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Darren Bent - transfers, training and having good mates
Episode 1514th March 2021 • Track & Ball with Ellen White and Richard Whitehead • Ellen White and Richard Whitehead
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With us today is former England footballer Darren Bent. Darren first played for Ipswich and went on to sign for Charlton, Spurs, Sunderland, Villa and Derby amongst others. He's now a broadcaster for Talk Sport.

Darren was an England standard long jumper as a schoolboy - but when he signed for Ipswich at 14 he followed his passion. He tells us how he learnt by watching lots of football on TV with Ian Wright one of his biggest influences.

Ellen asks him what his first big purchase was when he became a professional - and we get a great answer!

He reveals his training methods and his big belief in repetition to succeed. And also talks about the loyal friends who've supported him along the way...with the same friends now as when he was a kid.

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Track and Ball is presented by England footballer Ellen White and Paralympic gold medal winner Richard Whitehead.