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Gather 'Round The Lamp: An Aston Villa Podcast

73 EpisodesProduced by Under A Gaslit LampWebsite

Welcome to Gather 'Round The Lamp, an Aston Villa Podcast by popular blog Under A Gaslit Lamp. We'll be talking about players, sharing our own opinions, speaking to the opposition and much more. We also run a subsidiary podcast via this platform about Aston Villa Women, titled 'They Arrived As Aztec… read more

73 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

They Arrived As Aztecs S2 E3 - A Long Time Coming

December 5th, 2020


In the latest episode of our Aston Villa Women podcast, They Arrived As Aztecs, Regan and Georgia discuss the past four games, the potential of using the cup to create good form and the importance of avoiding an …

Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E13 - Football is Dead, Long Live Football

December 4th, 2020


Regan and Andy return to discuss the disappointing loss to West Ham United, penalties and who should be a nailed on spot-kick taker, Dean Smith's …

Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E12 - Welbeck to Reality

November 27th, 2020


In this week's episode, Regan and Andy discuss everything from the Brighton game, the future of Kortney Hause and Bjorn Engels, Gabby Agbonlahor's comments regarding Trezeguet, the 'return' of fans in the future and …

Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E11 - Great Scot (Recorded Live on Twitch.TV)

November 20th, 2020


Apologies for any sound issues during this episode. Regan, Mark and Andy are back with another 'filler' episode during the international break, where …

Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E10 - The Art of the Underdog

November 12th, 2020


Regan, Mark and Andy discuss Aston Villa's amazing win against Arsenal, the international future of Ollie Watkins, the current goalkeeping set up at the club and much much more.

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Gather Round The Lamp S2 E9 - You Can't Hustle the Huttl

November 5th, 2020


Regan, Mark and Andy re-unite as a trio for the first time in a few weeks to discuss the duality of Villa Park, Bertrand Traore, issues regarding the height in the squad and to dissect the loss to Southampton. 

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Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E8 - Crouching Bielsa, Hidden Deano

October 29th, 2020


Regan and Mark are together this week to discuss the loss to Leeds United - delving into how Bielsa managed to keep Jack Grealish quiet, Aston Villa's upcoming game against Southampton and take a look at the oddities …

Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E7 - The One Where Ross Wins Us Three Points

October 21st, 2020


In the absence of Mark, Regan and Andy talk through the win against Leicester City, Ross Barkley's future at Aston Villa, Trezeguet's transformation and the added grit in Friday's game against Leeds.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E6 - A Break in Play

October 14th, 2020


The trio are back together during the International Break, discussing Jack Grealish and Southgate's alleged 'problem' with the Aston Villa captain and England's two games, Black History Month and the impact of BAME …

Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E5 - Seven From Eleven

October 7th, 2020


Mark and Andy join up to discuss the transfer window as a whole this summer, as well as talking about and dissecting Aston Villa's emphatic 7-2 …

Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E4 - Arise, Sir Konsa

October 1st, 2020


The boys are back as they discuss everything there is to talk about in the world of Aston Villa - from strong results against Sheffield United, …

They Arrived As Aztecs S2 E2 - Somebody To Lean On

September 26th, 2020


Regan and Mark return with a brand new episode of They Arrived As Aztecs, discussing their opening Women's Super League games, how mistakes in Women's football go viral, the Continental Cup draw, and much more.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E3 - O Captain! My Captain!

September 20th, 2020


Regan, Mark and Andy return to discuss all of the latest on Aston Villa, including Jack Grealish's new contract, the signings of Emiliano Martinez and Bertrand Traore, the Carabao Cup game against Burton and much more …

Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E2 - Cash Rules Everything Around me

September 10th, 2020


Regan and Mark are joined by a new voice in Andy; and the trio discuss the arrivals of Ollie Watkins and Matty Cash, other transfer rumours, Jack Grealish's England call up and much, much more.

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Season 2, Episode 1: They Arrived as Aztecs - "Summer of Change"

August 25th, 2020


Regan and Mark return with their Aston Villa Women podcast, discussing EVERYTHING that has happened since their promotion to the Women's Super League, including new signings, player departures and more.

