X

Sunday 19
May

Burnley

Crouch keen to derail Liverpool's title bid

7th March 2019, 14:34 by Gareth Freeman

Peter Crouch would love to see former club Liverpool land the Premier League title - but wants to beat them with Burnley first.

Crouch, who joined the Clarets from Stoke in the winter transfer window, spent three seasons at Anfield earlier in his career and won the FA Cup during his spell on Merseyside.

Liverpool are second in the table, a point behind Manchester City ahead of the visit of Burnley on Sunday.

Crouch, 38, wants to see his old club take the Premier League crown but is targeting all three points this weekend, and would have no problem scoring against his former employers if a chance falls his way.

"It would be nice to get a goal," said Crouch, as reported by the Lancashire Telegraph. "Obviously I'd like to see them win the league but I'd like us to go there and get the three points.

"I've got a few scouse mates who won't be too pleased if that happens [Burnley win] but we'll be going all out to get three points."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

More Burnley

Burnley

Pope targeted by another Premier League side

19th May 2019, 19:23

Ex-Burnley boss Eddie Howe will reportedly make a £15million bid to take Clarets goalkeeper Nick Pope to Bournemouth.

Burnley

Crocuh expects to half finish next term

18th May 2019, 12:53

Peter Crouch thinks Burnley will finish in the top half of the table next season.

Burnley

Competition key to success - Lowton

17th May 2019, 14:22

Matt Lowton believes competition for places at Burnley was key in ensuring they avoided relegation last season.

Burnley

England hopes for Heaton

17th May 2019, 10:21

After being named in Gareth Southgate's England squad, Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton is looking for Nations League glory this summer.

Burnley

Dyche ready to battle financial shortcomings

16th May 2019, 15:08

Sean Dyche says Burnley will be tougher next season after avoiding relegation in the final few weeks of the campaign.

Burnley

Senior eager to get going at Turf Moor

16th May 2019, 10:50

Joel Senior believes his hard work has paid off after finalising a move from Curzon Ashton to Burnley.

Recent Sport Headlines

Burnley

Pope targeted by another Premier League side

19th May 2019, 19:23

Ex-Burnley boss Eddie Howe will reportedly make a £15million bid to take Clarets goalkeeper Nick Pope to Bournemouth.

Bournemouth

Howe eyes swoop on former club for England international

19th May 2019, 19:22

Bournemouth will reportedly make a £15million move for Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope as Eddie Howe continues his spending spree.

Cricket

Woakes shines in England victory

19th May 2019, 19:05

England seamer Chris Woakes recorded his third five-wicket haul in Sunday's ODI win over Pakistan to boost his World Cup hopes.

Tottenham Hotspur

Spurs boss on Bayern radar

19th May 2019, 18:51

Bayern Munich are ready to make a move to try and lure Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino away in the summer, reports have said.

Tennis

Nadal defeats Djokovic in Italian Open final

19th May 2019, 18:42

Rafael Nadal claimed his first ATP Tour title of 2019 after defeating Novak Djokovic in Sunday's Italian Open final.

Norwich City

Rhodes talks taking place - Report

19th May 2019, 18:39

Norwich are in talks to make Jordan Rhodes their first summer signing for a 'small fee', but his wages will be significant.

Cycling

More TT joy for Roglic

19th May 2019, 18:19

Primoz Roglic again showed his class against the clock as he took stage nine of this year's Giro d'Italia in San Marino.

Barcelona

Valverde cools talk of imminent Griezmann arrival

19th May 2019, 18:18

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde doesn't expect Antoine Griezmann to join the club from Atletico Madrid until the end of the season.