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Kevin Phillips Signs for Albion

Kevin Phillips Signs for Albion

The former Watford, Sunderland and Southampton striker Kevin Phillips has joined Albion in a £700,000 deal from Aston Villa.

33 year old Phillips has signed a two year deal and has been given the Number 21 shirt.

The Baggies were successful in their pursuit of the Hitchin born striker despite stiff competition for his former club, Sunderland.

Manager, Bryan Robson said 'We have signed a vastly experienced player who has played at the top level throughout his career'

Phillips has scored 186 goals in 371 Career Starts and 27 Substitute appearances.

All Albion fans are sure to be delighted, and very relieved, at this capture. We now have a strike force that can score the goals required to gain Promotion with Phillips, John Hartson, Nathan Ellington and Stuart Nicholson available for selection and Diomansy Kamara's injury rehab progressing well.


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Date:Wednesday August 23 2006
Time: 9:37AM

Comments

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Phillips is an awesome player and a cracking signing. Nice one WBA.
tis_red
25/08/2006 21:38:00
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whats your thoughts!?!?
leeds-til-i-die
30/08/2006 11:20:00
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Brilliant signing for you providing he isn't struck down by injuries like he was at Villa.
Tierney
01/09/2006 12:30:00
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I hate the scummer.
POMPEYMEV
02/09/2006 04:41:00
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