Kevin Phillips

English footballer Kevin Phillips

Kevin Mark Phillips is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Blackpool. Phillips was the Premier League top scorer in the 1999–2000 season with 30 goals for Sunderland, a tally which won him the European Golden Shoe. He remains the only Englishman to win the trophy. He also had spells at Watford, Southampton, Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion, and Birmingham City.
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Birthday
25 July 1973
home town
Hitchin
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Student drug accused appears in Dunedin District Court - The Southland Times
Google News - over 2 years
The Southland Times Student drug accused appears in Dunedin District Court The Southland Times A university student has been granted name suppression after being charged with importing and supplying drugs through the dark web. The 25-year-old appeared before Judge Kevin Phillips in the Dunedin District Court on Tuesday, charged with supplying ... and more »
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Leicester extend lead, Reading hit seven
Yahoo News - about 4 years
Leicester moved five points clear at the top of the Championship with a 1-0 win over Leeds, while promotion rivals Reading thrashed Bolton 7-1 on Saturday. Nigel Pearson's side are firmly on course for automatic promotion to the Premier League after a dramatic late victory at Elland Road. Former England striker David Nugent landed the decisive blow, surging through after a dummy from new signing Kevin Phillips to scramble in an 88th-minute winner as Leicester racked up a sixth straight league victory. At the Madejski Stadium, Adam Le Fondre scored a first-half hat-trick as rampant Reading thrashed Bolton to move into the play-off spots.
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Leeds United v Leicester City: Veteran Phillips to make Foxes debut at Elland Road
Yorkshire Evening Post - about 4 years
Kevin Phillips could make his Leicester City debut at the age of 40 tomorrow after joining the Championship leaders in time to play against Leeds United. The former England international linked up with his ninth professional club on Wednesday, leaving Crystal Palace to sign for Leicester until the end of the season, and he is likely to feature in City’s squad at Elland Road. Phillips’ remarkable career in the Premier League and Football League has spanned 20 years and Leicester moved to take him to the KP Stadium despite their squad sitting three points clear at the top of the Championship. Leicester manager Nigel Pearson said: “The opportunity to sign a player of Kevin’s experience and know-how doesn’t come along too often. I’m delighted that we’ve been able to add him to our squad. “He’s a player I know well, he’s a fantastic professional with multiple promotions to his name, and he’ll bring some great qualities to the group, both on and off the pitch.” Phillips has been added ...
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Soccer-Veteran Phillips leaves Palace as Pulis seeks reinforcements
Yahoo News - about 4 years
Veteran Kevin Phillips, who scored the penalty that secured Crystal Palace's promotion to the Premier League last season, has left the club, manager Tony Pulis said on Thursday. Phillips, 40, is one of the oldest players to appear in the Premier League. Pulis, speaking to reporters before Palace's London derby at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, explained: "He had a six-month contract and that has run out. "I had a good chat with Kevin and he wants to get closer to home, which is the Midlands, which I understand." Phillips, who made his league debut for Watford nearly 20 years ago and has played for eight clubs, scored with an extra-time penalty against Watford to give Palace a 1-0 win in the Championship playoff final at Wembley in May which sealed their return to the Premier League after an eight-year absence.
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Brothers sentenced over scorpion possession - New Zealand Herald
Google News - over 4 years
Manawatu Standard Brothers sentenced over scorpion possession New Zealand Herald Two brothers were yesterday sentenced to 150 hours' community work and two months' community detention by Judge Kevin Phillips in the Queenstown District Court, after previously admitting charges relating to the possession, sale and disposition of ... Scorpions sting pairStuff.co.nz Scorpion-smuggling brothers sentencedTVNZ Community work for scorpion killersThe Farming Show all 5 news articles »
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Markice Delshawn Brider, 29
LATimes - over 4 years
Markice Delshawn Brider, a 29-year-old black man, was shot and killed Monday, Sept. 23, in the 2200 block of East 114th Street in Watts, according to L.A. County coroner’s records. Brider was walking eastbound on East 114th street near a gym in the Imperial Courts housing projects when four men drove up in a minivan and two people exited and began firing, said Los Angeles Police Det. Supervisor Sal LaBarbera. Brider attempted to flee but was shot multiple times while lying on the ground, LaBarbera said. Brider was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:51 p.m., said coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter. The shooting is believed to be related to another homicide that occurred 10 minutes earlier near the Nickerson Gardens public housing projects, LaBarbera said. In that slaying, Kevin White, 44, was gunned down in the 1600 block of East 114th Street. Anyone with information can call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime St...
