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West Brom sign QPR’s Matt Phillips

Matt Phillips (left) helped QPR to promotion in 2013-14 and made 25 Premier League appearances. West Brom have signed Matt Phillips from Championship side QPR on a four-year deal reported to be worth £5.5m. Midfielder Phillips, 25, spent three seasons with QPR, playing 94 times and scoring 14 goals. The Scotland international helped the R’s

Newcastle United FC: ‘Half-time was probably the angriest I have been’ says Benitez

Newcastle’s “scared” players “need help” to build the mental toughness needed to avoid relegation, manager Rafa Benitez said. The Magpies capitulated 3-1 at Southampton on Saturday, their dreadful defensive showing gifting the hosts an easy victory. Centre back Steven Taylor, who was motionless as Shane Long opened the scoring, was withdrawn at half-time, though Benitez admits