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Tony Taylor
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Personal information
Date of birth 6 September 1946(1946-09-06)
Place of birth    Glasgow, Scotland
Playing position Left back
Youth career
1962–1964
1964–1967
Kilmarnock
Celtic
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1967–1968
1968–1974
1974–1976
1975–1976
1976–1977
1977
1977–1978
1978–1979
1979
1979–1980
Morton
Crystal Palace
Southend United
Hamilton Academical (loan)
Swindon Town
Bristol Rovers
Portsmouth
Kilmarnock
Albion Rovers
Northampton Town
Totals
022 0(8)
195 0(8)
056 0(1)
008 0(2)
026 0(0)
012 0(0)
017 0(0)
002 0(0)
003 0(0)
004 0(0)
345 (19)   
Teams managed
1988–1989 Canada

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Tony Taylor (born 6 September 1946 in Glasgow) is a former professional footballer.

Taylor played left back in 195 league games for Crystal Palace between 1968 and 1974, scoring 8 goals. He also played for Kilmarnock, Celtic, Morton, Southend United (to whom he transferred on leaving Palace), Bristol Rovers, Portsmouth, and Northampton Town. In 1980 he moved to Canada and played for Pan Hellenik, a Greek team in the National Soccer League, a semi-pro Toronto league. The high point with this team was playing in a tournament against Benifica, Toronto Italia and Partisan Belgrade.

After working as an assistant coach with Celtic, Taylor became coach of Canada's national boy's youth team in the 1980s. He also served as the (senior) national team manager during an unsuccessful bid to qualify for the 1990 FIFA World Cup finals. Also Coached The Toronto Blizzard in the 1980,s in the CSL. Taylor is now the Technical Director of the Burlington Youth Soccer Club in Burlington, Ontario.

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Preceded by
John McCormick
Crystal Palace F.C. Player of The Year
1973
Succeeded by
Peter Taylor
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