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A Load of Rashica

August 23rd, 2020


Mark and Regan are back - and it's for a second season of the Gather 'Round The Lamp podcast. They discuss all the latest transfer news and rumours, including those about Milot Rashica, James Bree, Jack Grealish and …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #49 - Until the End

July 30th, 2020


Aston Villa are staying in the Premier League! They fought until the end. Regan and Mark re-unite to discuss everything about the club's survival, talking Grealish, Trezeguet and more - as well as picking out an early …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #48 - Eternal Claret and Blue

July 9th, 2020


Regan and Mark return for the first time in over a fortnight to discuss everything about Aston Villa's woes during Project Restart, as well as the upcoming game against Manchester United.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #47 - A New Hope

June 17th, 2020


Ahead of the return to Premier League football for Aston Villa tonight, Regan and Mark re-unite to discuss the Sheffield United game, the players expected to hit the ground running and more.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #46 - Inner Dennis Mortimer

May 24th, 2020


Regan and Mark return in Episode 46 to discuss the return to training for Aston Villa and other Premier League players, how the League moves forward, comments from Troy Deeney and the Bundesliga's revival as lockdowns …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #45 - Locked But Not Down

April 27th, 2020


Regan and Mark return to discuss the new stories that have broken during lockdown, including criticism and praise of Jack Grealish, Keinan Davis' new contract and much more. 

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #44 - State of Play

April 7th, 2020


Regan, Mark and Harry are joined by 7500toHolte's Cole as they discuss the arrival of Mile Jedinak as a youth coach, the continued postponement of …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #43 - Pan(dem)ic on the Streets of Birmingham

March 20th, 2020


Regan, Mark and Harry speak for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced football and life to change for the foreseeable future and discuss how life is different in the Midlands, Wales and the United States. …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #42 - Give it Nyland 'til the End of the Season

March 11th, 2020


Regan is joined this week by Under A Gaslit Lamp writer Harry in the absence of Mark, and they discuss the embarrassing loss against Leicester, their opinions on certain players, Pepe Reina and much more.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #41 - Deano Drubbing

February 27th, 2020


Regan and Mark discuss the poor showing at Southampton, the impending Carabao Cup final and the drubbing that Dean Smith gave the players post-game, as well as much more.

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They Arrived As Aztecs #8 - Crown Pending

February 26th, 2020


Regan and Mark return to discuss the Aston Villa Women win against Coventry United Ladies, being four wins away from promotion and potentially swapping places with Birmingham City Women.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #40 - The Bjorn Identity

February 18th, 2020


Regan and Mark return to discuss everything about Aston Villa's heartbreaking loss to Tottenham Hotspur, some exceptional and non-exceptional performances, and much more.

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They Arrived As Aztecs #7 - Momentum

February 11th, 2020


Regan and Mark catch up with everything Aston Villa Women, including the arrival of Eniola Aluko as Sporting Director, the signing of Sophie …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #39 - End of Month Hangover

February 5th, 2020


Regan and Mark are here to take you through the final stages of January, including Aston Villa's emphatic Semi-Final victory over Leicester City and the performances of players like Orjan Nyland, before digesting some …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #38 - Digging For Gold

January 23rd, 2020


Regan and Mark return to discuss the Brighton & Hove Albion draw, the arrivals of Pepe Reina and Mbwana Ally Samatta and the win against Watford at Villa Park. 

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They Arrived As Aztecs #6 - Safe Hands

January 15th, 2020


Regan and Mark discuss the return from the Winter Break for the Aston Villa Women, where they cemented their place at the top of the FA Women's Championship with a 1-0 win away to Sheffield United Women. Talk also …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #37 - Drinkwater? We might need something stronger

January 14th, 2020


Regan and Mark discuss the arrivals of Danny Drinkwater and Pepe Reina, gloss over the draw to Leicester in the Carabao Cup and then delve deep into the 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Manchester City. Enjoy, or at least …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #36 - Window Shopping

January 8th, 2020


Recorded Monday, Regan and Mark discuss the exit in the FA Cup at the hands of Fulham, as well as a whole host of transfer targets linked in the …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #35 - "Happy" New Year

December 31st, 2019


Regan and Mark return to discuss (or avoid discussing) everything about the embarrassing 3-0 loss to Watford, the social media uproar and much much more in our final podcast of 2019. We hope you enjoy!

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Gather Round The Lamp #34 - Not so Saintly

December 24th, 2019


In the absence of Regan and Mark, Ryan Pitcher and Dom Phillips take us through the discussion post-Southampton, the drop into the relegation zone and more. 

