WATCH: Stoke’s Peter Crouch defends ‘brave’ Liverpool starlet Raheem Sterling’s tired claims

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STOKE City forward and ex-England star Peter Crouch defends Raheem Sterling in our daily bulletin.

The teenager has taken flak for asking to be rested for England’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Estonia.

Stoke striker Peter Crouch

Stoke striker Peter Crouch

Crouch is the latest player to come to his defence. The forward also criticised England boss Roy Hodgson for failing to visit ‘less fashionable’ clubs such as Stoke.