Peter Crouch main West Ham target as club seek cover for Andy Carroll

The West Ham United joint-chairman David Sullivan has revealed that the club have made a number of offers for strikers as they target cover for the injury-enforced absence of Andy Carroll. Stoke City’s Peter Crouch is the Hammers’ main target, but reports state that interest has also been shown in Hugo Almeida of Besiktas, while the former Chelsea forward Samuel Eto’o has...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Crouch high on Sam Allardyce's wish list for West Ham

Carroll is out of action for up to four months with an ankle injury and Hammers boss Sam Allardyce wants a replacement before season starts. Crouch cost Stoke a record £10million three years ago but they are willing to offload him for £1m. The 6ft 7” striker, who turns 34 in January, is in the last year of a £40,000-a-week deal and has indicated he would like to return to...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Crouch not West-Ham bound – Hughes

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has denied reports that striker Peter Crouch could be on his way to Premier League […]
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Crouch denies Gladbach victory

Peter Crouch struck midway through the second half as Stoke City held Borussia Monchengladbach to a 1-1 pre-season friendly draw […]
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Crouch: Supporting cast can help Rooney shine

Stoke City striker Peter Crouch believes England’s young squad can help Wayne Rooney shine at the FIFA World Cup in […]
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcastle Nightmare Continues – Lose 1-0 At Stoke

Peter Crouch had a header that hit the base of a post after 10 minutes, and it was fairly even for most of the first half todat the Britannia Stadium, but then Stoke City went ahead with a fluke goal after 42 minutes and goalkeeper Tim Krul has to take some responsibility for the goal. […]
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Begovic endorses Crouch for World Cup

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic believes team-mate Peter Crouch should be included in England’s FIFA World Cup squad. Crouch has […]
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nigerian striker delighted with flourishing Stoke City stint

Stoke City forward Peter Odemwingie Peter Osaze Odemwingie has stated that he is enjoying his time at Stoke City after scoring in the English Premier League side’s win against Aston Villa. The 32-year-old scored an equalizer for the Potters as they came from behind to record an emphatic 4-1 away win over Aston Villa in Villa Park. “We have come back from early goals a few times...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hughes: Crouch can break 100-goal barrier

Mark Hughes believes Stoke City striker Peter Crouch can join an exclusive group of players and score 100 goals in […]
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Crouch ready to say sorry for ref rage

Peter Crouch is prepared to apologise to Jon Moss for his reaction if the referee was right not to award […]
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Stoke held 1-1 at home by Swansea in EPL

Swansea came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw at Stoke in the Premier League on Wednesday. Peter Crouch gave Stoke a 17th minute lead but Swansea made the better start to the second half and was rewarded when Chico Flores headed an equalizer in the 52nd. Stoke broke the deadlock when Nigerian striker Peter Odemwingie rifled a low shot against the post and Crouch threaded the rebound...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Southampton draws 2-2 with Stoke City

Stoke City came from behind twice to draw 2-2 away to Southampton on Saturday in the Premier League. Saints striker Ricky Lambert gave the hosts a sixth-minute lead when he curled home a free kick for his eighth league goal of the season. Stoke equalized in the 38th when new signing Peter Odemwingie raced onto Charlie Adam's throughball before beating goalkeeper Artur Boruc...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Palace eye Crouch and Etherington as Pulis plots transfer raid on former club Stoke

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis wants to raid former club Stoke for Peter Crouch and Matthew Etherington. The Eagles chief is desperate to strengthen his squad next month as he attempts to fight off the threat of instant relegation back into the Championship. And Pulis has earmarked Crouch and Etherington as two transfer targets ahead of the January transfer window that opens...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoke City to let Peter Crouch leave as they eye a move for Mame Biram Diouf

Stoke City could let Peter Crouch link up with Harry Redknapp for a FIFTH time as he Potters look to sign former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf. Stoke have scored just 15 times in 16 Premier League matches ahead of their home tie with Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon. And manager Mark Hughes is keen on adding greater firepower in the form of Senegal international Diouf...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoke beats Aston Villa 2-1 in Premier League

