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Darren Bent Biography

Darren Ashley Bent is an English footballer who plays for Aston Villa as a striker. Bent started his career with Ipswich Town. After progressing through their youth system he made his first team debut in 2001. He made 122 appearances and scored 48 goals in the league for Ipswich, before joining Charlton Athletic for a fee of £2.5 million in 2005. On the opening day of the 2005–06 FA Premier League season, Bent scored two goals on his Charlton debut against Sunderland, and was named the Premier League player of the month for August. Bent was the highest scoringEnglishman in the Premier League in the 2005–06 season, with 18 goals (22 overall) which made him third highest scorer and was given Charlton's Player of the Season award. He completed a move to Tottenham Hotspur for a club record fee of £16.5 million on 29 June 2007. He scored his first goal for Tottenham in a friendly match against Stevenage Borough in their first pre-season fixture of the 2007–08 season. Bent signed for Sunderland on 5 August for an initial fee of £10 million plus potential additional payments, which later rose to £16.5 million. On 18 January 2011, Bent completed his move to Villa and signed a four-and-a-half-year deal. He has represented England at under-15, under-16, under-17, under-19, under-21 and senior levels. He made 14 appearances and scored nine goals for the under-21 side, after making his debut against Italy in 2003. He scored his first goal on 7 September 2010 in a 3–1 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying match victory against Switzerland.

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5 strangest goals ever scored in football
5 strangest goals ever scored in football
Inanimate objects, gusts of wind, tackles and technology. The strangest goals in the history of football.
5 dirtiest goals in the history of club football
5 dirtiest goals in the history of club football
Some are gifted with the ability to score goals out of nowhere. Some others as we see here, have to rely on a little more than their skills.
EFL Cup 2016-17: Derby County 0-3 Liverpool - 5 talking points
EFL Cup 2016-17: Derby County 0-3 Liverpool - 5 talking points
Liverpool continued their great form by easily dispatching the Championship side.
10 most expensive signings by Tottenham Hotspur
10 most expensive signings by Tottenham Hotspur
From the side of North London that likes to spend, we look at the 10 most expensive signings that Tottenham has ever made.
10 strikers who did nothing but score goals
10 strikers who did nothing but score goals
These players might not be the most skilled, but they definitely knew how to find the back of the net
8 players who made playing off the ball an art
8 players who made playing off the ball an art
Here are eight players who made a name for themselves due to their clever movement off the ball.
5 things you never thought you'd see thrown on a football pitch
5 things you never thought you'd see thrown on a football pitch
What should you do when people throw these alien things onto a football pitch?
5 incredible Manchester United comebacks
5 incredible Manchester United comebacks
Once upon a time, Manchester United were famous for their comebacks, we take a look at five of the most scintillating turnarounds from them
Top 10 record transfers for British players
Top 10 record transfers for British players
Gareth Bale leads the table of most expensive British players of all time followed by new Manchester City recruit Raheem Sterling
Top 10 fluke goals in football
Top 10 fluke goals in football
Darren Bent’s goal against Liverpool saw the ball deflect off of a beach-ball and go in Scoring a goal is the hardest thing to do in footbal ...
Fulham 1-3 Chelsea: Key stats & player ratings
Fulham 1-3 Chelsea: Key stats & player ratings
Chelsea moved four points clear at the top of the Premier League table after they comfortably brushed aside Fulham 3-1 at Craven Cottage. After a goalless first half, the Blues stepped up a gear and blew away their opponents in a 16 minute spell with Andre Schurrle netting all three goals for his first hat-trick [...]The post Fulham 1-3 Chelsea: Key Stats & Player Ratings appeared first on Squawka News.
Who is the most prolific visiting striker at Old Trafford?
Who is the most prolific visiting striker at Old Trafford?
Considering the legends that have taken to the stage at Old Trafford, Darren Bent can’t possible top that.
Video: Manchester United 2 – 2 Fulham
Video: Manchester United 2 – 2 Fulham
Arsenal vs. Fulham - Predicted line-ups & preview
Arsenal vs. Fulham - Predicted line-ups & preview
Arsenal host Fulham on Saturday as they look to maintain their grip on top spot in the Premier League. The Gunners overcame a tough test in Aston Villa on Monday to return to top after they were temporarily dislodged over the weekend and will look to build upon that and maintain their form against a [...]The post Monreal Out, Gibbs In? Arsenal v Fulham Predicted Line-Ups & Stats Preview appeared first on Squawka News.
Paul Lambert’s Aston Villa transfer fees confession places question mark on other signings
Paul Lambert’s Aston Villa transfer fees confession places question mark on other signings
Aston Villa transfer fees confession makes Lerner’s drive for austerity look thriftier   In the recent pre-Baggies press conference Paul Lambert admitted that transfer fees for some of his players were far less than had been reported byMOMS the original Villa source My Old Man Said
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