Gather 'Round The Lamp: An Aston Villa Podcast
By Under A Gaslit Lamp
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 Aztecs'.
We hope you enjoy!
We hope you enjoy!
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E25 - Super(b) John McGinn
Join Andy and Craig this week, with Daniel away, as they discuss the victory over Crystal Palace, performances from John McGinn, Matt Targett and Marvelous Nakamba, substitute cameos from El Ghazi and Buendia, and preview this Wednesday's home tie against Manchester City. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
November 30, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E24 - Hungry For More
Join Andy, Craig and Daniel as they discuss Aston Villa's first game under Steven Gerrard, two emphatic goals and the upcoming Crystal Palace game, where two of the Premier League's finest midfielders ever face off in the dugout. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
November 26, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E23 - Stevie's Time To Shine
Join Andy, Craig and Dan as they discuss the arrival of Steven Gerrard and his coaching team, MacPhee, Danks and Neil Cutler all remaining as part of the staff, the upcoming Brighton game and what's in the new manager's in-tray. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
November 19, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E22 - Goodbye, Old Friend
Andy, Craig and Daniel discuss the sacking of Dean Smith, Christian Purslow's assessment of the now former manager, recent player performances and potential candidates to replace the fondly-thought of boss. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
November 9, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E21 - Under Pressure
Join Andy, Craig and Daniel as they discuss the hammering at home against West Ham, the decision to drop Tyrone Mings, continued injury worries, Konsa's red card and much more. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
November 4, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E20 - Firing Blanks
Join Andy, Craig and Daniel as they discuss the limp performance against Arsenal, including the horrific first half, the contentious penalty and VAR decision, Jacob Ramsey's first Premier League goal and the upcoming West Ham game.
October 29, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E19 - Down And Out
Join Andy, Craig and Daniel as they discuss Aston Villa's shocking defeat against Wolves, including the strong start to the second half for the home side, and the poor end. There's also discussion about specific players like Leon Bailey, and the upcoming Arsenal game.
October 20, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E18 - Waiting For Wolves
Join Andy and Craig as they take a look at the season so far, including the opening day loss at Watford and the overdue victory away at Manchester United, as well as the number of academy players impressing, Martinez' nomination for the Yashin Trophy and the upcoming Wolverhampton Wanderers game.
October 13, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E17 - Three Years, Dean
Join Andy, Craig and Daniel as they discuss the loss to Tottenham Hotspur, Ollie Watkins' first goal of the season, and three years of Dean Smith, including his achievements, iconic moments and what is next for the Aston Villa manager.
October 9, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E16 - Hausepower
Join Andy, Craig and Daniel as they traverse Aston Villa's Carabao Cup tie against Chelsea, Cameron Archer and his place in the squad, the victory against Manchester United, Kortney Hause keeping Cristiano Ronaldo quiet and firing in a spellbinding header, and much more. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
September 30, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E15 - 21 Minute Masterpiece
Andy and Craig combine to discuss the emphatic victory over Everton, including squad selection, first Villa goals for Matty Cash and Leon Bailey, Saturday's trip to Manchester United and system and personnel changes moving forward.
September 21, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E14 - Battle At The Bridge
Join Andy, Craig and Dan as they discuss the battle at the bridge last weekend, with Aston Villa flattering Chelsea with a 3-0 scoreline. There's discussion about Lukaku, the first-half display, the return of Bertrand Traore and Morgan Sanson to the squad and the upcoming Cazoo derby at Villa Park against Everton. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
September 16, 2021
They Arrived As Aztecs S3 E1 - Quickfire Queens
Join Regan and Georgia as they discuss all of Aston Villa Women's summer signings, the arrival of Carla Ward, the huge arrival of Emily Gielnik and the side's opening day fixture (and win) against Leicester City Women.
