Neil Taylor

Born: February 7, 1989 (age 27)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Ruthin, Wales
Nationality: Wales flag Welsh

Position: Defender
Team: Swansea City (no. 3)
Swansea player Neil Taylor in action during the Pre season friendly match between Swansea City and Deportivo La Coruna at Liberty Stadium on August 1, 2015
Career History
Senior2007-2010Wrexham
2010-Swansea City
Sports Mole has 247 articles about Neil Taylor. Articles 1 to 40:
Slaven Bilic points and shouts during the FA Cup fourth-round replay between West Ham United and Liverpool on February 9, 2016
Preview: West Ham United vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Swansea City at Upton Park.
18:00
Andre Ayew celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on May 1, 2016
Result: Swansea City cruise past 10-man Liverpool
Andre Ayew scores twice as Swansea City ease to a 3-1 victory over 10-man Liverpool at the Liberty Stadium.
May 1, 13:51
Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Chelsea on April 9, 2016
Result: Swansea City end Chelsea's unbeaten streak to reach 40-point mark
Swansea condemn Chelsea to their first defeat in 15 league games as Gylfi Sigurdsson's goal at the Liberty Stadium takes the Swans to the 40-point mark.
Apr 9, 16:54
Alexandre Pato celebrates scoring for Chelsea against Aston Villa on April 2, 2016
Team News: Alexandre Pato leads line for Chelsea
Alexandre Pato will lead the line for Chelsea for their trip to Swansea City.
Apr 9, 14:02
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Team News: Wales make six changes for friendly against Ukraine in Kiev
Chris Coleman makes six changes to his Wales team for their international friendly against Ukraine in Kiev.
Mar 28, 18:31
Olivier Giroud hints at his Valentine's Day plans during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Olivier Giroud back for Arsenal
Olivier Giroud returns to lead the line for Arsenal against Swansea City.
Mar 2, 18:47
Ashley Williams celebrates scoring during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Result: Ashley Williams lifts Swansea City out of relegation zone
Ashley Williams scores the only goal of the game to hand Swansea City a 1-0 win over Watford that takes them out of the relegation zone.
Jan 18, 21:54
Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring during the game between Manchester United and Swansea on January 2, 2016)
Result: Wayne Rooney flick ends Manchester United's eight-match winless run
Wayne Rooney scores the winner as Manchester United pick up their first victory in nine matches with a 2-1 triumph over Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Jan 2, 16:55
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Liverpool sign Asian teen Yan Dhanda
Liverpool sign 17-year-old Yan Dhanda to professional terms, making him the Reds' first player of Indian heritage.
Dec 19, 11:50
Kyle Naughton of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Everton on September 19, 2015
Kyle Naughton: 'Swansea City deserved a point against Liverpool'
Swansea City defender Kyle Naughton believes that his side did not deserve to be beaten by Liverpool in their Premier League clash at Anfield.
Dec 1, 00:47
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Ashley Williams takes positives from Anfield defeat
Ashley Williams takes positives from Swansea City's performance in the 1-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield.
Nov 29, 23:00
James Milner of Liverpool (C) celebrates with Roberto Firmino (L) and Emre Can (R) as he scores their first goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on November 29, 2015
Player Ratings: Liverpool 1-0 Swansea City
Sports Mole sorts the heroes from the villains as Liverpool beat Swansea City 1-0 at Anfield.
Nov 29, 19:19
James Milner of Liverpool (C) celebrates with Roberto Firmino (L) and Emre Can (R) as he scores their first goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on November 29, 2015
Match Analysis: Liverpool 1-0 Swansea City
Sports Mole analyses how the game was won at Anfield as Liverpool edge out Swansea City for their first home win under Jurgen Klopp in the Premier League.
Nov 29, 18:50
James Milner of Liverpool (C) celebrates with Roberto Firmino (L) and Emre Can (R) as he scores their first goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on November 29, 2015
Result: James Milner penalty gives Liverpool victory over Swansea City
A second-half penalty from James Milner gives Liverpool a 1-0 win over Swansea City, moving Jurgen Klopp's side up to sixth in the Premier League table.
