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In numbers: Chris Taylor

3 July 2016

A quick look in numbers at the career to date of Wanderers' first signing of the summer

After Bolton Wanderers completed the signing of Chris Taylor last week, bwfc.co.uk take a look a the midfielder's career in numbers.

1 – Chris Taylor is Phil Parkinson’s first signing as Wanderers manager and the Whites’ first signing of 2016, joining the club on a free transfer after his contract with Blackburn Rovers expired

2 – Liam Trotter and Jay Spearing offers two familiar faces to Bolton’s latest signing. He played alongside Trotter at Millwall during the 2012/13 season and with Spearing at Blackburn during the second half of the 2014/15 campaign

7 – Starting his career with his boyhood club Oldham Athletic, he spent seven years at Boundary Park before moving to Millwall

11 – The midfielder has twice netted double-figures in a season, scoring 11 goals in both the 2008/09 and 2010/11 campaigns

29 – Born on 20/12/1986, Taylor is one of the more experienced players in the Bolton squad as 29 years of age

46  Turning out for Oldham, Millwall and Blackburn since making his professional debut in February 2006, he has scored 46 goals in his career to date

51  The wideman had to wait 51 games to score his first professional goal, but followed up his maiden effort against Carlisle United in March 2011 with three strikes from his next two outings, netting a brace against Doncaster Rovers before also scoring against Leyton Orient

90 – He completed the full 90 minutes at Wembley in Millwall’s FA Cup semi-final defeat to Wigan Athletic in 2013 and their Sky Bet League One Play-Off Final loss to Barnsley last season

2009  Taylor was named in the PFA League One Team of the Year for the 2008/09 season

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