Taylor missed the 2-1 victory at relegated QPR last weekend, which secured the Magpies' Barclays Premier League status, through illness, but has returned to training and is available.
Midfielder Sylvain Marveaux is fully fit after a groin injury, but keeper Rob Elliot is suspended following his dismissal at Loftus Road and 38-year-old Steve Harper will make what is likely to be his final appearance for the club after 20 years on Tyneside with Tim Krul nursing a dislocated shoulder.
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- Sylvain Marveaux
- Rob Elliot