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Adam Morganstern: Organic Wine vs. Sustainable Wine
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Kevin Phillips thinks organic is a complete scam - so why is he farming one of Lodi’s most renowned vineyards organically? Bechthold Vineyards is the oldest continuously-farmed vineyard in Lodi, originally planted in 1886. It’s only 25 acres, but the grapes are highly prized by clients like Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon, Abe Schoener of Scholium Project and Turley Wine Cellars. Of the 800 acres of vineyards Phillips oversees for Michael-David Winery (founded by his father and uncle), Bechtold is the only one farmed organically. The rest are farmed under Lodi Rules - a sustainable program that Kevin prefers for both economic and environmental reasons. What are your thoughts on organic grape growing? I think organic is a complete scam. It’s a faulty premise to think something is specifically better just because you don’t use a synthetic product in the growth of the fruit. Why are you farming Bechtold Vineyards organically then? These producers [Bonny Doon, Sc...
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#WombFire Of The Week: Meet Legend!
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Wombfire (noun, hashtag) 1. a child so amazingly cute that they figuratively set your womb ablaze. 2. when your reproductive system (i.e. womb) tingles with maternal excitement, potentially breaks out into Beyoncé choreography and/or prompts spontaneous family planning (i.e. running home to make a baby). 3. hashtag used to illustrate flurry of emotion described above (i.e. "This baby is giving me major #wombfire" or "#Wombfire alert!") Cutie: Legend Pearl Phillips Age: 4 1/2 years old Mom: Eishia Brightwell (Model) Dad: Kevin Phillips (Actor) Hometown: Harlem, New York City What's the best thing about raising a child in New York City? I love that Legend gets to see so much diversity and culture -- she sees people from all walks of life. I believe that it has made her heart even bigger. Her awareness of homeless people and wanting to always help them, lets me know I'm raising her right. She has a huge place in her heart for those less fortunate. (Note: Eishia and Kevin...
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The neglected regionalism of these United States
Discover Magazine - over 4 years
Non-Hispanic White vote for John McCain 2008 according to National Exit Polls Red = 100% for McCain Blue = 100% for Obama As we come up to the day celebrating American independence from the Britain there will be the standard revelries and reflections. Personally, I have no problem with that. A modicum of patriotism seems healthy in all, and if appropriately channeled a surfeit is often useful in the populace as a way to maintain civic engagement. That being said I did admit that in the positive and descriptive sense I am far more ambivalent about the consequences and rationale for the rebellion than I was as a child. I don’t accept that the American revolution was indisputably about Virginia gentry who wished to avoid financial ruin, New England fundamentalists yearning for oppression of Quebecois Catholics, or upcountry Scots-Irish chafing at the bit to explode into the western hinterlands, heretofore restrained by the Empire. But I believe that this narrative is as true as the s...
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Phillips Fires Up Crystal Palace
Wall Street Journal - over 4 years
Substitute Kevin Phillips scored on an extra-time penalty kick for Crystal Palace to sink Watford, 1-0, and return to the Premier League for the first time in eight years.
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Soccer-Striker Phillips puts Palace back in Premier League
Yahoo News - over 4 years
LONDON, May 27 (Reuters) - Veteran striker Kevin Phillips scored an extra-time penalty as Crystal Palace ended an eight-year Premier League absence by beating Watford 1-0 in the Championship (second tier) playoff final at Wembley on Monday. Former Watford forward Phillips, 39, secured Palace's promotion to the top flight when he drove his spot-kick high into the net in the 105th minute after Manchester United-bound forward Wilfried Zaha was brought down by Marco Cassetti. ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kevin Phillips
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 41
    On 17 September 2015, Phillips was appointed as assistant coach to Paul Clement at Derby County.
  • 2014
    Age 40
    With Leicester already confirmed as champions, Phillips played his final career game in the last match of the season, against Doncaster Rovers on 3 May 2014, and was substituted in the 65th minute.
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    On 28 April 2014, he announced his intention to retire from football at the conclusion of the 2013–14 season.
    Phillips' second goal for Leicester, his first at home, came in the 3–1 victory over former club Blackpool on 15 March 2014.
    On 1 February 2014, Phillips scored his first goal for the club against Bournemouth, heading in winger Anthony Knockaert's cross.
    The striker made his debut on 18 January 2014 against Leeds United, coming on as a substitute for Jamie Vardy, helping create the opportunity that saw fellow former England international David Nugent score the winning goal of the game.
    On 15 January 2014, Leicester City confirmed that they had signed Phillips on a short-term contract until the end of the season.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2013
    Age 39
    On 31 December 2013, Crystal Palace confirmed that Phillips would leave the club by mutual consent in January.
    Crystal Palace confirmed on 20 July 2013 that Phillips had joined the club on a one-year deal.
    Steve Parish indicated in the Croydon Advertiser that Phillips had agreed to a one-year deal with Palace in July 2013.
    On the last day of the January 2013 transfer window, Phillips signed on loan to Crystal Palace until the end of the 2012–13 season.
