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Born: 08 March 1977
Came from: Toronto Lynx Went to: Released
First game: 22 September 2001 Last game: 13 April 2004
Appearances: 74 (60/14) Goals: 6
Bent played college ‘soccer’ at the University of Maryland before beginning his professional career with FSV Zwickau in Germany. He moved back to the States with the Colorado Rapids before joining Argyle after a protracted work permit application finally succeeded. A full international who also played for Canada at all age levels, Bent was a classy midfielder whose time at Argyle was interrupted by a series of injuries. After suffering a serious knee injury playing for his country, he only played two more games for Argyle and was released at the end of his contract. Despite spending two years trying to regain full fitness Bent was finally forced to retire.
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From Andrew Chapman in Leeds on 25/10/2013 ...
You snooze, you lose - someone had to get it in first - responsible for one of the finest Argyle chants: "Who the f**k is Edgar Davids, when we've got Jason, Bent, Bent, Bent!". Simple, yet genius.
APPEARANCE DETAILS [reselect competitions]
The details below reflect appearances in all first-team competitions.
We're grateful to Andy Chapman, Paul Roberts, Steve Rhodes and Mark Lovell for their help in writing GoS-DB's player pen-pictures, and to the PAFC Media Team and Colin Parsons for their help with photos. Thanks also to staff at the National Football Museum, the Scottish Football Museum and ScotlandsPeople for their valuable assistance.
The following publications have been particularly valuable in the research of pen-pictures: Plymouth Argyle, A Complete Record 1903-1989 (Brian Knight, ISBN 0-907969-40-2); Plymouth Argyle, 101 Golden Greats (Andy Riddle, ISBN 1-874287-47-3); Football League Players' Records 1888-1939 (Michael Joyce, ISBN 1-899468-67-6); Football League Players' Records 1946-1988 (Barry Hugman, ISBN 1-85443-020-3) and Plymouth Argyle Football Club Handbooks.
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