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Gerard Houllier has “total support” at Aston Villa

Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier has the “total support” of the powers in charge at Villa Park, according to the club’s Chief Executive Paul Faulkner. After successive sixth place finishes under Martin O’Neill, Villa are currently languishing in the Premier … Continue reading

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Wales 0-2 England: Flexible England dominant

Goals in the opening 15 minutes from Frank Lampard and Darren Bent gave England a comfortable 2-0 victory over Wales in the Millennium Stadium. Fabio Capello’s side set out playing with a flexible 4-3-2-1 formation, with Ashley Young and Wayne … Continue reading

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Darren Bent emerging as Wayne Rooney’s likely partner against Wales

Darren Bent, the Aston Villa striker, is the front-runner to partner Wayne Rooney in England’s attack in their Euro 2012 qualifier against Wales on Saturday at the Millennium Stadium. Earlier in the week it appeared that England manager Fabio Capello … Continue reading

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Today’s Quick Transfer News

Aston Villa confirm deal to sign Darren Bent The deal taking Darren Bent from Sunderland to Aston Villa for a club record fee of £18m – which could rise to £24m – has been completed. The 26-year-old England stiker has … Continue reading

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Why was Darren Bent keen on an £18m move to Aston Villa and who wins from his transfer?

Well this is a transfer story that I don’t think any of us saw coming – Sunderland striker Darren Bent, £18m and a move to Gerard Houllier’s Aston Villa revolution. But why was the man who had scored 36 goals … Continue reading

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Darren Bent bound for Aston Villa in shock £18m deal

Darren Bent, the Sunderland and England striker, has handed in a transfer request at the Stadium of Light, as his club accepts an £18m bid for the forward from Aston Villa. Bent, 26, has scored 36 goals in 62 games … Continue reading

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