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They Arrived As Aztecs #5 - The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

December 19th, 2019


Regan and Mark discuss the continued unbeaten run of the Aston Villa Women, three goal of the season contenders, and their draw against WSL side Chelsea.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #33 - Fleck Off

December 17th, 2019


Recorded Monday, so there's no discussion on the Carabao Cup, but Regan and Mark return after a week break to discuss the loss to Sheffield United, what's been bugging them about performances and discuss potential …

They Arrived As Aztecs #4 - A Pint of Ale and a Stellar Free Kick

December 5th, 2019


We catch up on all of the Aston Villa Women games we've missed, as well as discussion about Asmita Ale's professional contract and the latest game, a 2-1 win against London Bees.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #32 - The Fallen and the Risen

December 3rd, 2019


Regan and Mark catch up post-Manchester United to discuss everything about the game - including Jack Grealish's wondergoal, the injury to El Ghazi and suspension of Guilbert, as well as looking ahead to Chelsea midweek.

Gather 'Round The Lamp #31 - Magpies Can't Wave

November 27th, 2019


Regan and Mark return after the international break to discuss Monday night's win against Newcastle United, the impact of Conor Hourihane, Jack Grealish making us worry and reminisce about Bruceball.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #30 - Ørjan Is The New Black

November 13th, 2019


Regan and Mark return post-loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers, and discuss the re-arrival of Orjan Nyland into the fray, the poor performance and more. 

GRTL: They Arrived As Aztecs #3 - Follis, and a Syme of the Times

November 6th, 2019


Regan and Mark return for the third episode of 'They Arrived As Aztecs', a shorter one this week, as they discuss the 2-0 Aston Villa Women win …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #29 - Deep End of the 'Pool

November 5th, 2019


Regan and Mark return to discuss everything about the Carabao Cup and the Liverpool game, including individual performances and the performance as a …

GRTL: They Arrived As Aztecs #2 - Let's Talk About Six, Baby

October 31st, 2019


It's now six games unbeaten in the FA Women's Championship for the Aston Villa Women. We discuss their latest result, a draw at home against Durham, …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #28 - Villans and Citizens and Wolves, Oh My

October 29th, 2019


Regan and Mark are back for Episode 28 to discuss the Aston Villa v Manchester City game, the impact of Trézéguet and the lack of from Wesley, as …

GRTL: They Arrived As Aztecs #1 - Hayles Stones

October 24th, 2019


It's brand new! Regan and Mark introduce Under A Gaslit Lamp's new Aston Villa Women Podcast. Discussion centres around their 3-1 win against Sheffield United Women, the return of Jodie Hutton from injury and the impact …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #27 - Jack's the Greal Deal

October 23rd, 2019


We're baaaack. Regan and Mark return from holiday to discuss everything about the win against Brighton and the impending Manchester City game, as …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #26 - The Zimbabwean Glenn Whelan

October 2nd, 2019


There's discussion from Regan and Mark in regards to the 2-2 draw against Burnley at Villa Park and a preview of the Norwich City game. Other topics include The Zimbabwean Glenn Whelan, Marvelous Nakamba, Anwar El Ghazi …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #25 - Let It Be

September 26th, 2019


Regan and Mark discuss everything about the Arsenal game, including VAR decisions, as well as the midweek game at the Carabao Cup. Full of questions, …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #24 - Flying Without Wing(er)s

September 19th, 2019


Regan and Mark discuss the 0-0 draw with West Ham United, the Ladies 6-0 demolition of Crystal Palace Women and more; including tactics, wingers, and …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #23 - Women With A Winning Touch

September 11th, 2019


Regan and Mark discuss the win at Villa Park last weekend, seeing Aston Villa Women take all 9 available points from their first three game. There's also a preview for West Ham United and discussion about Mings and his …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #22 - Friend Or Foe?

September 6th, 2019


Regan and Mark re-unite during the international break for discussion on the Aston Villa Women's return to Villa Park, the Crystal Palace controversy and Tyrone Mings and his call-up to the England squad.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #21 - Murder, Dean Wrote

August 29th, 2019


Regan and Mark discuss the Everton result and the Crewe Alexandra game, including the performances of Wesley, Fred Guilbert, Henri Lansbury (hence …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #20 - Winless, Wesley, and Where in the World is Marvelous?

August 21st, 2019


Regan and Mark return to discuss the Bournemouth game, the Everton game ahead, as well as Douglas Luiz, Wesley, what we've seen of Aston Villa so far. We also look at why Marvelous hasn't quite made it into a squad yet.

Gather 'Round The Lamp #19 - The Vase Analogy

August 14th, 2019


Regan and Mark discuss the Tottenham Hotspur game and individual performances, including the 'Vase Analogy'. There's also previews for the Bournemouth fixture, the Women's opening fixture against Sheffield and more.

