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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

1950-51

captain: none
minutes played:
180

Timeline

  James Guy Taylor
Birth 5 November 1917 in Cowley, Uxbridge, Middlesex [registered in Uxbridge, December 1917].
Baptism 20 January 1918 at St. Laurence Church in Cowley. His father is a sailor
  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 London electoral Registers, James Guy was living at 5 Meadow View, on the High Road in Cowley in 1945.
Marriage possibly to Marguerite L. Stephens [registered in Uxbridge, March 1949].
  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.
Death 6 March 2001 in Reading, aged 83 years 121 days [registered in Reading, Berkshire, March 2001].

Source

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

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
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 10lbs [1951].

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 The fortieth Middlesexian to represent England.
Died seven days after Stan Cullis and twelve days after Les Medley.

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
Parties Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
2 2 0 180 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

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
 
Match History
 
 Club: Fulham F.C. - two full appearances (540 min) manager: Walter Winterbottom - two full appearances (180 min)x

apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt

Age 32
 
WCF
reserve chbx
256 25 June 1950 - England 2 Chile 0, Estádio Municipal, Rio de Janeiro NW party member
257 29 June 1950 - United States 1 England 0, Estádio Independência, Belo Horizonte NL
258 2 July 1950 - Spain 1 England 0, Estádio Municipal, Rio de Janeiro NL
  

Age 33
1 263 9 May 1951 - England 2 Argentina 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW   5

one of two who became the 704th player (704) to appear for England.
the fifth Fulham player to represent England

2 264 19 May 1951 - England 5 Portugal 2
Goodison Park, Liverpool
Fr HW   5
  


  


 
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