Soccer-Phillips signs to play for Palace at age of 40 (Reuters)

LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – Former England striker Kevin Phillips, 40 next week, has signed a one-year contract to play for promoted Crystal Palace in the Premier League next season, the club said in a statement on their website (www.cpfc.co.uk) on Saturday. Phillips, who scored seven goals in 16 appearances while on loan to Palace from Blackpool last season, will become the third outfield player to appear in the Premier League aged 40, after Gordon Strachan and Teddy Sheringham. …

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