Arsenal v Norwich City 11 September 2021 London, Premier League, Arsenal FC v Norwich City, Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale hugs his teammates before the match. Photo by Mark Leech. London UK *** Arsenal gegen Norwich City 11. September 2021 London, Premier League, Arsenal FC gegen Norwich City, Arsenal-Torwart Aaron Ramsdale umarmt seine Mannschaftskameraden vor dem Spiel Foto von Mark Leech London UK Copyright: Markx Leech Offside

A glimpse of Arsenal's future

Matthew is joined by Anita to look back at a much needed narrow victory over Norwich, to look at how the new boys fitted in and together, and to ponder the best midfield combinations.
Beth Mead and the Arsenal team celebrate after scoring during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium, London on Sunday 5th September 2021. Copyright: MI News

Arsenal's Wonder Women and more window gazing

This week, Matthew is joined by Paul to enjoy Arsenal Women's 3-2 win against title rivals Chelsea, and to asses the men's team transfer window.
Takehiro Tomiyasu with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Episode 304: Assessing Arsenal’s transfer window

This week Matthew is joined by Stephen to lament another limp performance against Man City, get quietly excited about yet another signing and what he can bring to the club in terms of balance and bite, while also struggling with office metaphors talking about Willian's surprising painless departure.
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Help us Martin Odegaard, you're our only hope

Help us Martin Odegaard, you're our only hope: This week, we try to see what lessons can be learned from Chelsea, where our signings fit and ask is Mari the new Cygan?
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Episode 302: Arsenal’s Bee sting shows contrasting clarity of purpose

This week, Matthew is joined by Paul and Brentford fan and host of the Sustainababble podcast (@thebabblewagon) Dave Powell (@powellds) to run the rule over any remaining Arsenal pre-season optimism evaporating on day one.
London, England, 8th August 2021. Ben White R and Sambi Lokonga of Arsenal during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

New Arsenal arrivals show promise, but plenty of work still needed

This week, Matthew and Anita ponder the conclusions that can be taken from Arsenal's pre-season, rank transfer priorities and remember a time when we had more than one creative player on the pitch.
The Dream Factory: Inside the Make-or-Break World of Football's Academies

Episode 300 Pt 2: Exclusive Interview with Ryan Baldi about the English Football Academy...

As a special extra to celebrate 300 episodes, an exclusive interview with football writer Ryan Baldi (@RyanBaldiFW) about what he learnt researching his new book ' The Dream Factory: Inside the Make-or-Break World of Football’s Academies'.
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Arsenal causes for optimism after Chelsea game despite urgent squad needs

Celebrate 300 episodes as we look back at the contrasting fortunes of the men's and women's teams against Chelsea, what we can learn from both and where £50m man Ben White fits in.
Albert Sambi Lokonga via Arsenal

Episode 299: What’s in a number? Smith Rowe, Sambi Lokonga & more

Stephen is joined by Anita this week to discuss the signing of Albert Sambi Lokonga, Emile Smith Rowe's contract extension and why giving him the number 10 shirt is such a big deal.
Albert Sambi Lokonga via Arsenal

Episode 298: Sambi Lokonga, Nuno Tavares, and a book review

Stephen is joined this week by Paul Williams and author Darren Berry, to discuss the acquisition of both Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga by the Gunners.
Bukayo Saka stands dejected after missing from the penalty spot during the shoot out following the UEFA Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday July 11, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Episode 297: Arsenal Euros final fallout and pre-season anticipation

Matthew and Anita look back at Italy's shoot-out victory over England, talk selections and send Saka some love taking his first ever professional penalty in England's biggest game in over 50 years.
Bukayo Saka with his Star of the Match award after his performance for England at Euro 2020 (Photo via Saka on Twitter)

Arsenal can't let Bukayo Saka become another Matteo Guendouzi

Stephen Bradley flies solo this week, and foremost on his mind is the departure of Matteo Guendouzi.
Nuno Tavares, Copyright: Nuno Guimaraes

Episode 295: Arsenal transfer rumour review and lessons learned from Euros so far

This week, Matthew & Stephen chew the fat over this week's Arsenal transfer links - specifically looking at Ben White's potential roles and appeal, wonder why the ESR to Villa story won't die.
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Addressing Arsenal's tough decisions this summer

Stephen sits in for Matthew this week, and he is joined by Anita to discuss Kieran Tierney signing a new contract, how much would they be willing to sell Emile Smith-Rowe for, and Stephen's pessimism kicks into overdrive whilst discussing the start of next season's fixture list.
Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - King Power Stadium Leicester City's James Maddison during the Premier League match at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Arsenal pros and cons of bids for Ben White and James Maddison

This week, we weigh up the pros and cons of Arsenal bids for Ben White and James Maddison, wonder who will replace Xhaka, and ask 'What system does Arteta want to play anyway?'
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Arsenal end of season review and awards

Matthew is joined by Stephen and Paul to review Arsenal's 2020-21 season, and they also have an impromptu end of season awards ceremony.
Edu, Mikel Arteta and Steve Round deep in coversation at Goodison Park

Arsenal's questions for the summer that need resolved

Matthew and Stephen sit down to discuss the decisions waiting in the summer ahead for Arsenal, Mikel Arteta, Edu and the Kroenkes.
Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal celebrates scoring his sides opening goal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit: David Klein / Sportimage

Episode 290: Pepe bangs, remembering Anfield 89 and loving Calum Chambers

On this week's podcast, Matthew and Paul look back at victories over both halves of the M23 rivalry and the sparkling end of season form of our record signing.
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Arsenal laughing at Chelsea while looking for the positives

In this week's Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew, Paul and (for the first half of the podcast) Anita look back at the win over Chelsea and the delicious FA Cup Final VAR moment.
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Where do Arsenal go from here?

