Rob was devastated. Wanted Down Under. Selina now has cold feet; a move would mean sacrificing strong family support at home. [29] He finished the season with three goals in 34 appearances, and agreed to sign a new two-year deal with the club in May 2012. A bit of a shock when he then dropped two divisions to join ambitious Eastleigh… and move on a few weeks later to Notts County. He was relegated in both seasons. Taylor has been capped by Finland at under-17, under-19, under-20, under-21 and senior level. Home; Episodes; Clips; Be on the show; FAQ; Wanted Down Under Revisited; Main content. He then played in the Conference North for Redditch United in 2006–07 and Nuneaton Borough in 2007–08,[5] where he was a consistently good performer in the division. Played briefly for Hyde before changing career and heading into law, where he now works as a conveyancer in Liverpool. Still at Notts, now 33, but was replaced as captain last month by Jon Stead. Will it convince Selina it is the right move? They’re still very optimistic about moving to Australia as they loved it and the trial week only strengthened their desire to move. Selina has gone back part time and is enjoying spending more time with Alanna. [36] He played 19 games in the first half of the 2014–15 campaign, but new boss Adam Murray said Taylor had begun looking for a new club to be closer to his pregnant wife. On iPlayer. Still playing at 33, the big no nonsense centre-back is with Hyde United now, taking on Nantwich and Stafford Rangers in the Evo Stik Premier Division. Still only 27 and now Wigan Athletic captain who will play for Egypt when they host the African Cup of Nations this summer. Now Vale’s under-14s coach and, aged 32, a fitness instructor. All of the latest Port Vale stories can be found in our dedicated Vale section, but if you wish to keep updated on all things Vale around the clock we’re on different social media platforms, too. A former non-league player with Solihull Borough, Redditch United, Evesham United, and Nuneaton Borough, his career in the English Football League began later than most, as he chose to put his education before his football. [27] These would be two of only three goals that season, though he ended the campaign with 41 appearances to his name. Robert James Taylor (born 16 January 1985) is an English former footballer who played on the left flank and was known for his pace and dribbling ability. He started the 2011–12 season on the bench. Series in which British families are given a look at life in Australia ahead of possible migration. Barely featured on the pitch in 2012/13 but had a huge role as PFA representative in pre-season, when he helped to keep the squad together after Keith Ryder’s disappearing act. Moved on to Mansfield in 2014 – and last year, having hung up his boots due to injury, he appeared on BBC day time show Wanted Down Under, deciding whether to emigrate to Australia. However, they have to wait to see if the visa situation changes. [20] On 28 December 2009 he scored his sixth of the season at Grimsby Town's Blundell Park, before getting his second bookable offence, earning him the first sending off of his professional career. You can follow them on Twitter, below: Back at Chesterfield after time back at Vale, the loveable forward is now 32. [33] He made a further three appearances before missing six weeks from mid-December onwards with a thigh injury. rob taylor Now 34, the versatile – as long as it was down the left – pace man was with Vale for six years after joining from Nuneaton Borough. Now aged 32, he scored once in the promotion season, having arrived from Crystal Palace and departing to Mansfield. Rob and Selina Taylor live in Bridgnorth in Shropshire. He still doesn't quite understand his role yet. Now 34, the versatile – as long as it was down the left – pace man was with Vale for six years after joining from Nuneaton Borough. Left Vale in 2016 bound for Fleetwood and landed at the Conference big spenders last year. [40] An ankle injury prevented him from playing however, and he left Aggborough in December. The Bolams — Series 14. Eccentric midfielder who, let’s say, believed in himself. Wanted Down Under More. Now the couple, with baby Alanna, have found their feet. Galumphing giant of a centre-half who had trained with Vincent Kompany and company while coming through the ranks at Manchester City. Rob and Selina Taylor live in Bridgnorth in Shropshire. For all your latest Vale news, opinion, analysis and transfer gossip, click here, Qui a été découvert dans mask singer hier, In monetary term theory of cost is restated as, Suggest suitable chart for inspection of the component, Method id used to return if an error occurs, Follando a mi sobrina en su fiesta de pijamas, étendue de terre inculte couverte de plantes sauvages 5 lettres. Statistics Now a youth coach at Oxford United, where he was a popular player in the mid-1990s. He signed with Port Vale in August 2008, and after establishing himself in the first team in 2008–09, he played more than forty games in both the 2009–10 and 2010–11 campaigns. In January 2018, he appeared on the BBC's Wanted Down Under, where he and wife Selina decided to emigrate to Australia. Moved on to Mansfield in 2014 – and last year, having hung up his boots due to injury, he appeared on BBC day time show Wanted Down Under, deciding whether to emigrate to Australia. The 35-year-old right-back joined Vale in 2008 after spells at Crewe, Leek Town and Morecambe but was forced to retire last year after suffering horrendous injury during a reserve match. [10] After a successful trial with Port Vale, where he scored in a reserve outing, manager Lee Sinnott signed him up on a two-year deal in readiness for the 2008–09 season. They returned with a five-year plan and started to save towards the move. He rejoined on loan from Leyton Orient to make sure of promotion and then made it permanent… for another season. To say it was a dramatic campaign filled