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Gareth Simpson

  • joined Jul 05, 2010
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
  • posts 99
  • comments 232

Everything I think about sports is wrong.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Seattle Mariners
  • NHL Vancouver Canucks
  • NFL Dallas Cowboys
  • EPL Aston Villa
  • MLS Vancouver Whitecaps
User Blog

Kickin' It: Former Villa Managers & Crystal Palace

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The managerial merry-go-round continues to spin in South London and Villa fans have to hope that they don't land on any familiar faces.

Kickin' It: Not Missing the Capital One Cup

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Today's links post includes a miniature Capital One Cup preview and links on Villa's home form, Ray Hudson and whether or not Joe Hart is now the worst goalkeeper ever. And more!

Undead Tony Pulis, Just In Time For Halloween

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Don't mention Alex McLeish. Don't even think about Alex McLeish.

Kickin' It: Sun and Shadow

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Your daily assortment of links, plus a book recommendation. Read it, or weep.

Kickin' It: Ignoring International Football

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A brief thought about the international matches this weekend, followed swiftly by links that have nothing to do with international football.

Kickin' It: Sweatin' the City

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A mini-preview of the Manchester City fixture by your terrified writer and assorted links from across the soccer internet.

Kickin' It: The Circus Comes To Town

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A mini-preview for tomorrow's Newcastle game and a tidy collection of links.

Christian Benteke And The Unkillable Rumour Mill

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A collection of links, plus defusing paranoia about Christian Benteke leaving for Old Trafford.

Kickin' It: Thank God We're Back To Club Football

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The last throes of the international break, and a predictive model that says Birmingham City are likely to be relegated. What more could you possibly want?

Kickin' It: AVFC news and links for Aug. 28, 2013

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A bit about the League Cup and an assortment of links to watch out for.

The 7500 to Holte Season Preview Roundtable

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At the start of every new season, the writers of 7500 to Holte like to put their heads together and be wrong about as much stuff as possible. In this roundtable, they talk about Aston Villa, the...

Christian Benteke Probably Isn't Going Anywhere

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With Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal lining up new strikers, Christian Benteke looks increasingly likely to stay with Aston Villa for another season.

The 7500 to Holte End-of-Season Roundtable: Part 2

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The 7500 to Holte writers conclude their postseason review of Aston Villa's 2012-13 season by talking about Aston Villa's standout players and evaluate Paul Lambert's first season with the club.

The 7500 to Holte End-of-Season Roundtable: Part 1

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In this roundtable review of Aston Villa's season, the 7500 to Holte writers run the rule over the club's up and downs for 2012-13 and look ahead to next year.

A Villa Fan's Guide to the Relegation Run-In

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As the days grow longer, a long Premier League season is about to end. With the title long decided, the intrigue shifts to the relegation battle, as 7500 to Holte takes a look at the non-Villa...

The Darren Bent Dilemma

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Darren Bent has said he felt aggrieved at his sudden loss of favour under new manager Paul Lambert. Is this concern justified, and how will it affect a still-rebuilding Aston Villa?

Villa Hold Steady In Power Rankings

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The latest edition of the SB Nation Premier League Power Rankings are out! See where Aston Villa are ranked after the weekend's loss to Southampton.

Aston Villa Depth Chart, Week 4

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The international break won't stand in the way of tracking Aston Villa's squad depth, as new players are added to the fold, and momentum shifts after the first points of the season were picked up...

Power Rankings for Week 3 are up at SB Nation

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Chelsea stay in first, while Aston Villa move up a couple spaces from 18 to 16. Check it out!

Aston Villa Depth Chart, Week 3

The Aston Villa Depth Chart is on edge going into the season's third weekend. Could it be on the end of a Paul Lambert shakeup?

Have Aston Villa Given Up On Christian Benteke?

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Aston Villa have reportedly given up on Genk's young Belgian striker Christian Benteke, after the club demanded that Villa double their bid.

Aston Villa Make Appearance In SB Nation Power Rankings

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The SB Nation writers ranked all of the Premier League teams based on the first two weeks. Aston Villa didn't do all that well, to the surprise of no one.

What Went Wrong Against Everton: A Closer Look

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After the humbling 3-1 home defeat to Everton, 7500 to Holte takes out the microscope and focuses on what went wrong. As it turns out, it involves misplaced passes, crosses to no one, and a...

Aston Villa Depth Chart, Week Two

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The Aston Villa depth chart is back again for another week. With a few amendments, see how Aston Villa are likely to line up against Everton.

The 7500 to Holte Pre-season Roundtable Extravaganza Part III: The World

In their final preview roundtable, 7500 to Holte discusses the world of football at large. Which is to say "Messi, Ronaldo, and PSG." And the University of Maryland, for some reason.

The 7500 to Holte Pre-season Roundtable Extravaganza Part II: The League

The 7500 to Holte pre-season preview discusses the Premier League at large. Who's going to win, who's going to go away, and what they're hoping to see in the upcoming season.

The 7500 to Holte Pre-season Roundtable Extravaganza Part I: The Squad

Part one of 7500 to Holte's pre-season preview roundtable discusses the state of Aston Villa. What can Villa fans expect from a team that has underwhelmed over the last few seasons?

What Should We Make Of Danny Rose?

Aston Villa have been linked to Tottenham Hotspur's winger-cum-fullback Danny Rose. Is it worth it for Villa, or is it just another case of an overvalued English player drawing silly speculation?

Twohundredpercent Dives Into The Aston Villa Video Vault, So You Don't Have To

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The absolutely essential Twohundredpercent.net has been doing a wonderful "Match of the Past" series all summer long, and he's gone out with a bang, wrapping the series up with Aston Villa. This is a great way for younger fans (like myself) or fans who may have never even been to Birmingham (me again) to get in touch with the club's history and broaden their perspective when it comes to "what Aston Villa is."

Season in Review: Charles N'Zogbia

The 7500 to Holte season review rolls on with some words on Charles N'Zogbia's debut season. Is there reason for optimism?

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