Neil Taylor

Born: February 7, 1989 (age 29)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Ruthin, Wales
Nationality: Wales flag Welsh

Position: Left-back
Swansea player Neil Taylor in action during the Pre season friendly match between Swansea City and Deportivo La Coruna at Liberty Stadium on August 1, 2015
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Career History
Youth1998-2005Manchester City
2005-2007Wrexham
Senior2007-2010Wrexham
2010-2017Swansea City
2017-Aston Villa
International2010-Wales
Sports Mole has 343 articles about Neil Taylor. Articles 1 to 40:
Ryan Giggs during a Wales training session on May 21, 2018
Result: Wales shut out dominant Mexico in Pasadena friendly
Mexico get their World Cup preparations underway with a goalless draw against Wales at the Rose Bowl stadium in California.
May 29, 04:06
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce waves to the fans during his side's Championship clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 15, 2016
Result: Lewis Grabban header keeps Aston Villa in the hunt for automatic promotion
Aston Villa keep themselves in the hunt for an automatic promotion spot in the Championship thanks to a slender 1-0 win over Leeds United at Villa Park.
Apr 13, 21:38
Big Seamus Coleman in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Seamus Coleman "really looking forward" to making Republic of Ireland return
Seamus Coleman says that he is "really looking forward" to putting on the Republic of Ireland top for the first time in a year after battling back from a serious injury.
Mar 22, 16:46
Joe Ledley in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Four players withdraw from Wales squad for China Cup
Wales lose four members of their squad for the China Cup, with Joe Ledley, Ethan Ampadu, Tom Lawrence and Neil Taylor having withdrawn.
Mar 17, 15:24
Kyle Walker and Joe Bryan in action during the EFL Cup game between Bristol City and Manchester City on January 23, 2018
Aston Villa 'targeting Bristol City defender Joe Bryan'
Aston Villa are reportedly keeping tabs on Bristol City full-back Joe Bryan, and are considering a move for the 24-year-old in the summer.
Mar 12, 12:15
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce waves to the fans during his side's Championship clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 15, 2016
Result: Aston Villa hit four past Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers
Aston Villa close the gap on Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers to seven points with a 4-1 victory in Saturday's West Midlands derby.
Mar 10, 19:25
Everton full-back Seamus Coleman in action during his side's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Seamus Coleman back in training'
Everton boss Sam Allardyce reveals that Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman is back in training, 10 months after breaking his leg against Wales.
Jan 10, 19:52
Ethan Ampadu warms up prior to the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Team News: Etham Ampadu, David Brooks handed Wales starts
Wales boss Chris Coleman hands starts to both Etham Ampadu and David Brooks for the friendly with Panama in Cardiff.
Nov 14, 19:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: France see off stubborn Wales in Paris friendly
Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud find the net either side of half time to earn France a 2-0 international friendly win over Wales in Paris.
Nov 10, 21:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Chris Coleman names strong Wales XI in France
Wales boss Chris Coleman selects a strong starting lineup for the friendly international with France in Paris.
Nov 10, 19:03
Brum boss Steve Cotterill watches on during the Championship game between Birmingham City and Cardiff City on October 13, 2017
Preview: Birmingham City vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews the second-city derby between Birmingham City and Aston Villa at St Andrew's.
Oct 27, 15:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aston Villa owner Tony Xia fined for referee tweet
Aston Villa chairman Tony Xia is fined £4,000 over a tweet he posted about referee Jeremy Simpson.
Oct 12, 19:35
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Midlands rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux.
Oct 12, 18:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Martin O'Neill: 'Republic of Ireland not thinking about revenge'
Martin O'Neill targets a place at Russia 2018 to give stricken skipper Seamus Coleman a World Cup incentive on his comeback from injury.
Oct 8, 20:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chris Coleman expects 'lots of contact' in Republic of Ireland clash
Chris Coleman attempts to downplay Neil Taylor's leg-breaking challenge on Seamus Coleman ahead of the latest showdown between Wales and Republic of Ireland.
Oct 8, 15:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Martin O'Neill: 'Seamus Coleman as important as Gareth Bale'
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has suggested that Seamus Coleman will be missed by the nation just as much as Wales will miss Gareth Bale.
Oct 7, 14:59
Joe Ledley in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Joe Ledley: 'Wales must not lose cool against Republic of Ireland'
Wales midfielder Joe Ledley tells his teammates not to get caught up in the emotion of the occasion when they face the Republic of Ireland on Monday.
Oct 7, 14:38
Wales striker Sam Vokes in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Team News: Tom Lawrence, Sam Vokes start for Wales in Georgia
Wales boss Chris Coleman selects both Tom Lawrence and Sam Vokes in the starting lineup for the World Cup qualifier in Georgia.
Oct 6, 16:04
Aston Villa manager Steve 'Cheggars' Bruce gestures on the touchline during his side's Championship clash with Birmingham City on October 30, 2016
Team News: Aston Villa unchanged against Nottingham Forest
Steve Bruce names an unchanged Aston Villa side for the visit of Nottingham Forest.
