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Darren Bent: I was kicked out of Aston Villa but Fulham deal can help me get in England World Cup squad

Bent is hoping a season’s loan to Fulham will reignite his career and give him a platform to leap back into the England squad after a disastrous final season at Villa. Bent’s decline was rapid following the arrival of Christian Benteke last August and he became not even sure of a place on the bench as Lambert looked to ease one of his top earners off the wage bill. Unsurprisingly...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Aston Villa striker Darren Bent close to Fulham move

Aston Villa forward Darren Bent is due to have a medical at Fulham on Thursday according to Sky sources. The 29-year-old was reportedly the subject of a £4m bid from the Cottagers in July which was rejected by Villa but they are believed to have made an improved offer of around £5m. Bent was a peripheral figure for Aston Villa last season often left on the sidelines with Christian...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Darren Bent and Loic Remy are again being targeted by Newcastle

Darren Bent and Loic Remy are again being targeted by Newcastle - originally posted on It’s been no secret Newcastle have been in the market for a striker this summer. Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has wanted to address the side’s obvious need for a prolific goalscorer. Queens Park Rangers’ Loic Remy and Aston Villa’s Darren Bent are two players the Magpies...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Christian Benteke: Another Belgian Talent On The Rise

There have been a host of Belgian footballers that have consistently made the headlines this season for their outstanding performances for their clubs in the Premier League, but none of them have carried the fortunes of a club in a relegation dog fight and still received glowing plaudits like Christian Benteke. His match winning prowess are invaluable for a club like Aston Villa...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Premier League in danger of losing a founder as Aston Villa slump worsens

One of the founders of the English Premier League, Aston Villa, are in danger of losing their proud status in the English top flight. One of the oldest professional clubs in England, being one of the founding clubs of the Football League back in 1888, the Villains are also one of the most successful in English football. They have the fourth highest total of major awards of all English...
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Darren Bent: Villa Star Rightly Benched By Lambert

Darren Bent could certainly find himself leaving Villa Park in January with a number of clubs happy to have a player with his goal scoring record on their books, but is Paul Lambert right to be leaving him out of an Aston Villa side currently in a relegation battle? Lambert once a winner of the European Cup in his time playing with Borussia Dortmund has come under a lot of scrutiny...
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December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

McLeish: Bent could make Euro 2012

Alex McLeish believes Aston Villa striker Darren Bent could yet be available for Euro 2012. After rupturing ankle ligaments in February, Bent is stepping up his rehabilitation work in the hope of being part of new England head coach Roy Hodgson's squad. The England medical team have been monitoring his progress, with physio Gary Lewin initially visiting Bodymoor Heath three...
Via Fox Soccer
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Bent undergoes ankle ligament surgery

Aston Villa striker Darren Bent on Monday evening underwent successful surgery to repair the ruptured ankle ligaments which wrecked his dreams of being part of England's Euro 2012 squad. Bent suffered the setback during the Barclays Premier League match at Wigan nine days ago. The former Tottenham and Sunderland player will be able to resume training in around three months...
Via Fox Soccer
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Villa: Darren Bent not for sale

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish insists record signing Darren Bent is not for sale as speculation continues to link him with a move to Liverpool. Bent, Villa chief executive Paul Faulkner and McLeish had all previously said the striker was going nowhere. McLeish said: "We've not heard a thing from Liverpool. I'm aware of the speculation. "But there has been no...
Via Fox Soccer
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Darren Bent tweets apology to Villa fans

Aston Villa are hoping Darren Bent will be fit for Wednesday's home game with Arsenal after playing down his shopping excursion during Sunday's defeat to Liverpool. Bent missed the 2-0 loss at Villa Park with a thigh problem and some supporters voiced their displeasure at a picture posted online of the record signing buying Christmas presents during the game. However, Press...
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December 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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