Arsenal Weekly Podcast

Arsenal Weekly Podcast

United Kingdom

Available every Monday, the podcast is free and features all the latest from the club: action and reaction from the weekend game, an exclusive player interview, a chat with an 'Arsenal Insider', an Arsenal history lesson and a tactical heads-up on our next opponent Tweet your Arsenal questions using #ArsenalWeekly.

Episodes

Episode 66 - Alexis on fire  

Well it was the Alexis show on Saturday and it’s very much the Alexis show on this week’s podcast too. Russell Hargreaves is joined by Arsenal Insider and Mirror sportswriter John Cross to reflect on the Chilean’s hat-trick heroics, while former Gunner Adrian Clarke looks at how we can get the best out of our free-flowing forwards against Stoke City. Elsewhere, Emiliano Martinez tells us how happy he is to have signed a new contract with the club while we look back at a huge milestone in this week’s History Lesson.

Episode 65 - French connection  

We've had 29 French players since Arsène Wenger took over 20 years ago, and this week's podcast focuses on the three who played in Sunday's win over Bournemouth. French football journalist Julien Laurens joins Russell Hargreaves to analyse Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Mathieu Debuchy's influence at the club and why Arsenal are regarded as Ligue 1's 21st club. Elsewhere, Hector Bellerin is on the show to talk about his new contract, and Adrian Clarke is back to preview West Ham United in The Chalkboard. Don't forget to subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 64 - A Mustaf signing  

It wasn't the win we wanted on Saturday, but we still had reason to celebrate thanks to Olivier Giroud's 89th-minute header. Shkodran Mustafi also impressed at Old Trafford, and he joins us to talk about what it was like to move away from home as a 14-year-old, while legendary boxer George Foreman talks about his affiliation with Arsenal. Elsewhere, Adrian Clarke joins Russell Hargreaves to give his take on Bournemouth in The Chalkboard. Remember to subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 63 - The chant off  

To mark Nacho Monreal’s first goal for Spain, host Russell Hargreaves and former Gunner Adrian Clarke have been hard at work creating their own chants for our very own Mr Consistent. You can back your favourite song by voting on Twitter but, if our singing contest isn’t up your street, don’t worry - there’s plenty more on offer in this episode. This week’s exclusive interview is with young defender Krystian Bielik, who talks us through an Arsenal academy player’s daily routine and what it means to him to be able to play for the Gunners. Elsewhere, Max Jones gives the latest women’s and academy football updates, while Adrian provides an in-depth analysis of Manchester United in The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe on iTunes so you never miss an episode!

Episode 62 - Honours even  

Russ Hargreaves and co are back to reflect on a feisty first north London derby of the season. Matchday Show commentators Dan Roebuck and Nik Brumsack give their take on Sunday's draw, and also assess Mesut Ozil's recent form, including his sensational goal against Ludogorets. Hector Bellerin has continued to turn heads this season, and he joins Russell to reveal how it feels to be one of the fastest players in the Premier League. Elsewhere, we hear from two-time Olympic gold medal sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce about why she is an Arsenal fan, while Adrian Clarke also returns for The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 61 - Ready for the derby  

After Saturday's 4-1 victory over Sunderland, Russell Hargreaves and Adrian Clarke are back to dissect our performance. Meanwhile, former Gunner David Hillier looks ahead to the north London derby and remembers his time as a player. Elsewhere, Carl Jenkinson tells us about his time away from the club on loan - including how he ended up in goal during one game - and we preview Tuesday's Champions League game against Ludogorets. Make sure you subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 60 - A fair result?  

After Saturday's goalless draw against Middlesbrough, Russell Hargreaves and Adrian Clarke are back to dissect our performance. We also hear about the game from the Press Association journalist, Mark Mann-Bryans' point of view, and look ahead to Tuesday's League Cup game against Reading. Chuba Akpom won't be playing in that game due to a back injury, but he still joined us to talk about the League Cup and the journey from academy to first-team football. Make sure you subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 59 - Theo to the fore  

With six goals in his last four Premier League appearances, Theo Walcott is bang in form this season. On this week's podcast, the England forward reflects on his two strikes against Swansea City and why he was disappointed not to score a hat-trick. We also catch up with Santi Cazorla to find out what goes through his mind when he steps up to take a penalty, while we find out more about Arsenal Soccer Schools' work. Elsewhere, Adrian Clarke back with Russ Hargreaves for The Chalkboard ahead of Middlesbrough's trip to the Emirates. Make sure you subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 58 - Big 17 takes centre stage  

He's been Arsenal's breakthrough star of 2016, and on this week's podcast, we speak to Alex Iwobi about establishing himself in the first team, swapping No 45 for 17 and why his initiation song was "so embarrassing". We also catch up with Olympic gold medal winner, Josi Henning, and hear from national journalist, James Olley. Elsewhere, Adrian Clarke is back with Russ Hargreaves for The Chalkboard ahead of Swansea City's trip to the Emirates. Make sure you subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 57 - The hand of Kos?  

