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Robert Lintott

  • joined Mar 24, 2008
  • last login Jul 10, 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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User Blog

Villa may be looking to Norwich again

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According to the Daily Mail, Villa have been looking at Gary Hooper for a while. That's news to us!

Report: Aston Villa is now 25% cheaper!

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Randy Lerner is more eager to offload Aston Villa than we thought, apparently.

Villa looking to bring in a defender?

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It's been a while since we've had a good Aston Villa transfer rumour. That streak continues, but enjoy this Philippe Senderos one in the meantime.

Villa looking to bring in Roy Keane

3

After Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa were sacked, Paul Lambert has found himself looking to rebuild his backroom staff. Roy Keane might be the man for the job.

Watch Grealish score beautiful goals

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Jack Grealish is Aston Villa's most exciting prospect, and two of the goals he scored in the Hong Kong Soccer Sevens demonstrate why.

Vlaar named to Netherlands 23-man squad

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Louis van Gaal has named his 23-man squad for the World Cup, and Aston Villa's Ron Vlaar made the final cut.

Official video seems to confirm kit rumours

1

Aston Villa have released a teaser video for the 2014-15 kits and it seems to confirm the rumours we heard earlier in the week.

Suddenly £250 million doesn't seem like so much

8

In light of the pending sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, Villa seem like a bargain all of a sudden.

What exactly is Doyen Capital?

3

Trying to make sense of what it is that Doyen Capital does.

Trump associate is "front runner" to buy Villa

8

The Independent is reporting that there are numerous potential buyers lined up, but that a Kazakh billionaire is currently the front runner.

Villa may be looking at Spanish playmaker

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The connection is pretty darn tenuous, but it could certainly be an exciting move.

Fun rumours! Are these the new kits?

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A mock-up of what could possibly be the new Aston Villa kits for 2014-15.

City may be bought by American-backed group

4

So this could explain why Bob Rich's plane was in Birmingham.

Digging into the Rich rumours

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Or: Wikipedia is not a source. Why the rumours about Bob Rich buying Aston Villa should be taken with a grain of salt.

Villa one of the world's most valuable brands

4

Despite their troubles, Aston Villa are the 23rd most valuable football brand in the world.

Is there anything to the Rich sale rumours?

7

The internet is abuzz over rumours of a new owner for Aston Villa. Should we take them seriously?

Villa win Shield trophy at Hong Kong 7s

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Villa's youth had a solid trip to Hong Kong, marred by one quarterfinal loss.

The Internet provides us amazing things

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Oh this is just perfect.

Culverhouse dismissed by Villa

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Aston Villa have dismissed the suspended Ian Culverhouse.

Contracts offered to eleven players, four released

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The Premier League have put out the retained and released list. No big surprises for Aston Villa.

Albrighton finalises deal with Leicester City

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We got the farewell earlier in the week, and now we know where to send the bon voyage.

Numbers tell us useless things: Lambert's tenure

4

The Birmingham Mail have done some research into how long managers stay on after new owners arrive. Too bad the numbers don't really tell us much.

Trio set to return from injury near season's start

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Aston Villa may not have a lot of money to work with this summer, but they'll be augmenting their end-of-season squad without doing a thing.

Delph was our thumb: The midfield in 2013-14

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Villa had five midfielders get regular time this season. That means there is only one logical scoring system.

Guzan makes final USMNT World Cup roster

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Aston Villa's keeper will be Tim Howard's backup in Brazil.

Spurs looking to swap player for Delph

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Tottenham may be looking to make a move for Fabian Delph and for that reason I hate them.

Holtecast: How to build a team with £15 million

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Jack and Robert return once again with this week's Holtecast!

The sad demise of Fonz' career

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Nathan Delfouneso was once one of England's most highly regarded prospects. Now he doesn't even have a job.

Defender's wages may not be an issue for AVFC move

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Joleon Lescott is apparently willing to take a massive pay-cut to get regular playing time. If Villa are after him, that's great news.

Hernandez could be a good fit at Villa

3

Javier Hernandez has been told by his Mexico coach to find a way out of Manchester United. If he does as his coach says, Villa could be a good fit for the Mexican striker.

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