Graham Taylor

Born: September 15, 1944
Died: January 12, 2017 (aged 72)


Hometown: Worksop, England
Nationality: England flag English

Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Career History
Managerial1972-1977Lincoln City
1977-1987Watford
1987-1990Aston Villa
1990-1993England
1994-1995Wolverhampton Wanderers
1996-2001Watford
2002-2003Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 46 articles about Graham Taylor. Articles 1 to 40:
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Graham Taylor 'warned of abuse claims'
Late former Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor was allegedly "warned" about the sexual abuse of young players in the 1980s.
Sep 14, 18:13
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on July 30, 2016
Jack Grealish ruled out until 2018?
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce reveals that midfielder Jack Grealish could be sidelined until 2018 with kidney problems.
Aug 1, 17:30
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Watford to honour Graham Taylor with statue
Watford announce that they will build a statue honouring former manager Graham Taylor, who passed away last month.
Feb 17, 14:42
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Sir Alex Ferguson joins mourners at funeral of former Watford boss Graham Taylor
Sir Alex Ferguson joins numerous football figures as they pay their respects at the funeral for former Watford and England manager Graham Taylor.
Feb 1, 12:41
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Troy Deeney dedicates victory over Arsenal to Graham Taylor
Troy Deeney insists that Watford were good value for their victory over Arsenal - a win that he dedicates to former manager Graham Taylor, who died earlier this month.
Jan 31, 22:05
Walter Mazzarri watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
Walter Mazzarri: 'Graham Taylor tributes very emotional'
Walter Mazzarri suggests that his Watford players were affected by the emotional scenes prior to the meeting with Middlesbrough, which contributed to the goalless draw.
Jan 14, 21:46
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Wolverhampton Wanderers, Aston Villa discussing Graham Taylor tribute
Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa are in discussions with Graham Taylor's family over a "fitting" tribute to the late manager.
Jan 13, 12:46
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Arsene Wenger pays tribute to "honest" Graham Taylor
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger pays tribute to the "honest" and "educated" Graham Taylor following the former England manager's death on Thursday.
Jan 13, 11:20
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Tributes flood in for former England manager Graham Taylor
Sports Mole rounds up a selection of tributes paid to former England boss Graham Taylor following his death from a suspected heart attack, aged 72.
Jan 12, 14:23
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Former England manager Graham Taylor dies, aged 72
Former England and Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor dies, aged 72.
Jan 12, 13:17
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal and Troy Deeney of Watford compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 17, 2015 in Watford, England.
Preview: Arsenal vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final between holders Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 11, 14:35
Ian Wright of England in action during the US Cup match against Brazil played in the United States in 1993
On this day: England's Ian Wright nets four goals against San Marino
Twenty-two years ago today, Ian Wright scored four goals as England recorded a 7-1 victory over San Marino.
Nov 17, 06:00
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of England (7) celebrates with Adam Lallana (11) as he scores their third goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group E match between Lithuania and England at LFF Stadionas on October 12, 2015
100% European Championships qualifying records: How they fared
As England qualify for the European Championships with a 100% winning record, Sports Mole looks at the four other nations that have achieved that feat.
Oct 14, 11:53
Gary Lineker (centre) of England is taken off the field early in his final game for England during the European Championships match against Sweden. Sweden won the match 2-1 in Englands final Group game June 17, 1992
On this day: Gary Lineker exits international stage
Twenty-three years ago today, Gary Lineker made his final appearance for England in a game against Sweden that would see him controversially substituted.
Jun 17, 08:00
England's coach Roy Hodgson gestures during the Group D football match between Costa Rica and England at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 24, 2014
Graham Taylor backs Roy Hodgson's England squad selection
Roy Hodgson was right to include the uncapped trio of Charlie Austin, Jamie Vardy and Tom Heaton in his England squad, says former Three Lions boss Graham Taylor.
Jun 7, 06:23
England boss Roy 'Royston' Hodgson announces his team selection on May 21, 2015
Former England boss Graham Taylor wants Roy Hodgson stay
Former England manager Graham Taylor says that he would like to see current boss Roy Hodgson remain in the job for as long as possible.
Jun 6, 22:07
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Graham Taylor denies being pressured to 'limit black players'
Graham Taylor claims that an alleged conversation held with FA chiefs where he was told to limit the number of black players in the England squad did not take place.
May 6, 21:06
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates the first goal with his team mates during the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between England and Lithuania at Wembley Stadium on March 27, 2015
Five ex-England managers back Football Association reforms
