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Peter Crouch

Southampton FC, Liverpool FC, Portsmouth FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC

42 caps, 22 goals

P 42 W 26 D 7 L 9 F 82: A 33
*(actual F 55: A 18)
70% successful

2005-2011

disciplined: 3
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2187

Profile

Full name Peter James Crouch

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 30 January 1981 in Macclesfield, Cheshire [registered in Macclesfield, March 1981].
Attended Drayton Manor High School, Ealing
Married to Abigail Marie Clancy, 30 June 2011, in Leicestershire, with one child, Sophia Ruby
Height/Weight 6'7", 11st 12lb. [2004]
Biographies Walking Tall: My Story - Peter Crouch (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2007).
 

'In a macho world, he is refreshingly candid about the anxieties that beset players.' Saturday Times Magazine
'The English public have always loved a goalscorer and Crouch has shown there is much more to his fame than simply being "robot boy".' The Guardian

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2007].

Club Career

Club(s) A Tottenham Hotspur FC trainee, Crouch signed professionally on 2 July 1998, during which time he spent time on loan to non-league Dulwich Hamlet FC and IFK H�ssleholm in the Swedish league. He was released to Queen's Park Rangers FC on 28 July 2000 for �60,000, before signing for Portsmouth FC on 11 July 2001 for �1,250,000, then onto Aston Villa FC, less than a year later for �4 million+, on 28 March 2002.  Crouch spent time on loan to Norwich City FC on 8 September 2003. He returned to the south coast to join Southampton FC on 8 June 2004 for �2 million. Following his full international debut, Crouch joined Liverpool FC for �7 million on 20 July 2005. Rejoined Portsmouth FC on 11 July 2008 for a fee worth up to �11 million. Crouch rejoined his first club, Tottenham Hotspur FC on 27 July 2009 - for a fee in the region of �10 million.  After struggling to hold down a regular first team slot, Crouch joined Stoke City AFC on transfer deadline day, 31 August 2011.
Club honours Football League Division One Champions 2003-04; FIFA World Club Championship runner up 2005; FA Cup winner 2005-06;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2008].

England Career

Player number 1139th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 828, 31 May 2005, Colombia 2 England 3, at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, substituted (73), aged 24 years 121 days;
Last match No. 893, 17 November 2010, England 1 France 2, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (84), aged 29 years 292 days;
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2006, 2010;
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (one appearance), England U21 (six appearances, one goal), England U18.
Distinctions England's top scorer 2006, joint 2010 (four (with Jermaine Defoe))

 

Peter Crouch - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts sub on sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
58 42 21 19 23 8 2187 22
5 as sub
99 min 9
0 as sub
0 3
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions. The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Peter Crouch - Goal Record - When The 22 Goals Were Scored
0-5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 41-ht ht-50 51-55 56-60 61-65 66-70 71-75 76-80 81-85 86-90 injury extra
time
2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 0
8 14 0

 

Peter Crouch - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 23 16 3 4 56 16 +40 3 12 2.435 0.696 76.1 +12
Away 10 6 0 4 14 9 +5 3 4 1.40 0.90 60.0 +2
Neutral 9 4 4 1 12 8 +4 3 4 1.333 0.889 66.7 +3
All 42 26 7 9 82 33 +49 9 20 1.952 0.786 70.2 +17

 

Peter Crouch - Match Record - By Shirt Colour
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Red - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All 42 26 7 9 82 33 +49 9 20 1.952 0.786 70.2 +17

 

Peter Crouch - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

6 6 0 0 17 3 +14 0 4 2.833 0.50 100.0 +6
WCF 6 2 4 0 6 3 +3 2 4 1.00 0.50 66.7 +2
World Cup 12 8 4 0 22 6 +16 2 8 1.833 0.50 83.3 +8

ECP

9 4 2 3 15 7 +8 3 6 1.667 0.778 55.6 +1
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship 9 4 2 3 15 7 +8 3 6 1.667 0.778 55.6 +1
Friendly 21 14 1 6 44 20 +24 4 6 2.095 0.952 69.0 +8
All 42 26 7 9 82 33 +49 9 20 1.952 0.786 70.2 +17

 

