Referee Jack Taylor bio

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Born
1930-04-21
Intl. since
1963-01-01
Hometown
Wolverhampton
Country
England
Speaks
English
Occupation
butcher
Hobbies
 
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Jack Taylor

2012-07-28

The most important match John Keith "Jack "Taylor officiated must have been the 1974 World Cup final between Germany and Netherlands. Taylor gave both teams a penalty (1st penalty ever in a WC final and then also the second ever) and saw Germany win the final with 2-1. Jack Taylor was a FIFA referee between 1963 and 1977. Jack Taylor died July 2012.

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One match in the 1966 World Cup finals, two in 1974. A quarter-finals in the 1976 European Championships, the 1971 European Champions Cup final.
He refereed in Brazil for two years and has been a referee coach in Africa.
Jack Taylor also has been a commercial manager at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Bio
Our guy EPV has just read his (auto)biography and promised to write a better bio after he comes back from his trip to Spain in September.

From our reporter: Archie Rogers