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 135 / February 2015
Four wins in a row. Shouldnít all Arsenal fans be feeling good about life? Thoughts on the win at Manchester City. How important is possession after the wins v Man City and Villa. The goalkeeping situation. Who is in Arsenalís best eleven now and is Mesut Ozil in it? After the Villa win, is the team stronger without Sanchez in it? Thoughts on the new signing Gabriel and why we wonít see the best of him until next season. Is Coquelin a stopgap or the long-term solution for the defensive midfield position. Should the club let both Arteta and Flamini go this summer? What is to become of Abou Diaby? Forward options Ė will Sanago come good after his loan spell? Is Chuba Akpom worth a new deal? The chances of retaining the FA Cup. What about the Champions League? The quality of Arsenalís replica shirts? Mike Francis, Mustafa Goldstein and Tim Stillman are asked the questions by host Marc Ollington in the 135th edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast, hosted by Piebury Corner.
Episode 134 / January 2015
What has happened to Arsenal in their away performances this season? Does the manager need a history lesson in the importance of defence for Arsenal? What can we expect from the transfer window? Wojciech Szczesny Ė his smoking, his keeping. Looking forward to the FA Cup 4th Round game v Brighton. Recalling the parade after winning the trophy last May. Why didnít Lukas Podolski work out at Arsenal? Should Tomas Rosicky have been played more often this season? Can Mesut Ozil come good when he returns? Will Arsenal make the top four again this time around? Favourite Thierry Henry goal. The photo that got away. David Oudot, Mustafa Goldstein and Offside Photo Agencyís Mark Leech are asked the questions by host Marc Ollington in the 134th edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast, hosted by Piebury Corner.
Episode 133 / Decembr 2014
What went wrong at Stoke? Are any of the current back four good enough for a title winning team? When did the tide turn against Arsene Wenger? How do Arsenal compare with Barcelona? Was the abuse given to Arsene Wenger at Stoke train station justified? Has the Arsenal support ever been so divided? Could two top signings in January turn things around? Would Arsenal have more points under Tony Pulis or Sam Allardyce? Is Aaron Ramsey a half season wonder? Arsenal Christmas Memories. Kevin Whitcher, David Oudot and Bernard Dowling are asked the questions by host Marc Ollington in the 133rd edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 132 / November 2014
What went wrong against Anderlecht and Swansea? Do Arsenal have a midfield? Calum Chambers and ArsŤne Wengerís in-game management. Why do Arsenal lack world class players? Why do the fringe players not get a look-in? Would Wenger resign next summer if Arsenal miss out on top four? Could the fans turn on the manager? Would fans prefer Jose Mourinho to be manager now? Is Alexis Sanchez the modern day version of the 1974-75 George Armstrong? Will Mesut Ozil ever play for Arsenal again? Who will Wenger sign in January? Steve Ashford, Mike Francis and Kevin Whitcher are asked the questions by host Marc Ollington in the 132nd edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 131 / October 2014
The Chelsea game - a close run thing or a gulf in class? Ozil Ė Have Arsenal bought a pup? Welbeck - An upgrade on Olivier Giroud? What did Arsenal do right against Galatasaray? Can 4th place be regarded as a good achievement this season? Flares at the Galatasaray and Chelsea matches. A petition to prevent the CPO of a sheet metal works behind Spursí Paxton End. Stan Kroenke taking £3 million from Arsenal last season. Was the 2014 FA Cup a case of 1979 or 1998 in terms of whatís to follow? A meeting with the BFG. Arsenal in the 1970s. Jon Spurling, David Oudot and Mustaf Goldstein are asked the questions by host Kevin Whitcher in the 131st edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast.
Episode 130 / September 2014
The summer transfer window incomings. Is Danny Welbeck the real deal? Should the club have spent more? Are Arsenal playing a more attacking formation this season? Who will be Wengerís first choice attackers if everyone is fit? Defining matches under Arsene Wenger. Steve Ashford, Kevin Whitcher and Layth Yousif are asked the questions by host David Oudot in the 130th edition of Arsenalís The Gooner fanzine podcast.
26th February 2015
Another last 16 game, another shocking first leg from Arsenal