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Bent bags brace in Villa win

by Football News

Darren Bent gave Aston Villa a timely reminder of his quality with a brace in their come-from-behind 3-1 friendly win at Mansfield. The 30-year-old has often been overlooked by Villa manager Paul Lambert and he spent last season on loan at Fulham... Read more

Bent hits out at Magath injury claims

by Football News

Darren Bent has denied Fulham manager Felix Magath's claims that he was unfit for Sunday's match against Everton. The striker was an unused substitute in the 3-1 loss at Craven Cottage, with 17-year-old Moussa Dembele selected ahead of him... Read more

Bent and almost broken by Villa

by Oliver Wilson

Do you remember a few weeks ago when Darren Bent said all he wanted to do was play football? The former England striker has truly been ousted by Paul Lambert at Aston Villa and this week the Scottish manager decided that Bent, after making only a... Read more

Bent available for Villa selection

by Football News

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has confirmed that Darren Bent has returned to first-team training following a spell on the sidelines... Read more

"Darren Bent omission" remain a mystery

by Himan Ali Hazmi

Last week we've witnessed the high and low of football from the bore draw of Chelsea till the "shambolic own goal" of Gareth Bale. But Paul Lambert decision to omit Darren Bent from the squad is something unexplainable... Read more

Lambert denies rift with Bent

by Football News

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has denied reports he and star striker Darren Bent are not on speaking terms... Read more

Belief at Villa

by Alec Shilton

Optimism is rife at Villa Park with Paul Lambert’s replacing the hugely unpopular Alex McLeish as manager after finishing last season with the worst home record in the club’s history... Read more