‘Baffled’ – Why the embarrassing carry on of the Arsenal ‘insiders’ should please you

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When the hit piece comes out on the fans, you have to fight back. John Cross is a very successful journalist who I’ve spoken to on many occasions over the years as well as contributing to his articles back in the day.

I understand his predicament. Everyone needs to make a living. Everyone needs to do things they don’t want to do. The bigger picture for him is access. He needs to make a living and dropping a book about Wenger helps him do that. You have to play the game if you want people to write the foreword in your hardback. So look, I get it. We’re all adults here.

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The AO #3 Wenger in shocking claim | Theo Walcott’s average dreams | Chamberlain dreaming of becoming which player?

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Well good morning to you absolute wonders. This is me, posting up at 1230am because I have no idea how to edit stuff.

Anyway, things you need to know:

  • This podcast feels a bit more on track
  • The sound is pretty damn good thanks to a major tech company who can afford nice things
  • It was fun to edit, so I’m hoping it’s enjoyable and maximally wow times to listen to.

Feedback welcome in the comments.

Pete, Alfred and Matt. x

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Wenger embarrassingly cites preparation as the issue, again. Are the board listening?

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It’s hard to be particularly angry when Arsenal do this. The motions we go through are so familiar by now, that if you truly jumped on the hope bandwagon, you’re a hopeless optimist or you’re just not paying attention. Wenger said after our 2-1 loss at home, his team weren’t at the races.

“Mentally, we were not ready for the [physical] challenges. When you play at home, in our position, that is not normal. Everybody in the Premier League is strong physically and [to give] 90% is not enough.”

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