September 10, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E13 - Martinez Madness
Join Andy and Craig as they discuss all of the madness surrounding Martinez, Buendia and Argentina vs. Brazil, as well as the international impact of Tyrone Mings and John McGinn. There's also talk about the impending Chelsea game, as well as much more! Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
September 10, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E12 - Bogey Brentford
Join Andy and Craig as they discuss the draw against Brentford, the international break, the injury list increasing by every week, the closing of the transfer window and more. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
September 4, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E11 - Ice Cold El Ghazi
Join Andy, Craig and Daniel as they traverse through the victory at Villa Park against Newcastle, El Ghazi's ice cold penalty record for Aston Villa, the performance of Jacob Ramsey and the impending closure of the transfer window. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
August 27, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E10 - Whatford
Join Andy, Craig and Mark to discuss the Graham Taylor matchday, a defeat to newly-promoted Watford. There's talk about Targett, Young, Ings and missing Ollie Watkins, as well as much more.
August 19, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E9 - And So, It Begins
Join Andy, Craig and Mark as they delve into the signing of loanee Axel Tuanzebe, take a look at the sides final pre-season friendly and preview the opening game of the season against Watford, as well as much more.
August 13, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E8 - Goodbye, Hello
Join Andy, Craig and Dan as they discuss the departure of Jack Grealish to Manchester City, the arrival of the much-anticipated Leon Bailey and the surprise arrival of Danny Ings from Southampton, as well as much more.
August 8, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E7 - John's Gone
Join Craig and Dan as they discuss John Terry's exit from Aston Villa, Jack Grealish's future at the club and Wes Edens' Milwaukee Bucks winning the NBA Championship, as well as much more. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
July 29, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E6 - Marauding Through The Midfield
This week, join Andy, Craig and Dan as they take a walk through Aston Villa's midfield, looking at the options in each position and potential system options for the season ahead. There's also a look ahead to pre-season, and comments on the new home kit. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
July 21, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E5 - Reflection And Looking Ahead
Join Andy and Craig as they reflect on EURO 2020 and England's penalty shootout heartbreak, Martinez' exceptional Copa America victory and performances and take a look towards pre-season for Aston Villa. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
July 15, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E4 - More Than Southgate's Secret Weapon
Join Andy, Craig and Dan as they discuss England's wins over Germany and Ukraine on their way to the Semi-Final of Euro 2020, Jack Grealish's England role and rumours surrounding his future at Aston Villa, and much more - including all of the latest transfer news involving the Villans. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
July 5, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E3 - On a Sixpence
Join Andy and Craig as they discuss the group stages of the EURO's, Grealish's assist against the Czechs and all of the latest Aston Villa transfer news and gossip. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
June 28, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E2 - Mings Silences, McGinn Silent
After England and Scotland's first games of EURO 2020, Andy, Craig and Daniel join forces to discuss player performances, player omissions, the results and everything else in between. Brought to you by Manscaped. Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code LAMP20 at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod
June 15, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S3 E1 - England's Super Jack
Join Andy, Craig and Daniel in the first episode of a brand new season of the Gather 'Round The Lamp podcast. They discuss England's friendlies, the impending EURO 2020 tournament, the arrival of Emi Buendia and other transfer links.
June 9, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E34 - End of Season Review
For the final Aston Villa related episode of the season as we gear up towards EURO 2020, join Andy, Mark, and Craig as they walk us through Aston Villa's season, including player awards, key moments, and much more.
June 4, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E33 - Celebration of Villans
For the first time ever, the Gather 'Round The Lamp podcast holds four people. Andy, Mark, Craig and Dan all get together to discuss the end of the Aston Villa season, the youth side's FA Youth Cup win, EURO 2020 and the summer ahead. There's also some discussion on what the collective term for bears is...?
May 28, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E32 - Failed Palace Siege
In this latest episode, Andy and Craig discuss the disappointing loss to Crystal Palace, giving away easy goals, the case for Conor Hourihane to remain at Aston Villa and Jack Grealish's chances for the upcoming EURO tournament.
