Date of Birth: 5 Nov 1997
Debut: v St Mirren 30th Oct 2019
Signed: 2 September 2019
It appeared Greg Taylor’s European dream was over before it started, when Kilmarnock suffered a shock defeat to Welsh semi-professional outfit Connah’s Quay Nomads in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League in July, 2019. Fast forward five months, and the full-back made his Hoops Euro debut in a 3-1 win over Rennes in front of a sold-out Celtic Park.
That win saw the Hoops top their Europa League group with 13 points and a game to spare, and marked just how far the full-back, signed from the Rugby Park outfit in the 2019 summer transfer window, had come in the space of half a season.
The tireless left-sided defender has proved a constant threat down the flank.
Over the course of the 2019/20 campaign, the tireless left-sided defender racked up 15 appearances in green and white, and proved a constant threat down the flank, especially when filling the role of wing-back.
Among his highlights of the 2020/21 season were scoring his first goal for the Hoops, in the 6-0 UEFA Champions League home win over KR Reykjavik, and playing in the Scottish Cup final as the Celts sealed the Quadruple Treble.
Capped at all levels for the Scotland national team, Greg Taylor made his debut for the senior team in a 3-0 European qualifier defeat to Belgium on June 11, 2019. Still playing for Kilmarnock at the time, Taylor went on to make a further four senior appearances for his country after moving to Celtic as Scotland led up to Euro 2020.