Brian Taylor (footballer, born 1954)

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Brian Taylor
Personal information
Full name Brian Taylor[1]
Date of birth (1954-02-12) 12 February 1954 (age 63)
Place of birth Hodthorpe, Bolsover, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1975 Middlesbrough 18 (1)
1975–1978 Doncaster Rovers 119 (12)
1978–1983? Rochdale 154 (10)
1983?–? Bolton St. Thomas ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Brian Taylor (born 12 February 1954) is an English-born footballer who played as a Defender in the Football League in the 1960s and 1970s.[2]

He started as a trainee with Middlesbrough in 1971[1] but after 18 league appearances he transferred to Doncaster Rovers in 1975, making his debut on 6 December 1975 against Torquay United.[3]

After making 131 senior appearances for Rovers he transferred to Rochdale, and made over 150 league appearances for them.[3]