Fernando Torres not the only Liverpool footballer to move south - but young David seems to be having more success!
PUBLISHED: 14:13 21 February 2011 | UPDATED: 14:13 21 February 2011
ONE footballing youngster seems to have no problem bridging the north-south divide.
U15s star striker David Crowley, 14, moved into the Whittlesford area two and a half years ago after his family relocated from Birkenhead, Liverpool. Since then the net has not stopped bulging.
So far he has bagged a staggering 130 goals in 65 games over two and half seasons playing as the Whittlesford Warriors number nine.
His dad Dave Crowley, who has seen him keep up a two goals per game ration, said: “He enjoys his football and with his lightning pace and 6ft frame he causes problems for any defence and goalkeeper.
“His aim is to try and follow in his cousins footsteps [Alan Goodall] as a professional footballer who has played for Rochdale, Luton Town and Chesterfield and would one day like to run out at Anfield with the mighty reds.”
In his first season as an U13 Crowley notched 51 goals in 24 games, he followed that with 54 in 24 in the U14s whilst playing as a lone striker, helping his team left the colts d division title.
Now he is looking to top that this season by spearheading a 4-4-2 formation. He has hit 25 in 17 already and 5 of those have come whilst filling in at centre back.
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