Harry Taylor (footballer)

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This article is about the English football (soccer) player. For the Australian football player, see Harry Taylor (Australian rules footballer).
Harry Taylor
Personal information
Full name Henry George Taylor
Date of birth 1892
Place of birth Fegg Hayes, England
Date of death 1960 (aged 67–68)
Playing position Inside-right
Youth career
Chell Heath
Fegg Hayes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Newcastle United 0 (0)
Fulham
1909–1910 Stoke City 10 (4)
1911–1912 Huddersfield Town 15 (5)
1912 Port Vale 0 (0)
1912–1921 Manchester City 91 (27)
Total 116+ (36+)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Henry George Taylor (1892 – 1960) was an English footballer.

Playing career[edit]

Taylor played for local Staffordshire teams Chell Heath and Fegg Hayes.[1] He then had spells with Newcastle United and Fulham before joining Stoke City. He signed with Huddersfield Town in 1911 and played fifteen league games, scoring five goals.[2] He joined Port Vale for £30 in May 1912, but was reported to have been sold on to Manchester City for £300 the following month without having taken to the field for the "Valiants".[1]

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Harry Taylor profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Huddersfield Town 1911–12 Second Division 15 5 1 0 16 5
Port Vale 1912–13 Central League 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manchester City 1912–13 First Division 22 4 1 1 23 5
1913–14 First Division 27 8 6 0 33 8
1914–15 First Division 35 11 3 0 38 11
1919–20 First Division 6 4 0 0 6 4
1920–21 First Division 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 106 32 11 0 217 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 287. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0. 
  2. ^ 99 Years & Counting - Stats & Stories - Huddersfield Town History