Interview with Tommy Taylor


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Former West Ham and Leyton Orient central defender Tommy Taylor makes his debut on Shoot The Defence as he shares many incredible stories from his career in the game.
Tommy tells us about being an apprentice at Leyton Orient before making his debut at 15 years old.
A move to West Ham followed and we hear about Tommy's experiences playing alongside Billy Bonds, Harry Redknapp, Frank Lampard Snr, Trevor Brooking and Bobby Moore. We also discuss the 1975 FA Cup final where West Ham beat Fulham (with Bobby Moore and Alan Mullery) 2-0.
Seventies football is also on the agenda as Tommy talks about Leeds United's great team under Don Revie, Arsenal's 71 double winning squad and George Best!

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