Date: 31st May 2010 at 10:41am
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Despite agreeing another year at Bradford City Peter Taylor, the former England, Gillingham, Leicester, Hull City, Crystal Palace and Wycombe manager was heavily linked with the County hot seat before Cotterill’s appointment.

According to rumours before the weekend he is a contender again with a clause allowing him to talk to a club from a higher division. Perhaps another key tit bit here is that the Chairman is thought to be keen on a CV from a former England manager with a proven track record.

Cotterill did an outstanding job, yet few managers would have failed in his position given the embarrassment of riches he had to pick from. The challenge now begins and Peter Taylor or Colin Calderwood would be the better options to take the club forward.

Peter Taylor’s CV

This will be Peter’s 25th year in management since coming in low and at an early age. He has gone from Dover to the heady heights of the England job itself, albeit just the one game, winning silverware at every level.

His coaching and tactical skills are renowned as are his contacts and understanding of the youth set up at the very top of the domestic game. Bottom line, he has achieved 5 promotions in the last decade.

Dartford 1986-1990
Southern League Cup winner: 1988, 1989
Southern League Championship Match winner: 1988, 1989
Kent Senior Cup winner: 1987, 1988

Southend United Aug93- Feb95 – P 84 W 27 D 16 L 41 Win 32%

Dover Athletic Feb 1995 -1996 No data

England U-21s July 1995- 1996 P 15 W 11 D 1 L 3 Win 73.33%

Gillingham July 1999 – June 2000 P 62 W 34 D 12 L 16 Win 54.84%
Division Two Play-Off Final winner: 1999-00

Leicester City June 2000 – September 2001 W 54 D 19 D 9 L 26 Win 35.19%

England November 2000 – November 2000 P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1

Brighton October 2001 – May 2002 P 38 W 21 D 11 L 6 Win 55.26%
Football League Division Two winner: 2001-02

Hull City October 2002- June 2006 P 184 W 77 D 50 L 57 Win 41.85%
Football League Division Three runner-up: 2003-04
Football League One runner-up: 2004-05

England U-21s 2004 – January 2007 P 16 W 9 D 2 L 5 Win 56.25%

Crystal Palace June 2006 – October 2007 P 60 W 21 D 6 L 23 Win 35.00%

Stevenage Borough November 2007 – April 2008 P 32 W 13 D 4 L 15 Win 40.63%

Wycombe Wanderers May 2008 – October 2009 P 46 W 19 D 17 L 10 Win 41.30%
Football League Two 3rd: 2008-09

Bradford City February 2010 – Present P 17 W 8 D 4 L5 Win 47.06%

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