Radio days: The Kiss 103.2 transmitter dash story

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

So we’re sitting in Daragh’s car. It’s really early on a summer morning – say 7am. Way too early to be up and sitting in a car up the mountains under normal circumstances, but when you’re in your early 20s and you’d only finished a gig in Club Marlay around …

Episode 572 – Wrighty on Rocky

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. Today is the 19th anniversary of the passing of Arsenal legend David Rocastle. To talk about him, I’m joined by his great friend Ian Wright. We discuss the influence Rocky had on him as a player and a person; …

Premier League’s astonishing plan to get football going again

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

The Premier League is planning to complete all outstanding fixtures from the 2019-20 season before the end of the summer in a massive football jamboree style tournament which will take place in a specially designed set of arenas in a remote location in the North of Scotland. The inspiration comes …

Arsecast Extra Episode 342 – 30.03.2020

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @gunnerblog. On this week’s show James and I discuss the little bit of football news regarding Man City’s belief Arsenal are out to get them, and the idea of playing all the games in a month. We …

Cooking with Arseblog – Part 1

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

Morning, how are you all? I think it’s ok to not be as ok as you normally would. Hopefully you’re doing fine though. Welcome to a brand new week here on Arseblog, where the BLOG part of the name is becoming more weighty than the ARSE. At some point the …

Past tents

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

The man stood as dawn broke and looked out over a sea of ramshackle tents. His back ached from sleeping on the hard ground, but what choice did he have? Or any of them for that matter? This was what you had to do. You just got on with it …

Corona introspection

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

Good morning. Some quick Saturday waffle from Ireland, where last night the government introduced much more restrictive measures to try and slow down the spread of Covid-19. They are similar to ones in other countries, like Spain. My daughter is in Barcelona, and can only leave her apartment to go …

Episode 571 – A tale of four finals

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. On this show I’m joined by author Jon Spurling to look back on Arsenal reaching three successive FA Cup finals in 1978, 1979, and 1980. We chat about the road to each Wembley showdown, including those incredible series of …

Let’s Talk About Cesc

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

By now, you will have heard the most recent edition of the Arsecast featuring Cesc Fabregas and if you haven’t, why the ever loving fuck not?! Fabregas talked candidly about many subjects, including the summer of 2014 when he was considered surplus to requirements at Barcelona. Fabregas confirmed that he …

Radio days: DJ names and summer cycling

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

Perhaps the fittest I have ever been was the summer of 1988. Was this because I took up jogging? Was it because I trained extra hard for football? Was it because I ate well and dedicated myself to purity of body and mind, allowing myself to reach a zenith of …

Thank you for the Cesc podcast feedback + Wednesday waffle

Joseph Zucker Arsenal FC

Hello to you all. The mornings are getting brighter, the weather is getting warmer, and we all have to stay inside more. Ireland introduced more restrictive measures yesterday to stop the spread of Coronavirus, and anecdotally it led to the first instance of panic buying that I’ve been aware of …