SUNDERLAND will be frustrated if they hope to quickly make right-back Alan Hutton’s loan from Tottenham permanent.
DARREN Bent says helping Sunderland to beat former club Tottenham with a remarkable brace means he can finally draw a line under his White Hart Lane misery.
DARREN Bent had his Stuart Pearce moment on Saturday but by the time he’d taken leave of this pulsating clash on 79 minutes, it was a comparison that cut a bit too close to the bone for the Sunderland striker.
HARRY Redknapp couldn’t resist a subtle dig at Darren Bent, even after seeing his former striker help Sunderland sink Spurs.
STEVE Bruce will look to turn Alan Hutton’s loan move from Tottenham Hotspur into a permanent switch at the end of the season.
SUNDERLAND are preparing a summer bid for Tottenham midfielder Jamie O’Hara – and hope to sign his Spurs team-mate Alan Hutton on a permanent basis if they win their battle against relegation.
DARREN Bent believes he has become a better striker since joining Sunderland in the summer having already scored more league goals for the Black Cats than he managed in either of his two seasons at Tottenham Hotspur.
STEVE Bruce will not make a move for Tottenham defender Michael Dawson until the summer as he once again refused to be rushed into doing any transfer business in January.
DARRON Gibson led the charge of the youth brigade as Manchester United marched into the Carling Cup semi-finals last night.
WIGAN produced the ideal response to last week’s 9-1 thrashing by Tottenham as Hugo Rodallega’s solitary goal was enough to beat Sunderland.
JERMAIN Defoe revealed how he made a last-minute change of boots before his goalscoring frenzy against Wigan that sent Tottenham Hotspur back into the Barclays Premier League top four.
CRAIG Gordon has blasted Spurs striker Jermain Defoe for the “poor challenge” that broke his arm and left him on the sidelines until the New Year.
FRAIZER Campbell would normally enjoy the opportunity to recharge his batteries during an international break – but the Sunderland striker fears it will be ruined by the frustration of last weekend’s defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
STEVE Bruce has urged Darren Bent not to dwell on his costly penalty miss against Tottenham Hotspur as he delivered a withering response to criticism of his striker following the 2-0 defeat at White Hart Lane, writes LUKE EDWARDS.
CRAIG Gordon could be ruled out of action until after Christmas after breaking his arm in a collision with Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe during the painful 2-0 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur.
TOTTENHAM Hotspur had plenty to laugh about at the weekend and most of the jokes were at Darren Bent’s expense.
ARSENAL are playing stunning football at the moment and continued their amazing knack of scoring in both halves last weekend against Tottenham and landing one of my punts of the weekend at odds of 7-4.
STEVE Bruce has revealed the signing of Darren Bent was his first priority when he became Sunderland manager as he thanked Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp for falling out with the striker.
SUNDERLAND new boy Michael Turner might have been interesting Liverpool, Aston Villa and Spurs over the summer but he says that no hard sell was required to convince him to join the Black Cats revolution.
DARREN Bent wants revenge on Stoke City after getting “beaten up” at the Britannia with Spurs last season.
HARRY Redknapp has revealed it was Alan Shearer who first recommended Sebastién Bassong to him, but the Tottenham Hotspur boss believes he would never have signed the defender had Shearer been installed as Newcastle United manager, writes STUART RAYNER.
DARREN Bent has revealed his relief at playing at a club where he feels wanted after admitting he was never happy playing for Harry Redknapp at Tottenham Hotspur.
TOTTENHAM Hotspur are preparing to step up their pursuit of defender Sébastien Bassong this week as the long-awaited St James’s Park clear-out starts to get under way.
SUNDERLAND have made a second and improved offer for Tottenham Hotspur striker Darren Bent and hope to be able to confirm his transfer later this week.
STEVE Bruce has warned Tottenham Hotspur he will not wait around forever to sign Darren Bent as talks between the two clubs broke down last night.
STEVE Bruce admits Sunderland will still struggle to lure big-name players as Peter Crouch prepares to sign for Tottenham.
STEVE Bruce will return from holiday to begin his Sunderland revolution this week by trying to finalise a deal for Tottenham striker Darren Bent.
TOTTENHAM and Arsenal are readying imminent bids for Sebastien Bassong as they look to exploit the growing confusion and turmoil at Newcastle United.
SUNDERLAND are set to step up their interest in Darren Bent after Steve Bruce spent last week compiling character references on the Spurs striker.
ALAN Shearer will make a move for promising Tottenham Hotspur defender Chris Gunter if he is confirmed as Newcastle United’s permanent manager.
KIERAN Richardson has pledged his future to Sunderland – despite claims that Tottenham are interested in the Black Cats midfielder.
TWO quickfire goals just before half-time killed Sunderland off and sent Spurs through to the Premier Academy Youth League play-off final.
ONCE again, this time at Tottenham on Sunday, a poor first half is our undoing.
ALAN Shearer last night complained about his players’ lack of urgency as Newcastle United slipped another step closer to relegation following a 1-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.
MARK Viduka will make a welcome return to bolster Newcastle United’s desperate survival mission against Tottenham Hotspur tomorrow following a personal plea from Alan Shearer to help save the club.
SUNDERLAND are continuing to monitor Darren Bent’s situation at Tottenham Hotspur ahead of a possible summer bid for the striker.
KIERAN Richardson has pointed his finger at Roy Keane as he tried to explain the two-match suspension he picked up following his tenth yellow card of the season during Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur.
KIERAN Richardson mentioned Europe in his post-match dispatches, but the Black Cats’ failure to hang on to the slender lead he gave them against Tottenham ensures they must keep one eye fixed on the relegation scramble below them.
RICKY Sbragia admitted he is running out of patience with his players after they failed to hang on to their lead against Tottenham Hotspur.
KENWYNE Jones maintains he has no regrets about turning down a move to Spurs, insisting his focus ahead of today’s crucial game against the Londoners is solely on atoning for his shocking midweek miss at Anfield.