David Taylor (footballer, born 1883)

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David Taylor
Personal information
Full name David G. Taylor[1]
Date of birth 29 September 1883
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 6 August 1949 (aged 65)[1]
Place of death Bridge of Allan, Scotland
Playing position Left back, centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Bannockburn Juniors
0000–1906 Ashfield
1906–1910 Rangers 28 (0)
1909–1910Motherwell (loan) 34 (4)
1910–1911 Bradford City 45 (1)
1911–1924 Burnley 221 (5)
1915Ayr United (guest) 1 (0)
1915–1916Rangers (guest) 1 (0)
1916Chelsea (guest)
1918Falkirk (guest) 2 (0)
1918–1919Celtic (guest) 5 (0)
Teams managed
1924–1931 St Johnstone
1936–1938 Dunfermline Athletic
1938–1940 Carlisle United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

David G. Taylor (29 September 1883 – 6 August 1949) was a Scottish professional footballer who won the FA Cup in 1911 with Bradford City and in 1914 with Burnley.

Career[edit]

Moving from Rangers to Bradford City in 1910, Taylor signed for Burnley in 1911.[2] He later moved back to Scotland to manage St Johnstone and Dunfermline Athletic, before returning to England to manage Carlisle United.[2] Taylor guested for both Old Firm clubs during the First World War.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications. 
  2. ^ a b Smith, Mike (10 March 2014). The Road to Glory – Burnley's FA Cup Triumph in 1914. Grosvenor House Publishing. ISBN 9781781482605. 
  3. ^ Ferrier, Bob & McElroy, Robert – Rangers: The Complete Record, 2004, Breedon Books, p.425
  4. ^ "Rangers Player David Taylor Details". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018. 

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