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  • 2012
    Age 38
    In a five-game spell in January and February 2012, he came off the bench to score late equalising goals in three league matches, two of which Blackpool went on to win, and, in his first start for three months, converted a 93rd-minute penalty against Sheffield Wednesday in the fourth round of the FA Cup to force a replay.
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  • 2011
    Age 37
    On 10 July 2011, Phillips signed a one-year deal with Football League Championship club Blackpool.
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  • 2010
    Age 36
    He signed a one-year contract extension ahead of the 2010–11 season, but missed the start through injury.
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    Against Wolverhampton Wanderers, he came off the bench to score twice in the last ten minutes and win the game, and on 27 March 2010, 1–0 down at home to Arsenal, a 92nd-minute clearance by Bacary Sagna deflected off Phillips' face via the goalkeeper into the net for his 250th career goal.
  • 2008
    Age 34
    He made his debut on the opening day of the 2008–09 season against Sheffield United, coming on as a substitute to score a stoppage time winner in a 1–0 victory.
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  • 2007
    Age 33
    When his contract with West Bromwich Albion expired at the end of the 2007–08 season, the club offered Phillips a one-year deal, with an additional second year if he made 19 or more league appearances.
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    He missed six weeks of the 2007–08 season because of a knee injury sustained in early November, but rediscovered his goalscoring form on his return to win the Championship player-of-the-month award for December.
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  • 2006
    Age 32
    He began the 2006–07 season with Villa, but on 22 August, he signed for West Bromwich Albion of the Championship for a £700,000 fee.
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  • 2005
    Age 31
    Phillips signed a two-year contract with Premier League club Aston Villa for a fee of £1 million on 29 June 2005.
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    On 29 June 2005, Phillips departed from Southampton after two years and 22 league goals to join Aston Villa in a £1 million deal.
  • 2004
    Age 30
    Despite the frequent changes in manager, Phillips continued to score regularly in his partnership with new signing Peter Crouch. He managed ten league goals in 2004–05, including two in a 3–3 draw with Fulham on 5 January.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2003
    Age 29
    In August 2003, following Sunderland's relegation from the Premier League, Phillips moved to the south coast to join Southampton for a fee of £3.25 million, with Phillips signing a four-year contract, while taking a substantial cut in his salary.
    Phillips ended the 2003–04 season with 13 goals in total, from 37 appearances. In March 2004, manager Gordon Strachan had resigned to be replaced by Paul Sturrock who was dismissed shortly after the start of the 2004–05 season, to be replaced in turn by Steve Wigley who spent just three months in charge before the arrival of Harry Redknapp from local rivals Portsmouth in December.
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  • 2002
    Age 28
    Amid interest from clubs including Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, Phillips "pledged his future" to Sunderland ahead of the 2002–03 season, though he later confirmed he had submitted a transfer request in August.
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    He played the last months of the campaign despite a groin problem which required surgery over the 2002 close season.
  • 2001
    Age 27
    Phillips' goals contribution to Sunderland's 2001–02 season fell to 13, or which 11 came in the league.
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    In January 2001, Phillips scored his 104th goal for Sunderland, breaking the club's post-war goalscoring record.
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  • 2000
    Age 26
    Despite this, Phillips was selected by Keegan as part of the England squad for Euro 2000, but he remained an unused substitute.
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  • 1999
    Age 25
    In the run-up to the start of the 1999–2000 FA Premier League season, pundit Rodney Marsh predicted that Phillips would struggle to get more than five or six goals at the higher level.
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  • 1998
    Age 24
    Phillips scored eight goals in the opening weeks of the 1998–99 season as Sunderland reached the top of the Division One table.
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  • 1997
    Age 23
    In July 1997, Phillips signed for Sunderland for a fee of £325,000, potentially rising to more than £600,000.
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  • 1995
    Age 21
    Watford were relegated from Division One in 1995–96, and by the time Phillips returned to the team, they were in the top half of Division Two, and went on to finish 13th.
  • 1994
    Age 20
    He was signed by Watford in December 1994 for an initial £10,000, plus four additional payments of £5,000.
    Phillips established himself in the squad during the second half of the 1994–95 season, and played regularly before suffering a foot injury in March 1996, initially diagnosed as a hairline fracture of the ankle and later discovered to be a hole in a ligament in his foot, that kept him out for a year.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1991
    Age 17
    He failed to make the grade at Southampton and was released by manager Chris Nicholl, and returned to Hertfordshire where he signed for non-League semi-professional side Baldock Town in the summer of 1991.
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  • 1990
    Age 16
    As a youth, Phillips was considered to be too small to play up front and was played at right back, in which position he made two reserve team appearances in 1990.
  • 1989
    Age 15
    Phillips was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. He started his footballing career as a trainee with Southampton, where he spent six years, four as a schoolboy, before being taken on as an apprentice in 1989.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1973
    Born
    Born on July 25, 1973.
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