with incident is not to do it justice. [12] When Sinnott's replacement Dean Glover took charge of the club, Taylor found himself out of contention and when Glover himself was removed Taylor stated his ambitions to earn himself a first team place under fresh management. Rugged old centre-back, now 42, who joined mid-season while McCombe nursed a knee injury. At the time Rob was on the cusp of a glittering career as a professional footballer but, just as things were taking off, Rob's dream was stopped in its tracks. Joined Vale from the Wolves youth team but moved on to Chesterfield in 2013. [44], For other people named Robert Taylor, see, "Port Vale: Tame Shrews and we can endorse our promotion credentials, says Taylor", "Worcester Students Aiming for England Universities Selection", "Port Vale Sentinel: Vale serve up a night to remember", "Port Vale: Griffith takes home top accolade", "Port Vale: Taylor out to prove doubters wrong", "Port Vale: Taylor hits decisive goal ... then gets his marching orders", "Port Vale: Taylor extends deal until 2012", "Port Vale: Taylor aims to repay Vale's faith in his raw talent", "Port Vale: Rob Taylor looks to kick-start season", "Port Vale: Duo doubtful for Bradford trip", "Four players put pen to paper on new deals", "Upson downs Valiants with silky display", "Rob Taylor: Mansfield Town sign former Port Vale left-back", "Mansfield Town sell Rob Taylor to Tranmere Rovers", "Tranmere Rovers sign Rob Taylor and Lee Molyneux", "Rob Taylor and George Obusu leave Kidderminste", "Port Vale: Turnaround for Taylor is proof of a rejuvenated Valiants", "Port Vale: Taylor already dreaming of Old Trafford date", "Wanted Down Under - Series 12: 15. Rob Taylor footballer - Football Chat - One Team in Bristol - Bristol City Forums started watching wanted down under(monday 22 july 09:15am) and features Rob Taylor who had to give up professionl football due to injury After a holiday with her family in her teens, she knew it was the land of her dreams. [18], "When he believes in himself, he'll be frightening. Joined Vale from Exeter and was a fixture in defence from 2012 to 2016. Taylor missed the whole of 2013–14 pre-season after damaging his Achilles tendon, and was out of training for close to five months. The 34-year-old Stafford-born Trinidad and Tobago World Cup star returned to Vale in 2013 and stayed for three years. They met up in person and have been together ever since... and one of the things they talked about nonstop was moving down under. From the day and hour they met, Selina had been selling the idea of living in Australia to husband Rob. Fast forward three years and it's role reversal, with Selena now the stumbling block and husband Rob pushing to go. Wanted Down Under Series 12 Rob Taylor's dream of being a professional footballer was shattered by a devastating injury, but his wife Selina wants to stay close her family in the UK. Rob Taylor's dream of being a professional footballer was shattered by a devastating injury, but his wife Selina wants to stay close her family in the UK. Left Vale in disgrace in the spring of 2014 and had to rebuild his career at Chesterfield. [35], Taylor signed with League Two club Mansfield Town in August 2014 after impressing manager Paul Cox on trial. We have looked back at the players Micky Adams used to see what happened next. [11] He scored on his Vale debut in a 3–1 victory against Luton Town. Was in and out of the 2013/14 team and left that summer. [8] Taylor went on to become a full-time professional but said "if it doesn't work out then I'd be happy to stay on with Nuneaton next season". [21] To his surprise and delight, his good form earned him a contract extension in January 2010 that tied him to the "Vale" until the summer of 2012. [17] Under Adams, Taylor was utilized in an attacking role, rather than his original role as left-back/left midfielder. They met through social media ten … Thrilling winger particularly in the opening stages of the promotion season. [14] He played in the League Cup "Sheffield double" defeats of both Championship sides, also scoring past Wednesday. As the main breadwinner, what should have been a wonderful time for the couple was becoming more stressful; Selina was pregnant and not working too. Now working for the community scheme, the Port Vale Foundation Trust, and an insightful voice as a pundit on Radio Stoke. Was with Vale from 2012 to 2014 before having a short time back at Tranmere Rovers. The winger worked well in tandem with Myrie-Williams as Vale took the game to all comers. [9], Despite several trials at English Football League clubs he chose to put his education first and complete a degree at the University of Worcester. Left Hereford earlier this season and joined Weston-super-Mare. Now aged 32, he moved on to Notts County in 2017. [7] He went on to make eight appearances for "Boro", scoring goals against Kettering Town and Hucknall Town. He made his debut for the senior side on 9 January 2017 as a substitute in a 1–0 friendly win over Morocco. Joined Vale initially on loan from Bournemouth in 2011 and stayed until 2015. Moving to emigrating was the last thing on their minds as they struggled to cope. Or will taking daughter Alanna away from family be just too much to take? The 37-year-old ex-Arsenal youth helped the club over the line after joining in November. Played for England C while at Chester, played for Halifax at Wembley and signed for Macclesfield Town in 2016. [38] He made 15 appearances for Rovers as the club dropped out of the Football League at the end of the 2014–15 season, and was not offered a new contract by new manager Gary Brabin. [22][23] Adams said that he gave Taylor the contract to avoid other clubs making attempts to tempt him away from Vale Park.[24]. Applied to be Vale manager in 2017. After he scored in his first start of the season, a League Trophy tie with Tranmere Rovers, he cemented his first team place with a brace against Bradford City in the league.