On this week's Daily Cannon podcast, we discuss the fallout from Arsenal's disastrous 2-1 aggregate defeat to Villarreal and how the victory over West Brom left more questions than answers
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Mohamed Elneny right celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021. Copyright: Molly Darlington

Do Arsenal need a heart transplant & will Wojciech Szczesny return?

Stephen Bradley is joined by Lana Dawood to discuss Arsenal's upcoming second-leg clash with Villarreal and whether Gabriel Martinelli deserves to be dropped after...
Hundreds of Arsenal fans gathered outside The Emirates Stadium in London in a oeKroenke out protest demanding the club owner Stanley Kroenke to leave. Owners of the six big British football clubs including Arsenal has become targets of fans after their failed attempt to form a European Super League last week. London United Kingdom - Copyright: Tayfun Salci

Arsenal's transactions more important than actions now

Protests, sales, contracts, and what Arsenal does with its money is fast becoming more important than what it does with its players
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Bumper Episode: Arsenal, Manchester United & Juventus fans discuss the collapse of the Super...

After a frenetic 48 hours in the footballing world, Stephen Bradley put out the signal for an emergency pod to react to the immediate impact that all of this Super League malarkey will have on Arsenal.
Arsenal fans hold up a banner against Arsenal's majority owner Stan Kroenke during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London on May 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLIS

Episode 284: Arsenal & the Super League: Yes or no?

It has certainly been an interesting week for both Arsenal Football Club, and football as a whole.
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Alexandre Lacazette: A Fantastic Captain, indeed

It was a much improved week for Arsenal Football club, both on and off the field, as they cruised to a 5-1 aggregate win over Slavia Prague and beat Sheffield United 3-0, whilst also producing one of the most powerful anti-racism images of recent times.
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Episode 282: The Great Mikel Arteta debate

It was a miserable week for Arsenal Football Club, so join us as we rake over Mikel Arteta's reign at Arsenal with a fine-toothed comb

David Rocastle, Arsenal’s most beloved number 7- With Ian Wright interview

Listen as we relive Rocastle's Arsenal career with exclusive soundbites from Ian Wright while other former Arsenal players reveal what they truly felt about the great man.
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Episode 281: Arsenal’s past, present and future on the line

Taking the Lacazette vs Aubameyang debate to new heights, Paul and Lana join Stephen to discuss all things Arsenal
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Cedric Soares celebrates as Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho walks past after the final whistle during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

280: Painting London red again with Arsenal’s win over Tottenham

On this week's pod, we discuss Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the naughty step, Emile Smith-Rowe's continuing improvement, and Jenas's need for non-lilywhite tinted glasses.
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Granit Xhaka looks dejected during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday March 6, 2021. Copyright: Peter Powell

Podcast #279: Arsenal’s foot-shooting skills finely honed

In an old gits' special, we try to remain philosophical over another Burnley balls up and hope it focuses Arsenal to avoid another Greek tragedy
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Nicolas Pepe ofArsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on February 28, 2021 in Leicester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal wins in a week, so what next and where's Martinelli?

2 wins in a week and a Willian that works, what's going on? And where is Gabriel Martinelli? Questions we try to answer for you this week
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (L) gestures on the touchline as Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (R) looks on during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 21, 2021. (Photo by John Walton / POOL / AFP)

Big decisions about to be made at Arsenal

Join us as we ask whether Auba is the right centre-forward for Arsenal's style, and if they should be looking for a new manager if they lose to Benfica
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Bumper podcast: Auba’s back but Saka & Smith Rowe still key

Join the Daily Cannon team for this bumper Arsenal podcast talking Leeds, Benfica, front-line configurations, social media abuse & more
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Episode 275: Is it time to fire up the Arteta Out bandwagon?

Stephen is joined by Anita and Lana as they discuss if time is beginning to run out for Mikel Arteta after Arsenal's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Conor Coady of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Craig Pawson, the match referee interact following the coin toss as Hector Bellerin of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 02, 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Episode 274: Ranting about referees . loving Arsenal’s positive performances

In this week's podcast, we talk about the draw against Manchester United, the controversial defeat against Wolves, and what we should take from both matches.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on January 26, 2021. (Photo by Frank Augstein / POOL / AFP)

Episode 273: Strengthening Arsenal’s squad and focussing on the Premier League

In this week's edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, we look back on the double header at Southampton, discuss selection options and welcome the new loan arrivals.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal (R) celebrates with teammates (L-R) Kieran Tierney, Alexandre Lacazette, Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka after scoring their team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around England remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Goodbye Mesut, Hello Emile!

A full house as Matthew, Anita, Stephen and special guest, Lana, bask in the warm glow of the second half performance against Newcastle.
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Tactics Board | Arsenal vs Newcastle 17/01/2021

Stephen Bradley is back for Daily Cannon with a much more enjoyable game to analyse, looking at how Arsenal beat Newcastle United 3-0 on Monday night.
Crystal Palace's Ivorian striker Wilfried Zaha (L) clashes with Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 14, 2021. (Photo by Julian Finney / POOL / AFP)

Episode 271: Back to Life, Back to Reality for Arsenal

In this week's podcast, Matthew and Paul look back at the FA Cup victory over Newcastle and the thrilling draw against Crystal Palace, and are reminded that the green shoots of progress are just that.
Arsenal's Kieran Tierney warms up prior to the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Copyright: Michael Regan

Episode 270: Arsenal rising as Big Sam is Grand Slammed

Matthew and Paul enjoy the forgotten feeling of 3 Arsenal wins in a row and positive goal difference, while celebrating the return of beautiful football.