Fresh from mischievously hijacking Tottenham Hotspur’s poll to find their striker of the decade, it seems Liverpool fans have done it again.
Last week, Spurs launched a poll on Twitter asking their supporters to pick which players are most worthy of making their best XI of the last 10 years.
The series of polls were sorted by position, starting with the goalkeeper and going through to the strikers where fans had to pick between Jermain Defoe, Peter Crouch and Harry Kane.
Liverpool supporters started a campaign on the social media site to ensure that their former player Crouch won the vote – which he did, with a huge 61 percent of the vote, whilst Kane finished second after claiming 32 percent.
Working as a pundit for BT Sport ahead of Chelsea’s game at Brighton on New Year’s Day, Crouch was congratulated on winning the vote by presenter Jake Humphrey.
“We should start by saying how honoured we both are to be alongside Tottenham’s greatest striker of the past decade,” Humphrey said.
“Congratulations, I’m sure that went down well in the Kane household.”
Crouch replied: “Yes, I’m not quite sure how that’s happened but I’ll take it, I’ll take it.”
Click to play
Tap to play
The video will start in 8Cancel
Humphrey then said: “I think we know, I think we know. The Liverpool fans…”
And Crouch admitted that may have been the case, adding: “They’ve been good to me, they’ve been good to me.”
With the third round of the FA Cup coming up this weekend, the official Twitter account of the competition also started a series of polls to ask supporters to pick their cup team of the decade, by position.
Starting with the goalkeepers, the options were former Arsenal and Chelsea stopper Petr Cech, Manchester United’s Sergio Romero, former Everton star Joel Robles and Liverpool’s Adrian.
Adrian subsequently won the poll, with a landslide 67 percent of the vote,…