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Jim Taylor

Fulham FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 7: A 3
100% successful

1951

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name James Guy Taylor
Born 5 November 1917 in Hillingdon, Middlesex [registered in Uxbridge, December 1917].

Register Notes

According to the 1939 register, James G. a professional footballer, is the second of four children to Robert and Ada, living at 5 Meadow View in Cowley, Uxbridge. His father is a builders storekeeper.
According to passenger lists, Taylor was part of a group of Fulham FC footballers that left Liverpool, bound for Quebec, on 15 May 1951, on board the Empress of Scotland, under the mastership of E.A. Shergold.
Married possibly to Marguerite L. Stephens [registered in Uxbridge, March 1949].
Died 6 March 2001, aged 83 years 121 days [registered in Reading, Berkshire, March 2001].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 10lbs [1951].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Began his football with Hillingdon Town FC, from where he joined Fulham FC as a youngster on 11 March 1938. After 229 league appearances and five goals, Taylor signed for Queen's Park Rangers FC on 28 April 1953 for a substantial fee. As their new club captain, he played just 42 times for QPR before moving into management with Tunbridge Wells Rangers FC, of the Kent League, on 10 May 1954, still keeping his playing boots on until June 1958.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1948-49;
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Management Career

Club(s) Taylor's career as a manager began on 10 May 1954 when Tunbridge Wells Rangers FC, employed him as their player-manager. Became the manager at Yiewsley FC between June 1958 and May 1959, afterwhich he had a brief spell coaching the Uxbridge FC players.

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 704th players (704) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 263, 9 May 1951, England 2 Argentina 1, a Festival of Britain match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 33 years 185 days.
Last match No. 264, 19 May 1951, England 5 Portugal 2, a Festival of Britain match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 33 years 195 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1950;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Served with the Royal Navy during World War II. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.244.

 

Jim Taylor - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 0 180 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Jim Taylor - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 2 2 0 0 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 100.0 +2

 

Jim Taylor - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
Red 1 1 0 0 2 1 +3 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 2 2 0 0 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 100.0 +2


Jim Taylor - Match History
 
 Club: Fulham F.C. - two full appearances (540 min)

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - two full appearances (180 min)x


Age 33
1 263 9 May 1951 - England 2 Argentina 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5
2 264 19 May 1951 - England 5 Portugal 2, Goodison Park, Liverpool Fr HW Start 5

 

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