Stuart Taylor (footballer, born 1947)

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Stuart Taylor
Personal information
Full name Stuart Taylor
Date of birth (1947-04-18) 18 April 1947 (age 68)
Place of birth Bristol, England
Playing position Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1980 Bristol Rovers 546 (28)
1980–? Bath City
Teams managed
1980–? Bath City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Stuart Taylor (born 18 April 1947 in Bristol, England) is an English former footballer who spent his entire professional playing career at Bristol Rovers.

Taylor holds the record for most league appearances by anyone for Bristol Rovers with 546 league games played in his fifteen years at the club.

On leaving Rovers in 1980, Taylor was appointed as player-manager of non-league Bath City.

He had trained as a plumber in case his football career did not work out and in February 2008 was reported to be working as a plumber in Bristol.[1]


  1. ^ Struthers, Greg (2008-02-24). "Caught in time: Bristol Rovers win the Watney Cup, 1972". London: The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2009-02-04.