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Derby County striker Darren Bent discusses his recent rich vein...

Derby County striker Darren Bent discusses his recent rich vein...

Darren Bent's brace against Cardiff City in midweek made him Derby County's joint top scorer this season. Bent and Tom Ince are now level with 12 goals apiece during the 2016-17 campaign so far. Both players have impressive records under boss Steve McClaren. READ MORE: We must stick together and keep fighting, says strikerAll but one of Bent's goals this term have come since McClaren returned to the club in October. The former England striker has netted 11 times in his last 17 appearances...
We must stick together and keep fighting, says Derby striker...

We must stick together and keep fighting, says Derby striker...

Derby County striker Darren Bent says that everyone needs to stick together following the disappointing defeat by Cardiff City. Bent, who scored twice as the Rams were beaten 4-3 by their visitors on Tuesday night, vented his frustration on social media. He also insisted that Steve McClaren's side must continue to fight after what has been a tough week. READ MORE: Should Steve McClaren recall this trio for the visit of Burton Albion?On Saturday, Derby found themselves 3-0 down against...
Match Verdict: crazy and costly clash sees stumbling Derby County...

Match Verdict: crazy and costly clash sees stumbling Derby County...

DERBY COUNTY ... 3 CARDIFF CITY ... 4Steve McClaren said he did not want another game like Derby County's crazy 3-3 draw against Bristol City and yet we were served an even more crazy game four days later.This time there were seven goals rather than six, and Derby crashed to a 4-3 defeat.They built a two-goal lead through Julien de Sart and Darren Bent only to crumble either side of half time and trail 3-2.Bent scored his second, and his 12th of the season, to make it 3-3.A lifeline? A...
Derby County 'cannot afford another slow start' against Cardiff...

Derby County 'cannot afford another slow start' against Cardiff...

Darren Bent knows Derby County cannot afford another slow start when they face Cardiff City on Tuesday night. The Rams fought back from three goals down at half-time to salvage a 3-3 draw with Bristol City at Pride Park Stadium on Saturday. Steve McClaren's men are back in action on their own turf when the Bluebirds come to town (7.45pm), in the second of three successive home matches. READ MORE: Booing doesn't help us, Bent tells fans While Derby can take heart from a spirited second-half...
Derby County recap: Richard Keogh, Darren Bent and Matej Vydra

Derby County recap: Richard Keogh, Darren Bent and Matej Vydra

As Derby County look ahead to this evening's Championship tie with Cardiff City, we look back at all the news that came from yesterday's press conference. McClaren was joined at the press conference by Rams captain, Richard Keogh, who spoke of his pride in reaching a milestone of 500 appearances in his career. Ironically, the Derby County skipper's half century came against the club for whom he made his professional debut - Bristol City. Keogh helped the Rams recover from three down at...
Derby County news: Will Hughes, Darren Bent and Craig Bryson...

Derby County news: Will Hughes, Darren Bent and Craig Bryson...

Most people will have recovered from Saturday's dramatic game of football between Derby County and Bristol City. Despite coming back to claim a point, a lot of the focus was on the fans booing the Rams at half time, as they finished the first 45 minutes 3-0 down. Darren Bent said the booing was difficult to take. We don't mean to be 3-0 down and we know they're frustrated but it doesn't help when they boo, because we needed them in the second half, he...
What Derby County fans said about booing their team

What Derby County fans said about booing their team

This weekend, as Derby County left the pitch 3-0 down against Bristol City at half-time, they found themselves being booed by the fans. Striker Darren Bent called on the Derby County boo boys to get behind the team in their push for the play-offs. But fans have had their say on whether or not they think it's right to boo the team off the pitch. Chris Brown said: I was very frustrated at half time by the way the Rams had played, but I would never boo my own team. And Steven...
Booing doesn't help us, Darren Bent tells Derby County fans

Booing doesn't help us, Darren Bent tells Derby County fans

Darren Bent has called on the Derby County boo boys to get behind the team in their push for the play-offs. The Rams were roundly booed off at half-time in Saturday's Sky Bet Championship encounter with Bristol City. Steve McClaren's men trailed 3-0 after a disastrous first-half performance at Pride Park Stadium. READ MORE: 'That's the angriest I've ever seen Steve McClaren'Some spectators had earlier turned on Derby midfielder Bradley Johnson after he reacted to being substituted by...
Derby County news: Bradley Johnson, Darren Bent, Steve McClaren...