May 17, 2021
They Arrived As Aztecs S2 E6 - The First Time of Asking
In the latest episode of our Aston Villa Women podcast and the final one of season two, Regan and Georgia discuss Aston Villa Women's successful fight to remain in the Women's Super League, the journey across the final day's relegation battle, the sacking of Gemma Davies, Bignot's departure and much more.
May 12, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E31 - The Obvious Outcome, A Story of Penalties and Poor Refereeing
In this latest episode, following the 3-1 loss to Manchester United and Villa Park, Andy, Craig and Mark discuss the refereeing decisions that led to that result, the enigma that is Bertrand Traore, defensive fragilities and Neil Taylor being touted for a possible move to Turkey.
May 11, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E30 - The Cazoo Derby
In this week's episode, Andy, Craig and Mark discuss the win over Everton in the first 'Cazoo Derby', Ollie Watkins and Anwar El Ghazi 'excelling' in their roles, the hopeful rekindling of the bromance between Ross Barkley and Jack Grealish before the end of the season and debate about Tammy Abraham potentially leaving Chelsea this summer.
May 7, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E29 - Keinan Kills Baggies Hopes
In the latest episode, host Andy is joined once again by Craig and Mark as they discuss the last minute point secured against West Bromwich Albion, the positives and negatives of Anwar El Ghazi, the future of Keinan Davis and the return of Wesley Moraes to the matchday squad, as well as much more.
April 29, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E28 - Squash The Elite
Andy is joined this week by Craig and podcast favourite Mark to discuss the uprising and failure of 'elite clubs' with the Super League, the result against Manchester City as well as much more.
April 23, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E27 - Close But No Cigar
Andy is joined once again by Craig and Daniel to discuss the closely run affair against Liverpool, as well as the hot and cold Bertrand Traore, news about future improvements to Villa Park and the struggling Ross Barkley. Keep up to date with Aston Villa news and opinion over at underagaslitlamp.com. Disclaimer: There are some audio issues in parts of this podcast, we apologise for this and hope it does not detriment your listening experience.
April 17, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E26 - Subs The Spark
This week host Andy is joined by Craig and Daniel to discuss the sub-sparked comeback against Fulham, the upcoming Liverpool game and much more.
April 9, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E25 - San Marino Sunrise
This week, Andy and Craig discuss the international break and Ollie Watkin's debut goal against San Marino, as well as reflecting on the season so far and sharing hopes for the final run of games before the end of this campaign.
April 1, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E24 - Rest, Reset, Regroup
Andy is joined this week by Craig and old faithful Mark to discuss the recent run of form, the loss against Tottenham Hotspur, the international break and the potential benefits of having time to reset before the final run-in of the season.
March 23, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E23 - The Mad Few
Andy is joined once more by Craig and Daniel to discuss the draw against Newcastle United, criticisms of Dean Smith and Tyrone Mings from 'The Mad Few', the state of the squad and much more.
March 17, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E22 - Walking with Wolves
The sporting director has added another signing to the squad. Join host Andy and new contributors Craig and Daniel as they traverse the mazy walk against Wolverhampton Wanderers, the role of Trezeguet in the Aston Villa squad and much more as they look ahead to Newcastle on Friday.
March 10, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E21 - Consistently Inconsistent
Andy is joined by newcomer Craig to discuss the strong win against Leeds United, and then the poor showing in front of goal against Sheffield United that resulted in a loss.
March 5, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E20 - No More Fantasy Freedom
Regan and Andy discuss everything about Aston Villa's loss to Leicester City, the injury to Jack Grealish and the club's poor record with detail regarding injuries, as well as the impact of Fantasy Football and the impending Leeds United game.
February 25, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E19 - The Great Wall of Argentina
Andy is joined by a familiar face in Mark, to discuss the Brighton game, Emiliano Martinez, Ross Barkley and much more.
