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Ryan Taylor | Defensemen

Team: Newcastle United
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/19/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 176

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Fantasy managers will be buoyed by the news that Newcastle full-back Ryan Taylor is approaching a return to first team football as he takes part in his second behind-closed-doors friendly against Burnley on Tuesday.
Ryan ‘over-the-wall’ Taylor so-called because of his trademark curling free-kicks is aiming to end over two years of injury hell as the defender aims to complete 70+ minutes today to add to his previous half against Carlisle United. Having originally torn his anterior cruciate ligament back in August 2012 Taylor then suffered a recurrence during training just weeks before his projected comeback prompting further surgery from world-renowned knee specialist Dr Richard Steadman. The impending return of Taylor will be welcome news for Yahoo fantasy managers, the player has been a heavy points scorer throughout his time in game and is likely to provide a bargain differential when fit. Oct 7 - 6:57 AM

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Alan Pardew revealed that Ryan Taylor is nearing a return to action after spending two full years sidelined with a severe knee injury.

You haven't forgotten about Ryan Taylor, have you? Much has changed at St. James' Park since the last time Taylor has been on the pitch. His return would be a welcome one though, he can play multiple positions and is a dead ball specialist. If he can get a run in the starting XI, he would emerge a relevant fantasy option.
Aug 6 - 4:39 PM