Peter Crouch scored a second-half winner Saturday to give Stoke a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa and put Mark Hughes' side firmly in mid-table of the Premier League. Crouch set up Stoke's first goal as well, knocking the ball down for Charlie Adam, who slotted it into the net in the 51st. Libor Kozak equalized in the 66th, taking advantage of Erik Pieters' soft headed...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Goalkeepers shine as Hull-Stoke ends 0-0

Goalkeepers Asmir Begovic and Allan McGregor ensured a goalless draw between Hull and Stoke at the KC Stadium on Saturday with a point serving both sides well enough in their attempt to move further away from the Premier League's relegation zone. Begovic kept Hull out with good saves from Ahmed Elmohamady and Yannick Sagbo before the break and Hull `keeper McGregor twice prevented...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace target transfer of Simon Makienok – the Danish Peter Crouch

Crystal Palace could reignite their interest in Brondby beanpole Simon Makienok - Denmark’s equivalent to Peter Crouch. Palace were keen on landing 6ft 7in striker Makienok before Ian Holloway’s October exit from Selhurst Park hot-seat. And the arrival of new manager Tony Pulis - who signed Crouch for his notoriously 'direct' Stoke side - has not put off the Londoners...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoke snatches 3-3 draw with Swansea

Stoke moved out of the Premier League relegation zone on Sunday after squandering a 2-0 lead over Swansea before drawing 3-3 with a penalty in the sixth minute of stoppage time. Jonathan Waters slotted home Stoke's opener after eight minutes and Stephen Ireland steered home a second midway through the half, with Peter Crouch providing both assists. Wilfried Bony brought Swansea...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoke clinch draw, ruin Swans day

Charlie Adam scored a last-gasp penalty to salvage a point for Stoke in a s-x goal thriller against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. The Potters went ahead in the eighth minute via Route One, with Jon Walters latching onto a flick on by Peter Crouch to slot home, and Mark Hughes's side then doubled their advantage on 25 minutes thanks to a sharp passing move, with Walters crossing...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Crouch hoping for chance to impress Hughes

Stoke City striker Peter Crouch has vowed to force his way into Mark Hughes’ plans and is hopeful of facing […]
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

FC Dallas, Stoke City deliver entertaining friendly

FRISCO, Texas -- It was almost a shame that the stands weren't full at FC Dallas Stadium on Saturday night but the approximately 11,000 souls who did turn out to see Stoke City FC of the English Premier League beat FC Dallas 1-0 in an international friendly were definitely treated to a pretty entertaining game. Stoke, who was minus Bryan native Brek Shea, who played midfield...
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Crouch wants to stay at Stoke

Peter Crouch insists he is "happy" at Stoke City - but has accepted that the club could look to move him on this summer. The former England striker is in pre-season training with the Potters under new manager Mark Hughes, who replaced Tony Pulis following the end of last season. Now aged 32, Crouch has been at the Britannia Stadium for two years but was linked with a...
Via Fox Soccer
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Draw disappoints Pochettino

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino was a bit disappointed not to beat Stoke but took the point. Stoke striker Peter Crouch netted the 47th minute opener against his former club but Rickie Lambert equalised with his 15th league goal of the season to earn a share of the spoils. The result meant the Saints finished in 14th in the table for Pochettino, who took over from Nigel...
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May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

QPR heading for drop after defeat

Peter Crouch pushed former club QPR closer to a seemingly inevitable relegation as Stoke kick-started their own battle to beat the drop with a 2-0 victory on Saturday. Harry Redknapp urged Rangers to keep the faith in the build-up but even he will be hard pushed to remain positive after this defeat. As fate would have it, a player the QPR boss had hoped to bring to Loftus Road during...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoke eases relegation fears by beating doomed QPR

Stoke took a giant step toward survival in the Premier League by beating Queens Park Rangers 2-0 on Saturday, with goals by Peter Crouch and Jonathan Walters inching the home side to the brink of relegation. Crouch tapped in the opener from close range in the 42nd minute for only his second goal since September, before Walters converted a retaken penalty into the corner in the 77th...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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