Defender Steven Taylor
- Height 188cm
- Weight 81kg
- D.O.B. 23/1/86
Previous clubs: Newcastle United, Wycombe Wanderers, Portland Timbers, Ipswich Town, Peterborough United
England U21 Appearances: 29
Wellington Phoenix Appearances: 22
Debut: 21/10/18 v Newcastle Jets
Wellington Phoenix signed the ex-Newcastle United and England defender, Steven Taylor, in July 2018.
The 32-year-old has had an illustrious career to date, including his 194 appearances for Newcastle United in the Premier League before going on to join Portland Timbers in the MLS and Ipswich Town and Peterborough United in the English Football League.
Taylor arrived with a wealth of achievements, winning the UEFA Intertoto Cup in 2006 before winning the Football League Championship in the 2009/10 season, both while at Newcastle United FC.
The Newcastle-born defender was involved in the build up to the first Wellington Phoenix goal of the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season and scored a further two goals against Sydney Fc and Brisbane Roar respectively.
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
Steven Taylor Signs Contract Extension
Wellington Phoenix are delighted to confirm that defender, Steven Taylor, has signed a contract extension until the end of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season. The former Premier League star and Newcastle legend, has enjoyed a fantastic season alongside Captain Andrew Durante
Sydney FC Escape With All Three Points At Westpac Stadium
Sydney FC clung on to a slender first-half lead as Wellington Phoenix piled on the pressure in the second half, but despite the dominance, the away side claimed all three points. Steve Corica’s men were well aware of the damage Wellington Phoenix could inflict on his side and
Wellington Phoenix Dominate Sydney Away From Home
Wellington Phoenix produced their performance of the season as they took it to Sydney FC at Jubilee Stadium for the Round 7 tie. Mark Rudan’s men were confident heading into the fixture off the back of a convincing display last weekend against Perth Glory and it wasn’t long be
Wellington Phoenix Outperform Perth Glory In Dramatic Round Six Tie
Mark Rudan’s team came out attacking the Hyundai A-League leaders, Perth Glory on what was a perfect evening for football in Wellington. The Phoenix Head Coach brought in attacking midfield option Sarpreet Singh, partnering him with the pacey attackers, Roy Krishna and Nathan
Bentleigh Greens fight to the finish in FFA Cup
The Wellington Phoenix ended their FFA Cup season as a 10-men Bentleigh Greens side earned a 1-0 win on Tuesday night. The Phoenix knew not to underestimate their opposition after Bentleigh Greens progressed to the semi-finals in 2014 and tonight proved to be no different.
Wellington Phoenix sign ex-Newcastle United legend
Wellington Phoenix are thrilled to announce the signing of ex-Newcastle United and England defender, Steven Taylor, after he passed his medical and finalised terms of his contract yesterday. The 32-year-old has had an illustrious career to date, including his 194 appearances