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Bob Taylor (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameRobert Taylor
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionStriker (retired)

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Robert Taylor (born 3 February 1967 in Easington, County Durham), better known as Bob Taylor, is an English former footballer who played as a centre forward. Known by supporters as 'Super Bobby Taylor', 'Superbob' or simply 'Super', Taylor scored more than 250 goals in a professional career that comprised almost 750 games in 20 years. He is West Bromwich Albion's eighth highest goalscorer of all-time.

He began his professional career at Leeds United, making his debut in 1986 at the age of 19. In 1989 he moved to Bristol City, before joining West Bromwich Albion in 1992. Taylor signed for Bolton Wanderers in 1998 following two successful loans spells at the club, but in 2000 returned to West Bromwich Albion, where he remained for a further three seasons. He then moved to Cheltenham Town before ending his career at non-league sides Tamworth and Kidderminster Harriers.

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