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Darren Bent considered international retirement

July 24, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Darren Bent considered retiring from international football after failing to secure a place in England's World Cup squad, and has accused manager Fabio Capello of only including him in his 30-man preliminary squad as a "token gesture".

Bent travelled to England's pre-tournament training camp in Austria but played only 45 minutes against Japan and was not one of the chosen 23 taken to South Africa, where England performed to a disappointing standard before being knocked out by Germany in ...

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