The Chronicles of a Gooner | The Arsenal Podcast

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Join Broadcaster and Arsenal fan Harry Symeou for news, debates, match previews, reviews & insight into the Premier League giants! 

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FC Porto 1-0 Arsenal: Galeno punishes poor Gunners! No shot on target!

On this live edition of TCOAG, we review FC Porto 1-0 Arsenal in the UEFA Champions League. Could David Raya have done better for the goal? Did Arteta's men show their inexperience? Why were we so poor in attack? Player ratings, your questions answered & more! 0:00 - Introduction 12:00 - Match Review 45:30 - Player Ratings #arsenal #porto #championsleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 13m
Feb 22
FC Porto vs Arsenal: "This could be our year in Europe" - Preview, Starting XI & Prediction

On this edition of TCOAG, we preview Arsenal's trip to FC Porto in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16! We'll discuss our miserable record in the round of 16, Mikel Arteta's starting XI, why this season could be a special one in Europe for the Gunners and more! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

41m
Feb 20
How Arteta's unlocked the best version of Martin Odegaard again!

On this episode of TCOAG, we discuss Martin Odegaard's recent return to some of his best form. We'll focus on the tactical tweak that's seen the Arsenal captain thrive in recent weeks, Ben White's role and react to some of your comments from the live chat! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

36m
Feb 19
Burnley 0-5 Arsenal: Superb Saka, Havertz a handful & Odegaard's magic! Who needs a striker?

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou reflects on Burnley 0-5 Arsenal at Turf Moor. The Gunners ran out comfortable winners thanks to goals from Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka (2), Leandro Trossard and Kai Havertz. Mikel Arteta's side have now scored 21 goals in their last five Premier League games - making their best start to a calendar year in history, 5 wins out of 5! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 5m
Feb 17
Burnley vs Arsenal: Arteta positive on injuries! No excuses! Preview, Starting XI & Prediction

On this edition of The Big Match preview, Harry Symeou looks ahead to Burnley vs Arsenal at Turf Moor in the Premier League. We discuss Mikel Arteta's pre-match press conference, what we can expect from Vincent Kompany's side, carry out our statistical preview & discuss the starting XI we'd like to see on Saturday afternoon. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

43m
Feb 16
Is Martin Zubimendi the man for Arsenal? Tierney's honesty & Barcelona eye up Martinelli?

On today's edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses Martin Zubimendi, Arsenal's long standing transfer target. Is he the right fit for Mikel Arteta's side? We'll also discuss Barcelona's rumoured interest in Gabriel Martinelli, Kieran Tierney's honest interview and take some of your questions from the live chat. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

39m
Feb 16
Saka or Foden: Who is the better player?

On today's episode of COAG, we're going to discuss who is the better player out of Bukayo Saka and Phil Foden. Rio Ferdinand insisted that Phil Foden is world class but that Saka, currently, is not. We'll try and have a sensible debate regarding the two players taking into account all the major metrics and I'll need you guys' help in the live chat. We'll also touch on one of the most ridiculous and i mean RIDICULOUS transfer rumours circulating this morning! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

44m
Feb 14
Captain Odegaard's brilliance, Arsenal's unsung hero & our Swiss army knife!

On this episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou is joined by Sophie Nicolaou from The Highbury Squad to continue to reflect on a huge win over West Ham United. We'll talk Odegaard's brilliance, Arteta's evolution as a coach, Eddie Nketiah's future and Arsenal's unsung hero Nicholas Jover! 0:00 - Introduction 6:55 - Captain Martin Odegaard's brilliance 13:36 - Is it time to stop questioning Kai Havertz? 24:45 - Arsenal set piece coach Nicholas Jover is the club's unsung hero! 33:54 - Could this be Arsenal's year? 37:05 - Would you rather win the Premier League or the Champions League? 50:53 - Enjoy the journey we're on as Arsenal fans 59:59 - Is the writing on the wall for Eddie Nketiah? 1:03:31 - Listener questions Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 11m
Feb 13
West Ham 0-6 Arsenal: Arteta's revenge over his former boss & Rice's league return a success!

