Bent happy to bide time on bench

Ipswich striker Darren Bent has vowed to shake off his super-sub tag with the England Under-21s - but admits he faces a tough battle to rise up the pecking order above Carlton Cole, Jonathan Stead and David Bentley.

Ipswich striker Darren Bent has vowed to shake off his super-sub tag with the England Under-21s - but admits he faces a tough battle to rise up the pecking order above Carlton Cole, Jonathan Stead and David Bentley.

Norwich's on-loan striker Bentley gets the nod ahead of Bent, at the expense of Jonathan Stead, for tonight's European Championship qualifier with Poland in Rybnik.

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