February 18, 2021
They Arrived As Aztecs S2 E5 - Trials, Bignot and Inspired Iwabuchi
Regan and Georgia return with a full round-up of all of the Aston Villa Women news from the first month of 2021, including new signing Mana Iwabuchi, the arrival of Marcus Bignot as interim manager, and the numerous games that were played across January.
February 10, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E18 - Burned Villans and Struggling Saints
Andy hosts this weeks episode, filling in for Regan, and is joined by Shaun from @one2elevenkits. The pair discuss Aston Villa's loss against Burnley, their ugly win against Southampton and how important Ollie Watkins is to this currently Villa side - as well as much more.
February 2, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E17 - Bertie Breaks Bruce
Regan and Andy return to discuss Aston Villa's loss against Manchester City and win against Bruce's Newcastle United, as well as discussion surrounding Morgan Sanson's impending arrival, the wider transfer market and upcoming fixtures - as well as sharing some sad news about Mark.
January 26, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E16 - There's Anodi Need To Worry
Mark and Andy reconcile to discuss everything about Aston Villa's youthful side facing up against the Premier League Champions Liverpool and Louie Barry, transfer news as we're further into the window, as well as the ongoing COVID issues and much more.
January 15, 2021
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E15 - Case File
Regan, Mark and Andy are back to discuss the loss to Manchester United, specifics about certain players, the fledgling transfer window and the Liverpool game (which has now all changed!)
January 8, 2021
They Arrived As Aztecs S2 E4 - The Second Act
In the latest episode of our Aston Villa Women podcast, Regan and Georgia discuss the narrow loss to league leaders Manchester United Women, the emphatic victory against relegation favourites Bristol City Women, and the Tottenham Hotspur game. Discussion also included the impact of stars like Alex Morgan on the league, and the club's deal with Cadbury's.
December 19, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E14 - Huffing, Puffing and Christmas Stuffing
Regan, Mark and Andy are back as a trio to discuss everything Aston Villa - including the win against Wolves, the draw against Burnley, John McGinn's new contract, the impending local derby against West Bromwich Albion and their new manager Sam Allardyce, and much more.
December 18, 2020
They Arrived As Aztecs S2 E3 - A Long Time Coming
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 embarrassment against Manchester United.
December 5, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E13 - Football is Dead, Long Live Football
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 streaky nature as a manager and the tyranny of Video Assistant Referees.
December 4, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E12 - Welbeck to Reality
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 Aston Villa topping a table that they shouldn't be.
November 27, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E11 - Great Scot (Recorded Live on Twitch.TV)
Apologies for any sound issues during this episode. Regan, Mark and Andy are back with another 'filler' episode during the international break, where they discuss Jack Grealish, Scotland and John McGinn, Marcus Rashford MBE and much more, as well as previewing the Brighton game.
November 20, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E10 - The Art of the Underdog
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.
November 12, 2020
Gather Round The Lamp S2 E9 - You Can't Hustle the Huttl
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.
November 5, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E8 - Crouching Bielsa, Hidden Deano
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 over at neighbours West Brom.
October 29, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E7 - The One Where Ross Wins Us Three Points
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.
October 21, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E6 - A Break in Play
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 players on the club, and much more.
October 14, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E5 - Seven From Eleven
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 demolition of Premier League Champions Liverpool. Regan chimes in at the end with a Deadline Day update. Enjoy!
October 7, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E4 - Arise, Sir Konsa
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, Bristol City and Fulham, to the final week of the transfer window. This episode was recorded ahead of the signing of Ross Barkley.
October 1, 2020
They Arrived As Aztecs S2 E2 - Somebody To Lean On
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.
September 26, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E3 - O Captain! My Captain!
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 in an hour long episode.
September 20, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp S2 E2 - Cash Rules Everything Around me
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.
September 10, 2020
Season 2, Episode 1: They Arrived as Aztecs - "Summer of Change"
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.
