Taylor, James


Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire



Biographical Text

James Taylor played twice for Exeter City early in the 1928/29 season. He joined the club from Droylsden and later played for Southport.

James had been working as a miner and playing for Droylsden of the Manchester League between 1926 and 1928 when, after a trial with Southport, he arrived at St James’ Park in the summer of 1928.

Making his league debut for the Grecians against Southend United in September 1928, he also appeared in the following fixture against Coventry City but never again for the first-team.

Moving back to Lancashire at the end of the season, he eventually signed for Southport before returning to the Ashton-under-Lyne area with Hurst.




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