Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Crouch = Henry, says Carradona

JAMIE Carragher believes new team-mate Peter Crouch deserves to be bracketed in the same league as Thierry Henry after his whirlwind start to the year.

The 24-year-old striker today sealed a £7million move to Liverpool and joined the competition for places at Anfield.
[Full Story] Crouch speaks to .tv

Ten Facts About Peter Crouch

Peter was born in Macclesfield on January 30, 1981.

He started his career at Tottenham Hotspur but after failing to make an impression at White Hart Lane he moved to Queens Park Rangers in 2000.

He then had a spell with Portsmouth and scored 18 goals in 37 appearances.

Crouch then had spells with Aston Villa and Norwich City before joining Southampton in 2004.

Crouch stands at a very tall six foot seven.

In a relegated Southampton team Crouch was the Saints leading scorer with 16 goals from 24 starts.

Crouch scored against Liverpool in a 2-0 win for Southampton at St Mary's Stadium last season in January 2005.

Crouch has six England under-21 caps and one goal.

Crouch was then handed his England debut on the summer tour of the USA in May 2005 and set up a goal for Michael Owen against Colombia.

Crouch follows in a long line of players to play for both Southampton and Liverpool. The list includes Bruce Grobbelaar, Kevin Keegan, Mark Wright, Sammy Lee, Jimmy Case, Jimmy Melia, Neil Ruddock, David Speedie, Barry Venison, Mark Walters and Jamie Redknapp.


Blogger Val said...

hmmm....7 million.

Blogger Sarah_A said...

hehe i saw him when he played for Norwich and they played against WBA.

all our fans were making v good jokes bout his height, he's very gangly... lol

Blogger Mark said...

i must say im not the biggest fan of the one they affectionally call lanky bastard
hope he can prove me wrong

Blogger Emma said...

Crouchie is also quite a babe. Hehe.


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