In 1994, Chertsey born Taylor, was sold from Stanies Town for a club record fee of Â£15,000 to Millwall. Prior to his move into the Football League, Scott worked for catering firm at Heathrow Airport.|
He went on to make 32 appearances in all competitions for The Lions, before moving onto Premiership outfit Bolton Wanderers, commanding a transfer fee of Â£150,000. Taylor only made one appearance in the Premiership for Bolton, coming off from the bench in the 82nd minute for Nathan Blake in a 2-1 win over Chelsea in April 1996.
The Trotters were relegated into Division One at the end of the 1995/96 season. Taylor made a further 11 appearances, scoring three times in the second tier of English football.
The following season Taylor was loaned out to Rotherham United, dropping down into Division Three, he made 10 League appearances scoring three times. Towards the end of the 1997/98 season, the striker was loaned out again, this time to Blackpool where he scored twice in short-spell with The Tangerines.
In October 1998, Tranmere Rovers paid Bolton Â£350,000 for Taylor's services. Scott stayed at Prenton Park for almost three-years making 130 appearances and scoring 22 goals in the process. He was moved out to a left-wing position by boss John Aldridge, which he later admitted was a role he was not fully comfortable in.
"I've been playing out on the left wing for the past two seasons and that's not really my game.
"I continued to play on the left because I wanted to play first-team football, but I prefer playing as a striker and making runs behind the defence." admitted Scott.
After his time at Tranmere, Scott moved to Stockport County under the bosman rule at the start of the 2001/02 season. A move that was made more appealing after Stockport boss Andy Kilner said he'd prefer to play him up front. However his stay at Edgeley Park was short-lived and just six-months after he signed for County, he joined Blackpool - this time o...[Read more]