Former England international Peter Taylor, who was caretaker coach for the England national side for one game in 2000, is joining the All Whites support staff.

Taylor, who played four internationals for England in 1976 and also played more than 100 games for both Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur in England's top flight, will be based in England and assist the New Zealand professionals playing in Europe.

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Taylor will assist Hudson in working with the likes of skipper Winston Reid, striker Chris Wood, Henry Cameron, Ryan Thomas and Bill Tuiloma to assist their international preparation.