Taylor, Craig

Birth Date

24th January 1974

Birthplace

Plymouth, England

Occupation

Defender

Biographical Text

After two years as an associate schoolboy with Southampton, Taylor was signed a trainee by Exeter City in July 1990, becoming a full professional in June 1992.

His older brother, Shaun had been a member of the Exeter Fourth Division Championship winning squad two years earlier.

Making his debut against Hull City at Boothferry Park in December 1992, he was released on a free transfer at the end of that season and signed for Dorchester Town.

He was transferred to Swindon Town in April 1997 for a fee of £25,000 where he made 55 league appearances and scored two goals.

He had loan spell with his home town club, Plymouth Argyle in October 1998, and the made the move there for £30,000 in August 1999.

Taylor appeared in a total of 88 league matches for Argyle, netting seven goals. He then joined Torquay United initially on loan in February 2003, before moving there on a free transfer four months later.

He was to feature in 128 league matches for Torquay, scoring five goals, beifore he retired from football in May 2007 due to recurring back and ankle injuries.

Appearances

2

Appearances as Substitute

3

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