Newcastle Legend Steven Taylor Joins New Zealand Side Wellington Phoenix

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EX-Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor has joined A-League side Wellington Phoenix.

The 32-year-old moves to New Zealand after a year with Peterborough United in League One.

Getty Images – Getty Steven Taylor has quit Peterborough United to join A-League side Wellington Phoenix

Taylor spent 13 years at St James’ Park before short spells with MLS franchise Portland Timbers and Ipswich Town.

And the experienced defender is looking forward to playing down under.

He said: “As soon as I was aware of the interest, I knew it was an opportunity that I couldn’t pass up.

“I was here in 2014 as part of the Football United Tour when we played in Dunedin and Wellington and loved the country then.

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