Robert Lintott

  • joined Mar 24, 2008
  • last login Jul 28, 2014
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Robert Lintott is one of the writers at SB Nation's Aston Villa blog, 7500 to Holte. He began by covering the experiences of a new fan but has shifted to coverage of all aspects of the club. On match days, you can usually find him running the site's twitter feed, where he specializes in snark and gifs.

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Villa look to be back in on Ki


Aston Villa are expected to make a new offer for Swansea midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng after previous attempts failed before the club went to Texas.

Report: Villa eager to bring in Chelsea winger


Paul Lambert is reportedly interested in bringing in Chelsea winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan.

A sensible formation that could work wonders


No, 4-4-2 isn't particularly inspired. But it could be a great formation for Aston Villa.

Delph wants a new contract, let's give him one


Aston Villa's Fabian Delph is eager to sign a new contract with the club. They'd be stupid to say no.

Spurs now want in on Vlaar. Go away.


Tottenham are apparently considering a swoop for Ron Vlaar and they want to use Lewis Holtby to sweeten the deal.

Arison was probably not in Dallas last night


Pictures from Dallas last night showed a man who looked like Micky Arison with Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner. It probably wasn't him.



Absolutely shocking news about Joe Cole today.

Let's make the 4-3-3 better


If the idea of watching another match with a 4-3-3 didn't make you happy, maybe a modified 4-3-2-1 will.

Watch highlights of Dallas 0-2 AVFC


Andi Weimann and Charles N'Zogbia put in the highlights of the night with their goals against FC Dallas. We've got them for you to watch!

Why not stick with the boring same-old thing?


The third in our look at possible Aston Villa formations brings us to an old friend: the 4-3-3.

AVFC-Dallas open thread and how to watch


For fans of Aston Villa who are desperate to see the club play, you can watch tonight's friendly against FC Dallas online. Here's how!

Benteke is training again!


Christian Benteke was doing light training with Aston Villa in Texas today. Is he closer to being fit than we thought?

Three at the back, but with more up front


We continue our look at possible formations for Aston Villa's upcoming season. Today: The 3-5-1-1.

Can Villa make the 3-5-2 work?


Aston Villa have a number of choices in formation for the coming season. Today we look at one way they could play three centre-backs, as many have suggested.

Who will Villa cut to comply with PL rules?


In order to comply with Premier League rules, Aston Villa have some cuts to make to ensure they can field a proper 25-man squad.

Can Villa pick a good starting XI?


A look at the Aston Villa depth chart as it currently stands.

Liverpool actively ruining everything


Aston Villa's Ron Vlaar may become a Southampton target, but only if they lose Dejan Lovren to Liverpool.

Hutton wants talks about Baggies move


West Bromwich want to pay money for Alan Hutton, but Paul Lambert is loathe to see that happen. This has, understandably, made Hutton angry.

PRESEASON FOOTBALL: Open thread and lineups


It's the preseason! Let's talk about it! Aston Villa vs. Mansfield lineups and open thread.

Rangers want Vlaar. Go away. You can't have him.


QPR are still apparently interested in Ron Vlaar. I thought we'd left this behind us already.

He's off to Turkey!


Aston Villa have sent Yacouba Sylla out on a year-long loan to Turkish club Kayseri Erciyesspor.

Swansea are total jerks


Swansea want to extend the contract of Korean midfielder Ki Sung-Yeung, which would mean that Villa couldn't get him. Boo hiss.

Villa looking to add Korean midfielder?


Aston Villa are reportedly interested in acquiring Swansea's Ki Sung-Yeung.

Midfielder set to take sightseeing tour abroad


Yacouba Sylla looks ready for a loan move to Turkish club Kayseri Erciyesspor. Have fun sightseeing!

Villa make potentially useful yet uninspiring move


Aston Villa have finalized the signing of Fulham's Kieran Richardson to a two-year contract. Whee?

The return of a hero


It's time to rethink the common knowledge on this summer. We can call it a success now.

Villa on verge of hiring Keane


Roy Keane is apparently set to become Aston Villa's assistant manager, and that's probably a bad decision.

Bent gaining suitors


Aston Villa's Darren Bent is apparently attracting interest from Turkish clubs Trabzonspor and Fenerbahce.

World Cup Day 15 Open Thread


It's the last day of group play, so join us in talking about it!

QPR look set to move on past Vlaar


QPR, who were rumoured to be interested in Aston Villa's Ron Vlaar, appear to have been enticed by other central defenders instead. Phew!

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