Gordon Taylor (Footballer)

Gordon Taylor (Footballer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gordon Alexander Taylor OBE is an English former professional footballer who played as a winger. He became chief executive of the English footballers' trades union, the Professional Footballers Association. He is reputed to be the highest paid union official in the world. Taylor was born in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. He played over 250 games for Bolton Wanderers and scored more than 50 goals before being transferred to Birmingham City in 1970. He joined Blackburn Rovers in 1976 and spent the 1977 close season playing in the North American Soccer League for the Vancouver Whitecaps. He returned to play for Blackburn and finally Bury before retiring in 1980 to work full-time for the PFA. He has a degree in economics and is a member of FIFA's football committee. He is an alumnus of Manchester Metropolitan University. He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2008 New Year Honours
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135727680
  • 9786135727685