VIDEO: Slideshow of Sunderland’s greatest ever signing Kevin Phillips in action

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KEVIN Phillips scored 130 goals in 235 games for Sunderland and you can re-live some of his greatest moments in a red and white shirt here.

It comes as Phillips, who was signed from Watford in 1997 for a fee of up to £600,000, has been voted the greatest ever post-war Sunderland signing by Echo readers.

Kevin Phillips

Kevin Phillips

After our judging panel whittled down the candidates to a top 10, we invited you to select the best via text or online.

Thousands of you took the time to cast your vote and the overwhelming favourite was Phillip.

Charlie Hurley was named runner-up, pipping Phillips’ strike partner Quinn to second spot.

Sit back and enjoy this slideshow of Phillips in action.

Number 1: Kevin Phillips (Pictured)

- Striker joined Sunderland from Watford in 1997 for a fee of up to £600,000

- Scored 35 goals in his debut season, which ended with play-off final heartbreak with a penalty shoot-out loss to Charlton Athletic

- His 25 goals the following season, despite missing four months with a broken toe, helped Sunderland to promotion to the Premier League

- Became the first Englishman to win the European Golden Boot award in the 1999-2000 season, with 30 Premier League goals

- Enjoyed a prolific partnership with Niall Quinn, broke the club’s post-war scoring record and played for England, but left after Sunderland’s relegation in 2003

- Made 235 appearances for Sunderland, scoring 130 times

- Later went on to play for the likes of Southampton, Aston Villa, Birmingham City and Crystal Palace, and now works as Leicester City’s first-team coach

The countdown:

* Click here for 100-96 - including Phil Gray.

* Click here for 95-91 - including Steven Fletcher.

* Click here for 90-86 - including David Connolly.

* Click here for 85-81 - including Alex Chamberlain.

* Click here for 80-76 - including Fred Hall.

* Click here for 75-71 - including Mart Poom.

* Click here for 70-66 - including Alex Rae.

* Click here for 65-61 - including Eric Gates.

* Click here for 60-56 - including John O’Shea.

* Click here for 55-51 - including Don Goodman.

* Click here for 50-46 - including Simon Mignolet.

* Click here for 45-41 - including Dick Malone.

* Click here for 40-36 - including Lee Clark.

* Click here for 35-31 - including Willie Watson.

* Click here for 30-26 - including Charlie ‘Cannonball’ Fleming.

* Click here for 25-21 - including Chris Turner.

* Click here for 20-16 - including Paul Bracewell.

* Click here for 15-11 - including Darren Bent.

* Click here for the top 10.