Jeff Taylor (footballer)

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Jeff Taylor
Personal information
Full name Jeffrey Neilson Taylor
Date of birth (1930-09-20) 20 September 1930 (age 83)
Place of birth Huddersfield, England
Date of death December 28, 2010
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949–1951 Huddersfield Town 68 (27)
1951–1954 Fulham 33 (14)
1954–1957 Brentford 94 (34)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jeffrey Neilson "Jeff" Taylor (born September 20, 1930 in Huddersfield, died 28 December 2010) was a professional footballer, who played for Huddersfield Town, Fulham and Brentford.

His younger brother, Ken Taylor also played football for Huddersfield. Ken was also a professional cricketer, playing three Tests for England and first-class cricket for Yorkshire; his son (and Jeff's nephew), Nick Taylor also played cricket for Yorkshire.


  • 99 Years & Counting - Stats & Stories - Huddersfield Town History
  • The Independent obituary, 29 January 2011. [1]