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Tottenham striker Crouch admits Redknapp crucial to his career

Tottenham striker Peter Crouch admits Harry Redknapp has been crucial in his career.

Crouch also played for Redknapp at Portsmouth and Southampton.

He told the Mail on Sunday: "Southampton stands out for me as a turning point. When Harry came, he couldn't understand why I wasn't in the team. He told me I would play up front with Kevin Phillips for the rest of the season and it gave me a huge lift in confidence. I scored 16 goals after Christmas, played for England and got a big move to Liverpool."

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