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Tallest strikers to play for Chelsea in the Premier League era – Will Peter Crouch join them?

For strikers, being considered a success story at Chelsea can often be a tall order. The Blues have tried every avenue imaginable to find their next goal machine; be they a big money signing, a product from the academy, or even a free transfer. Summer signing Alvaro Morata has found life in west London tough at times and the Blues are on the lookout for a back-up striker. The Premier League champions shocked the football world when news emerged they were considering a bid for Stoke City striker Peter Crouch….

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Peter Crouch to Chelsea: Fans' hilarious reactions to the shock transfer rumour

Could Peter Crouch be bringing the robot to Stamford Bridge? Friday, January 19, 2018 Chelsea have reportedly expressed an interest in Peter Crouch, in what could be the most bizzarre transfer in Premier League history.  The January transfer window just gets more absurd for the Blues, who are apparently turning to the Stoke City man after their initial target, Andy Carroll, suffered an injury.  As you can imagine, Conte’s desperate search for a target man has amused the masses on social media. Chelsea fans, however, have not taken the news so well. …

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Year in Provence author Peter Mayle dies, aged 78

Author Peter Mayle, who wrote A Year in Provence, has died aged 78, his publisher has said. The 1989 international bestselling book, which chronicled Mayle’s move from England to France, was turned into a TV series and inspired a 2006 film. He wrote follow-ups Toujours Provence and Encore Provence, as well as educational and children’s books. Publisher Alfred A Knopf said he died in a hospital near his home in the south of France after a short illness. ‘Beloved writer’ In a statement on Twitter, Knopf said: “We are sad…

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Chelsea news: Blues make shock inquiry for Stoke City forward Peter Crouch

The striker was a boyhood Chelsea fan Thursday, January 18, 2018 Chelsea have made a surprising inquiry for Stoke City’s Peter Crouch as they frantically look to get back-up for out-of-form striker Alvaro Morata.  The story emerges after it was reported that Chelsea target Andy Carroll faced a possible lengthy absence after sustaining an ankle injury.  Antonio Conte’s side have thus turned their attention to Crouch, who turns 37 later this month.  The Blues are in a striker crisis with summer signing Morata with no goals in his last six…

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Department S Actor Peter Wyngarde dies aged 90

The actor Peter Wyngarde has died aged 90, his agent has confirmed. Wyngarde played dandy detective Jason King in the 1970s TV show of the same name – which was a partial inspiration for the Austin Powers films. He had numerous stage roles, as well as playing the gold-masked Klytus in Flash Gordon and Timanov in Doctor Who. His agent and manger, Thomas Bowington, described him as “one of the most unique, original and creative actors” he had seen. “As a man, there were few things in life he didn’t…

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What if Peter FitzSimons were a woman?

On Sunday, Peter FitzSimons wrote a fantastic piece about how he’s managed to not only lose weight, but keep it off. In a series of colourful paragraphs, the former rugby player told those of us still wanting to lose weight to stop making excuses, and follow his lead. And his lead is a strong one – he’s lost over 40 kilograms, and he has kept it off for two years now. His secret? Well, it’s not actually a secret at all: as he urges readers, “Get off the bloody sugar, dickhead, because it’s killing you.” Peter…

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Stoke City chairman Peter Coates 'concerned' about poor form and piles pressure on Mark Hughes

Stoke City chairman Peter Coates has admitted his concern about the team’s recent form and suggested failing to beat West Brom this weekend could spell the end for Mark Hughes. The Welsh manager is under-pressure in the Potters hotseat following a dreadful first-half of their Premier League campaign. Stoke have claimed just four wins from their opening 18 games, and it is claimed Hughes is on the verge of the sack after Saturday’s miserable 3-0 defeat to West Ham left the club one point outside of the bottom-three. They take on second-bottom…

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