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 95 - Wembley winners again  

It's finally the start of the new season - and we're back! We're joined by Press Association journalist Mark Mann-Bryans on this week's Arsenal Weekly, to discuss our Community Shield victory over Chelsea and look ahead to the new season. Petr Cech's in the interview hotseat to reflect on this summer's pre-season tour to Sydney and China and assess the current state of football in Australia. And Adrian Clarke's back on The Chalkboard to look ahead to Friday night's Premier League curtain-raiser at home to Leicester City. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss another episode!

Episode 94 - Hector's coming of age  

We're back with another summer special, and this time we've got extended interviews with two athletes at the top of their game. Firstly Hector Bellerin returns to talk about how much he has matured on and off the pitch over the past 12 months, while Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi reveals what it's like to be an English NFL player and why he supports Arsenal. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss another episode!

Episode 93 - Nanananaa, Giroud  

We're back with another summer special of the Arsenal Weekly podcast - and we're bringing you two more unedited interviews to enjoy. First up it's Olivier Giroud, who reveals how his life has changed since he became a Premier League footballer and signed for Arsenal. And we also hear from Hollywood producer Gale Anne Hurd, who visited Emirates Stadium during a break from filming AMC's The Walking Dead.

Episode 92 - Walking in a Bergkamp wonderland  

The football season may have finished but that doesn't mean the Arsenal Weekly podcast is done. We're back for the first summer special of 2017, bringing you exclusive, unedited interviews for your listening pleasure. First up it's Shkodran Mustafi, who tells the story of his football career to date, and we've also got an extended interview with Sir Ian McKellen from his visit to Emirates Stadium earlier this year. Elsewhere, we've got a special feature on Dennis Bergkamp to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of him joining us from Inter Milan. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 91 - Thirteen times!  

The Emirates FA Cup trophy is back where it belongs after we set a competition record by beating Chelsea 2-1 in Saturday's final. We've got all the best commentary from Wembley and Michael McMullan also joins Russell Hargreaves to reflect on another memorable afternoon. Elsewhere, we feature Andrey Arshavin in our History Lesson, while Adrian Clarke has his say in our end of season awards show in The Chalkboard. That's all for this season, but make sure you subscribe so you never miss a future episode!

Episode 90 - Road to Wembley  

The Premier League season may be over and done with, but we've still got an Emirates FA Cup final against Chelsea to prepare for. Former Gunner Rhys Weston makes his debut on the show the reflect on our 3-1 win over Everton, and look ahead to Saturday's showpiece with Russell Hargreaves. Adrian Clarke returns to give his tactical analysis on Antonio Conte's side, while Olivier Giroud is back to talk about how professional football has impacted his private life. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss another episode!

Episode 89 - The home straight  

We kept our top-four hopes alive with back-to-back wins over Southampton and Stoke City last week. Russell Hargreaves is joined by David Hillier to assess our performances, and our former midfielder also gives his insight into this week's fixtures. Elsewhere, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain joins us to discuss the switch to 3-4-3 and his wing-back role, while Adrian Clarke returns to preview our Premier League games against Sunderland and Everton. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 88 - Dat Guy strikes again  

We bounced back from last week’s north London derby defeat with a deserved 2-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday. The Telegraph journalist Julian Bennetts joins Russell Hargreaves to look back at that game and preview our final games of the season. Elsewhere, Nicole Holliday catches up with four of our Arsenal Ladies stars to discuss what it’s like to live with your team-mates. We remember a memorable 7-0 win over Everton in 2005, while Adrian Clarke looks ahead to two tough away games in The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 87 - A mixed bag  

Despite striking late to secure a dramatic win against Leicester City, our week ended in disappointment as we slipped to a 2-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur. Press Association journalist Mark Mann-Bryans joins Russ Hargreaves to dissect the north London derby, and give his thoughts on our final seven Premier League games of the season. Elsewhere, Alex Iwobi is back to talk about how he aims to inspire our next generation of talent, while Adrian Clarke gives the lowdown on Manchester United in The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 86 - What did she wear?  

Alexis' extra-time winner secured our place in a third Emirates FA Cup final in the past four seasons. The Chilean completed our comeback from close range at the end of a breathtaking afternoon, and Mirror chief football writer John Cross joins Russell Hargreaves to reflect on it. Elsewhere, Olivier Giroud is on the show to talk about his goalscoring record for France, and Adrian Clarke is back at The Chalkboard to preview a double gameweek for our first team. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 85 - Is three the magic number?  

