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#Darren Bent

# darren-bent - Monday 8 June, 2015

Aston Villa have released two Irish players as part of their summer clear out

Ron Vlaar, meanwhile, has been offered a contract extension.

# darren-bent - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

FA Cup wrap: Three-goal Fulham ease past Norwich Report This post contains videos

FA Cup wrap: Three-goal Fulham ease past Norwich

Former England striker Darren Bent scored his side’s opener before setting up Ashkan Dejagah’s decisive second goal.

# darren-bent - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Newcastle send floundering Villa into bottom three

Meanwhile, Wigan battled back for a draw with Stoke in one of tonight’s other games.

# darren-bent - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Preview: Bent gunning for Bradford in the League Cup

The English striker is hoping to hold onto his place in the Villa team for tonight’s semi-final meeting.

# darren-bent - Friday 30 November, 2012

Villa boss Lambert: Darren Bent is going nowhere

“Have there been any enquiries for Bent? No. Has he asked to be put on the transfer list? No,” said the Scot.

# darren-bent - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Dogged Norwich thwart Lambert’s 10-man Villa

Michael Turner equalised with 11 minutes to play in today’s early kick-off.

# darren-bent - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Premier League: West Brom denied by late Bent strike

Darren Bent came off the bench to claim a crucial point for Paul Lambert.

# darren-bent - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Out of season: Bent and Arteta to watch Premier League climax from the sidelines

The Arsenal midfielder and Aston Villa striker are cursing injuries as the vital fixtures arrive thick and fast

# darren-bent - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Darren Bent DID leave Spurs because of Redknapp’s open-goal jibe

Spurs boss told reporters his ‘missus could have scored that’, causing the striker to sulk, he says.

# darren-bent - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Just another manic Sunday for RVP and Arsenal

Star turns from Aston Villa’s Irish contingent and three second-half goals from the Gunners provided an enthralling end to the weekend’s top-flight fixtures.

# darren-bent - Monday 16 January, 2012

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up

Will Chelsea’s latest signing prove to be the new JT… or the next David Luiz?

# darren-bent - Friday 13 January, 2012

Keane to get started: Robbie ready for Villa debut against Everton

FIFA have signed off Robbie Keane’s six-week loan move to Aston Villa, freeing the striker to make his debut for the club tomorrow.

# darren-bent - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Robbie’s return: Villa confirm Keane loan deal

“There has been a lot of speculation over the years linking my name to Villa and, finally, I’m here.”

# darren-bent - Friday 6 January, 2012

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer round-up

‘Liverpool Sign Bent’, plus other rumours clarified in today’s fix of football gossip.

# darren-bent - Thursday 5 January, 2012

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer round-up

So listen, a great-aunt of my ex-girlfriend’s work colleague is a tea lady at Brighton & Hove Albion, and she’s just heard that…

# darren-bent - Saturday 5 November, 2011

The Premier League day in quotes

Steve Bruce on the inscrutability of destiny, Alex McLeish getting way ahead of himself and Alex Ferguson on Mike Phelan’s sneakiness.

# darren-bent - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up

Find out which Irish player Liverpool want to sign, which ex-England midfielder Man City look set to buy and how Arsène Wenger reacted in the dressing room after his side’s 8-2 defeat to United.

# darren-bent - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Movers and Shakers: The top ten January transfers January Sales This post contains images

Movers and Shakers: The top ten January transfers

Just in case you spent all of January living in a giant transfer-repellent bubble, Kevin Coleman brings you the lowdown on the top ten moves of an utterly unpredictable transfer window.

# darren-bent - Sunday 30 January, 2011

The Sunday Papers: the best of the week’s sportswriting

Stick a pot of coffee on and put your feet up. Here’s some gems you may have missed this week.

# darren-bent - Monday 24 January, 2011

The watercooler: talking points from the weekend’s football Mammy's Boy This post contains videos

The watercooler: talking points from the weekend’s football

Paul Ring has plenty to reflect on after a busy weekend throughout Europe.

# darren-bent - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

The Morning Score: Wednesday The Morning Score This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Wednesday

One Irish boxing hero bows out in a shock retirement, Tyrone’s footballers return to action and two of Trap’s strikers get their names on the scoresheet.