Tom is an established shot stopper in this league, he has a vast amount of experience and talent to boot. He joined the club in pre-season from Brighouse Town after catching the eye with some magnificent saves which included keeping out an Adam Bolder penalty in last season’s fixture at St Giles Road. Tom is a former player at Farsley Celtic and won the Evo-Stik Young Player of the Year award back in 2014/15.
Name: Tom Taylor
Previous Clubs: Brighouse Town, Farsley Celtic, FC Halifax, Garforth Town
Most Embarrassing Moment In Football: As a goalkeeper, I tend to get quite a few! I was once lobbed from the halfway line for Farsley against Kendal Town. Thankfully it wasn’t filmed.
Most Memorable Moment in football: Playing for English Colleges side, also winning the Evo-Stik Young Player of the Season award for 2014/15
Best Save: I remember a save I made against Darlington a couple of years ago. They were pushing for promotion and in the last minute and I remember the ball took a massive deflection but I managed to put it over the top of the stand. I don’t know how I managed to save it.
Favourite Club: Leeds United
Favourite Food: Chinese
Favourite Drink: Dr Pepper
Hopes for the season?: Promotion. I just want to help the team make the first season back home a success.
Why Boro?: Played against the club a few times and the fans have been great. Also there’s a buzz around the club coming back home. I see it as a massive opportunity
Message to the fans: Stick behind the team, whatever the ups and downs stay with us and we will give it everything.
WORLD CUP or Champions League
FISH & CHIPS or Burger
NIGHT IN or Night Out
Aston Martin or FERRARI
CRISTIANO RONALDO or Lionel Messi
Ibiza or SCARBOROUGH
Jay Z or KANYE WEST
Champagne or BEER
Italian Food or CHINESE FOOD
Takeaway or RESTAURANT
Pub or NIGHTCLUB
Rock or ICE CREAM
3G or Grass
Cup Run or LEAGUE TITLE
Pepsi or COCA-COLA