Arseblog Arsecast, The Arsenal Podcast
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Arseblog 20 is a series of 20 podcasts to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Arseblog. In each episode, I'll speak to a guest about a particular calendar year of the site's existence, picking out games, goals , personal memories and recollections, transfers, forgotten moments, successes, failures, ups and downs, trophies, fun times, sad times, arrivals and departures, and lots more.
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Episode 772 - Port-Oh ...54:09In this episode I'm joined by Phil Costa to discuss Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday evening. We chat about how different Europe and the Premier League can be, and the need for Mikel Arteta's side to learn quickly from last night's game. We analyse the performance, where and why Arsenal struggled, and how Porto negated our strengths with their, at times, extremely cynical game-plan. There's discussion of the late goal we conceded that came from a catalogue of minor errors, what we can take from this performance in order to turn things around in the second leg, and lots more.Here's the link for the Arseblog WhatsApp channel: https://whatsapp.com/channel/0029VaLBHpIJJhzQXcOPvW0pFollow Phil @_philcostaGet extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog
Arsecast Extra Episode 569 - 19.02.202401:31:50In this episode we look back at another impressive away for Arsenal, returning from Turf Moor having beaten Burnley 5-0. We chat about how the early goal set the tone, another two goal salvo from Bukayo Saka, goals too for Leandro Trossard and Kai Havertz as well as some analysis of how their roles have been instrumental in recent performances. We also discuss some other small tactical tweaks Mikel Arteta has made in recent weeks, and how the last five games have cemented Arsenal's credentials as title contenders. Then we answer listener questions about Gabriel Jesus, Martin Odegaard, whether the Arsenal need a striker chat has lit a fire under certain players, Eddie and Reiss off the bench, and lots more.Get extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog
Episode 771 - Nice and quiet56:15In this episode I'm joined Charles Watts to chat about how nice and quiet it is after Arsenal's 6-0 on Sunday, before we shoot the breeze about peaking in the second half of the season, the importance of getting injured players back to compete domestically and in Europe, Bukayo Saka's incredible output and the definition of 'world class', the stable environment at the club right now, Ivan Toney, the impending arrival of Kylian Mbappe to North London, and lots more.Here's the Sky Sports article we reference: https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11670/13071635/bukayo-saka-reaches-half-century-for-arsenal-with-more-goals-and-assists-than-cristiano-ronaldo-in-first-210-gamesFollow Charles @charles_wattsGet extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog
Arsenal Women Arsecast Episode 78: Man Utd preview43:44For this episode of the Arsenal Women Arsecast, Tim chats to Conner Roberts from the All for United Women FC YouTube channel. Tim chats to Conner about United’s season so far, speculation around the future of manager Marc Skinner and why United have not repeated the heights of last season. Then Tim and Conner look ahead to Saturday’s crunch game and how the teams might line up and strengths and weaknesses each team might look to exploit.You can follow Conner on Twitter @connerroberts_ and find the All for United WFC YouTube channel here You can follow Tim on Twitter @StillmanatorGet extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog
Arsecast Extra Episode 568 - 12.02.202401:30:18In this episode we look back at hugely impressive 6-0 win over West Ham on Sunday. This was a game where Arsenal were good far more than the opposition were bad, and we chat about how we broke down and then dismantled the Hammers. There's discussion of set-piece goals, Bukayo Saka from the spot, Leandro Trossard's impressive stats, and of course the contribution of Declan Rice with two assists and a brilliant goal against his former club. We also chat about Ethan Nwaneri, goal difference and ruthlessness before answering listener questions about Rice in the pantheon of the Premier League's most expensive signings, Gabriel Jesus, how the winter break has helped us improve, OLEing, and lots more.Get extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog
Episode 770 - The one about injuries01:05:25In this episode I'm joined by Dr Andrew Mitchell, Associate Dean in Education & Sport at the University of Bedfordshire, to answer listener questions about injuries and player fitness in football. We discuss how club's manage injured players, the question of injury proneness, the thorny and recurring issues of hamstrings, how physical development at a young age could benefit players in the future, specific players like Jurrien Timber and Thomas Partey, the importance of mental health support to help physical injury and lots more.Follow Dr Andrew Mitchell @ACS_Mitchell : Follow Andrew Mitchell, Arsenal season ticket holder @negativoarsenalGet extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog
Episode 769 - Death Star48:54In this episode I'm joined by Ken Early of Second Captains for a mid-season (more or less) look at what's going on in the Premier League? Is it important for someone other than Man City to win the title? We chat about some surprises, Jurgen Klopp and his departure announcement, Ken's assessment of Arsenal at this point, as well as discussing punditry that more and more comes with a specific club favour, the IFAB proposal regarding sin-bins and blue cards, and lots more.Follow Ken @kenearlysGet extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog
Arsenal Women Arsecast Episode 77: Manu Zinsberger exclusive26:37In this episode of the Arsenal Women Arsecast Tim talks to Gunners ‘keeper Manuela Zinsberger at London Colney. Manu recently signed a new contract with the club. Tim chats with Manu about her Arsenal journey to this point, how she has retained her number 1 spot amidst competition from a collection of other goalkeepers, the psychology of being a ‘keeper, how she irons out her weaknesses and the balance between competing with and supporting the other goalkeepers in the squad and embracing motherhood with her and her wife expecting a baby in 2024.You can follow Tim on Twitter @StillmanatorGet extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog
Arsenal Women Arsecast Special on South Asian Girls Participation in Football41:17In this episode of the Arsenal Women Arsecast, Tim welcomes Sky Sports reporter Miriam Walker Khan and host of the Kickback: Brown Girl Football Diaries Podcast Nirali Sisodia. Miriam and Nirali talk about their experiences with sport as South Asian women, as fans, participators and in the media. Miriam and Nirali talk about some of the assumptions and prejudices that South Asian girls face in sport, a lack of representation and rolemodels, the barriers brown girls can face and consider how equipped women’s sport is for these conversations.You can follow Brown Girl Sport on Twitter @browngirlsport_ and you can find the Kickback: Brown Girl Football Diaries on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@TheKiickbackGet extra bonus content and help support Arseblog by becoming an Arseblog Member on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/arseblog