David Bentley

Date of birth27 August 1984
Place of birthPeterborough
NationalityEnglish
Weight67 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder

An England Under-21 midfielder who excelled in the Premiership in his season on loan at Norwich City.

David was made available for transfer by Arsenal in August 2005.

After a loan spell, he joined Blackburn Rovers in January 2006 with a contract to June 2009 that was extended to June 2011 in February 2007.

David joined Tottenham Hotspur in July 2008 with a five-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 08 Sep 2001 31 Jan 2006
Norwich City 01 Jul 2004 31 May 2005 L
Blackburn Rovers 31 Aug 2005 30 Jan 2006 L
Blackburn Rovers 31 Jan 2006 30 Jul 2008
Tottenham Hotspur 30 Jul 2008 30 Jun 2013
Birmingham City 12 Jan 2011 31 May 2011 L
West Ham United 31 Aug 2011 31 May 2012 L
Rostov 06 Sep 2012 06 Jan 2013 L
Blackburn Rovers 15 Feb 2013 19 May 2013 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Arsenal FA Cup
1
2003-04 Arsenal FA Cup
2
1
2003-04 Arsenal League Cup 4
1
2003-04 Arsenal Premier League 1
2003-04 Arsenal UEFA Champions League
1
2004-05 Norwich City FA Cup 1
2004-05 Norwich City League Cup
1
2004-05 Norwich City Premier League 22
4
2
6
2005-06 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 1
1
2005-06 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 5
1
1
2005-06 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 23
6
3
7
2006-07 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 6
2
2006-07 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 1
1
2006-07 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 36
4
5
1
2006-07 Blackburn Rovers UEFA Cup 8
3
2
2007-08 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 1
1
2007-08 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 3
1
2007-08 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 37
6
8
2007-08 Blackburn Rovers UEFA Cup 4
1
2
2007-08 Blackburn Rovers UEFA Intertoto Cup 2
2008-09 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 2
2008-09 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 2
1
1
2008-09 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 20
5
1
4
2008-09 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Cup 5
1
2009-10 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 4
1
1
1
2009-10 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 4
1
2009-10 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 11
4
2
1
2010-11 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
1
1
2010-11 Birmingham City Premier League 9
4
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 1
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 1
1
1
2011-12 West Ham United League Championship 2
3
2012-13 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 1
1
2012-13 Blackburn Rovers League Championship 4
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
04 Jan 2003 Arsenal v Oxford United W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
02 Dec 2003 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 5-1 League Cup 4th round
16 Dec 2003 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 0-2 League Cup 5th round
20 Jan 2004 Arsenal v Middlesbrough L 0-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
24 Jan 2004 Arsenal v Middlesbrough W 4-1 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 2004 Middlesbrough v Arsenal L 2-1
Agg: 3-1
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
24 Feb 2004 Celta Vigo v Arsenal W 2-3 UEFA Champions League 2nd round 1st leg
06 Mar 2004 Portsmouth v Arsenal W 1-5 FA Cup Quarter-final
04 May 2004 Portsmouth v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 England Under-18 4
1
1
2002-03 England UEFA Under-19 3
2
2002-03 England Under-19 3
2
2003-04 England Under-20 1
1
2003-04 England Under-21 2
1
2004-05 England UEFA Under-21 1
2005-06 England Under-21 1
2
2006-07 England B International 1
2006-07 England UEFA Under-21 2
1
2006-07 England Under-21 2
1
2007-08 England International Friendly 1
4
2007-08 England UEFA European Championship
1
2008-09 England International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
04 Mar 2002 Italy v England L 3-0 U18
06 Jun 2002 Slovakia v England W 0-1 U18
07 Jun 2002 Slovakia v England L 1-0 U18
08 Jun 2002 Norway v England L 3-2 U18
09 Jun 2002 Portugal v England L 3-0 Under-18
18 Sep 2002 Hungary v England W 1-3 Under-19
10 Oct 2002 England v Yugoslavia D 2-2 Under 19
03 Nov 2002 England v FYR Macedonia W 3-0 UEFA Under 19 Group 3
05 Nov 2002 England v Moldova W 9-0 UEFA Under 19 Group 3
07 Nov 2002 England v Romania W 4-0 UEFA Under 19 Group 3
24 Apr 2003 Germany v England L 3-2 Under 19
09 Oct 2003 England v Czech Republic W 2-0 Under-20
17 Feb 2004 England v Netherlands W 3-2 Under-21
30 Mar 2004 Sweden v England D 2-2 Under-21
07 Sep 2004 Poland v England W 1-3 UEFA Under-21 Group 6
28 Feb 2006 England v Norway W 3-1 Under-21
15 Aug 2006 England v Moldova D 2-2 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
05 Sep 2006 Switzerland v England W 2-3 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
06 Feb 2007 England v Spain D 2-2 Under-21
24 Mar 2007 England v Italy D 3-3 Under-21
25 May 2007 England v Albania W 3-1 B International
08 Sep 2007 England v Israel W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
16 Nov 2007 Austria v England W 0-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2008 England v Switzerland W 2-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 France v England L 1-0 International Friendly
28 May 2008 England v USA W 2-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Trinidad and Tobago v England W 0-3 International Friendly
20 Aug 2008 England v Czech Republic D 2-2 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.