Nov 29, 18:08
Liverpool's English midfielder Jordon Ibe (R) vie with Swansea City's Welsh defender Neil Taylor during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Swansea City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north-west England on November 29, 20
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Liverpool, Swansea City
Liverpool and Swansea City play out a goalless 45 minutes in their Premier League clash, as Neil Taylor prevents Jordon Ibe from finding the net with a one-on-one chance.
Nov 29, 17:04
James Milner of Liverpool (C) celebrates with Roberto Firmino (L) and Emre Can (R) as he scores their first goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on November 29, 2015
Live Commentary: Liverpool 1-0 Swansea City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage as Liverpool beat Swansea City 1-0 for Jurgen Klopp's first Premier League win at Anfield.
Nov 29, 15:15
Tom Lawrence the manager of Leicester City during the pre season friendly match between Mansfield Town and Leicester City at the One Call Stadium on July 25, 2015
Team News: Tom Lawrence makes first Wales start, Arjen Robben returns for Netherlands
Blackburn Rovers forward Tom Lawrence will make his first start for Wales in his side's international friendly against the Netherlands at Cardiff City Stadium.
Nov 13, 19:12
Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Swansea City at Carrow Road on November 7, 2015 in Norwich, England.
Result: Norwich City claim narrow win over Swansea City
Jonny Howson scores the only goal as Norwich City clinch a narrow win over Swansea City at Carrow Road.
Nov 7, 16:56
Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Swansea City at Carrow Road on November 7, 2015 in Norwich, England.
Half-Time Report: Deadlock remains between Norwich City, Swansea City
Norwich City and Swansea City remain level following a goalless first 45 minutes at Carrow Road in the Premier League.
Nov 7, 15:51
Players of Wales national team (L-R) Aaron Ramsey, goalkeeper Almuth Schult, Gareth Bale and David Vaughan celebrate the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Wales at the Stadium Bilino Polje in Elbasan on October 10, 201
Team News: Wales make four changes
Wales boss Chris Coleman makes four changes for his side's final Euro 2016 qualifying game against Andorra.
Oct 13, 18:50
Aaron Ramsey (R) of Wales in action against Anel Hadzic (L) of Bosnia during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Wales at the Stadium Bilino Polje in Elbasan on October 10, 2015.
Match Analysis: Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-0 Wales
Sports Mole brings you a full match analysis as Wales secure progression into Euro 2016 despite a 2-0 defeat away at Bosnia-Herzegovina in Group B.
Oct 10, 22:30
Aaron Ramsey (R) of Wales in action against Anel Hadzic (L) of Bosnia during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Wales at the Stadium Bilino Polje in Elbasan on October 10, 2015.
Result: Wales qualify for Euro 2016 despite Bosnia-Herzegovina defeat
Wales qualify for Euro 2016 despite losing 2-0 against Bosnia-Herzegovina in their penultimate Euro 2016 qualifier.
Oct 10, 21:42
Wales manager Chris Coleman looks on during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier Group D match between Wales and Macedonia at Cardiff City Stadium on October 11, 2013
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Bosnia-Herzegovina, Wales
Bosnia-Herzegovina and Wales play out a goalless first half in their Euro 2016 qualifier, while Neil Taylor has a goal chalked off before the break.
Oct 10, 20:36
Wales player Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO Group B 2016 Qualifier between Wales and Belguim at Cardiff City stadium on June 12, 2015
Team News: Gareth Bale to start for Wales, Vedad Ibisevic preferred to Edin Dzeko
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale starts for Wales in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina, who opt for Vedad Ibisevic over Edin Djeko up front.
Oct 10, 19:08
Andre Ayew of Swansea City scores the opening goal past Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Swansea, Wales.
Match Analysis: Swansea City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole analyses Swansea City's 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur to assess whether the result was fair.
Oct 4, 19:43
Jonjo Shelvey of Swansea City and Erik Lamela of Tottenham Hotspur during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Swansea, Wales.
Player Ratings: Swansea City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole assess how each player performed as Swansea City drew 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday.
