Bill Taylor (footballer, born 1869)

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Bill Taylor
Personal information
Full name William Taylor[1]
Date of birth 1869
Place of birth Smethwick, England
Playing position Utility player
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Langley Green Victoria
1891–1892 Small Heath 6 (0)
1892–1??? Quinton
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William Taylor (1869 – after 1891) was an English professional footballer who made six appearances in the Football Alliance for Small Heath.[1]

Taylor was born in Smethwick, which was then in Staffordshire. He played for Langley Green Victoria before joining Small Heath in 1891 on the recommendation of Fred Wheldon.[2] He played six games in the Football Alliance and four in the FA Cup, scoring one goal,[1] but the club were unable to find a playing position which suited both Taylor and the team, and he left for Quinton at the end of the 1891–92 season.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 141. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ a b Matthews, p. 128.