What a relief. Taylor played for 67 minutes in a "behind closed doors" game with Ipswich - which we lost - and now is in contention for the game against Derby.
I don't expect him to start against the Rams actually. I reckon Allardyce will back the team to win that one regardless, and hold Taylor back for the bigger challenge, away to Middlesborough, when he will definitely want five fit and fresh men in midfield.
It's another huge week ahead of us. Six points and we will be sitting very pretty indeed, even though the style of play is bloody ugly!