Carroll Lucky To Be Walking!

Last updated : 30 July 2007 By Footy Mad - Editor

The Italian keeper charged out of his box with knees and elbows raised, with one intention ... to stop the teenage striker in his tracks.

Sam Allardyce: "That was as bad as Harald Schumacher's challenge on Patrick Battiston in the 1982 World Cup.

"It was more like common assault than anything you expect to see on a football field. Andy was lucky not to end up in hospital.

"He is a young lad who must have been thrilled at scoring against a team like Juventus, but it could all have turned very sour for him."