... Join Date: May 2009. According to The Sun, West Ham are prepared to double Rice's wage – taking him from £60,000 per week to £120,000 per week. [110][111] He scored in the 52nd minute of England's 3–0 win over the Faroe Islands on 3 August 2000, before starting in the final the following day, in which England were beaten 3–0 by Sweden. [14] He scored in his first four appearances for the club, one of only six players to perform this feat in the Premier League. On 16 March, he scored a Hat-trick in a 3–1 win over Walsall. This proved to be a wise investment as Bent scored 25 goals in all competitions during the season, all but one of them in the league. The 2009–10 season is Sunderland's third consecutive season in the top division of English football, the Premier League.. Ricky Sbragia was replaced by Steve Bruce in the close season. [71] After not scoring in the next two matches, Bent went on a run by scoring in the next four matches for Villa, including his first FA Cup goal in a Villa shirt on 29 January 2012, against Arsenal in an eventual 3–2 defeat. [31] On 6 November, in a match against Dinamo Zagreb, Bent scored his first competitive hat-trick for Tottenham. [63], In his first full season with Villa, Bent scored his first goal of the season against Blackburn Rovers in a 3–1 victory on 20 August 2011. But there were several chances for the home side to make the game safe, substitute Kenwyne Jones completely missing his kick in front of goal and Zenden seeing two efforts blocked. [107][109] He finished his under-15 career with seven goals in eight appearances from 1999 to 2000. [51] He was named as Sunderland's Player of the Year. August 5, 2009. Darren Ashley Bent (born 6 February 1984) is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker.He played in the Premier League and Football League for nine clubs, and at senior international level for the England national team.. ... Is Darren Bent a Muslim? Darren Bent has averaged just 15 touches of the ball in his Premier League matches for Fulham this season. The 2009–10 season was Tottenham Hotspur's 18th season in the Premier League.It was their 32nd successive season in the top division of the English football league system.. Tottenham began the season under the stewardship of veteran manager Harry Redknapp in his first full season at the club. [127] He came on as an 80th-minute substitute as England lost 3–2 and failed to qualify for the tournament. Boateng is presently at Fiorentina and spent the second half of the 2019-20 season at Besiktas, scoring three goals in 11 Turkish Super Lig outings. Darren Bent has finally joined Sunderland and Harry Redknapp will be rubbing his hands in glee and sorting out his brown paper bags, as he plans how to spend the money. [92] He finished his loan with 6 goals in 30 matches, and Fulham were relegated into the Championship. My missus could have scored that one. [21] Ipswich were entitled to 20% of Charlton's profit on Bent under a sell-on clause, which gave the club an initial £2.58 million. Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Darren Bent has recounted a moment when Kevin-Prince Boateng scored an audacious goal in training while he was on the books of the north London club. [6] Bent scored his first Premier League goal on 24 April 2002 in a 1–0 win over Middlesbrough. 'Sarri got absolutely killed for not playing him there but Frank (Lampard) has come in and done the same thing and no-one has really said anything.'. 0. He then moved on to AC Milan which was the most successful stint of his career with 114 appearances and two titles. The former Spurs striker smashed home a rebound with just 34 seconds gone, and added a … [142] Bent refrains from drinking alcohol[143] and is a Christian. The fee is apparently £10m upfront, which could rise to £16.5 if Bent makes enough appearances. Goals against Spurs 'meant everything' - Bent. Bent progressed through Ipswich Town's youth system, having joined the club at age 14 in 1998, after considering a possible career in athletics. He scored his first goal on 7 September 2010 in a 3–1 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying match victory against Switzerland. Join Date: Jun 2009; Posts: 137; Share Tweet #1 Is Darren Bent a Muslim? — Darren Bent (@DarrenBent) December 19, 2019 But the 35-year-old has posted a video of himself with burly Wycombe hitman Adebayo Akinfenwa, in which he confirms that he's signed for the Chairboys. The former Spurs striker smashed home a rebound with just 34 seconds gone, and added a penalty for his 23rd goal of the season after Kyle Walker handled.

'For me, Declan Rice would be an upgrade,' Bent said on talkSPORT. [69] This led to Bent having to deny a fall-out with McLeish. [35] Following the return of striker Robbie Keane at Tottenham, Redknapp assured Bent of his future at the club. He is better than Lucas.