For the first time since 1997, Arsene Wenger opted to use three centre backs as we returned to winning ways at Middlesbrough. But did our new-look defensive trio impress? Former Gunners Perry Groves and Adrian Clarke join Russell Hargreaves on the show to give their verdict. Elsewhere, Rob Holding talks about our new academy facilities and his future coaching aspirations, while this week's History Lesson focuses on our 1993 League Cup win. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss another episode!

Episode 84 - Mixed fortunes  

It's been a mixed week at Arsenal - with Monday night's disappointing defeat at Selhurst Park following on from the 3-0 win over West Ham United five days earlier. Arsenal Insiders Dan Roebuck and Nik Brumsack join Russell Hargreaves to assess both matches and look ahead to the run-in. Meanwhile, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain reveals what he finds most impressive about his team-mates, and outlines why "little magician" Santi Cazorla is an inspiration for any midfielder. Adrian Clarke looks ahead to the upcoming match at Middlesbrough in The Chalkboard, while our History Lesson focuses on a 1-0 win over PSG in the Cup Winners' Cup 23 years ago. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 82 - Per and Poldi  

Last week was an emotional one for former Gunner Lukas Podolski. The 31-year-old brought the curtain down on his international career by scoring a stunning winner against England, and Per Mertesacker joins us on the show to talk about his good friend's achievements. Elsewhere, Adrian Clarke and Max Jones are back to reflect on recent events and look ahead to the season run-in. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss another episode!

Episode 82 - Theon Greyjoy's a Gooner  

With no club football as a result of the international break, we've been speaking to Arsenal fan and Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen about how he became a Gunner. Elsewhere, Nacho Monreal explains how his friendship with Santi Cazorla has evolved over the years. Adrian Clarke joins Russell Hargreaves to look ahead to our upcoming match against Manchester City in The Chalkboard - and Marc Overmars is the subject of our History Lesson. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss another episode!

Episode 81 - A Hawthorn in our side  

Saturday's defeat at The Hawthorns means we head into the international break with a sour taste in our mouths. Russell Hargreaves is joined by The Times' chief football writer, Henry Winter, to discuss how we can arrest our recent slump. Aaron Ramsey also features on this week's show as he recalls the 2012 Olympics, while Adrian Clarke is back with a very special edition of The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss another episode!

Episode 80 - Wembley, Wembley!  

We hit five goals past Lincoln City to book our place in an Emirates FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. Russell Hargreaves is joined by Julian Bennetts, assistant sports news editor at The Telegraph, to reflect on the game and our cup run so far. Danny Welbeck speaks about his football upbringing in Manchester, while Adrian Clarke returns to analyse West Bromwich Albion at The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 79 - A night to forget  

After Saturday’s damaging defeat at Anfield, Russell Hargreaves is joined by The Times’ Matt Hughes to dissect what went wrong on Merseyside. We also catch up with academy graduate Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who reveals how much it would mean to him to play for Arsenal in a Wembley FA Cup semi-final. And finally, Adrian Clarke returns at The Chalkboard to discuss the best ways to tackle Bayern Munich and Lincoln City Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 78 - Sound Cech  

Well there was no Premier League game for us this weekend but that doesn't mean that we've been short of talking points on this week's show. Russell Hargreaves is joined once more by Max Jones to discuss on Arsenal Under-23s' 4-1 win over Chelsea, and also reflect on Kelly Smith's testimonial match which celebrated her glittering career. Elsehwere, Petr Cech is back to talk about the mental battle when facing penalties, while Adrian Clarke returns at The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 77 - Theo the centurion  

We returned to winning ways with a comfortable victory at Sutton United in the Emirates FA Cup, and it was certainly a memorable evening for Theo Walcott. The England forward calmly converted Nacho Monreal’s cross home at the far post to score his 100th Arsenal goal, and Russell Hargreaves is back with Gunnerblog’s James McNicholas to discuss the milestone. Elsewhere, Rob Holding talks about his favourite things to do in London, while Adrian Clarke returns to answer some tough questions and give us the lowdown on Liverpool in The Chalkboard. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Episode 76 - Back on track  

It's an exciting juncture of the season and, after we beat Hull City in the league on Saturday, this week the focus turns to two cup competitions. Arsenal Weekly regular Adrian Clarke looks ahead to our trip to Bayern Munich in the Champions League, and the Emirates FA Cup fifth-round tie at Sutton United, and together with host Russ Hargreaves, examines what went right against the Tigers at the weekend. Elsewhere, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain recalls his first memories of playing against Arsenal, and we also hear from our latest Arsenal Insider - photographer Stuart MacFarlane. But that's not all - our History Lesson focuses on club legend, Liam Brady. Make sure you subscribe so you never miss an episode!

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