Darren Bent

Born: February 6, 1984 (age 33)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Tooting, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Derby County (no. 11)
Darren Bent for Derby County on January 24, 2015
Career History
Youth1998-2001Ipswich Town
Senior2001-2005Ipswich Town
2005-2007Charlton Athletic
2007-2009Tottenham Hotspur
2009-2011Sunderland
2011-2015Aston Villa
→ 2013-2014Fulham (loan)
→ 2014Brighton & Hove Albion (loan)
→ 2015Derby County (loan)
2015-Derby County
International2006-2011England
Sports Mole has 668 articles about Darren Bent. Articles 1 to 40:
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Gary Rowett: 'No Derby County interest in Ross McCormack'
Derby County boss Gary Rowett says that he does not currently hold an interest in out-of-favour Aston Villa forward Ross McCormack.
Jul 28, 18:01
Derby County substitute Darren Bent sits on the bench before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on January 10, 2015
Gary Rowett: 'Darren Bent could be out for Derby County until Christmas'
Derby County manager Gary Rowett says that striker Darren Bent may be out until Christmas after suffering a hamstring injury.
Jul 22, 15:46
Chris Baird in action for Derby on July 18, 2015
Derby County to extend contracts for Darren Bent, Chris Baird
Derby County announce that Darren Bent and Chris Baird will be offered 12-month contract extensions.
Apr 26, 12:56
A general view during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Watford at Hillsborough Stadium on October 18, 2014
Team News: Steven Fletcher starts for Sheffield Wednesday
Steven Fletcher starts up front as Sheffield Wednesday welcome Derby County.
Apr 22, 14:10
Newcastle United's English head coach Steve McClaren gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane in north London on December 13, 2015
Steve McClaren: 'Derby County didn't deserve to lose to Aston Villa'
Steve McClaren claims that Aston Villa did not deserve to beat his Derby County side as referee Andrew Madley failed to award the Rams a "stonewall penalty".
Feb 25, 20:11
Newcastle manager Steve McClaren looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium on October 3, 2015
Result: Wes Morgan rescues FA Cup replay for Leicester City with late header
Leicester City score late on to earn a 2-2 draw with East Midlands rivals Derby County in their FA Cup fourth-round meeting at the iPro Stadium.
Jan 27, 21:48
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Result: Chris Wood header sends Leeds United into third
Leeds United move into third position in the Championship table with a 1-0 win over Derby County at Elland Road.
Jan 13, 21:53
Tony Pulis barks orders during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Watford on December 3, 2016
Tony Pulis: West Bromwich Albion "battered" Derby County
West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis praises the 'heroic defending' on offer from Derby County, but says that his side were unlucky to lose the third-round tie.
Jan 7, 19:20
Darren Bent for Derby County on January 24, 2015
Darren Bent impressed with Liverpool's work-rate
Derby County striker Darren Bent says that he was impressed with Liverpool's work-rate during their 3-0 win over the Rams in the EFL Cup.
Sep 21, 10:23
Benfica's defender Nelson Semedo during the match between SL Benfica and Estoril Praia at Estadio da Luz on August 16, 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Result: Derby County fall to heavy Benfica defeat in pre-season friendly
Derby County lose their second match on the bounce at the Algarve Cup as they struggle to compete with Benfica in a 4-0 reverse.
Jul 16, 22:26
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas of Queens Park Rangers during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Yeovil Town and Queens Park Rangers at Huish Park on August 11, 2015 in Yeovil, England.
MK Dons move for Jay Emmanuel-Thomas?
MK Dons are reportedly in talks with fellow Championship side Queens Park Rangers to sign Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.
Feb 1, 19:58
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp holds the drinks bottles as he stands on the touchline during the English League Cup quarter-final football match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on December 2
Preview: Sunderland vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 29, 22:55
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015
Result: Derby County miss chance to go top of Championship
Derby County miss the chance to go top of the Championship table after drawing 2-2 with Leeds United at Elland Road on Tuesday evening.
Dec 29, 21:55
Tom Ince for Derby County on February 10, 2015
Result: Tom Ince nets hat-trick as Derby County hit four past Bristol City
Playmaker Tom Ince fires in a hat-trick as Derby County score four unanswered goals during their home encounter against Bristol City.