On this episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou reacts to West Ham 0-6 Arsenal in the Premier League. We discuss all the highlights including two goals from Bukayo Saka & goals from William Saliba, Gabriel, Leandro Trossard and Declan Rice at the London Stadium. Plus, some love for Arsenal's set piece coach Nicholas Jover after Mikel Arteta's side netted twice from his routines. #westham #arsenal #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 3m
Feb 12
West Ham vs Arsenal: A Must Win Game! Starting XI & Predictions | The Big Match Preview

On today's episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou previews West Ham vs Arsenal in the Premier League. It's imperative the Gunners follow up their victory over Liverpool with another three points but it's fair to say, David Moyes' men have become a bit of a bogey team for us. We'll discuss the fixture, the starting XI, what to expect from West Ham Utd and share some predictions ahead of Sunday's game, live on Sky Sports (UK). Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

53m
Feb 09
Partey fitness update! Tomiyasu returns, Timber boost & PSR

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou is joined by Conor Faherty to discuss the news Jurrien Timber & Thomas Partey have been included in Arsenal's UEFA Champions League squad for the knockout stages. We'll also talk Takehiro Tomiyasu who returns from the Asian Cup, Ben White's recent form & PSR in the Premier League. Give Conor a follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@conorfaherty1?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

58m
Feb 07
Arsenal's title chances assessed! Plus, Ray Parlour on the Liverpool win & more! Mailbag Episode

On today's podcast, Harry Symeou & Tereak Talks tackle the questions you've been sending in. The guys discuss Arsenal's title chances following the 3-1 win over Liverpool, Ben White, Thomas Partey, the Champions League and we hear from Arsenal Invincible Ray Parlour who caught up with Harry on Monday courtesy of NetBet. https://sport.netbet.co.uk/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

57m
Feb 06
Arsenal 3-1 Liverpool: Jorginho & Havertz star! The title race is on!

On this edition of TCOAG, we reflect on Arsenal 3-1 Liverpool in the Premier League. Goals from Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and Leandro Trossard saw the Gunners close the gap on the league leaders to just two points. We'll discuss the performance, key moments and share our player ratings. Also on the agenda, the Jorginho masterclass, Havertz at centre-forward, Arteta's tactical tweak and more! #arsenal #afc #liverpool Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 2m
Feb 05
Partey's injury setback! A wasted talent? Arsenal sell naming rights to London Colney

On today's episode, Harry Symeou discusses Thomas Partey's latest injury setback. We discuss whether the Ghanaian has a future at Arsenal or if it's time to forget about his reintegration. We'll discuss the new partnership with Sobha Realty and the renaming of our London Colney training facility as a result. To finish off, we'll discuss Arteta's comments regarding the lack of youngsters in our system ready to make the step up to the first team. #arsenal #afc #news Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

30m
Feb 03
The Big Match Preview: Arsenal vs Liverpool! A must win for the Gunners? Starting XI & Preview

On this episode of The Big Match Preview, we look ahead to Arsenal vs Liverpool in the Premier League. The two sides meet at Emirates Stadium and this fixture provides the opportunity for Mikel Arteta's men to close the gap on the league leaders to just two points. We'll discuss the significance of the match, the starting XI, predict how it will go, discuss the key battles & take your questions/thoughts from the live chat box!  #arsenal #liverpool #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

43m
Feb 02
Nottingham Forest 1-2 Arsenal: Jesus stars, Smith Rowe starts but did it all get too nervy?

On this episode of TCOAG podcast, we look back on Nottingham Forest 1-2 Arsenal in the Premier League. We discuss Gabriel Jesus's match-winning performance, Emile Smith Rowe's first start in a while, the 'bust-up' post match, letting Forest back into the game and share our player ratings. #arsenal #afc #nottinghamforest Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

59m
Jan 31
The Big Match Preview: Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal: Rice & Gabriel doubt! Partey not ready! Preview & Starting XI

Arsenal are back in action after what feels like an age! On this episode of The Big Match preview, we look ahead to the trip to Nottingham Forest in the Premier League. We react to Mikel Arteta's press conference in which he dismissed reports he'll be joining Barcelona this summer and provided updates on the fitness of some of our key players including Declan Rice, Gabriel, Thomas Partey & more. Plus, we'll discuss the starting XI and preview the fixture. #arsenal #afc #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

36m
Jan 29
Has Mikel Arteta signed a new contract with Arsenal?

On today's episode of TCOAG, we discuss the reports claiming Mikel Arteta has signed a new contract with Arsenal, whether they're accurate, the importance of timing and whether or not he deserves it. #arsenal #afc #arteta Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

37m
Jan 28
Reaction: Klopp to leave Liverpool this summer!

On this very short episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou reacts to the news Jurgen Klopp is leaving Liverpool at the end of the season. Good news for Arsenal? And where does the German rank among the Premier League greats? #klopp #liverpool #lfc Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

21m
Jan 26
Richard Garlick's new role at Arsenal & Thomas Partey RETURNS!

