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Post-Man U: Just Enough

May 18th, 2015

Arsene's go-to starting XI turn it on late to snatch a draw and all but cement Man U in a fourth place Premiership finish. Talking us through how this -- and recent results -- could affect Wenger's FA Cup Final squad plus some discussion on the Coquelin offensive sacrifice will be Elliot Smith / YankeeGunner, along with us breaking the seal on the moments of the season and some summer transfer window speculation(!!)...

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Post-Swansea: Kick Up the Backside

May 12th, 2015

Arsene’s men are brought crashing down to earth at the Emirates in a humbling snatch-and-grab job by their Welsh nemesis Swansea, making the race for 3rd suddenly a much more tense affair. Helping us explain how Arsenal’s usually razor sharp offense went so blunt will be Jordan Wiebe of the Fresno Gooners, plus some discussion on the ongoing Walcott cameo saga and rotation plans for next week’s busy schedule…

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Post-Hull: Whipping Boys

May 5th, 2015

Arsenal deliver a first half lesson in merciless finishing as they ease past Hull and return to winning ways in the Premier League. Helping us identify the team's true star performers, figure out if it really makes any difference where Aaron Ramsey starts on paper and look ahead briefly to *another* Monday match against Swansea will be returning guest Jon Shay of Woolwich 1886, plus the Dutch audio trivia guy revealed and your run-of-the-mill St. Totteringham's Day revelry...

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Post-Chelski: You Get What You Play For

April 27th, 2015

The oil barons roll out their It’s-So-Bad-We-Like-To-Think-It’s-Good gameplan for the umpteenth time this season as they thwart Arsenal’s attempts to play an actual game at the Emirates, leaving Arsene Wenger’s men with an anti-climactic 0-0 draw and an improbable points gap to hurdle to reach the Premiership summit. We’ll talk over the usual Arsenal-Chelsea flashpoints and the difference-makers who just didn’t show up with Sam Limbert of Sam’s Match Reports, plus the most difficult audio trivia ever gets extended and we’ll gauge the amount of mojo behind wearing yellow kits in cup finals…

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Post-Reading: An Eternity at Wembley

April 20th, 2015

Arsene Wenger’s shuffled FA Cup squad again turn a game at Wembley into a marathon as they’re forced to work for their place in the final by a resilient Reading side. Helping us discuss the ramifications of squad rotation for this game, full-back insanity and possible lineup changes for Arsenal’s second consecutive final will be returning guest Tim Bostelle of 7amkickoff, plus some nightmare fuel for Shay Given in the form of our FA Cup goalscorer audio trivia… 

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Post-Burnley: Model Efficiency

April 13th, 2015

Arsenal pass the dickens out of Burnley at Turf Moor as they finesse their way to an eighth straight win in the Premier League. Joining us to debate whether their performance was more efficient than frustrating will be returning guest Chris Jenkins of Arsenal America, plus discussion on Rambo's return, Arsenal's ability to out-blue-collar lower table opponents and Arsenal-Reading FA Cup history trivia…

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Post-Liverpool: Return On Investment

April 6th, 2015

Arsenal get some very high profile bang out of their summer bucks as Alexis, Ozil, Giroud and umm, Hector Bellerin all combine to tear a toothless Liverpool to shreds at the Emirates in what has to be the most ruthless display of finishing we’ve seen from this squad in a long time. Helping us judge the speed of the Bellerin bandwagon and curb any lingering Premiership title optimism will be returning guest Martin Tomlinson/HeisenBergkamp, plus we’ll have a diminutive Scorers Against Liverpool trivia contest and an (non)expert’s analysis on the retreating abilities of Canseco vs Courtois…

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Post-Newcastle: Giroud’s Kind of Been Scoring A Lot

March 23rd, 2015

Newcastle’s second half onslaught is unable to break through Le Big Sexy’s brace of goals as Arsenal only just manage to escape St. James’ Park with three points, leaving us to wonder how viable this siege mentality may be in the future against, you know, *good* opponents. Helping us pick some positives out of Tuesday’s bitter-sweet win at Monaco, discuss the proverbial tale of two halves at Newcastle and catch up on ASC Madison’s unique event to benefit children’s cancer research will be Andrew Schmidt, plus we’ll clear the air in our “French guy who used to play for Monaco and Arsenal” trivia and mercifully make only a few references to college basketball…

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Post-West Ham: Caviar Offense

March 16th, 2015

Arsenal (eventually) turn on the style with the help of Olivier Giroud and a reinvigorated Aaron Ramsey as they pull away from West Ham with 3 goals at the Emirates in preparation for their crucial 2nd leg with Monaco. Helping us pick over the finer points of the win, prepare mentally for Tuesday’s mission impossible in Monaco and scratch our Fantasy Premier League itch will be Arsen of the LA Gooners and the Fantasy Fat Cats Podcast, plus more throwback audio trivia for a chance at some Arsenal SWAG…

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Post-Manchester United: You’re Allowed to Celebrate That One

March 10th, 2015

Danny Welbeck shows he’s apparently good enough to beat Louis van Gaal — if not play for him — as he proves to be the difference in a thrilling and long-awaited FA Cup win for Arsenal at Old Trafford. On the podcast we’ve got Elliot Smith to help us remember what even happened in last week’s QPR game and discuss the unprecedented level of refereeing objectivity at Old Trafford before we throw in some Man U (Losing!) FA Cup trivia for good measure…

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