August 25, 2020
A Load of Rashica
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 more.
August 23, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #49 - Until the End
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 transfer target each.
July 30, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #48 - Eternal Claret and Blue
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.
July 9, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #47 - A New Hope
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.
June 17, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #46 - Inner Dennis Mortimer
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 are slightly eased across the globe.
May 24, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #45 - Locked But Not Down
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.
April 27, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #44 - State of Play
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 the season due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, Jack Grealish's foolish act of lockdown defiance and players that they wish had never left the club.
April 7, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #43 - Pan(dem)ic on the Streets of Birmingham
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. Other discussions are about the postponement of the season, empathy for Jack Grealish and the untimely passing of Peter Whittingham.
March 20, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #42 - Give it Nyland 'til the End of the Season
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.
March 11, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #41 - Deano Drubbing
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.
February 27, 2020
They Arrived As Aztecs #8 - Crown Pending
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.
February 26, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #40 - The Bjorn Identity
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.
February 18, 2020
They Arrived As Aztecs #7 - Momentum
Regan and Mark catch up with everything Aston Villa Women, including the arrival of Eniola Aluko as Sporting Director, the signing of Sophie Maierhofer and the win against Charlton Athletic Women.
February 11, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #39 - End of Month Hangover
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 of the moves in and out of the club as the window draws to a close, and then discussing (or glossing over) a poor performance against Bournemouth. We hope you enjoy!
February 5, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #38 - Digging For Gold
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.
January 23, 2020
They Arrived As Aztecs #6 - Safe Hands
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 centres on Sian Rogers and Emma Follis, as well as the cup games against Chelsea and Brighton - two Women's Super League sides. SOCIALS: Twitter.com/VillaLamp Facebook.com/underagaslitlamp Instagram.com/underagaslitlamp Twitter.com/findfoy Twitter.com/VillaMarkPGH
January 15, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #37 - Drinkwater? We might need something stronger
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 try to!
January 14, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #36 - Window Shopping
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 press, their personal targets and more in the first transfer special of this window.
January 8, 2020
Gather 'Round The Lamp #35 - "Happy" New Year
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!
December 31, 2019
Gather Round The Lamp #34 - Not so Saintly
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.
December 24, 2019
They Arrived As Aztecs #5 - The Most Wonderful Time of The Year
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.
December 19, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #33 - Fleck Off
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 January targets for Aston Villa.
December 17, 2019
They Arrived As Aztecs #4 - A Pint of Ale and a Stellar Free Kick
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.
December 5, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #32 - The Fallen and the Risen
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.
December 3, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #31 - Magpies Can't Wave
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.
November 27, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #30 - Ørjan Is The New Black
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.
November 13, 2019
GRTL: They Arrived As Aztecs #3 - Follis, and a Syme of the Times
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 against Women's Super League side Liverpool Women.
November 6, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #29 - Deep End of the 'Pool
Regan and Mark return to discuss everything about the Carabao Cup and the Liverpool game, including individual performances and the performance as a collective.
November 5, 2019
GRTL: They Arrived As Aztecs #2 - Let's Talk About Six, Baby
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, the unfortunate injury to Ella Franklin and the impending Continental League Cup game against Women's Super League strugglers Liverpool Women.
October 31, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #28 - Villans and Citizens and Wolves, Oh My
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 well as previewing the Wolverhampton Wanderers Carabao Cup game and the next Premier League game against Liverpool.
October 29, 2019
GRTL: They Arrived As Aztecs #1 - Hayles Stones
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 that players like Shania Hayles can have when players in the same position are in such fearsome form.
October 24, 2019
Gather 'Round The Lamp #27 - Jack's the Greal Deal
We're baaaack. Regan and Mark return from holiday to discuss everything about the win against Brighton and the impending Manchester City game, as well as a fair bit of housekeeping and discussion about Jack Grealish.
October 23, 2019
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