Taylor Joins Ambitious Sutton United

Former Aldershot, AFC Wimbledon, Dagenham & Redbridge and Lincoln City goal machine, Jamie Taylor, will ply his trade for ambitious Sutton United next season as the The U’s look for promotion from the Conference South.  This is a massive statement of intent from Chairman Bruce Elliott and manager Paul Doswell as  JT has the pedigree – scoring for fun to get Eastbourne and Grays promoted.

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The U’s unveiled two signings last night, two strikers and two Jamies, in Messers Slabber and Taylor. JT will be given the number 10 shirt for next season.  They join one of football’s tallest and most unique mascots in Jenny The Giraffe.  This is a good move for JT who has a big goal pedigree at this level with a decent midfield including ex-Imp Ali Fuseini and former Charlton and England C Sam Rents in the engine room supplying the bullets.

Jamie, one of the highest paid Lincoln City players last term, will join an ambitious club who finished 6th in the BSS last season. He is unlikely to have to take a pay-cut either, even if he has needed to turn his hand to painting and decorating, as a fill in. The U’s were Isthmian League Champions in 2010-11, but have ambitious plans to be in the BSP after 7 wins took them to within two points of Chelmsford City.

JT is a modern predator, an infectious player who likes to get into the action in and out of the penalty box. Not the tallest, perhaps the very personification of an Imp, when he gets the ball there is a sense of expectation and an immediate increase in the teams threat and momentum.  He bagged a goal every 230 minutes plus 7 credited assistance, as well as untold nuisance value that also earned him 6 yellow cards. He gave us the lead in the Cup game against Walsall, but his braces against Telford and Stockport were inspirational in securing 4 vital points for the club at pivotal stages of the season.

Thanks Jamie and good luck.

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Jamie Taylor’s  Imp stats 2012/13
No 7 Comp Starts Sub Goals Assists Shots Fouls Fouled Mins YC RC
Striker L & C 37 7 15 7 82 39 50 3458 6 0
Jamie Taylor’s  Imp stats 2011/12
No 7 Comp Starts Sub Goals Assists Shots Fouls Fouled Mins YC RC
Striker BSP 10 14 3 1 35 8 12 1114 0 0
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STMI BIOPIC
FULL NAME Jamie Taylor
DATE OF BIRTH 16 December 1982 (age 31)
PLACE OF BIRTH Crawley,
HEIGHT 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
WEIGHT 12st 6lb (76.99kg)
POSITION: STRIKER
CURRENT CLUB Sutton United
NUMBER 10
SENIOR STATS (LGE & CUP)
YEARS Team Apps (Gls)
? –2001 Broadbridge Heath n/a (?)
2001–2002 Horsham n/a (?)
2002–2004 Aldershot Town 32 (5)
2003 Horsham (loan) n/a (?)
2003 Carshalton Athletic (loan) 7 (1)
2004 AFC Wimbledon 25 (10)
2004–2006 Horsham 6 (11)
2006–2007 Woking 11 (1)
2007–2008 Dagenham & Redbridge 17 (2)
2008 Grays Athletic (loan) 16 (9)
2008–2009 Grays Athletic 18 (3)
2009–2011 Eastbourne Borough 90 (28)
2011–2013 Lincoln City 68 (19)
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Posted on May 9, 2013, in Transfer News, Writers - Neil Gentleman-Hobbs and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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