Oct 4, 18:55
Dusan Tadic (R) of Southampton celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Swansea City at St Mary's Stadium on September 26, 2015
Player Ratings: Southampton 3-1 Swansea City
Sports Mole rates the players who took part in the Premier League game between Southampton and Swansea City, which finished 3-1 to the Saints.
Sep 26, 17:51
Dusan Tadic (R) of Southampton celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Swansea City at St Mary's Stadium on September 26, 2015
Result: Southampton dominate in Swansea City win
Second-half goals from Dusan Tadic and Sadio Mane help Southampton to a 3-1 victory over Swansea City in the Premier League.
Sep 26, 17:02
Virgil van Dijk of Southampton scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Swansea City at St Mary's Stadium on September 26, 2015
Live Commentary: Southampton 3-1 Swansea City - as it happened
Sports Mole's live text coverage of the Premier League clash between Southampton and Swansea City at St Mary's, which finished 3-1 to the Saints.
Sep 26, 13:59
Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring Watford's opener against Swansea on September 12, 2015
Player Ratings: Watford 1-0 Swansea City
Sports Mole takes a look at the individual performances in Watford's 1-0 win over Swansea City.
Sep 12, 18:19
Wales striker Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between Cyprus and Wales at GPS Stadium on September 3, 2015
Match Analysis: Cyprus 0-1 Wales
Sports Mole reviews the action from Wales's late 1-0 win in Cyprus as Chris Coleman's charges close in on Euro 2016 qualification.
Sep 3, 22:17
Wales striker Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between Cyprus and Wales at GPS Stadium on September 3, 2015
Result: Gareth Bale strikes late as Wales beat Cyprus
Gareth Bale scores his sixth goal of qualifying with eight minutes remaining to hand Wales victory over Cyprus and put them on the brink of a place at Euro 2016.
Sep 3, 21:42
Wales national team manager Chris Coleman looks on during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Half-Time Report: Dominant Wales held by Cyprus
Wales waste good chances and have a goal disallowed in the first half of their Euro 2016 qualifier against Cyprus as both teams fail to break through in Nicosia.
Sep 3, 20:40
Joe Allen of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on August 25, 2014
Joe Allen misses out on Wales squad
Joe Allen misses out on the Wales squad for the European Championship qualifiers against Cyprus and Israel due to a hamstring injury.
Aug 26, 11:59
Leon Britton in action for Swansea on December 14, 2014
Neil Taylor: 'Leon Britton still has much to offer'
Swansea City defender Neil Taylor says that teammate Leon Britton should not be written off yet.
Aug 25, 09:52
Newcastle United's Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic (L) receives a yellow card by referee Craig Pawson (R) shortly after coming on during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Southampton at St James' Park in Newcastle-
Steve McClaren: 'Aleksandar Mitrovic must control emotions'
Steve McClaren concedes that Aleksandar Mitrovic will have to adapt to the Premier League, having seen his star striker pick up a second yellow card of the season.
Aug 17, 15:39
Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey tackles flame-haired opponent Jack Colback of Newcastle on August 15, 2015
Player Ratings: Swansea City 2-0 Newcastle United
Sports Mole rates all the players that took part in the Premier League clash between Swansea City and Newcastle United, which finished 2-0 to the Swans.
Aug 15, 18:57
Swansea's Jack Cork takes on Jack Colback of Newcastle on August 15, 2015
Match Analysis: Swansea City 2-0 Newcastle United
Sports Mole's analysis of the Premier League clash between Swansea City and Newcastle United, which finished 2-0 to the Swans.
Aug 15, 18:31
Neil Taylor of Swansea City in action during a pre season friendly match between Swansea City and Villarreal at Liberty Stadium on August 09, 2014
Neil Taylor: 'Swansea City squad improvement causes selection conundrum'
Swansea City full-back Neil Taylor says that the South Wales side's summer improvements will cause problems for manager Garry Monk's lineup selection.
Aug 8, 14:58
Neil Taylor in action for Swansea on November 29, 2014
Swansea City's Neil Taylor: 'Deportivo La Coruna test is just what we need'
Swansea City's Neil Taylor says that a pre-season friendly against Deportivo La Coruna is just the test that the players need ahead of the new Premier League season.
Jul 28, 08:57
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CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516