Gather 'Round The Lamp: An Aston Villa Podcast

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

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Gather 'Round The Lamp #26 - The Zimbabwean Glenn Whelan
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 and Wesley's lack of impact despite scoring two goals in seven. We've even added a special weekly feature at the end of the episode!
October 2, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #25 - Let It Be
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, bold statements, and even a potential chant for forward Wesley.
September 26, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #24 - Flying Without Wing(er)s
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 how we move forward in this Premier League season.
September 19, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #23 - Women With A Winning Touch
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 England omission. 
September 11, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #22 - Friend Or Foe?
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.
September 6, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #21 - Murder, Dean Wrote
Regan and Mark discuss the Everton result and the Crewe Alexandra game, including the performances of Wesley, Fred Guilbert, Henri Lansbury (hence the podcast title) and more. There's also discussion on coaching, psychology, philosophy, and the Aston Villa Women's game too.
August 29, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #20 - Winless, Wesley, and Where in the World is Marvelous?
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.
August 21, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #19 - The Vase Analogy
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.
August 14, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #18 - Mingles Gives Me Tingles
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 partnership as 'Mingles'.
August 8, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #17 - The Grass Ain't Always GREENer
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. There's also talk on Pre-season so far and the Women's side too.
August 1, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #16 - I Believe In Trezeguet
 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 Trezeguet, as well as a catch-up regarding pre-season so far.
July 24, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #15 - Christian Purslow Q&A
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. Here's the full audio from that Q&A.
July 17, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #14 - Comme Si, Konsa
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 Egyptian winger Trezeguet.
July 10, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #13 - Putting a Cold Towel On It
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 with only 21 days until pre-season begins. 
June 27, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #12 - Transfer Crunch Time
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 more. 
June 19, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #11 - Feeling Jot', Jot', Jot'
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 Maupay, Mbwana Samatta and more. There's also their live reaction to Aston Villa triggering Kortney Hause's £3,000,000 transfer clause. 
June 5, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #10 - Jack Grealish's Promotion Party
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 impact, and the transfer system that needs to be implemented this summer.  *Some information, such as Mile Jedinak and Glenn Whelan's contracts, is now out of date.*
June 2, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #9 - One More Game
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.
May 22, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #8 - The Play-Off Soap Opera Begins
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 Bournemouth and Howe and how these men could prove detrimental to Aston Villa should they get promoted, and Ramadan fasting for players.
May 8, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #7 - El Ghazi-Gate
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 London Bees and El Ghazi's rescinded red card. 
May 2, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #6 - The Ten Men
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 subscribe or leave a review. Thanks for listening!
April 26, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #5 - Pick 'N' Mings
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 specifics and the 'making the most from mistakes' mentality the side seam to be employing. Up the Villa.
April 11, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #4 - Assertive Aston Villa
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 Aston Villa Ladies' continued unbeaten run in 2019, the psychology of dressing rooms, the Americanisation of football and a potential old transfer link that could still come to pass. We hope you enjoy, and if you do, please subscribe/follow and give us a rating! P.S - We're currently in the running to win a national award, 'Best New Content Creator' at the Football Blogging Awards. If you've got a second to spare, please visit us on twitter @UnderAGaslitLamp and take a look at our pinned tweet. 
April 4, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #3 - The Counter Attack: Blackburn Rovers
Regan (@FindFoy) sits down with Thomas from @Rovers_Chat to discuss the upcoming game against Blackburn Rovers, concentrating on the form of both sides, standout players and more. We'd like to apologise in advance if any audio issues arise as previous recordings had to be recovered after corrupting. 
March 29, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #2 - Good Form, Cup Upsets and Contracts
Regan (@FindFoy) is joined by Mark (@VillaMarkPGH) and Cole (@TalkAstonVilla) as they discuss the rich form Aston Villa find themselves in as we move into the international break, as well as highlighting some of the key players that have got us into this position. Other topics of discussion include the Aston Villa Ladies and their SSE Women's FA Cup upset, Jed Steer's new contract, and Jack Grealish's chances of an England call up.
March 22, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #1 - Juxtaposing Jack
@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 since returning from his injury which saw him miss thirteen games of the Sky Bet Championship season.
March 15, 2019
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