Sport Gylfi Sigurdsson opens the scoring for Tottenham against Norwich

Spurs midfielder proves an inspired signing as he plays major role in both Sigurdsson goals

Gabby Agbonlahor (right) rushes to embrace Aston Villa's opening goalscorer, Marc Albrighton

Villa find their feet at last as Coyle's sense of crisis grows

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Darren Bent wants to prove himself against the best for England

Darren Bent eager to impress against Spain

Darren Bent is viewing England's international friendly with Spain as a chance to prove he can perform against the best opposition and help convince Fabio Capello to include him in his Euro 2012 squad.

Darren Bent a major doubt for England

Striker Darren Bent is a major doubt for England's Euro 2012 qualifier with Bulgaria in Sofia tomorrow after he was again absent from training this afternoon.

Darren Bent committed to Aston Villa

England striker Darren Bent has pledged his future to Aston Villa and insisted: "I'm tired of moving around."

Darren Bent rescues a vital point for Villa

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Steve Bruce refuses to blame Darren Bent sale for Sunderland form

Sunderland manager Steve Bruce does not believe Darren Bent's shock January departure is the reason for the club's alarming slump in form.

Aston Villa players must adapt to Gerard Houllier tactics says Darren Bent

Record signing Darren Bent insists Aston Villa's players have to adapt to the formation and tactics under-fire manager Gerard Houllier wants to employ.

Gunman Bird's rampage re-lived

Killer Derrick Bird shot his semi-naked twin brother 11 times with a rifle after confronting him in his bedroom, the inquest into the deaths of his victims heard today.

Darren Bent content to be 'forgotten' January transfer

Darren Bent believes the "crazy" money spent on Fernando Torres and Andy Carroll has made him something of a forgotten man.

England chances boosted by Aston Villa switch claims Darren Bent

Darren Bent has been told by England coach Fabio Capello that moving to Aston Villa has enhanced his international prospects.

Sunderland continue search for Darren Bent replacement

Sunderland manager Steve Bruce will spend the next few months scouring the world to find the man to replace Darren Bent.

Darren Bent was a 'bargain' say Aston Villa

Gary McAllister believes Aston Villa's record signing Darren Bent was a bargain capture for an initial £18million in comparison to the other big-name moves during the January transfer window.

Aston Villa sign Michael Bradley on loan

Aston Villa have finally completed the loan signing of United States midfielder Michael Bradley for the remainder of the season.

N'Zogbia is not for sale, says Martinez

Roberto Martinez yesterday rejected suggestions that Charles N'Zogbia might leave Wigan Athletic this January. He described the speculation as "a compliment" but denied that he was financially obliged to sell the winger.

Sunderland to take time over Darren Bent replacement

Steve Bruce has warned Sunderland's fans he will not target a £20million replacement for Darren Bent over the next 10 days.

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