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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.
Borehamwood, England, Apr 18th 2 Jill Roord 14 Arsenal celebrates hat trick during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Gillingham at Meadow Park in Borehamwood FA Cup - Arsenal v Gillingham

What does the European Super League mean for women’s football?

The European Super League now threatens women’s football in Europe just as UEFA had started to implement their Women’s Champions League reforms
Jose Mourinho of Tottenham Hotspur looks on ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on February 16, 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Tottenham sack Jose Mourinho, Bayern Munich coach wants contract terminated

Tottenham Hotspur have sacked Jose Mourinho just hours after a breakaway European Super League was announced while Hansi Flick has told Bayern Munich he wishes to terminate his contract from the end of the season.

Barcelona top Forbes’ list, Arsenal 8th

Barcelona top Forbes' Soccer Business Most Valuable Clubs list with Arsenal valued at $2.8bn in 8th place.
Rangers' Glen Kamara (left) argues with Slavia Prague's Ondrej Kudela during the UEFA Europa League Round of Sixteen match at Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow. Issue date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Copyright: Andrew Milligan

10-match ban for Slavia Prague man who racially abused Rangers’ player

Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela has been handed a 10-match ban by UEFA for his racist abuse of former Arsenal youngster and Rangers' man, Glen Kamara
UEFA Women s Euro 2022 Play-Off Second Leg, Seaview Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland 13/4/2021 Northern Ireland vs Ukraine The Northern Ireland team celebrate at the final whistle The Northern Ireland team celebrate at the final whistle 13/4/2021 Copyright: INPHO/Presseye/Philip Magowan

Northern Ireland create history and qualify for their first Women’s Euro tournament

The UEFA Women's Euro 2022 play-offs have returned their verdict and there was a huge upset as Northern Ireland defeated Ukraine to qualify for their first ever senior international tournament
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur shakes hands with Demarai Gray of Leicester City after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 19, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho downgrades his ambition using Arsene Wenger as an excuse

Jose Mourinho is learning at Tottenham that, without unlimited funds to buy his way to trophies, Arsene Wenger didn't do that badly at all.
Kieran Tierney with Scotland (Photo via Tierney on Twitter)

Craig Gordon: Kieran Tierney is world class thanks to Arsenal

Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon believes Kieran Tierney now qualifies as world class, and he credits Arsenal with aiding the left-back's development.
Daniel Ballard with Northern Ireland (Photo via Ballard on Twitter)

Arsenal 21yo puts in another couple of impressive senior international performances

Daniel Ballard made another couple of appearances for the Northern Ireland national team over the international break, including one at right-back.
Scotland's Kieran Tierney in action during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying match at Hampden Park, Glasgow. Picture date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Copyright: Andrew Milligan

Highlights: Arsenal star provides hat-trick of assists on international duty

Kieran Tierney provided a hat-trick of assists for Scotland in their final game of the international break against the Faroe Islands on Wednesday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrating with Denis Bouanga on international duty with Gabon (Photo via ASSEOfficiel on Twitter)

Arsenal results for 15 players on international duty

15 Arsenal players will join up with their countries for senior international fixtures over the March break, let's look at the full fixture list.
Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe is helped from the pitch after picking up an injury during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on February 28, 2021. (Photo by TIM KEETON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Manager confirms Arsenal starter is 'very doubtful' with injury worry

Emile Smith Rowe has picked up a knock on international duty, making him a doubt for the England u21s, as well as Arsenal this weekend.
Kieran Tierney playing for Scotland (Photo: AFP via Getty Images)

Steve Clarke on Kieran Tierney and cramp concerns

Scotland manager Steve Clarke has praised Kieran Tierney's contributions over the international break and played down any fitness concerns.

