurs recover from their collapse in the final four matches? Does finishing in the runners up spot signify improvement? What type of buys do we need this summer? Will bringing in top players make any difference next season if Arsene Wenger is still in charge? The quality of Arsenal's pre-match warm up. Would a run in the Europa League next season be more enjoyable than going out of the Champions League in the last 16? Thoughts on Theo Walcott ahead of his likely transfer. The re-introduction of safe standing. What would it take to improve the atmosphere at home matches? Memories of Arsenal's 1993-94 Cup Winners' Cup campaign. David Oudot, Mustafa Goldstein and Layth Yousif are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 147th edition of Arsenal's The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 146 / April 2016
Has it been an enjoyable season so far? Is Alex Iwobi a regular starter in the making? Why haven't more Academy prospects become first choice selections? Are the events of this season's Premier League the shape of things to come? What are the likely effects of a vote to leave the EU for Arsenal? Who is likely to depart this summer? Can we expect a power vacuum when Arsene finally steps down? How important is the owner to a club's success? Who is going to win the title in 2016-17? Mike Francis, Nigel Phillips and Ian Tanner are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 146th edition of Arsenal's The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 145 / March 2016
Reflections on the North London Derby. When Arsene goes, should he move upstairs or exit completely? Is the manager harming the Arsenal brand? Empty seats at home matches. The discussions on a European Super League. Players under Wenger that have become managers. Is there any remaining chance of winning the title? Has Danny Welbeck moved above Olivier Giroud in the pecking order. David OudŰt, Mustafa Goldstein and Ian Henry are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 145th edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 144 / February 2015
Does the Bournemouth away win mean Arsenal back on track? What can we expect from Pep Guardiola in the Premier League? Who are the biggest threat to Arsenal's title aspirations? Which tactics should the Gunners employ to beat Leicester next weekend? Thoughts on Mohammed Elneny so far. Does it really matter who wears the captain's armband? Who should be skipper next season? The email to season ticket holders ahead of the Barcelona tie. The atmosphere problem at home matches. The reduction in ticket allocation for the visit to White Hart Lane. David OudŰt, Bernard Dowling and Mark Leech are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 144th edition of Arsenal's The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 143 / January 2016
Was the Christmas and New Year period a success? Would it be advantageous to Arsenalís season to exit the FA Cup? Is there a chance that Spurs can win the league this season? What are the implications of Pep Guardiola coming to England for Arsenal? The Arsenal playersí lap of appreciation at the end of home matches. Is Joel Campbell really this seasonís Francis Coquelin? Will the Ox become a regular first team starter? Can Ozil become as good as Dennis Bergkamp? How does the experience of attending games at the Emirates compare with Highbury? Arsenal penalties for and against remembered. Steve Ashford, Mike Francis and Kevin Whitcher are asked the questions by host Marc Ollington in the 143rd edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 142 / December 2015
The prospect of Barcelona in the Champions League. How likely is an Arsenal league title? Will Wenger splash the cash in January? Will Cazorla be able to get back in the team after a long absence? Whatís with the contining injury crisis? Does it matter what colour kit the players wear? Does the new stadium feel like Ďhomeí after nine seasons? Memorable matches at the Grove. Steve Ashford, Mustafa Goldstein and Phil Wall are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 142nd edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 141 / November 2015
Thoughts on the North London derby. Are Spurs a bigger threat under Mario Pochettino? Should the players be complaining of fatigue? Is the criticism of Arsenalís defence justified? Will Arsene buy in January? Are the Gunners finally equipped to win the title this season? Whatís with the long injury list? Why was Tomas Rosicky retained? Anti-Semitism amongst Arsenal fans. Memories of the 1993/94 European Cup Winnersí Cup campaign. Arsene Wengerís fashion shoot for LíEquipe. David Oudot, Simon Rose and Layth Yousif are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 141st edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 140 / October 2015
Does the win against Man Utd show that Arsenal are genuine title contenders? Are we seeing a different Theo Walcott as a central striker? Would going out of the Champions League improve the club's chance of winning the Premier League? What chance Arsenal beating Bayern next week? Should we be worried about the appointment of Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool? Who has been the best captain at Arsenal since the stadium move? Memories of Alan Hudson. Paul Davis recalled. Worst Arsenal kits. Steve Ashford, Mustafa Goldstein and Tim Stillman are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 140th edition of Arsenal's The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 139 / September 2015
What went on at Arsenal during the summer transfer window? Are the club lacking ambition? Who has the final sign off on transfers? Would Stan Kroenke prevent Arsene Wenger from buying big? Should Arsenal have signed Morgan Schneiderlin? Do the club suffer disproportionately from injuries? Can Arsenal seriously challenge for the major honours having not boosted squad beyond Cech? Why have the team started so slowly after a great finish to last season? Time to return to a 4-4-2 formation? Can Arsenal win the FA Cup for a third season in succession? Would Arsene go if Arsenal finished 6th? Is there a case for refunding supporters the price rise in tickets as the money has not been spent? With Financial Fair Play dead in the water, can Arsenal compete with the big spenders? Steve Ashford, David Oudot and Tim Payton are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 139th edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast, hosted by Piebury Corner.
14th July 2016
Online Ed: Might we see a change in formation next season?