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Martin's Taylor made for Hornet's backline

Malky Mackay has bolstered his depleted backline by adding experienced centre half, Martin Taylor, from Premier League surprise package, Birmingham City.

30 year-old Taylor arrives on a free transfer and signs a 2 1/2 year contract with the Golden Boys.

At 6'4' Taylor will be head and shoulders above the rest of the backline and will add some much needed grit, experience and general nastiness to the Hornet's backline.

Nicknamed 'Tiny' by his Brum team-mates Taylor was the man at the centre of the Eduardo controversy in 2008 after breaking the Croatian's leg and dislocating his ankle at the same time.

During his time at St Andrews, Taylor made 99 league starts scoring two goals.

Taylor also has one England U21 cap to his name.

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Writer: wfc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 29 2010

Time: 3:36PM

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On my list of realistic signings who could fit the bill I had Taylor & MaCarthy of Palace. Ideal signing IMO. Well done Malky, the squad for next season is shaping up ok given our ltd means.
Dirk Thrust
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29/01/2010 16:02:00

Just what the Doctor ordered.
DrWatford
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29/01/2010 16:24:00

Excellent news
Golden Looney
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29/01/2010 19:40:00

quality signing i was pleasantly suprised good experienced centre back withlots of championship & premiership experience on a free result
wrexham hornet
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29/01/2010 20:45:00

"He ended last season on loan at Norwich City" - he played for Norwich in 2007, not last season!
dhickl
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29/01/2010 23:33:00

Great signing for you , wich he was coming to Norwich instead
dhickl
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29/01/2010 23:33:00

Should improve the defence, great signing.
ANDY710
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30/01/2010 10:13:00

 

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