Tottenham captain King delighted fellow academy graduate Crouch grabbed Man City winner

Tottenham captain Ledley King was delighted fellow Spurs academy graduate Peter Crouch netted the winner at Manchester City.

Tottenham captain Ledley King was delighted fellow Spurs academy graduate Peter Crouch netted the winner at Manchester City.

The England pair both joined Spurs full-time as Trainees in July, 1997 and turned professional in July, 1998.

"At that age you are just dreaming of becoming a professional footballer and that was our goal," King told the Spurs website.

"Crouchy went onto different clubs and made a name for himself elsewhere before coming back and it's fantastic he scored the goal at City. I was really pleased for him.

"Nights like that are very special and it's great we could share it together after being in the youth team here.

"This has been a long time coming - too long - and I'm delighted."

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