LITESPORT London Lite Wednesday, 11 November 2009 55 HAD TO BE SPURS Hey you,who wishes the whole paper was just sport.Youre covered. Based on information available at time of going to press.Terms and conditions apply. Find out more at orange.co.uk/3G As the UKs biggest network, we cover more people than any other.As the UKs biggest network, we cover more peopleAs the UKs biggest network, we cover more people BREAKING NEWS... Luke says no to replacing injured Glen LUKE YOUNG (above) has retired from international football despite the chance to replace England right- back Glen Johnson. The Aston Villa defender was tipped for a call-up by Fabio Capello after Johnson withdrew with injury. But Youngs 17-year-old brother died on holiday in August, leaving the former Tottenham, Charlton and Middlesbrough man struggling to recapture his appetite for the game. He is quoted as saying: In the first few weeks after what happened I didnt really want to do anything. It was really tough. Then you come in and train hard and it gives you something else to think about. Now Im ready to focus on my football. Meanwhile, Germany called off todays training session following the death of goalkeeper Robert Enke last night. GERMANY MOURNS ENKE: PAGE 17 Tall story: Peter Crouch chats to Manchester Citys Gareth Barry during England training yesterday But it could have all gone wrong after sunroof saga BY GEOFF TEATHER High spirits: the pictures in LiteSport that enraged Redknapp, left, after his warning to Spurs players havent killed anyone, even though I feel like I have. We were going out with all the lads and it probably escalated a bit more than I would have planned. But if you dont have a game until the following weekend, you want to go out and relax. It cant be football, football, football. Yet being a World Cup year we have to concentrate on football matters. It wont happen again. Imhumanattheendof thedayand it is difficult keeping your head down when youre 6ft 7in. Crouch has steadily moved up the England pecking order but says Capello has not praised him personally. He doesnt like to single out play- ers, but he has said well done to the group after weve won games. PETER CROUCH has admitted he got a carpeting from Spurs boss Harry Redknapp after a night out on the town with his team-mates. Crouchs high-jinks were revealed in LiteSport when he and a group of Spurs players went clubbing after their win against Portsmouth back in October. He was infamously pictured emergingfromataxissunroof and indulging in some extraordinary dance moves with Jonathan Woodgate. Crouch said today: Harry said to me Youre an idiot, now move on. The beanpole striker admits he cringed when he saw the photo- graphs and has promised it will not happen again as he builds up to a possible spot in Fabio Capel- los England World Cup squad. Was I worried about Fabio Capellos reaction? Yes, of course. But I didnt know what he would think and he hasnt said anything to me. Crouch was also concerned about what his club boss would say as Redknapp had made it clear he didnt want to see pic- turesof hisstarsoutclubbing after an earlier incident involving skipper Ledley King. Buthesaid:Itwas e i g h t d a y s before the next game, Ive not covered myself in glory but I High spirits: the pictures in Redknapp, left, after his warning to Spurs players havent killed anyone, even though I feel like I have. We were going out with all the lads and it probably escalated a bit more than I would have planned. But if you dont have a game until the following weekend, you want to go out and relax. It cant be football, football, football. Yet being a World Cup year we have to concentrate on football matters. It wont happen again. Imhumanattheendof thedayand it is difficult keeping your head down when youre 6ft 7in. England pecking order but says Capello has not praised him personally. to me Youre an idiot, now move The beanpole striker admits he cringed when he saw the photo- graphs and has promised it will not happen again as he builds up to a possible spot in Fabio Capel- los England World Cup squad. Was I worried about Fabio Capellos reaction? Yes, of course. But I didnt know what he would think and he hasnt said anything Crouch was also concerned about what his club boss would say as Redknapp had made it clear he didnt want to see pic- turesof hisstarsoutclubbing after an earlier incident involving skipper Ledley Buthesaid:Itwas e i g h t d a y s before the next game, Ive not index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html48.html49.html50.html51.html52.html53.html54.html55.html