Kevin Phillips: Phoenix Nights and the Mighty Quinn & Other Socio Exclusives

YESTERDAY I introduced you to Kevin Phillips during a hugely enjoyable Big Interview, in which the former Sunderland striker talks about how he came to win the European Golden Boot.

He received that glittering trophy front of a packed crowd at the Stadium of Light – and he explains how the words of the great Jimmy Greaves were key to helping Kevin outscore the top strikers in European football.

In this extract, Kevin talks about his Sunderland days and his formidable partnership with Niall Quinn; the expert man-management of Peter Reid; Nicky Summerbee’s wand of a foot; Saturday nights out and Monday afternoons in the pub.

But this is only a little piece of the full, 90-minute podcast. The full interview is available to Socios (there are over 600 them now, and you can join the party by clicking here) and is just one of the podcasts we have been producing for them.

Subscribe now and you can listen to Big Interviews with Rafael van der Vaart, Ledley King and Robbie Keane right away!

In October, our Socios received over nine hours of ad-free content, including:

  • New episodes of The Big Inside View every week
  • Messi: The Unsigned Contract
  • England Under-17s: World Cup Special


  • Messi: World Cup Qualifying Special
  • Q&A Special

I would love to see you in the Socio club. Mine’s a G&T, no ice.



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