Gather 'Round The Lamp #18 - Mingles Gives Me Tingles

August 8th, 2019


Regan and Mark discuss everything Aston Villa, including potential Deadline Day deals, the game against Leipzig and Saturday's match against Spurs. There's also discussion on the coining of the Mings and Engels …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #17 - The Grass Ain't Always GREENer

August 1st, 2019


Regan and Mark are back and discussing the signing of Douglas Luiz, the impending signings of Marvelous Nakamba and Tom Heaton (the latter of which is now complete) and speak about the fan perception of Andre Green. …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #16 - I Believe In Trezeguet

July 24th, 2019


 Trézéguet, Makes my troubles seem so far away - He's a Villan and he's here to stay - Oh, I believe in Trézéguet. Regan and Mark join forces once again; with the help of two Egyptian fans, to discuss new signing …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #15 - Christian Purslow Q&A

July 17th, 2019


During the Minnesota training camp, Christian Purslow did a question and answer style interview amongst some of the American Lions Clubs. We managed to attend and detail what went on in a written post on our website. …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #14 - Comme Si, Konsa

July 10th, 2019


Regan and Mark re-unite once more to talk about everything Aston Villa - including the arrivals of Matt Target, Tyrone Mings and Wesley Moraes, as well as the impending arrival of Ezri Konsa and a potential move for …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #13 - Putting a Cold Towel On It

June 27th, 2019


Regan (@findfoy) and Mark (@VillaMarkPGH) return to discuss all of the latest Aston Villa rumours as they try and put a cold towel on their nerves …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #12 - Transfer Crunch Time

June 19th, 2019


Regan and Mark join forces once more to discuss the signings of Anwar El Ghazi and Kortney Hause, the impending arrival of Wesley Moraes, and all of the rumours surrounding Axel Tuanzebe, Tyrone Mings, Jack Butland and …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #11 - Feeling Jot', Jot', Jot'

June 5th, 2019


Regan and Mark re-unite for another podcast this week, covering all the latest transfer rumours. They speak about the signing of Jota and why it's a smart move, as well as rumours surrounding Valentin Rongier, Neal …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #10 - Jack Grealish's Promotion Party

June 2nd, 2019


Jack Grealish's Promotion Party never ends. Regan and Mark discuss Aston Villa's return the Premier League, emotions at full time, Ahmed Elmohamady's …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #9 - One More Game

May 22nd, 2019


Regan and Mark re-unite for the pre-Play-Off Final podcast where they discuss the one game that stands in the way of an Aston Villa return to the Premier League.

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #8 - The Play-Off Soap Opera Begins

May 8th, 2019


Regan and Mark discuss the Norwich City game, the impending two legs against West Bromwich Albion, and some more niche or unique Aston Villa discussion includes Jonathan Kodjia's future, Chelsea and Sarri and …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #7 - El Ghazi-Gate

May 2nd, 2019


Regan and Mark return to discuss everything that happened in the Leeds affair, the upcoming game against Norwich and punishment for Patrick Bamford, as well as the approaching Play-Off games, the Ladies 5-1 win against …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #6 - The Ten Men

April 26th, 2019


Regan and Mark are back to discuss the ten game winning streak, the development of Keinan Davis, the final two games and the impending play-off fixtures, as well as much, much more. As always, if you enjoy, please …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #5 - Pick 'N' Mings

April 11th, 2019


Regan and Mark are back again to discuss the hard-fought win against Rotherham and the poor officiating that came with it, the weekend's game against Sheffield Wednesday. Other topics of discussion include player …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #4 - Assertive Aston Villa

April 4th, 2019


Regan (@FindFoy) and Mark (@VillaMarkPGH) dissect Aston Villa's win against Blackburn last weekend and discuss the return of Steve Bruce to the forefront of Villa fans' thoughts. As well as this, there's talk about the …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #3 - The Counter Attack: Blackburn Rovers

March 29th, 2019


Regan (@FindFoy) sits down with Thomas from @Rovers_Chat to discuss the upcoming game against Blackburn Rovers, concentrating on the form of both …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #2 - Good Form, Cup Upsets and Contracts

March 22nd, 2019


Regan (@FindFoy) is joined by Mark (@VillaMarkPGH) and Cole (@TalkAstonVilla) as they discuss the rich form Aston Villa find themselves in as we move …

Gather 'Round The Lamp #1 - Juxtaposing Jack

March 15th, 2019


@FindFoy and @VillaMarkPGH delve into what made Jack Grealish go from zero to hero, the influence of Gabby Agbonlahor on his career so far and how their careers are similar, and speak about how Grealish has performed …

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