Jack Taylor

Butcher, Sports official

1930 – 2012

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Who was Jack Taylor?

John Keith "Jack" Taylor, OBE was an English football referee, famous for officiating in the 1974 FIFA World Cup Final during which he awarded two penalties in the first 30 minutes. The first of these penalty kicks, awarded after just a minute of play, created World Cup history – it was the first penalty kick ever awarded in a World Cup final.

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Born
Apr 21, 1930
Wolverhampton
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Died
Jul 27, 2012
Shropshire

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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