, born 4 June 1981) is an English footballer
. He plays for Blackpool
and is a midfielder
who can also play as a forward
. He is the only player to have scored in the top six divisions of English football.
He has been known as Gary Taylor-Fletcher
since his marriage to Viv Taylor in June 2004.
Born in Liverpool
, Taylor-Fletcher pursued a successful career in roofing
working for his uncle in the Liverpool
areas. It was during this time he was spotted by Northwich Victoria
scouts while playing a charity friendly against a local team comprising of labourers.
He began his career playing semi-pro football (as Gary Fletcher) with Conference National
club Northwich Victoria
in 1999, with whom he scored eleven goals in 43 appearances. On 16 March 2001 he went on loan to Hull City
who were then in the Third Division
, the fourth tier of the Football League
, where he made five appearances in two months at the club.
On 8 June 2001 Fletcher was signed by another Third Division club, Leyton Orient
from Northwich for a fee of £50,000. Later that year he was sent out on loan to Grays Athletic
who were then in the Isthmian League
. Taylor-Fletcher scored three goals in four league games in a loan spell that lasted from 21 December 2001 to 1 March... Read More