UK time is: 23:37:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Crouch Grouch

And finally someone has noticed it on the domestic front!

I`ve long held the belief, just like most referee`s who have had dealings on an international basis with 'Le Freak` that he`s far from legitimate with his play.

Speaking after the 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday evening, Sir Alex Ferguson pointed out something very interesting, remarking to the media about a certain Peter Crouch,

"He fouls all the time. He gets off with it because of his height, but he jumps on top of defenders all the time."

"He has been doing that for a long time. Referees know that. Even with the goal he has maybe caught Phil Jones. He`s a handful in the air, no doubt about that."


Are Sir Alex, those international referees and I right, does Crouch get away with persistent fouling when he uses his height to pressurize defenders?



Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!









Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 26 2011

Time: 4:32PM

Your Comments

HAHAHAHAHA! Good old slur, deflecting attention from his own players' deficiencies by attacking someone else. Crouch may not be whiter than white, but check out the goal - Phil Jones lost Crouch (must have been 4 feet away from him) and allowed him a free header - in other words Jones never got near enough to Crouch to be fouled. The continued hanging on slurs every word as if it were the gospel truth is what makes many rival hate united - he is the biggest facking liar in the business!
fifthcolumnblue
HAHAHAHAHA! Good old slur, deflecting attention from his own players' deficiencies by attacking someone else. Crouch may not be whiter than white, but check out the goal - Phil Jones lost Crouch (must have been 4 feet away from him) and allowed him a free header - in other words Jones never got near enough to Crouch to be fouled. The continued hanging on slurs every word as if it were the gospel truth is what makes many rival hate united - he is the biggest facking liar in the business!
fifthcolumnblue
Crouch fouls is hardly a lie at the same time it's not the full story either. Jones is still young and naive and will soon learn then when you play against the Crouch's in football just get close to 'em and when they jump over the top of you you simply fall over. It was poor defending also, why was Jones, our shortest defender, marking Crouch? Ferdinand or Fletcher should've picked him up. It's teams like Stoke where we miss the rock at the back Vidic.
TheFamousNo7
Crouch fouls is hardly a lie at the same time it's not the full story either. Jones is still young and naive and will soon learn then when you play against the Crouch's in football just get close to 'em and when they jump over the top of you you simply fall over. It was poor defending also, why was Jones, our shortest defender, marking Crouch? Ferdinand or Fletcher should've picked him up. It's teams like Stoke where we miss the rock at the back Vidic.
TheFamousNo7
When it comes to Crouch it's not the jumping all over defenders that aggrieves me, as most refs eventually penalise him for it. It's his habit of going to ground every time he tussles with an opposition player that grinds my gears!
fifthcolumnblue
When it comes to Crouch it's not the jumping all over defenders that aggrieves me, as most refs eventually penalise him for it. It's his habit of going to ground every time he tussles with an opposition player that grinds my gears!
fifthcolumnblue
I completely agree fcb but it's not just Crouch who does that, there's so many strikers who like to dish it out and make sure their presence is felt yet fall like a sack of 5h1t when they recieve the slightest knock. Bolton's Davies is one of the worst for it, Drogba isn't much better either.
TheFamousNo7
I completely agree fcb but it's not just Crouch who does that, there's so many strikers who like to dish it out and make sure their presence is felt yet fall like a sack of 5h1t when they recieve the slightest knock. Bolton's Davies is one of the worst for it, Drogba isn't much better either.
TheFamousNo7
Drogba doesn't need to be touched to fall over though!
fifthcolumnblue
Drogba doesn't need to be touched to fall over though!
fifthcolumnblue
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

That Same Old Song! (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Loyalty can Override Cash! (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Guarin Talk Resurrected (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Zaha Heading Back to London (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Fellaini Injured? (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Rojo Switch Almost Confirmed (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Panic Buys? (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Di Maria - A Last-Gasp Deal? (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Rojo - Another Update! (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Rooney Vows to Bounce Back! (Monday August 18 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 92
2. Kanchelskis 54
3. MotorMad 48
4. nordkap 12
5. ssopon273 2
6. kashere21 2
7. D_G 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Sunderland 1 0 1 0 0 1
12. WBA 1 0 1 0 0 1
13. Crystal Palace 1 0 0 1 -1 0
14. Man Utd 1 0 0 1 -1 0
15. Southampton 1 0 0 1 -1 0
16. Q.P.R. 1 0 0 1 -1 0
17. Stoke 1 0 0 1 -1 0

Breaking League News

Ashley Continues To Sell The NUFC Soul
Newcastle : 20/08/2014 22:56:00
Dzeko Pens Four Year Contract
Man City : 20/08/2014 21:19:00
Malky Deal Falls Flat?
Crystal Palace : 20/08/2014 21:04:00
Bennett Makes Loan Move
Aston Villa : 20/08/2014 20:43:00
What to Do About Nathan Ake?
Chelsea : 20/08/2014 18:06:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Swansea?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 9%
Smalling 0%
Jones 18%
Blackett 12%
Herrera 2%
Lingard 2%
Young 0%
Mata 1%
Rooney 15%
Hernandez 0%
Fletcher 0%
Nani 1%
Fellaini 0%
Januzaj 40%