Danny Simpson

Daniel Peter Simpson

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:52, 17 May 2016 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)
Daniel Peter "Danny" Simpson(born 4 January 1987) is an English professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Leicester City . A product of the Manchester United academy, during his development Simpson played on loan for Sunderland , Ipswich Town and Blackburn Rovers in England, and Royal Antwerp in Belgium. He was on loan at Newcastle United for six months before signing for them on a permanent basis in January 2010, and after four years joined Queens Park Rangers on a free transfer in June 2013 for a year, before joining Leicester City the following season. Simpson was convicted in May 2016 of assaulting the mother of his child, and sentenced to a combination of community service and a curfew.

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Manchester United[edit]

Manager Alex Ferguson claimed that Simpson looked "anything but a player making his first start for Manchester United".[citation needed]

Royal Antwerp (loan)[edit]

Simpson also spent the first half of the 2006–07 season at Antwerp before returning to United in January 2007.

Sunderland (loan)[edit]

The loan move saw him link up with fellow Manchester United player Jonny Evans . He won the Championship title with Sunderland that season.

Return to Manchester United[edit]

His European debut came on 23 October 2007, when he came on as an 80th-minute substitute for Ryan Giggs against Dynamo Kyiv .His first European start was in the reverse fixture against Dynamo Kyiv on 7 November 2007; United won the game 4–0.

Ipswich Town (loan)[edit]

Blackburn Rovers (loan)[edit]

His Premier League debut for Blackburn Rovers came almost three weeks later, on 13 September 2008, in a 4–0 defeat at home to Arsenal .

Simpson playing for Newcastle United in 2009

Newcastle United[edit]

making his debut in a 1–0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday at St. James' Park. He scored his first goal for Newcastle against Peterborough United on 7 November 2009.

Simpson returned to action from his injury lay off, playing two reserve games in October. He made his first start of the new season in Newcastle's 2–1 victory over West Ham United , replacing James Perch at right back. Simpson kept his right back spot with consistently strong performances, forming a strong partnership with Joey Barton on the right flank.

On 20 September 2011, Simpson scored a curler in Newcastle's 4–3 win over Championship side Nottingham Forest in the third round of the League Cup .

On 10 December 2011, Simpson started alongside James Perch at center back in place of the injured Steven Taylor and Fabricio Coloccini for Newcastle's 4–2 defeat at Norwich City . He had played at right back for the beginning of the season.

On 4 January 2012, Simpson started for Newcastle during their 3–0 win against Manchester United , and produced a fantastic saving clearance off the line against his old club on his 25th Birthday.

Queens Park Rangers[edit]

He scored his first goal for QPR in a League Cup tie against Exeter City on 6 August 2013.He made 33 appearances for QPR as they earned promotion via the play-offs .

Leicester[edit]

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 Danny Simpson's Personal life

On 12 May 2016, his sentence was reviewed in light of press-intrusion into his community service, and replaced with a 22:00 to 06:00 curfew for 21 days.

As reported byThe Sunnewspaper, Simpson collapsed after being hit following an argument while queuing for food. An ambulance was called and Simpson was taken to hospital and treated for concussion.

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 Danny Simpson's Honours

Sunderland
Newcastle United
Queens Park Rangers
Leicester City
  • Premier League : 2015–16

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 Danny Simpson's References

  1. Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing. p. 379. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0. 
  2. "Danny Simpson". lcfc.com. Leicester City FC. Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-36276824
  4. "Kaizer Chiefs 0–1 Man Utd". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 18 July 2006. Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  5. Marshall, Adam (7 January 2006). "Another United loanee". Sky Sports (BSkyB). Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  6. Bartram, Steve (18 August 2006). "Youngsters join Antwerp". ManUtd.com (Manchester United). Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  7. "Sunderland sign Simpson on loan". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 25 January 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  8. "Man Utd hand new deal to Simpson". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 5 September 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  9. "Man Utd 0–2 Coventry". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 26 September 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  10. Sinnott, John (6 October 2007). "Man Utd 4–0 Wigan". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 6 October 2007. 
  11. Chowdhury, Saj (23 October 2007). "Dynamo Kiev 2–4 Man Utd". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  12. McNulty, Phil (7 November 2007). "Man Utd 4–0 Dynamo Kiev". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 10 November 2008. 
  13. Bostock, Adam (21 March 2008). "Simpson out as Nev nears return". ManUtd.com (Manchester United). Retrieved 21 March 2008. 
  14. Bartram, Steve (4 September 2008). "Simmo joins Rovers on loan". ManUtd.com (Manchester United). Retrieved 4 September 2008. 
  15. "Blackburn sign Man Utd's Simpson". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 4 August 2008. Retrieved 4 August 2008. 
  16. "Blackburn 4–1 Grimsby". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 27 August 2008. Retrieved 28 August 2008. 
  17. Lyon, Sam (13 September 2008). "Blackburn 0–4 Arsenal". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 13 September 2008. 
  18. Hughes, Ian (14 March 2009). "Arsenal 4–0 Blackburn". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 28 April 2009. 
  19. Burton, Chris (8 May 2009). "Home form gives Sam hope". Sky Sports (BSkyB). Retrieved 14 August 2009. 
  20. "Simpson makes Magpies loan switch". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 14 August 2009. Retrieved 14 August 2009. 
  21. Jacob, Gary; Barrett, Tony; Caulkin, George (21 January 2010). "Everton keen on loan move for Arsenal's Philippe Senderos". The Times (London: Times Newspapers). Retrieved 21 January 2010. 
  22. "Newcastle sign Manchester United defender Danny Simpson". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 20 January 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2010. 
  23. Mark Douglas (24 June 2010). "Danny Simpson reveals his full injury blow". Chronicle Live. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  24. "Exclusive: Simpson Signs". qpr.co.uk (Queens Park Rangers FC). 27 June 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  25. "Exeter 0-2 QPR". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 6 August 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  26. "Danny Simpson joins Leicester City from QPR on three-year deal". BBC Sport. 30 August 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  27. Ryder, Lee (3 August 2011). "Danny Simpson reaching for Skye after birth". Evening Chronicle (Newcastle). 
  28. "Danny Simpson convicted of assaulting ex-girlfriend". BBC Sport. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  29. "Danny Simpson to face Leicester hearing after assault sentence". BBC Sport. 16 June 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 
  30. Cooper, Rob (20 October 2011). "'I can't afford a chauffeur' claims £10k-per-week Premiership footballer as he tries to dodge driving ban". