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Peter Crouch

BornJanuary 30, 1981

Peter James Crouch is an English footballer who plays for Premier League club Stoke City as astriker. Crouch started his career as a trainee with Tottenham Hotspur. Following short stints on loans with Dulwich Hamlet and Swedish club IFK Hässleholm, he joined Queens Park Rangers. On 28 July 2000, Tottenham sold Crouch to First Division club, Queens Park Rangers for £60,000. He made an immediate impression with QPR, scoring ten league goals in the 2000–01 season. QPR were relegated at the end of the 2000–01 season and Portsmouth stepped in and paid £1.5 million for Crouch. He had a good season at Fratton Park and after scoring 19 goals he joined Aston Villa in March 2002 for £5 million. He was loaned out to Norwich City in 2003 before making a move to Southampton where he re-gained his form and was signed by Liverpool in July 2005. He was part of the team that won the FA Community Shield and FA Cup in 2006 and also gained a runner-up medal in the 2007 UEFA Champions League Final. He scored seven goals in ten European matches for Spurs in 2010–11. On 31 August 2011 he joined Stoke City for a club record fee of £10 million. In his first season with Stoke he scored 14 goals and won the club'splayer of the year award.
Stoke City 0-3 Liverpool: Player Ratings
Stoke City 0-3 Liverpool: Player Ratings
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Stats: Players who have scored 100+ Premier League goals
Stats: Players who have scored 100+ Premier League goals
Peter Crouch joined Premier League history after he became the 26th man to score 100 goals in the Premier League this week.
EPL 2016/17: Chelsea 4-2 Stoke City: Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Chelsea 4-2 Stoke City: Player Ratings
Chelsea defeated a strong-willed Stoke City and extended their run to 13 wins.
EPL 2016-17: Liverpool 4-1 Stoke City - 5 talking points
EPL 2016-17: Liverpool 4-1 Stoke City - 5 talking points
Despite conceding early, the Reds laid waste to the Potters and here are five talking points from the match.
EPL 2016/17: Arsenal 3-1 Stoke City - 5 Talking Points
EPL 2016/17: Arsenal 3-1 Stoke City - 5 Talking Points
Arsenal moved to the top of the table courtesy a 3-1 win against Stoke.
Premier League 2016/17: Arsenal 3-1 Stoke City - Player Ratings
Premier League 2016/17: Arsenal 3-1 Stoke City - Player Ratings
Arsenal came from a goal down to cap off an impressive win at home.
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24 players who were re-signed by former clubs
24 players who were re-signed by former clubs
Some players just can't get enough of their old clubs.
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24 players who were re-signed by former clubs
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5 former Premier League teams who later pummeled into oblivion
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Top 7 Premier League goals from the weekend (7-8 February)
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The world's shortest and tallest players in professional football today
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Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy could be out for three months if he needs surgery on dislocated shoulder
Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy could be out for three months if he needs surgery on dislocated shoulder
Incoming reports suggest that Mathieu Debuchy will need a surgery on his dislocated shoulder and might be out for three months.
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