Peter Crouch edges out Zlatan Ibrahimovic to partner Cristiano Ronaldo up front in Rafa Van der Vaart’s Best XI – The Sun

PETER CROUCH was picked over Zlatan Ibrahimovic to start alongside Cristiano Ronaldo in Rafael Van der Vaart's team-mates best XI. The retired Dutch ace plumped for his old Tottenham colleague rather than former Manchester United striker Ibrahimovic – who he played with at Ajax – in an all-star team. Writing in his Daily Mail column, Crouch asked his former team-mate

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Peter Crouch is using lifesize cardboard cutouts of himself to ward off burglars at his £4.5million mansion – The Sun

PETER CROUCH is using a life-size cut out of himself to ward off intruders from his £4.5million Cheshire mansion. The 6ft 7” ex Liverpool and England striker has twice been targeted by thieves and has now taken inspiration from Macaulay Culkin’s character in cult 1990 film Home Alone. Peter, 39, took the 2D model from the set of his new

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Crouch criticises Chelsea boss Lampard for ‘underusing’ Giroud as star scores on first start since November – The Sun

PETER CROUCH has accused Chelsea of "under-using" striker Olivier Giroud this season. The Frenchman was handed his first start since November against Tottenham in today's lunchtime kick-off. And the 33-year-old took full advantage of his rare chance, burying a left-footed drive after just 15 minutes against the Blues' fierce London rivals. Speaking as a pundit on BT Sport at half-time,

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