Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/19/11
The England striker netted the 99th league goal of his career as Stoke achieved their first top-flight win at Molineux for 44 years at the 15th attempt. Wolves went ahead through Stephen Hunt's penalty but an own goal from Kevin Doyle brought the Potters level after the break before Crouch decided the outcome. The home side had been the better team in the opening 45 minutes, with winger Matt Jarvis causing plenty of problems and Karl Henry making his presence felt in midfield. But they failed to capitalise on Hunt's spot-kick and Stoke were a transformed side in the second half, with winger Matthew Etherington and substitute Jermaine Pennant posing a threat. Wolves made a promising start and the first effort at goal came from full-back Ronald Zubar following a Jarvis centre, but his shot curled just past the post. Stoke defender Jonathan Woodgate became the first player to be yellow-carded for bringing down Jarvis in full flight, and was again to blame after 16 minutes when the reca...
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