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GFCSC President: Robert "Super Bob" Taylor

We are delighted to announce that former Gills' striker and club legend, Robert Taylor, has agreed to become Honorary President of Gillingham FC Supporters' Club.

 

'Super Bob' Taylor signed for The Gills for a then club record fee of £500,000 on 1st August 1998 and went on to become one of the greatest strikers we have seen in a Gillingham shirt, scoring an impressive 39 goals in 70 (11) appearances in just over two seasons.



Playing under Manager Tony Pulis, he formed a formidable partnership with strike partner Carl Asaba. He went on to enjoy the best goal scoring run of his career, with one of the many highlights being his amazing five-goal haul in Gillingham's 5-0 away win over Burnley in February 1999.


Other highlights included 5 goals away in a single game, away to Burnley in February 1999, and back-to-back hat tricks over Wrexham (5-1) and Bristol City (3-0) in successive home games at Priestfield. He then went on to score against Manchester City in the 1999 Second Division Play-Off final.


Super Bob remained at Priestfield until November 1999, when he signed for Manchester City for £1.5 million. He went onto help the club secure promotion to the Premier League, scoring the goal which saw them promoted to the top flight.


Bob Taylor Highlights

Hat Trick against Bristol City


Bob Taylor's Gills Goals (All but 2)


The Gillingham FC Supporters' Club are pleased to welcome Bob back to Priestfield this Saturday for Gillingham's final home game of the season. As a guest of both the GFCSC and Gillingham Football Club, he will be presenting our Player of the Year Award for the 2023/24 season prior to kick-off.

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