Arsenal 28yo scores then makes kind gesture towards Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Elneny won the hearts of the Egypt fans twice over on Monday, scoring a goal and making a nice gesture to teammate Mohamed Salah.
Hubert Graczyk with Arsenal (Photo via Graczyk on Instagram)

Video: Arsenal goalkeeper saves a penalty on international duty

Arsenal goalkeeper Hubert Graczyk saved a penalty as he and Daniel Oyegoke helped the England u18s to a win on Monday.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Eddie Nketiah of England scores their team's fifth goal during the UEFA Euro Under 21 Qualifier match between England U21 and Albania U21 at Molineux on November 17, 2020. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal duo involved in disappointing England u21 performances

Eddie Nketiah and Emile Smith Rowe have earned a couple of starts for the England u21s at the European Championships, but the team are underperforming.
Marcelo Flores (Photo via Flores on Instagram)

Arsenal talent receives Mexico call-up as they battle Canada for his future

Marcelo Flores could have joined up with the Mexican u20 national team over the current break if not for injury, according to a report.
28.03.2021, Greece versus Honduras. Sotiris Alexandropoulos (L) and Konstantinos Mavropanos (R) of Greece up against Alberth Elis M of Honduras. Photo via Imago

A solid start: Greek media on Konstantinos Mavropanos’ international debut

Arsenal defender Konstantinos Mavropanos made his senior international debut for Greece at the weekend, starting against Honduras.
Cedric Soares playing for Portugal (Photo via Cedric on Twitter)

Video: Arsenal 29yo assists goal on first international start for 2 years

Arsenal's Cedric Soares set up a goal for Portugal on his comeback start for his country, after more than two years away from the side.
Max Alain Gradel of Ivory Coast, and Nicolas Pepe during the friendly match between Japan and Ivory Coast at Stadium Galgenwaard on October 13, 2020 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. VI ANP Sport / ANP IV

4th Arsenal player qualifies for AFCON tournament - scheduled mid-season

Nicolas Pepe and the Ivory Coast confirmed their qualification to next January's Africa Cup of Nations with a win over Niger on Friday.
Kieran Tierney playing for Scotland (Photo: AFP via Getty Images)

2 of Arsenal's busiest players complete another full 90 on international duty

Granit Xhaka and Kieran Tierney are taking the 'break' out of 'international break', playing another 90 minutes each on Thursday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates a goal for Gabon (Photo via FEGAFOOT on Facebook)

Video: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores 1, assists 1 for Gabon

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored one and assisted one for Gabon on Thursday, and he'll now return to Arsenal early.
17-10-2020, Arsenal's Thomas Partey. Copyright: Alex Livesey

Arsenal set to lose 3-4 key players to AFCON in the middle of next...

Arsenal are set to lose three or more players in the middle of next season after their countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations this week.
Martin Odegaard of Norway in pain during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier football match between Gibraltar and Norway on March 24, 2021, in Gibraltar. Photo: Vegard Wivestad Grott / BILDBYRAN

Martin Odegaard injury update after Norway substitution

Martin Odegaard had to come off at half-time after picking up an injury with Norway in their match against Gibraltar on Wednesday night.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Eddie Nketiah of England celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal during the UEFA Euro Under 21 Qualifier match between England U21 and Albania U21 at Molineux on November 17, 2020. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal youngster admits how he felt being named captain of England u21s

Eddie Nketiah will captain the England u21s for the group stage of the u21 European Championships this week, admitting he's delighted for the opportunity.
England's defender Bukayo Saka (L) and Wales' midfielder Tyler Roberts compete for the ball during the international friendly football match between England and Wales at Wembley stadium in north London on October 8, 2020. (Photo by CARL RECINE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka held back from England duty amid injury assessment

Bukayo Saka is still with Arsenal as they assess an ongoing hamstring issue, despite his call-up to the England national team over the March break.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with Arsenal (Photo via Getty Images)

Aubameyang and Partey will not play both AFCON 2022 qualifiers during this break

Thomas Partey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will only play in one of their countries AFCON 2022 qualifiers during the international break due to Covid restrictions.
Karl Hein of Estonia during the International Friendly, Länderspiel, Nationalmannschaft match at Stadio Artemio Franchi, Florence. Picture date: 11th November 2020. Photo: Jonathan Moscrop / Sportimage