Derby County news: Bradley Johnson, Darren Bent, Steve McClaren...

The fall-out from Derby County's dramatic 3-3 draw with Bristol City continued on Sunday. The Rams battled back from three goals down at half-time to salvage a point at Pride Park on Saturday. A dismal first-half display from Derby saw them go into at the break trailing 3-0 following goals from Matty Taylor and Tammy Abraham (2). MATCH VERDICT: Derby County 3-3 Bristol CityManager Steve McClaren had made a double change with only half an hour on the clock, bringing off Bradley Johnson and...
We've always got hope with this pair in the team, says Derby boss...

We've always got hope with this pair in the team, says Derby boss...

Darren Bent has joined Derby County team-mate Tom Ince in double figures for goals this season. Bent struck twice in the 3-3 draw against Bristol City at Pride Park Stadium on Saturday to take his tally to 10, including six in his last seven games. Ince also scored against the Robins and he now has a dozen goals. MATCH VERDICT: Derby County 3-3 Bristol CityWe have always got hope when we have Darren Bent and Tom Ince in the team, said Rams manager Steve McClaren, who watched his...
View from the dressing room: "I never want another game like...

View from the dressing room: "I never want another game like...

Steve McClaren was left shaking his head after Derby County's 3-3 draw against Bristol City at Pride Park Stadium. Derby trailed 3-0 at half time after a shocking first-half display. But they recovered second half to salvage a point thanks to a Darren Bent double, one a penalty, and a Tom Ince header. READ MORE: I would never disrespect Rams, insists midfielderI never want another game like that, said McClaren. You get them once or twice in your career, once or twice in a...
I thought I measured up well against Jamie Vardy, says Derby...

I thought I measured up well against Jamie Vardy, says Derby...

Derby County striker Darren Bent believes he could still hold his own in the Premier League.And the 33-year-old hopes that, next season, he will be playing in English football's top flight with the Rams.Bent, who has scored 10 goals in his last 11 FA Cup appearances, admits to feeling pleased with himself after scoring against Premier League opponents West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City in the FA Cup.Anyone who knows me knows how much the FA Cup means to me and how much I enjoy playing...
Newcastle defender 'in the right place at the right time' to deny...

Newcastle defender 'in the right place at the right time' to deny...

Matt Ritchie may have scored Newcastle United's winning goal against Derby County - but the contribution of DeAndre Yedlin proved just as important for the Magpies. Darren Bent's last-gasp header so nearly earned the Rams a share of the points in the sixth minute of stoppage time at St James' Park on Saturday. That was until the intervention of United States international Yedlin, who headed off the line and away to safety. READ MORE: Steve McClaren on THAT miss by Tom InceSeconds later, the...
Derby County defender gives his verdict on Newcastle United...

Derby County defender gives his verdict on Newcastle United...

Chris Baird admitted Derby County's first-half display was not good enough in Saturday's defeat to Newcastle United. The Rams went down 1-0 at St James' Park as the Magpies climbed back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table. Steve McClaren's men almost nicked a late equaliser, with Tom Ince missing a golden opportunity and Darren Bent seeing a header cleared off the line in the dying moments. However, the visitors were left to rue a below-par opening period, during which...
What boss Steve McClaren had to say about Derby County's defeat...

What boss Steve McClaren had to say about Derby County's defeat...

Steve McClaren felt his Derby County side deserved something from their Championship clash against his Old club Newcastle United.Matt Ritchie's deflected strike first half gave Newcastle a 1-0 victory and the three points took them back to the top of the table.Newcastle had chances to stretch their lead before they became nervous.Rams' top scorer Tom Ince missed a glorious chance to equalise late on and then Darren Bent saw a header cleared off the line in added time.I think we deserved it...

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