Date of birth
The Cobblers signed central defender Ash Taylor on a 3 year contract in July 2017.
The 6ft 5in Taylor was most recently with Aberdeen in the SPL, playing 43 times at the heart of their defence in 2016/17 as they conceded only 35 goals during a campaign that saw them finish as runners up to Celtic. His final appearance for the Dons was against Celtic in May 2017's Scottish Cup Final. That appearance was his 125th in an Abderdeen shirt after a 3 year stay north of the border having moved from Tranmere Rovers. At Tranmere he played more than 200 games in all competitions in five years up to 2014, the vast majority of those appearances coming in League 1. Was named player of the season, players player of the season and away player of the season at the end of the 2017/18 season.