Greg Dyke's plan to increase the number of home-grown players in the Premier League receives backing from five ex-England managers.
Apr 2, 01:58
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Graham Taylor: 'Randy Lerner must slash Aston Villa price'
Graham Taylor says that Randy Lerner should lower his asking for price for Aston Villa in the best interests of the club.
Feb 20, 23:55
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Graham Taylor: 'Victory important for Aston Villa'
Graham Taylor insists that victory was the most important thing for Aston Villa against Bournemouth in the FA Cup fourth round.
Jan 25, 17:07
England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the start of the international friendly football match between England and Scotland on August 14, 2013
England vs. San Marino: Previous meetings
Sports Mole looks back on the four previous encounters between England and minnows San Marino.
Oct 8, 11:10
England's coach Roy Hodgson looks on during the Group D football match between Uruguay and England at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014
Graham Taylor urges Roy Hodgson backing
Former England boss Graham Taylor believes that current manager Roy Hodgson should be given time to build a team ahead of Euro 2016.
Sep 8, 09:32
England manager Roy Hodgson during a training session on May 31, 2013
England vs. Norway: Top five previous meetings
Ahead of tonight's meeting at Wembley, Sports Mole picks out five of the best previous clashes between England and Norway.
Sep 3, 11:40
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Graham Taylor: 'Players pressured by club managers'
Former England manager Graham Taylor claims that players pulling out of international duty is nothing new.
Jun 23, 09:54
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Graham Taylor: 'England are unlucky'
Former England manager Graham Taylor believes that the team is unlucky to be leaving the World Cup so early.
Jun 22, 12:50
Wayne Rooney of England reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014
Graham Taylor: 'Wayne Rooney on the left isn't working'
Former England manager Graham Taylor claims that playing Wayne Rooney on the left isn't working as the striker needs to be playing centrally to be at his best.
Jun 15, 09:56
Aston Villa's US owner Randy Lerner looks on before the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, on August 14, 2010
Graham Taylor: 'I believe Aston Villa has been sold'
Graham Taylor believes that Aston Villa's American owner Randy Lerner has sold the club.
May 10, 20:08
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
Graham Taylor disagrees with Sol Campbell race claim
Former England manager Graham Taylor dismisses Sol Campbell's claim that he was denied captaining the national team because of his race.
Mar 3, 13:33
Former Spurs and England player Paul Gascoigne looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at White Hart Lane on April 7,
On this day: England rout Turkey
Twenty-one years ago today, Paul Gascoigne scored twice to help England defeat Turkey 4-0 in a World Cup qualifier.
Nov 18, 09:36
Graham Taylor in the dugout during his time with Aston Villa in March 2002.
On this day: Netherlands end England's World Cup hope
Twenty years ago today, England's chances of reaching the 1994 World Cup were all but ended in Rotterdam by the Netherlands.
Oct 13, 10:08
England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the start of the international friendly football match between England and Scotland on August 14, 2013
Graham Taylor: 'Club managers don't care about national teams'
Graham Taylor believes that club managers are not interested in helping to improve national teams.
Sep 4, 09:27
Thomas Hitzlsperger
On this day: Aston Villa sign Thomas Hitzlsperger
Thirteen years ago today, Aston Villa sealed the signing of Thomas Hitzlsperger from Bayern Munich.
Aug 5, 09:48
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert before his side's match against Fulham on April 13, 2013
Graham Taylor pleads for patience with Paul Lambert
Graham Taylor says that Paul Lambert should keep his job even if Aston Villa are relegated this season.
Apr 27, 02:35
Former England manager Graham Taylor FA Anniversary Celebrations Launch on January 16, 2013
Graham Taylor predicts Aston Villa struggle
Former Aston Villa manager Graham Taylor admits that the club faces a tough task to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Apr 6, 00:36
Former England manager Graham Taylor FA Anniversary Celebrations Launch on January 16, 2013
Graham Taylor: 'England midfield world class'
Former England manager Graham Taylor singles out Steven Gerrard, Jack Wilshere and Tom Cleverley for praise following England's 2-1 win over Brazil.
Feb 6, 22:27
Sir Alex Ferguson
Graham Taylor: 'Sir Alex Ferguson would have been sacked in today's game'
Former England boss Graham Taylor believes that Sir Alex Ferguson would not be Manchester United's manager today if clubs were as quick to dismiss coaches in the 1980s as they are today.
Oct 10, 11:11
Roy Hodgson
Graham Taylor criticises Roy Hodgson's public backing of John Terry
Former England boss Graham Taylor thinks that Roy Hodgson should not have publicly stated that John Terry should be "freed" from the FA's investigation into alleged racial abuse.
Aug 15, 10:16
Steven Gerrard
Graham Taylor concerned over Steven Gerrard's England future
Former England boss Graham Taylor fears that Steven Gerrard's age is likely to hamper his role with the Three Lions in the coming years.
Jun 25, 09:05
England
Graham Taylor calls for calm ahead of Italy clash
Former England boss Graham Taylor believes that England need to focus on their tough quarter-final clash against Italy on Sunday.
Jun 20, 11:23
Roy Hodgson
Graham Taylor puts pressure on Roy Hodgson
Former England boss Graham Taylor claims that low expectancy could help England at Euro 2012.
Jun 11, 15:35



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