Matt Taylor (Midfielder)
27th Nov 1981 (Oxford, England)Signed:
23rd Jul 2011 (£2,200,000)Contract:
3 yearsPrevious Club:
Bolton WanderersKUMB Awards:
The third of Sam Allardyce's 2011/12 pre-season signings, Taylor arrived at the club with plenty of experience under his belt.
Prior to joining West Ham, he had made more than 100 appearances for all three of his major career clubs - Luton (1999-2002), Portsmouth (2002-2008) and Bolton (2008-2011).
A left-sided midfielder by trade, Taylor can also operate at left-back.