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Which gods inhabit football's Olympus?
08:01 Saturday 17th July 2021

You have to wonder about human evolution. Two or three millennia ago, virtually every civilisation saw the world as a complex place, the depth of which scientists continue to plumb today even as laymen strive to keep things in the simplest…

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Why we should remember Peter Crouch fondly following his retirement
17:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

After twenty-one years and ten permanent clubs, an evergreen Peter Crouch has taken the decision to hang up his playing boots for good.  Aged 38, the goals had started to dry up for the 6'6 striker, who ends on a mightily impressive tally…

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Will 38-year-old Peter Crouch short-change Burnley?
09:00 Tuesday 5th February 2019

Peter Crouch is back in the Premier League. After being relegated with Stoke last season, it took the veteran six months to find his way back to the top tier.  Without question, Crouch is a respected figure in the Premier League.…

3 strikers Gary Rowett should sign at Stoke City
12:00 Tuesday 12th June 2018

Gary Rowett completed his first press conference as Stoke City manager on Thursday. With both the Potters' fans and board demanding an immediate return to the Premier League, the 44-year-old is under huge pressure to deliver next season.  …

Peter Crouch is still a crucial character for Stoke City
09:30 Monday 2nd October 2017

English football fans can tell tall tales about Peter Crouch's exploits. Long a starter, the 36-year-old is now an impact sub for Mark Hughes at Stoke City. Since joining the Potters in 2011, Peter Crouch has made 176 Premier League appearances…

Players you can't believe are still at your club
11:01 Monday 11th September 2017

Do you ever look at your club's full squad list and wonder why some of the group are still claiming a wage? It could be a long serving senior who should consider their coaching badges, a youngster who isn't quite making the grade or just someone…

Who Could Los Angeles FC Sign This Summer?
13:00 Sunday 9th July 2017

Four years on from the announcement that Los Angeles FC would be joining the MLS, the club are entering their final 12 months before their first competitive matches take place. As it stands, the club only have two players on their books who…

The weird and wonderful Premier League
13:30 Wednesday 21st June 2017

As one of Europe's most competitive league, the Premier League has an enormous following. Realistically, this should mean that many of you remember these weird and wonderful occurrences from the history books of England's top flight. I bet…

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The Premier League's Oldest XI - 2016/17
14:00 Thursday 25th May 2017

Yes, it's that time of the year when we look at the players who've featured throughout the season in the twilight of their careers. Essentially, I spent a bit of research time hunting around to find a team of players who make up the oldest…

Mark Hughes' future at Stoke City clouded by uncertainty
19:30 Monday 10th April 2017

Having watched Stoke City all season there have been many ups and downs. There haven't been too many good times recently. In the last five games, Stoke have only gained one point, scoring just two goals. I am usually told that Stoke will be…

Peter Crouch refuses to be the forgotten man
13:00 Sunday 5th February 2017

After an illustrious 17-season career in the English top flight and a period of being a dependable frontman for England, Peter Crouch went off the footballing radar over the last 18 months. However, the Stoke City striker is back in form and…

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Peter Crouch lands his 100th Premier League goal as Stoke draw with Everton
17:30 Thursday 2nd February 2017

Stoke City came into the game not losing in their last three games. Everton step into the game on a good run having not lost in their last five Premier League games. Stoke City (4-2-3-1):  L. Grant; E. Pieters, B. Martins Indi, R. Shawcross,…

Eight amazing stats from Matchday 21 of the Premier League
20:30 Monday 16th January 2017

Everton's 4-0 thumping of Manchester City was the highpoint of a high-scoring weekend in the Premier League which also saw the likes of Arsenal, Tottenham, and Chelsea all impress. On the flip side, Sam Allardyce suffered yet another setback…

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Crouch Signs Extension at Stoke City Until 2018 - Two Goals Off "100 Club"
17:15 Tuesday 10th January 2017

If you hear the name Peter Crouch, you would instantly think of "The Robot" or his towering 6 ft 7 physique. Most people also know him for his goal scoring record and his ability to hold the ball.

10 key stats from Matchday 14 of the Premier League
15:15 Tuesday 6th December 2016

Chelsea remains top of the Premier League following another convincing display that saw them defeat Manchester City at the Etihad. Arsenal was another side that won on the road against West Ham while Everton's clash with Manchester United was…