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About Jack Taylor:

Born: January 27, 1872, Dumbarton (Dunbartonshire), Scotland.
Passed away: February 21, 1949: Cheshire, England.

Position: Centre-half.

Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 10in.);
Weight: 72 kilos (11st. 4lb.).

Career:
Dumbarton Albion, 1889.
Dumbarton, 1890.
* 1890-91: 16-12 (Scottish League); 7-13 (FA Cup);
* 1891-92: 18-14 (Scottish League); 4-4 (FA Cup);
* 1892-93: 12-3 (Scottish League); 3-1 (FA Cup);
* 1893-94: 13-6 (Scottish League 1); 1-1 (FA Cup).
St. Mirren, 1894.
* 1894-95: 15-9 (Scottish League 1); 3-0 (FA Cup);
* 1895-96: 11-3 (Scottish League 1); 2-2 (FA Cup).
Everton, 1896.
* 1896-97: 30-13 (Football League 1); 5-2 (FA Cup);
* 1897-98: 30-3 (Football League 1); 5-3 (FA Cup);
* 1898-99; 34-3 (Football League 1); 2-1 (FA Cup);
* 1899-00: 32-7 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1900-01: 25-11 (Football League 1); 2-1 (FA Cup);
* 1901-02: 26-8 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1902-03: 33-3 (Football League 1); 3-1 (FA Cup);
* 1903-04: 22-6 (Football League 1); 1-1 (FA Cup);
* 1904-05: 34-4 (Football League 1); 6-0 (FA Cup);
* 1905-06: 36-4 (Football League 1); 6-2 (FA Cup);
* 1906-07: 34-1 (Football League 1); 8-2 (FA Cup);
* 1907-08: 23-2 (Football League 1); 7-0 (FA Cup);
* 1908-09: 27-1 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1909-10: 14-0 (Football League 1); 7-1 (FA Cup).
* Total: 400 Football League games – 66 goals.
South Liverpool, 1910.
** Was linked with the position as manager for Dumbarton F.C. in May, 1914.

Merits:
Scotland A 4-2 (v Wales: March 26, 1892; v Wales: March 18, 1893; v Ireland: March 31, 1894 ‘1g’; v. Ireland: March 30, 1895 ‘1g’).
Scotland A trials 7-1 (March 5, 1892; March 4, 1893; March 3, 1894; March 2, 1895 ‘1g’; March 22, 1897; March 23, 1898; March 28, 1899).
Scottish League XI 6-5 (v English League: April 4, 1892 ‘1g’; v English League: April 8, 1893 ‘1g’; v. Irish League: January 27, 1894 ‘1g’; v English League: April 21, 1894; v Irish League: February 2, 1895 ‘2g’; v English League: April 13, 1895).
Dumbartonshire Select XI 2-0 (v Renfrewshire: November 15, 1890; v Renfrewshire: November 12, 1892 ‘1g’).
Scottish League champion: 1890-91 (Dumbarton), 1891-92 (Dumbarton).
Dumbartonshire Cup Winner: 1890-91 (Dumbarton), 1891-92 (Dumbarton), 1892-93 (Dumbarton).
FA Cup winner: 1905-06 (Everton).
Lancashire Senior Cup Winner: 1896-97 (Everton).

A funny story about Jack Taylor
Taylor has a stationer’s and newsagent’s business in Liverpool, and his shop is a great rendezvous on Saturday nights after the match at Goodison. One night after Everton had been badly beaten by a club they had expected to walk round, there entered Taylor’s shop a gentleman whose countenance spoke in accents loud and clear of seraphic innocence. With modest voice he asked the Everton half if had among his stock a book on “How to Play Football.” After a search Jack found such a book and gave it to his customer, taking sixpence in exchange. The purchaser then with courtly bow handed back the little volume with the remark “May I present his through you to the Everton players with the hope that they will read, ponder, and inwardly digest its contents.” There was no trouble as it happened, for Taylor can take a joke, which may surprise some people when it is remembered that “Honest John” is a Scotsman.
(Star Green ‘un: September 4, 1909)

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Image(s):
Sporting Life: April 10, 1897.

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Signature and address from the 1911 census:

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