Dec 15, 22:10
Charlton Athletic manager Iain Dowie looks on during the Barclays Premiership match between Charlton Athletic and Manchester City at The Valley on November 4, 2006
On this day: Charlton Athletic end Iain Dowie's 15-match reign
On this day in 2006, Iain Dowie was sacked as manager of Charlton Athletic after just 15 matches in charge.
Nov 13, 06:00
Darren Bent of Tottenham celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at City of Manchester Stadium on November 9, 2008
On this day: Darren Bent brace gets better of Manchester City
Seven years ago today, Darren Bent scored both of Tottenham Hotspur's goals in their 2-1 victory away at Manchester City.
Nov 9, 06:00
Nelson Oliveira of Nottingham Forest (2L) celebrates with team mates as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015 in Nottingham, England.
Result: Nelson Oliveira strike seals Nottingham Forest win
Nottingham Forest secure a 1-0 win over Derby County after Nelson Oliveira scored inside the opening five minutes in the Championship.
Nov 6, 21:25
Newcastle players celebrate the first goal by Kevin Nolan during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on October 31, 2010
On this day: Kevin Nolan serves up a horror show for Sunderland
On this day five years ago, Kevin Nolan inspired Newcastle United to a 5-1 rout against North-East rivals Sunderland at St James' Park.
Oct 31, 06:00
Chris Martin for Derby County on October 25, 2014
Preview: Blackburn Rovers vs. Derby County
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and Derby County at Ewood Park.
Oct 20, 18:37
Darren Bent of Sunderland watches as his shot goes between Glen Johnson and Pepe Reina of Liverpool and in to the goal off of a balloon, during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light on October 17, 2009
On this day: Liverpool deflated by freak beach ball goal at Stadium of Light
On this day six years ago, Darren Bent scored one of the Premier League's most bizarre goals when his strike deflected beyond Pepe Reina with the help of a beach ball.
Oct 17, 06:00
Johnny Russell of Derby County celebrates after he scores his teams opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on August 21, 2015
Preview: Derby County vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews all of the Championship action as Derby County welcome visiting Wolverhampton Wanderers to Pride Park.
Oct 16, 17:09
Portrait of George Burley, Ipswich Town Coach, during the Nationwide League Divison One match between Stoke City and Ipswich Town at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke in England on September 22, 2002
On this day: George Burley loses Ipswich Town job
Thirteen years ago today, Ipswich Town decided to part company with manager George Burley.
Oct 11, 06:00
Derby County substitute Darren Bent sits on the bench before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on January 10, 2015
Paul Clement: 'Darren Bent missed Derby County game due to traffic jam'
Derby County manager Paul Clement admits that striker Darren Bent missed his side's 2-0 win over Brentford because he was stuck in traffic.
Oct 4, 14:37
A general view of Stadium MK ahead of today's match MK Dons v Dover Athletic - FA Cup Second Round match at Stadium MK on December 7, 2013
Result: Two late goals earns Derby County win
Two late goals from Darren Bent and Tom Ince give Derby County a 3-1 win away at MK Dons in the Championship.
Sep 26, 14:34
Paul Clement manager of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Middlesbrough at Pride Park Stadium on August 18, 2015
Live Commentary: MK Dons 1-3 Derby County - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Derby County's 3-1 win over MK Dons, as the Rams make it three away wins on the bounce in the Championship.
Sep 26, 11:59
General views of Pride Park Stadium home of Derby County on March 23, 2011
Preview: Derby County vs. Burnley
Sports Mole looks forward to a rare Monday-night fixture in the Championship as in-form duo Derby County and Burnley meet at the iPro Stadium.
Sep 18, 17:37
Emmanuel Adebayor of Arsenal celebrates his 2nd goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on September 15, 2007
On this day: Emmanuel Adebayor double wins North London derby for Arsenal
On this day in 2007, Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice - including a long-range screamer - to help Arsenal on their way to a 3-1 win over arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
Sep 15, 08:00
Jeff Hendrick for Derby County on January 10, 2015
Team News: Derby County make two changes for Leeds United clash
Derby County boss Paul Clement makes two changes to his side for the Championship clash with Leeds United.
