Robert Lintott

  • joined Mar 24, 2008
  • last login Jul 12, 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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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!

Villa line up Serie A fixture to close preseason


Aston Villa will play Serie A side Parma at Villa Park as their last preseason friendly before the beginning of the 2014-15 campaign.

World Cup Day 14 Open Thread: Senderos! Maybe!


We're nearing the end of group play in the World Cup, so come talk about it with us!

World Cup Day 13 Open Thread


It's day 13 of the World Cup, and we've got a lot of action in store. Come join us to talk about it!

Newly promoted side looking to steal Vlaar


Newly promoted Queens Park Rangers are apparently considering a swoop for Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar.

World Cup Day 12 Open Thread: Now it gets exciting


The past 11 days were just a warm-up for the next four. It's time for this tournament to become crazy.

Vlaar to face his toughest World Cup test yet


Ron Vlaar's Netherlands are guaranteed to advance no matter what happens today, but positioning is at stake against Chile and this will be the toughest test yet for the Dutch.

World Cup Day 9 Open Thread: Will Senderos Play?


Philippe Senderos' Switzerland team are playing today. Will we see Villa's newest signing? Join us in our open thread!

World Cup Day 8 Open Thread!


Colombia-Ivory Coast! Uruguay-England! Japan-Greece! Join us for day eight of the World Cup!

Vlaar looking to recreate Spain magic against Roos


Ron Vlaar was at his very best when the Netherlands played Spain last Friday. Today he will try to recreate that success against Australia.

World Cup Day 6 Open Thread


We got a one-match breather yesterday, but it's time to plow into full-on World Cup fever again.

Is Joe Cole the answer in midfield?


Jack and Robert return with another 7500 to Holte Transfer Talk. This time we're looking at what Joe Cole brings to Aston Villa.

Does Senderos have a shot at starting?


Jack and Robert are back with another episode of 7500 to Holte Transfer Talk. This time we're talking Aston Villa's first summer signing, Philippe Senderos.

World Cup Day 4 Open Thread!


We've got everything you need for Day 4 of the World Cup, including the day's schedule, how to watch, and a Villa-centric look at the day's events.

World Cup Day 3 Open Thread!


Come join us for day three of the World Cup!

The fun of football as a fan


Yesterday, I finally dropped my role as blogger and became nothing more than a fan of football. It was amazing.

Arison refuses to kill Villa sale rumours


Former Carnival Cruise CEO and current Miami Heat owner Micky Arison has refused to rule out the rumours that he is interested in buying Aston Villa.

Vlaar set to make his WC debut against Spain


Aston Villa's Ron Vlaar will likely make his World Cup debut today as Spain and the Netherlands play our a rematch of the 2010 finals.



It's finally here! It's World Cup day! THE WORLD CUP IS STARTING! Come talk about it with us!

Tevfik Arif forcefully says "no" to Villa


The Independent reported that Tevfik Arif was ready to buy Aston Villa. They've had to quietly retract that report.

Villa set to lose "race" for defender


Hull City look set to make an offer to Joleon Lescott, which means that Aston Villa will likely not be getting the defender.

Villa officially add a new winger


Aston Villa have officially announced the signing of former Chelsea, Liverpool, and West Ham winger Joe Cole on a free transfer.

AVFC contemplated signing a former England captain


Aston Villa were apparently interested in bringing in Rio Ferdinand, and then they remembered how stupid it would be to do so.

World Cup Preview: Now with 50% more Villans!


After a one-week hiatus, we're back with another Holtecast. We'll talk about Philippe Senderos joining Aston Villa and then dive into our own World Cup preview!

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