Sep 23, 16:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia up front for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is back in the fold for Aston Villa's trip to Barnsley.
Sep 16, 16:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi joins Marseille on loan
Championship club Aston Villa confirm that defender Jordan Amavi has joined Marseille on loan with a view to a permanent deal.
Aug 10, 17:59
Big Seamus Coleman in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Everton's Seamus Coleman: 'No date on comeback from broken leg'
Everton right-back Seamus Coleman says that there is no date on his return from his broken leg as he continues his rehabilitation.
Jun 19, 20:35
Wales manager Chris Coleman on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Live Commentary: Serbia 1-1 Wales - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Aaron Ramsey's penalty gives Wales a vital World Cup qualifying point from their 1-1 draw against Serbia in Belgrade.
Jun 11, 18:45
Wales striker Sam Vokes in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Team News: Sam Vokes wins 50th Wales cap
Wales striker Sam Vokes wins his 50th cap as Chris Coleman makes three changes to his side to face Serbia in a World Cup qualifier.
Jun 11, 18:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Atletico Madrid join race for Aston Villa wideman Jordan Amavi?
A report claims that Atletico Madrid have joined Marseille and Napoli in showing an interest in Aston Villa ace Jordan Amavi.
May 19, 17:10
Brighton & Hove Albion players celebrate promotion to the Premier League on April 17, 2017
Team News: Five changes for Brighton & Hove Albion
Chris Hughton makes five changes for Brighton & Hove Albion's trip to Aston Villa.
May 7, 11:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Napoli consider move for Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi?
Napoli reportedly identify Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi as a potential transfer target for the summer.
Apr 27, 11:43
Everton full-back Seamus Coleman in action during his side's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Seamus Coleman "looking forward" to challenge of recovering from horror injury
Everton right-back Seamus Coleman says that he is "looking forward" to the challenge of recovering from his double leg break.
Apr 26, 17:02
Neil Taylor in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Wales defender Neil Taylor hit with two-game ban for breaking Seamus Coleman's leg
Wales defender Neil Taylor will serve a two-game ban for breaking Seamus Coleman's leg during a World Cup qualifier in March.
Apr 26, 12:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia fit to start for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is passed fit to start for Aston Villa as they welcome Reading to Villa Park.
Apr 15, 14:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Steve Bruce: Neil Taylor is "deeply disappointed" over Seamus Coleman incident
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that defender Neil Taylor is "deeply disappointed" after breaking Seamus Coleman's leg while on international duty with Wales.
Apr 1, 11:23
Neil Taylor in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
FIFA opens proceedings against Neil Taylor after tackle on Seamus Coleman
FIFA reportedly opens proceedings against Neil Taylor after his tackle broke Seamus Coleman's leg during last week's match between Wales and Republic of Ireland.
Mar 30, 11:35
Everton captain Phil Jagielka shouts during the Premier League match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
Everton's Phil Jagielka: 'Seamus Coleman's injury can give us extra motivation'
Everton captain Phil Jagielka says that Seamus Coleman's injury will give the team a "motivational edge" in the Merseyside derby.
Mar 28, 11:38
Everton full-back Seamus Coleman in action during his side's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Martin O'Neill: 'Seamus Coleman still coming to terms with injury'
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill reveals that Seamus Coleman is still feeling "down" about his broken leg, but backs the Everton man to return.
Mar 27, 19:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Martin O'Neill: Neil Taylor's tackle on Seamus Coleman was "very poor"
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill describes Neil Taylor's tackle on Seamus Coleman - which broke the right-back's leg - as "very poor".
Mar 27, 10:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Martin O'Neill: 'Seamus Coleman leg surgery was successful'
The surgery on Seamus Coleman's broken leg has been successful, Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill confirms.
Mar 26, 11:36
Wales midfielder Joe Ledley in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Joe Ledley denies laughing about Seamus Coleman leg break
Wales midfielder Joe Ledley angrily denies laughing about the injury to Republic of Ireland defender Seamus Coleman during Friday's goalless draw in Dublin.
Mar 25, 16:26
Wales midfielder Joe Allen in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Joe Allen: 'Neil Taylor in bits over tackle on Seamus Coleman'
Wales midfielder Joe Allen admits that teammate Neil Taylor is "in bits" about the challenge which left Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman with a broken leg.
Mar 25, 15:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Everton boss Ronald Koeman pledges to support injured Seamus Coleman
Everton manager Ronald Koeman pledges his support to Seamus Coleman following the right-back's leg break while on international duty for the Republic of Ireland.
Mar 25, 15:29
Wales manager Chris Coleman on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Chris Coleman "proud" of battling Wales display in Dublin
Chris Coleman declares himself pleased with the performance produced by his players in their goalless draw with Republic of Ireland, particularly after losing a man.
Mar 25, 12:17

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