Arsenal player forced to isolate after Covid positive in national team camp

Following a positive Covid case in the Estonia camp, Arsenal's Karl Hein has had to pull out of international duty to isolate for 10 days.
Thomas Partey with Ghana (Photo via Ghana on Twitter)

Arsenal 27yo gets late call-up for international break

Thomas Partey has received a Ghana call-up after all, but only for one of their two games over the international break.
Jose Mourinho - Dinamo Zagreb v Tottenham Hotspur - UEFA Europa League Round Of 16 Leg Two ZAGREB, CROATIA - MARCH 18: Coach of Tottenham Hotspur Jose Mourinho before the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Dinamo Zagreb and Tottenham Hotspur at Stadium Maksimir on March 18, 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia. Sporting stadiums around Europe 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 Goran Stanzl/PIXSELL Goran Stanzl/PIXSELL

Jose Mourinho has worse record at Tottenham than Tim Sherwood

Things aren't going well for Jose Mourinho at the minute, so bad in fact, his record at Tottenham is worse than Tim Sherwood's.
Isaac Hayden of Newcastle United is seen on the floor with an injury on 20th March 2021. Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United, Premier League. Photo by James Marsh/BPI/Shutterstock

Arsenal academy midfielder suffers possible season-ending injury with Newcastle United

Former Arsenal midfielder Isaac Hayden may have suffered a season-ending knee injury with Newcastle United, according to reports.
Marcelo Flores (Photo via Flores on Instagram)

Arsenal 17-year-old decision looming

Canadian u23 coach Mauro Biello has admitted that they're trying to convince Arsenal's Marcelo Flores to represent them internationally.
Thomas Partey of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League match at Karaiskakis Stadium. Copyright: Yannis Halas

Arsenal star left out of national team squad over Covid travel issues

Thomas Partey hasn't been called up to the Ghana National Team squad amid the current Covid travel restrictions in the UK.
HEVERLEE, BELGIUM: Bukayo Saka of England in action during the UEFA Nations League group stage match between Belgium and England at King Power at Den Dreef Stadion on November 15, 2020. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsenal's 6 England call-ups for March

Six Arsenal players have received England call-ups for the March international break, from the senior side down to the u18s.

2 Arsenal youth receive senior international call-ups – again

Arsenal youth duo Karl Hein and Daniel Ballard have received senior international call-ups for the upcoming break once again.
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Arsene Wenger: World Cup every 2 years, reduce domestic leagues to 18, find meaning

Arsene Wenger has admitted he dreams of a World Cup every 2 years, a more sensible approach to qualifiers & getting rid of meaningless international competitions.
JUNE 20, 2018: Portugal's Cedric Soares kicks the ball in their 2018 FIFA World Cup match against Morocco at Luzhniki Stadium. Photo: Mikhail Tereshchenko/TASS

Arsenal 29-year-old gets surprising international call-up

Cedric Soares is back in the Portugal National Team squad for the first time since November 2018, after his recent resurgence with Arsenal.
Bristol City v Chelsea - FA Women s Continental Tyres League Cup - Final - Vicarage Road Bristol City manager Matt Beard before the FA Women s Continental Tyres League Cup final match at Vicarage Road, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Is there a new manager bounce effect in the FA WSL?

Four of the bottom five teams in the FA WSL that are fighting to avoid relegation have changed manager this season. Here I'll have...
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Eddie Nketiah of England celebrates with teammate James Justin after scoring their team's fourth goal during the UEFA Euro Under 21 Qualifier match between England U21 and Albania U21 at Molineux on November 17, 2020. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal stars miss out as 2 get u21 European Championships call-ups

Emile Smith Rowe and Eddie Nketiah have both made it into the England u21 squad for the u21 European Championship Group Stage.