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Post-Villa: Tradition, Tradition

May 15th, 2016

Just when Arsenal thought they had waisted the chance to catch Sp*rs, Mauricio Pochettino's men set the gold standard for choke jobs at St. James Park and allow Arsenal's 4-nil win over Villa to propel the Gunners into a 2nd place finish. Helping us make sense of all the craziness as it unfolded at the Emirates will be Sam Limbert of Sam'sMatchReports.com, plus a look back at the best, the worst, and the most valuable players of the 2015/16 season as dictated by listeners...

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Post-Man City: Honors Even

May 8th, 2016

Arsenal do just enough to keep Manchester City and a demotion to fourth place at bay with two equalizing strikes from Giroud and then Alexis at the Etihad. Helping us assess the squad's ability to handle to Sky Blues' midfield press and look ahead wistfully to a summer of at least *three* new signings will be returning guest Chris Jenkins, plus a shout out for the End of Season Survey/chance at SWAG...

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Post-Sunderland: Out of Ideas

April 24th, 2016

Arsenal cruise past a mediocre West Brom side at home before stuttering at the Stadium of Light in a nil-nil draw that leaves the door to the Top Four open for Manchester United. Returning guest Elliott Smith is on hand to help us distinguish between intentional and haphazard squad building and help identify the identity Wenger's side needs to achieve, plus Invincibles vs Norwich prize trivia...

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Post-Crystal Palace: Death By Microcosm

April 17th, 2016

The pressures of playing at home prove to be too much yet again for Arsenal as they again drop points from a winning position, this time to bottom of the table strugglers Crystal Palace. We'll discuss un-winning mentalities, overuse the word "microcosm" and debate whether or not Gooners can be sent to Hell for wishing for a Sp*rs Premiership title before turning our attention to the good old days of Arsenal's Invincibles, the shifting North American scouting network and how to get Arsene Wenger to write the foreword in your book with former Arsenal player and current Arsenal scout Danny Karbassiyoon.

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Post-West Ham: Defensive Death Wish

April 10th, 2016

Arsene Wenger's squad embraces its inner Arsene Wenger squad as the Gunners throw away a golden lead at the Boleyn Ground and all but seal their Premiership fate. Helping us talk defense, attempt to spell defense and just get existential about the very possibility of any relationship between Arsenal and defense will be Sam Limbert of Sam's Match Reports, plus the "Idiot Zone" explained, tips to dealing with abnormally tall men and Yellow Card Drought prize trivia...

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Post-Watford: Flair Play & Fuzzy Knooks

April 3rd, 2016

Arsenal unleash the goals they were holding back a few weeks ago as they thrash Watford 4-nil at home in the Premiership. Helping us debate whether the pressure's now truly off the squad and if Arsene Wenger has finally found his midfield Voltron will be returning guest Martin Tomlinson, plus the perils of showboating and some four-scoring prize trivia...

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Pre-Watford: No Foolin’ Around

March 31st, 2016

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We preview the return of *real* football as Arsenal seek revenge (of sorts?) for their FA Cup dismissal at the hands of Watford and look to continue the momentum they started before the international break. Helping us break down some earth-shattering head-to-head analysis will be returning guest Martin Tomlinson, plus absolutely we may or may not have a lock of Alexis' hair for a trivia prize...

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Post-Everton: Back At It

March 20th, 2016

Arsenal fulfill the foregone conclusion of a Champions League loss at the Camp Nou in midweek before bursting back into life at the hospitable Goodison Park with a trademark 2-nil Premiership win. Helping us prioritize end of season ambitions and make room in upcoming starting lineups for Alex Iwobi will be Syracuse Gooners Doug and Pat, plus tales of future breakfast buffets and Wenger-like perspective from Kyle in Japan along with Watford revenge trivia...

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Post-Watford: Rainbow Skies & Gumdrop Smiles

March 13th, 2016

Things go from "slightly better than meh" back to just flat out "meh" as Arsenal knock off Hull 4-nil at the KC only to lose their FA Cup quarterfinal to Watford at the Emirates. We'll debate the cost of starting the B squad against Barcelona in midweek Champions League action and discuss the team's disappearing/fully disappeared defensive base before serving up some "More Assists Than Ozil" prize trivia...

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Post-Sp*rs: Signs of Life

March 6th, 2016

The rot continues in a demoralizing home loss to bottom-dwellers Swansea before Arsenal's 10 men rally to salvage a point at White Heart Lane and earn a result that may just suggest there's some fight left in them. Helping us search for midfield stability and discuss the positives evident in new signings and LANS' alike will be returning guest Garry Bowman aka the Twin Cities Gooner, plus our new trivia will center around those FA Cup darlings Hull City (we get to play them again!) and we air our grievances with histrionic commentators...

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