Matthew Taylor at 1. FC Saarbrücken [R]

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  1. Dave Marino-Nachison

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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    Don't understand moving from struggler to struggler; does anyone have some insight here?
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    Koblenz survived but is potentially falling apart. Their coach, Uwe Rapolder, is not happy with the lack of funds to build a better team, was not happy with his players in the last game of the season (a 4-0 loss facing relegation) and is more than likely going to jump ship. Reports are that he has already interviewed with Eintracht Frankfurt. Also, the team looks like it going to be dismantled and rebuilt - 10 contracts expiring with more on the way out more than likely.
    Perhaps Matt saw a more stable environment with FSV Frankfurt, but that is speculation based on what apparently is going on in Koblenz.

    http://www.kicker.de/news/fussball/2bundesliga/startseite/artikel/509239/
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    He only had signed a one year deal and so was free to look elsewhere.

    Direct from the horse's mouth:
    "It was a tough decision to leave Koblenz," Taylor said. "But in the end I had to decide what I thought was best for my career."

    "In Frankfurt, they showed a strong interest and I feel that there is a good opportunity to step in as a starter and get good minutes on the field."

    http://www.yanks-abroad.com/get.php?mode=content&id=4770


  5. Dave Marino-Nachison

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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    FSV followed up the 15-0 win with an 11-0 game. Taylor played a half and scored 1 goal. 5 goals in 90 minutes is a pretty good way to preseason started. However, the next game is against Bayern Munich's 2nd team so the competition should be a little better than what they have faced so far.
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt


    ...not according to the Timbers. :)
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    Unfortunate, but not surprising.
    In related news Matt didn't make the roster for today's game.
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    What is his status right now? I'd be happy if FC Dallas signs him in the transfer window....
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    If he was given a free release, he was free to sign with MLS up to Aptil, 15.

    In the summer, he can trial at other places, however.
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  14. Dave Marino-Nachison

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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    He went 90.
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    According to Kicker, Matt (3.00) is currently the highest rated forward on the team and second overall to the starting keeper (2.50). He is also tied for team's leading scorer with Piossek who has played in 4 more matches.
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    Matt netted twice today and Piossek only got one, so Matt is now the team's leading scorer.
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    Well, the old rat tail is gone and he is scoring well.

    He might get a chance to go back to BL II with someone.

    Right now, Matt is tied for 41-47 among all Bundesliga III players.

    For some reference, #2 on the list is Olivier Occean (once the Metrostars property, as I recall, who never signed due to a low-ball offer and went to Norway instead).

    After spending half a decade in Norway's Tippeliga (one with Odd Grenland, four with Lilleström), he signed with Kickers Offenbach, where he is the joint top BL III scorer (9 goals in 13 matches).

    Kickers, under the experienced Wolfgang Wolf (of Wolfsburg fame) shocked the Bundesliga vize-leaders Borussia Dortmund last Wednesday with Occean receiving a Bradley-esque "3.5" from the Kicker.
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    Another goal in the last match. He still leads his team in scoring, has moved up to a tie for 10th in the league in scoring (and has played at least 2 fewer matches than anyone equal or ahead of him on that list), and is currently the 28th rated player in the 3.BL with a 2.89.
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    Matt Taylor scored his 7th goal of the season (in his 10th game) on Saturday. His goal was the 4th goal in a 4-2 win over VfR Aalen.
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    Re: Matt Taylor to FSV Frankfurt

    Now rated as a 25th best player in the BL III at 2.90.

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