Peter Crouch - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2004-06 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 100.0 +2
WCP 2008-10 4 4 0 0 14 2 +12 0 3 3.50 0.50 100.0 +4
WCP All 6 6 0 0 17 3 +14 0 4 2.833 0.50 100.0 +6
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2006 4 2 2 0 5 2 +3 1 3 1.25 0.50 75.0 +2
WCF 2010 2 0 2 0 1 1 =0 1 1 0.50 0.50 50.0 =0
WCF All 6 2 4 0 6 3 +3 2 4 1.00 0.50 66.7 +2
World Cup Preliminary Competitions and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2004-06 6 4 2 0 8 3 +5 1 4 1.333 0.50 83.3 +4
WC 2008-10 6 4 2 0 15 3 +12 1 4 2.50 0.50 83.3 +4
WC All 12 8 4 0 22 6 +16 2 8 1.833 0.50 83.3 +8
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2006-08 8 4 1 3 15 7 +8 2 5 1.875 0.875 56.3 +1
ECP 2010-12 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
ECP All 9 4 2 3 15 7 +8 3 6 1.667 0.778 55.6 +1
European Championship Preliminary Competition and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2006-08 8 4 1 3 15 7 +8 2 5 1.875 0.875 56.3 +1
EC 2010-12 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
EC All 9 4 2 3 15 7 +8 3 6 1.667 0.778 55.6 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 12 8 4 0 22 6 +16 2 8 1.833 0.50 83.3 +8
EC 9 4 2 3 15 7 +8 3 6 1.667 0.778 55.6 +1
All 21 12 6 3 38 13 +25 5 14 1.81 0.619 71.4 +9

 

Peter Crouch - Match History
 Club: Southampton F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 11 full capsx

Age 24
- 827 28 May 2005 - USA 1 England 2, Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois Fr AW Injured sub 17
1 828 31 May 2005 - Colombia 2 England 3, Giants Stadium, The Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey Fr NW Start off 35 9

1-3 when substituted

 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 27 full caps  
2 832 8 October 2005 - England 1 Austria 0, Old Trafford, Manchester WCP HW Start 9
3 833 12 October 2005 - England 2 Poland 1, Old Trafford, Manchester HW sub 67 16

1-1 when substituting

4 834 12 November 2005 - Argentina 2 England 3, Stade de Genève, Genève, Switzerland Fr NW sub 81 20
2-1 when substituting
Age 25
5 835 1 March 2006 - England 2 Uruguay 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW sub 64 75 21

0-1 when substituting

168 mins. to score 1st.
1 b 25 May 2006 - England B 1 Belarus 2, Madjeski Stadium, Reading Fr HW Start off 79 9
6 836 30 May 2006 - England 3 Hungary 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW sub 6584 24

2-1 when substituting

34 mins. to score 2nd.

7 837 3 June 2006 - England 6 Jamaica 0, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW Start 29,67,89 9

...and a missed penalty 82

35 mins. to score 3rd.

8 838 10 June 2006 - England 1 Paraguay 0, Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt, Germany WCF NW Start 63 21
9 839 15 June 2006 - England 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0, Frankenstadion, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany NW Start 83

147 mins. to score 6th.

10 840 20 June 2006 - Sweden 2 England 2, Rhein Energy Stadion, Köln, Germany ND sub 4 21

0-0 when substituting

- 841 25 June 2006 - England 1 Ecuador 0, Gottlieb Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart, Germany NW unused sub 21
11 842 1 July 2006 - England 0 Portugal 0, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ND sub 65

0-0 when substituting

x

Coach: Steve McClaren - 13 full capsx

12 843 16 August 2006 - England 4 Greece 0, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW Start
36,42
10
154 mins. to score 7th.
13 844 2 September 2006 - England 5 Andorra 0, Old Trafford, Manchester ECP HD Start
5,66
9
53 mins. to score 9th.
14 845 6 September 2006 - FYR Macedonia 0 England 1, Gradski Stadion, Skopje HD Start
4660
9
70 mins. to score 11th.
15 846 7 October 2006 - England 0 FYR Macedonia 0, Old Trafford, Manchester HD Start 10
16 847 11 October 2006 - Croatia 2 England 0, Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb AL Start off 72 10

2-0 when substituted

- 848 15 November 2006 - Netherlands 1 England 1, Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD unused sub 21
Age 26
17 849 7 February 2007 - England 0 Spain 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HL Start 10
18 852 1 June 2007 - England 1 Brazil 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD sub 83 21
1-0 when substituting
19 853 6 June 2007 - Estonia 0 England 3, A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn ECP AW Start
54 81
9
357 mins. to score 12th.
20 854 22 August 2007 - England 1 Germany 2, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL sub 83 21

1-2 when substituting

- 855 8 September 2007 - England 3 Israel 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW suspended
21 856 12 September 2007 - England 3 Russia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London HW sub 80 18

2-0 when substituting

- 857 13 October 2007 - England 3 Estonia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London HW unused sub 17
22 858 17 October 2007 - Russia 2 England 1, Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva AL sub 80 18

2-1 when substituting

23 859 16 November 2007 - Austria 0 England 1, Ernst-Happel Stadion, Wien Fr AW Start 44 off 72 9

0-1 when substituted

107 mins. to score 13th.

