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On the Air: The Pod is Back in Town!

After a very long hiatus, we've decided to reboot the I Wish I Was A Geordie podcast for the 2017-18 season! Join Phil, Tom, and Matt as they applaud Atsu's attacks and shame Shelvey's stupidity in Sunday's season-opener against Tottenham. After that, they'll dive into what to expect in the...

Duration: 00:47:56

On The Air: Slices of West Ham and Other Dishes

Should strikers score goals? Should goalkeepers stop shots? These are among the questions you didn't know were burning in the latest almost-live sound stylings of I Wish I Was A Geordie. In a never-before-heard podcast, the four gallants of gab also take up the significance of Shelvey, the tribulations of...

Duration: 00:49:23

On The Air: Not To Be Negative, But ...

What's about as rare as a Newcastle United win these days? An I Wish I Was A Geordie podcast! Three-quarters of the blog roster convene to toast NUFC's victory over Liverpool. Does it mean McClaren's ragtag band has turned a corner? Do they have what it takes to beat the...

Duration: 01:00:48

On The Air: From Red To Blue

In the latest podcasted sound waves from the four faux-Geordies, Newcastle United's split personality of recent form goes onto the couch for analysis. Is Shhteve naive? Is Sissoko loco? Was Colo's red hollow? And what about...ACCOUNTABILITY? Plus: Derby recap (sad but necessary), and dreams of a first visit to St....

Duration: 00:56:09

On The Air: Post-Watford Panic

The latest edition of I Wish I Was A Geordie's audio stylings features the Four Brusqueteers testing out various levels of panic and blame for an early-season run that looks frighteningly like the last late-season run (on the league table, at least). Is it a failure of the transfer strategy?...

Duration: 00:57:04

On The Air: Youth Movement (Or Lack Thereof)

On IWIWAG's latest Cast of Pod, the four Blogpies examine the new look of NUFC's squad, from Mitro to in vitro. Is Flauvin the new Ben Arfa? How many options are too many? If Austin came, where would he go? Hear Matt and Tom break down academy players we hope...

Duration: 01:25:40

On The Air: The Boys Are Back

The boys of Newcastle United Football Club are back (barely) for another exciting (terrifying) Premier League season, and so are IWIWAG's four blustering bloggers with their 2015-'16 debut podcast. Hold on tight for eyewitness accounts of NUFC's summer sojourns to Milwaukee and Portland, followed by a comprehensive rundown of the...

Duration: 01:15:40

On The Air: The Pod Is Back, Still Hating On Pardew

Is this thing still on? Apparently so, as we managed to take time from, well, not partaking in soccer over the international break to finally record another podcast! Joining Matt and Phil for this edition of the show is Robert Bishop (@BishopSBN), managing editor of fellow US-based NUFC blog Coming...

Duration: 01:12:23

On The Air: Keep Or Sell, Midfield/Forward Edition

Now that we've dispensed with the dross on defense, it's time for our intrepid podcast team to cast a judgmental eye on the rest of the squad. That's right, it's another edition of the game that's sweeping two continents, Keep Or Sell! Tom, Phil, and Matt first get into what...

Duration: 01:08:32

On The Air: Keep Or Sell, Defense Edition

In the first of a two-part season review - it's better than that sounds, but then again, how could it not be? - the four Princes of Pod avoid a whine-a-thon with a spirited episode of Keep Or Sell, the new game show that asks whether the panelists would keep...

Duration: 00:57:32

On The Air: Pre-Derby Podcast

While the IWIWAG boys conduct organization meetings in scenic Wisconsin, we hand the keys over to Phil Lavanco to host our pre-derby podcast. Phil, Rob Moyer from Toon Army Philadelphia and the incomparable Barry from the Sunshine State analyze the Liverpool match with a fine-tooth comb, discuss Coloccini's injury, and...

Duration: 01:00:56

On The Air: The End Of The Road?

On the latest IWIWAG audio offering, Phil, Tom and Bob ponder if Cardiff could be the end of the road figuratively and literally for Newcastle's embattled manager. Is there any defense for the defense? Will the offense continue to offend? Would a new leader off the field make any difference...

Duration: 00:53:44

On The Air: A Blip Or A Warning Sign?

After two weeks off, Tom, Matt and Phil return to the airwaves and draft in Toon Army Philly's Rob Moyer to dissect Newcastle United's latest crisis. How did Hull breach the black-and-white backline? And is this a sign of disappointments to come? Has Debuchy drawn the blueprint for his team's...

Duration: 00:52:57

On The Air: Divided Loyalties

To help while away the international break, the latest IWIWAG podcast asks the not-so-musical question: Is it possible to support a team and not its management? The four podcast partners bandy about the Time For Change movement from our distant and recent American perspectives. Will it work? Can it work?...

Duration: 00:50:47

On The Air: Squad Depth, Cup Dreams

Newcastle has had to show its depth recently, and in this edition of the podcast, we have to do the same. With Bob and Tom doing their best Yohan Cabaye impression and sitting out, we bring three guests in on loan to fill out the lineup: Phil Lavanco (@Lavanglish), Barry...

Duration: 00:52:12

On The Air: So Much For Optimism

For those of you who weren't down with the sunny tone of our preseason podcasts, this latest radio-like offering will be right up your Toon alley. The IWIWAG Trio dissect Newcastle United's sham-a-ganza at Manchester City, sparing (almost) no one their due verbal roasting, from Mathieu "Who Just Ran Past...

Duration: 00:56:09

On The Air: Let's Get Ready To Rumble

Here it is, the show you've been waiting for, or at least semi-consciously aware might pop up at some point: I Wish I Was A Geordie's preseason prediction podcast. Thrill to the sound of the IWIWAG Trio and podcast contributor Phil Lavanco (now @Lavanglish - don't ask) peering into their...

Duration: 00:59:09

On The Air: Burning Questions, Chilling Answers

It's the first IWIWAG podcast for 2013-'14, and to celebrate (?) the blogsters bring in always-special guest Phil Lavanco (@De_Facto_Phil) to help stamp out a host of questions still burning as the season approaches. Who will surprise? Who will disappoint? Who will survive? Including a post-Remy shopping list with one...

Duration: 00:48:44

On The Air: A Hard Look Back

In their first post-season podcast, the blog's not-so-medical examiners perform their autopsy on a difficult NUFC campaign. Was the problem tactics? Conditioning? Diet? Was anything not the problem? And what can be done to improve the prognosis for next year's squad? Plus the first rumors of transfer season, sung to...

Duration: 01:08:52

On The Air: Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

On this week's bleak edition of the IWIWAG podcast, the blog's three Commissioners of Commentary enact their Americanized version of the debate going on in living rooms, pubs, walk-in clinics and anywhere else Newcastle United fans are gathering to treat the wounds from Saturday's 0-6 daymare: Whither Alan Pardew? Is...

Duration: 00:47:23

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