Bill Taylor (footballer, born 1886)

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Bill Taylor
Personal information
Full name William Taylor
Date of birth 1886
Place of birth Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England
Date of death 17 May 1966(1966-05-17) (age 79-80)
Place of death Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England
Playing position Half-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1911–1912 Southwell
1912–1913 Mansfield Mechanics
1913–1914 Notts County 0 (0)
1914–1919 Shirebrook
1919–1920 Burnley 17 (2)
1920–1925 Oldham Athletic 109 (1)
1925–192? Newark Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William "Bill" Taylor (1886 – 7 May 1966) was an English footballer who played as a half-back for Southwell, Mansfield Mechanics, Notts County, Shirebrook, Burnley, Oldham Athletic, and Newark Town.

Playing career[edit]

Taylor played for Southwell, Mansfield Mechanics, Notts County, Shirebrook, and Burnley. He played one game as a guest for Port Vale during World War II, in a 2–0 defeat to Manchester United in a Lancashire regional Section, Subsidiary Tournament match at the Old Recreation Ground on 13 April 1918.[1] He later played for Oldham Athletic, and Newark Town.

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Bill Taylor profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Notts County 1913–14 Second Division 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burnley 1919–20 First Division 15 2 2 0 17 2
1920–21 First Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 17 2 2 0 19 2
Oldham Athletic 1920–21 First Division 16 0 1 0 17 0
1921–22 First Division 36 0 2 1 38 1
1922–23 First Division 34 1 1 0 35 1
1923–24 Second Division 17 0 2 0 19 0
1924–25 Second Division 6 0 0 0 6 0
Total 109 1 6 1 115 2
Career total 126 3 8 1 134 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 289. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.