24 860 21 November 2007 - England 2 Croatia 3, The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HL Start 65 9
93 mins. to score 14th.
Age 27
x

Coach: Fabio Capello - 17 full capsx

25 861 6 February 2008 - England 2 Switzerland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub 57 21

1-0 when substituting

26 862 26 March 2008 - France 1 England 0, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AL sub ht 19
1-0 when substituting
27 863 28 May 2008 - England 2 USA 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub 68 25

2-0 when substituting

28 864 1 June 2008 - Trinidad & Tobago 0 England 3, Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain Fr AW sub ht 19

0-2 when substituting

 Club: Portsmouth F.C. - 6 full caps  
- 868 11 October 2008 - England 5 Kazakhstan 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW unused sub 18
29 869 15 October 2008 - Belarus 1 England 3, Dinamo Stadion, Minsk AW sub 70 18

1-2 when substituting

30 870 19 November 2008 - Germany 1 England 2, Olympiastadion, Berlin Fr AW sub 90+3 20

1-2 when substituting

Age 28
31 871 11 February 2009 - Spain 2 England 0, Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán, Sevilla Fr AL sub ht 20

1-0 when substituting

32 872 28 March 2009 - England 4 Slovakia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub 35
off 74
20

1-0 when substituting
2
-0 when substituted

33 873 1 April 2009 - England 2 Ukraine 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW Start 29
off 79
9

1-1 when substituted

303 mins. to score 15th.
- 874 6 June 2009 - Kazakhstan 0 England 4, Ortalyk Tsentralnyi Stadium, Almaty AW unused sub 18
34 875 10 June 2009 - England 6 Andorra 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start 80 9
130 mins. to score 16th.
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 8 full caps  
- 877 5 September 2009 - England 2 Slovenia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW unused sub 24
- 878 9 September 2009 - England 5 Croatia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW unused sub 18
- 879 10 October 2009 - Ukraine 1 England 0, Dnipro Arena, Dnepropetrovsk AL squad member
35 880 14 October 2009 - England 3 Belarus 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start
4,75
9
14 mins. to score 17th.
36 881 14 November 2009 - Brazil 1 England 0, Khalifa International Stadium, ad-Dawḥa, Qatar Fr NL sub 82 16

1-0 when substituting

Age 29
37 882 3 March 2010 - England 3 Egypt 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub ht
56,80
20
0-1 when substituting
34 mins. to score 19th.
38 883 24 May 2010 - England 3 Mexico 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 34 9
44 mins. to score 21st.
- 884 30 May 2010 - Japan 1 England 2, UPC Arena, Graz, Austria Fr NW unused sub 26
39 885 12 June 2010 - England 1 USA 1, Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Phokeng, South Africa WCF ND sub 79 9
1-1 when substituting
40 886 18 June 2010 - England 0 Algeria 0, Kaapstad-stadion, Kaapstad, South Africa ND sub 84 9
0-0 when substituting
- 887 23 June 2010 - Slovenia 0 England 1, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Ibhayl, South Africa NW unused sub 9
- 888 27 June 2010 - Germany 4 England 1, Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein, Manguang, South Africa NL
- 890 3 September 2010 - England 4 Bulgaria 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW withdrawn squad member
- 891 7 September 2010 - Switzerland 1 England 3, Sankt-Jakob Park, Basel AW
41 892 12 October 2010 - England 0 Montenegro 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HD Start off 70 9
0-0 when substituted
42 893 17 November 2010 - England 1 France 2, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL sub 84 86 21
0-2 when substituting
145 mins. to score 22nd.
Age 30
- 894 9 February 2011 - Denmark 1 England 2,Parken Stadion, Kbenhavn Fr AW withdrawn squad member
- 895 26 March 2011 - Wales 0 England 2, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff ECP AW squad member
- 896 29 March 2011 - England 1 Ghana 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD unused sub 18
- 897 4 June 2011 - England 2 Switzerland 2, The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HD squad member
- 898 10 August 2011 - England vs. Netherlands, The National Stadium, Wembley, London - match postponed Fr Hpp squad member

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