John Taylor (footballer, born 1939)

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John Taylor
Personal information
Full name John Taylor[1]
Date of birth (1939-01-11)11 January 1939
Place of birth Creswell, England
Date of death October 2016(2016-10-00) (aged 77)
Place of death Brimington, England
Position(s) Centre forward
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1960 Mansfield Town 5 (2)
1960–1961 Peterborough United 1 (0)
Ilkeston Town
Total 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Taylor (11 January 1939 – October 2016) was an English professional footballer who played as a centre forward.


Born in Cresswell, Taylor played for Chesterfield, Mansfield Town, Peterborough United and Ilkeston Town.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b "John Taylor". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. ^ John Taylor at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  3. ^ John Taylor at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database