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou reacts to the news Richard Garlick is changing roles at the football club. We'll also discuss the return of Thomas Partey after Arsenal posted an image of him training. #arsenal #afc #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

39m
Jan 25
Osimhen's mind is already made up! Walker-Peters linked & Tierney injured!

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses the latest regarding Victor Osimhen's future, the links to Southampton defender Kyle Walker-Peters and Kieran Tierney's latest injury. Plus, we'll take some of your questions and thoughts from the live chat. #arsenal #afc #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

39m
Jan 24
Declan Rice fitness update! How to fix the Emirates Stadium atmosphere & the latest on Kiwior

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses the latest news regarding Declan Rice's fitness, Jakub Kiwior's future and we have a chat about the Emirates Stadium atmosphere and how to fix it given it's nowhere near as good as it was last season.  #arsenal #afc #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

46m
Jan 23
Is Dobvyk the striker for Arsenal? There's only one problem! Smith Rowe, Rice & Gabriel latest!

On today's edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses Artem Dovbyk, the La Liga striker making quite the name for himself. Is he one to move for this summer? There's only one problem. We'll also discuss the latest on Emile Smith Rowe, Declan Rice and Gabriel. Plus, we'll take plenty of your questions from the live chat! #arsenal #afc #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

40m
Jan 22
Arsenal 5-0 Crystal Palace: Back to winning ways! Gabriel, Trossard & Martinelli all score! 🔥

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou reviews Arsenal 5-0 Crystal Palace in the Premier League. The Gunners returned to winning ways after a difficult period in emphatic fashion thanks to goals from Gabriel (2), Trossard & Martinelli (2). We discuss the performance, concerns over the fitness of Declan Rice, Gabriel and the significance of getting back on track. Plus, we'll do our player ratings, take your thoughts & questions from the live chat.  #arsenal #afc #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 6m
Jan 20
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace: Jesus to return? Zinchenko still out? | Starting XI, Preview & Prediction

The Big Match Preview is back! Arsenal return to action this weekend with the visit of Crystal Palace to Emirates Stadium. The Gunners desperately need to return to winning ways. Will Gabriel Jesus return to the starting XI? Will Oleksandr Zinchenko be passed fit to play? We discuss this MUST win fixture, in depth, here on TCOAG podcast!  #arsenal #afc #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

52m
Jan 18
Charles Watts on the January transfer window & Arsenal's recent struggles

On this episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou is joined by journalist Charles Watts to discuss a quiet January transfer window for the Arsenal so far & the team's recent struggles. We discussed Kai Havertz, Emile Smith Rowe, Arsenal's interest in a left-back, Ivan Toney, Arteta's questionable decisions and answered some of your questions. #arsenal #afc #transfernews Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

33m
Jan 17
Why there's no chance Arsenal sign Toney or Benzema! Premier League clubs charged & Q&A!

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses all the latest Arsenal-related transfer news. We discuss Thomas Frank's comments regarding Ivan Toney's future, the calls for the Gunners to sign Karim Benzema on loan, the news Everton & Nottingham Forest have been charged with a breach of the Premier League's profit and sustainability rules & take your questions from the live chat. #arsenal #afc #transfernews Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 0m
Jan 16
The problem with Arsenal's transfer strategy...

There's been lots of talk about what Arsenal can and can't do during this window. Overall, we've seen some good recruitment but when you factor in how short of quality we still are in some positions - we must have gone wrong somewhere? Right? On this episode of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses where our plan may have come unstuck and why outside of the obvious (injures) reasons we're still in need of more. #arsenal #afc #premierleague Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 4m
Jan 15
Arsenal's Zirkzee interest? Timber making progress! Jesus in training & more with Max Jones

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou is joined by Arsenal commentator Max Jones to discuss all the latest Arsenal news. The guys discuss the links to Joshua Zirkzee, the video of Jurrien Timber doing ball work, Gabriel Jesus' fitness, Thomas Partey, what we can expect from the Gunners on their return to the UK and more. We'll also take some of your thoughts and questions from the live chat!  #arsenal #afc #transfernews Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

57m
Jan 12
Arsenal make striker move! Borja Mayoral linked? Partey to return this month?

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeou discusses the latest Arsenal related rumours and reports. We'll discuss the links with Getafe striker Borja Mayoral & suggestions Thomas Partey could be back in action by the end of the month! #arsenal #afc #transfernews Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

27m
Jan 11