Aug 29, 11:14
Paul Clement manager of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Middlesbrough at Pride Park Stadium on August 18, 2015
Derby County boss Paul Clement frustrated with Birmingham City draw
Derby County boss Paul Clement believes that his side did enough to secure all three points in their 1-1 draw against Birmingham City in their Championship clash.
Aug 22, 02:43
Johnny Russell of Derby County celebrates after he scores his teams opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on August 21, 2015
Result: Johnny Russell strike earns Derby County draw at Birmingham City
Johnny Russell's second-half goal earns Derby County their fourth draw of the season away to Birmingham City.
Aug 21, 21:41
Jon Toral of Birmingham is challenged by Richard Keogh of Derby during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Derby County at St Andrews (stadium) on August 21, 2015
Half-Time Report: Stephen Gleeson strike gives Birmingham City lead against Derby County
Stephen Gleeson gives Birmingham City the lead in their Championship clash with Derby County.
Aug 21, 20:35
Darren Bent of Derby County celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Blackpool at iPro Stadium on April 14, 2015
Team News: Four changes for Derby County at Birmingham City
Derby County manager Paul Clement makes four changes to his side for the trip to face Birmingham City in the Championship at St Andrew's.
Aug 21, 18:55
Derby County manager Paul Clement during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Portsmouth v Derby County at Fratton Park on August 12, 2015
Preview: Derby County vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews the Championship meeting between Derby County and Middlesbrough at the iPro Stadium.
Aug 17, 17:59
General views of Pride Park Stadium home of Derby County on March 23, 2011
Preview: Derby County vs. Charlton Athletic
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Championship clash between Derby County and Charlton Athletic.
Aug 13, 17:01
A General external view of Fratton Park before the Sky Bet League Two match between Portsmouth and Chesterfield at Fratton Park on August 31, 2013
Preview: Portsmouth vs. Derby County
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's League Cup first-round match between Portsmouth and Derby County at Fratton Park.
Aug 10, 17:54
Tom Ince for Derby County on February 10, 2015
Team News: Thomas Ince, Jason Shackell handed Derby County starts at Bolton Wanderers
New signings Thomas Ince and Jason Shackell start for Derby County away at Bolton Wanderers.
Aug 8, 14:16
A general view outside the ground prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic at the Macron Stadium on January 3, 2015
Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs. Derby County
Sports Mole previews the opening day fixture in the Championship between Bolton Wanderers and Derby County.
Aug 6, 17:29
Darren Bent of Derby County celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Blackpool at iPro Stadium on April 14, 2015
Result: Derby County overcome Burton Albion test in final pre-season clash
Goals from Darren Bent, Andreas Weimann and Johnny Russell guide Derby County to a 3-1 victory over Burton Albion in their final pre-season match.
Aug 1, 16:51
Darren Bent for Derby County on January 24, 2015
Result: Derby County, Villarreal play out draw
Derby County play out a 1-1 draw with La Liga's Villarreal in a pre-season friendly at the iPro Stadium.
Jul 29, 21:43
Darren Bent for Derby County on January 24, 2015
Darren Bent: 'Derby County must be relentless'
New signing Darren Bent says that Derby County must be "relentless" if they are to achieve promotion from the Championship to the Premier League.
Jul 23, 12:27



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves1392224131129
2Cardiff CityCardiff138321810827
3Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd139041811727
4Leeds UnitedLeeds137242112923
5Aston Villa136431913622
6Norwich CityNorwich136431314-122
7Bristol City135622014621
8Preston North EndPreston135621711621
9Derby CountyDerby125431713419
10Fulham134631714318
11Ipswich TownIpswich126062018218
12Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest136071721-418
13Middlesbrough134541512317
14Hull City134452420416
15Millwall134451614216
16Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds134451616016
17Queens Park RangersQPR133641617-115
18Brentford132741718-113
19Barnsley123361518-312
20Reading123361114-312
21Birmingham CityBirmingham13328821-1311
22Burton Albion13247625-1910
23Sunderland131661625-99
24Bolton WanderersBolton13139724-176
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