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 150 / November 2016
What did the North London derby tell us about Arsenal? Why do Arsenal struggle with Saturday lunchtime kick-offs? With Alexis' injury, will Arsene revert to Giroud as his central striker? Could Arsenal play three at the back? Hector Bellerin's agreement on a deal to remain at the club. When might we expect a decision on Wenger staying or going? Spurs and Wembley. The 2016 Arsenal Annual General Meeting. David Oudot, Mustafa Goldstein and Tim Payton are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 150th edition of Arsenal's The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 149 / October 2016
The performances against Chelsea, Basel and Burnley. Alexis as centre forward. Is Theo's recent improvement temporary or is it permanent?? Will Arsenal learn from last season? Are too many key player contracts expiring at the same time? The election of Coquelin and Cazorla ahead of Xhaka. Is Granit Xhaka another Vieira, or more of a Petit? Would Shkodran Mustafi been bought if the the BFG had not been injured? The impact of the decline of the pound on Arsenal's ability to attract players. Memories of Arsene Wenger's early days in 1996. Stadiums elsewhere that the panel would be happy to watch Arsenal play in. David Oudot, Mustafa Goldstein and Tim Charlesworth are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 149th edition of Arsenal's The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 148 / September 2016
Thoughts on the draw against PSG. Arsene Wenger's team selections – No Giroud, Ospina in goal, Xhaka on the bench. Jack Wilshere's loan move to Bournemouth. Is Arsene planning to persist with the false number 9 tactic? So good so far for Granit Xhaka and Rob Holding? Are there any signs that this might be Arsene's last season? Is the Ox worthy of a starting spot? Was Calum Chambers an expensive mistake? Is watching Arsenal away now a closed shop? Layth Yousif, Ian Henry and Ian Tanner are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 148th edition of Arsenal's The Gooner fanzine podcast.
7th December 2016
Online Ed: Convincing win in Basel means surprise CL group win