Well we left it late, but Laurent Koscielny's last-minute winner at Burnley was better late than never! We've got all the reaction to Sunday's victory from our Matchday Show team, while journalist Nick Ames also joins us on the phone to give his take on the events at Turf Moor. Elsewhere, Per Mertesacker reveals his delight at being named Arsenal captain at the start of the season, while Adrian Clarke is back with Russ Hargreaves for The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 56 - Winged wonders  

Three goals, three different scorers and three points - we're reacting to Saturday's unforgettable win against Chelsea on this week's podcast. Alex Iwobi and Theo Walcott reflect on their performances, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain joins us to talk about his scintillating early-season form. It's also the 20th anniversary of Arsene Wenger's appointment, and we hear from the manager about his first few months in charge. Elsewhere, we hear from former winger Anders Limpar, and Max Jones is back to give us the latest academy and ladies news in Around the Club. Make sure you subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 55 - Xhaka's whacker  

After he scored his first Arsenal goal in some style against Hull City, much of this week's podcast follows on Arsenal's Swiss midfielder, Granit Xhaka. Elsewhere, the boss discusses why he believes that fellow new signing, Lucas, will prove a successful signing. We go Inside Arsenal with Arsenal in the Community's Jack Ironside, Adrian Clarke looks ahead to the Chelsea game with Russell Hargreaves, and our Matchday Show commentary team reflect on recent results. Make sure you subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 54 - The late late show  

After his impressive debut against Southampton on Saturday, this week's podcast is all about new Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi. We hear from the World Cup winning defender, while ‘Champagne’ Charlie Nicholas also joins us to assess our summer transfer business and reflect on his five years at the club. Elsewhere, this week's History Lesson celebrates the 18th anniversary of Freddie Ljungberg joining the club, while Adrian Clarke is back to talk tactics with Russell Hargreaves. Make sure you subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 53 - Return of the legends  

After one of our most enjoyable matchdays at Emirates Stadium, this week's podcast is all about the Arsenal Legends game. Hat-trick hero Kanu, Gilles Grimandi and Anders Limpar reflect on their Gunners careers, while Adrian Clarke joins Russell Hargreaves to look ahead to the Southampton game. Elsewhere, this week's History Lesson celebrates Laurent Koscielny's birthday by looking through his defining moments at the club. Make sure you subscribe so you'll never miss an episode.

Episode 50 - We've got Mesut Ozil  

After Saturday's win at Watford, it's Mesut Ozil appreciation week on this week's podcast! We're celebrating the World Cup winner's third anniversary since joining the club back in August 2013, and Russell Hargreaves is joined by Adrian Clarke to discuss the impact he had at Vicarage Road. Elsewhere, Petr Cech talks about football in the Czech Republic, while we go around the club with Max Jones to hear the latest on academy and women's football. Make sure you subscribe you so that you never miss an episode!

Episode 51 - Walking in a Bergkamp wonderland  

Almost 19 years to the day, Arsenal couldn't quite recreate Dennis' stunning hat-trick against Leicester City - but that doesn't mean the boys can't re-live it on this week's podcast. Fresh from his late cameo at the King Power, Olivier Giroud joins Russell Hargreaves to reflect on the Euros, while famed broadcaster Michael McMullan and former Gunner Adrian Clarke also stop by. Subscribe so you never miss another episode!

Episode 50 - Not so super Sunday  

John Cross joins Russell to discuss possible transfers while Adrian Clarke and David Hillier reflect on a frustrating opening day. Off the pitch, Mr Consistent Nacho Monreal tells us all about his summer holidays.

The Arsenal Weekly Podcast - 8/8/16  

The Arsenal Weekly is back for the new season - and Jack Wilshere, Charlie George, Dan Roebuck and Adrian Clarke all star in our first show of 2016/17!

The Arsenal Weekly podcast - 3/8/16  

Listen to extended interviews with club legends Charlie George and David Seaman on the latest episode of the show

The Arsenal Weekly podcast - 21/7/16  

Listen to extended interviews with Jack Wilshere and Francis Coquelin on the latest episode with Russell Hargreaves

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