Archie Taylor (footballer, born 1879)

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Archie Taylor
Personal information
Full name Archibald Taylor
Date of birth 28 November 1879[1]
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Date of death 14 March 1966(1966-03-14) (aged 86)
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Dundee East Craigie
1904–1905 Bolton Wanderers 3 (0)
1905–1906 Bristol Rovers
1906–1907 Brentford 28 (0)
1907–1909 West Ham United 60 (0)
1908 Dundee
1908–1909 Falkirk
1910–1911 Huddersfield Town 29 (0)
1911–1912 Barnsley 57 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Archibald "Archie" Taylor (28 November 1879 – 14 March 1966) was a Scottish professional football full back, who played north and south of the border for Dundee, Falkirk, West Ham United,[2] Huddersfield Town and Barnsley.[1]

Club career[edit]

Taylor captained the Barnsley team who won the FA Cup in 1912,[3] beating West Bromwich Albion in a replay after the first match ended goalless.[4] The Manchester Guardian, when reporting on the first match noted that he kept Albion winger Jephcott in check.[4] In the replay his play was again praised.[5] Earlier in his career he won the FA Cup with Bolton Wanderers in 1904.[6]

Honours[edit]

Bolton Wanderers

Barnsley

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 282. ISBN 190589161X. 
  2. ^ "Archie Taylor". www.westhamstats.info. Retrieved 2016-08-14. 
  3. ^ a b "fa-cupfinals.co.uk". fa-cupfinals.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2007-03-11. Retrieved 26 February 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "The Cup Final", Manchester Guardian, p. 3, 22 April 1912 
  5. ^ "Barnsley's Victory", Manchester Guardian, p. 4, 25 April 1912 
  6. ^ a b "Archie Taylor | Football Stats | No Club | Age 131 | 1903-1904 | Soccer Base". www.soccerbase.com. Retrieved 2015-08-03. 
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