Jim Taylor (footballer, born 1917)

James Guy Taylor (5 November 1917 – 6 March 2001) was an England international footballer born in Hillingdon, Middlesex. He played at centre half.

Jim Taylor
Personal information
Full name James Guy Taylor
Date of birth (1917-11-05)5 November 1917
Place of birth Hillingdon, England
Date of death 6 March 2001(2001-03-06) (aged 83)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1953 Fulham 229 (5)
1953–1954 Queens Park Rangers 41 (0)
1954–1958 Tunbridge Wells United
1958–19?? Yiewsley
National team
1950–1951 England 2 (0)
Teams managed
1954–1958 Tunbridge Wells United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

During his career, he played for Fulham in 261 league matches between 1945 and 1952 and spent two seasons at Queens Park Rangers, for whom he appeared on 41 occasions.[1] He then moved into non-league football as player–manager of Tunbridge Wells United from 1954 to 1958 moving then to Yiewsley. He also played twice for the England national football team, and was part of England's team for the 1950 FIFA World Cup, although he did not play in the tournament.


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