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Darren Bent
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Personal information
Full name Darren Ashley Bent
Date of birth 6 February 1984 (1984-02-06) (age 33)
Place of birth    Tooting, England England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club England Derby County
Number 11
Youth clubs
         -1998
1998–2001
England Godmanchester Rovers
England Ipswich Town
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2001–2005
2005–2007
2007–2009
2009–2011
2011–2015
2013–14
2015–
England Ipswich Town
England Charlton Athletic
England Tottenham Hotspur
England Sunderland
England Aston Villa
EnglandFulham (loan)
England Derby County
122 0(48)
068 0(31)
060 0(18)
058 0(32)
054 0(21)
024 00(3)
029 00(2)   
National team
2000–2001
2002
2003–2005
2006–2011
England England U16
England England U19
England England U21
England England
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0000(0)
014 00(9)
013 00(4)

Darren Ashley Bent (born 6 February 1984) is an English professional footballer who plays for Aston Villa, as a striker.

Bent started his career with Ipswich Town. After progressing through their youth system he made his first team debut in 2001. He made 122 appearances and scored 48 goals in the league for Ipswich, before joining Charlton Athletic for a fee of £2.5 million in 2005. He was Charlton Athletic's top goalscorer for two consecutive seasons and joined Tottenham Hotspur for a club record fee of £16.5 million in 2007. After two seasons at Tottenham he joined Sunderland. After a successful 18 months at Sunderland, he joined Aston Villa in 2011.

He has represented England at under-15, under-16, under-17, under-19, under-21 and senior levels. He made 14 appearances and scored nine goals for the under-21 side, after making his debut against Italy in 2003. He made his debut for the senior England side in 2006 against Uruguay, and has since made 13 appearances for England, scoring four goals. He scored his first goal on 7 September 2010 in a 3–1 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying match victory against Switzerland.

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Derby County FC
Derby County F.C. squad - 2016-17

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