UK time is: 04:09:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Bent Named In England Line Up

Scoring 25 goals, leading Sunderland to a respectable 13th league position finish, Darren Bent had to be named in the World Cup squad. Cappello even said he would 'pick players on form' but decided to pick Rooney, Heskey, Defoe and Crouch and flop in South Africa.

Now Darren has the chance to show the Country and their manager what he is made of when they meet Hungary next week.

Bent told the official site: 'I'm delighted to be back in the England squad; getting called up for your country is a great feeling.

'It's a great boost before the season even starts; hopefully I can do well, take my chance and press my claims to become a regular part of the international squad.

'Playing for your country at Wembley is a great honour for any player so hopefully I can get on.

'I will go down there and give it my all, then see what happens.'

Bent will play his last pre season game for Sunderland against Hoffenheim this afternoon and then meet up with the rest of the England hopefuls for the friendly.

Best of luck Darren!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Gary Johnson Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 8 2010

Time: 12:45PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

U21's Beat Man City Again (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Jones Looking To Go On Good Home Run (Monday January 26 2015)

Turnaround To Start With Burnley (Monday January 26 2015)

Gus: 'Poor Game Overall' (Monday January 26 2015)

Stats: Black Cats v Fulham (Saturday January 24 2015)

Sunderland v Fulham:: FA Cup Team News (Saturday January 24 2015)

Early Team News For Fulham Game. (Friday January 23 2015)

Archived Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

List All Vital Sunderland Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Dirty Dave 27
2. Gregory Pecker 26
3. Book Thief 24
4. Sunderlandsno1 18
5. Barry Green 17
6. idle eric 17
7. JoJoGrant 9
8. smegma 6
9. roggy 5
10. andyj1973 4

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Crystal Palace 22 5 8 9 -8 23
14. WBA 22 5 7 10 -9 22
15. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
16. Sunderland 22 3 11 8 -14 20
17. Burnley 22 4 8 10 -15 20
18. Hull City 22 4 7 11 -10 19
19. Q.P.R. 22 5 4 13 -16 19

Breaking League News

Newcastle Striker Incoming
Newcastle : 27/01/2015 23:02:00
Stoke ease past Rochdale in the cup
Stoke : 27/01/2015 23:00:00
Down To Fate?
Man City : 27/01/2015 21:08:00
Sissoko Sale Talk Rears It's Head.
Newcastle : 27/01/2015 20:55:00
Lees Isn't For Sale
Hull City : 27/01/2015 20:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Fulham
Suggested By:  
Mannone 10%
Vergini 0%
O'Shea 0%
Coates 0%
Jones 36%
Larsson 9%
Bridcutt 0%
Rodwell (sent off) 0%
van Aanholt 9%
Fletcher 0%
Defoe 27%
Wickham 66' 0%
Buckley 76' 0%
None of the above 9%