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Matthew Taylor

32-Year-Old Midfielder/Defender     West Ham  Premier


England

Birthdate:  November 27, 1981    Birthplace:  Oxford, England    Nationality:  England    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  161 lbs    

March 19, 2013    Matthew Taylor News

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Taylor admitted that he has been playing with a fractured jaw since colliding with Peter Crouch earlier this month, reports Sky Sports.

The injury hasn't forced Taylor out yet, and he said it is still painful, but will continue to fight through. Fantasy players shouldn't expect this to impact his performance at this point.

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September 1, 2012

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Taylor collected a poor clearance from Fulham and finished clinically, scoring the Hammers' third before halftime.

Today was an explosion of points for Taylor, earning points for the shutout, 90 minutes played, an assist and a goal. He won't do that every week of course, but he's about as cheap as they come with a tag of under five million pounds. If West Ham is playing a comparable team, he'd be a great one or two week pickup that will almost certainly save you a couple million pounds over whoever else you have in the midfield.

July 23, 2011

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Taylor passed a medical Friday which completed a move for an undisclosed fee to West Ham from Bolton, BBC reports.

Taylor will drop down a level by joining West Ham, but he seems confident that they won't be there for long.

July 22, 2011

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May 15, 2011

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Taylor scored in Saturday's 4-3 loss to Blackpool.

Taylor has only two goals on the year for Bolton, but that's not his game. He's a terrific tackler, and a big reason for another successful year at Bolton.

December 23, 2010

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April 17, 2010

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Taylor scored in the 85th and the 89th minute to steal a 2-1 win for Bolton over Stoke on Saturday.

It's safe to say Matty Taylor just saved Bolton's season. They now sit seven points ahead of the drop zone with three games left on the schedule.

March 13, 2010

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Taylor scored the final goal in Bolton's 4-0 win over Wigan on Saturday.

Matty Taylor is incredibly fun to watch, and he gave a huge boost to a Bolton team that needed to put a terrible mid-week loss to Sunderland behind them.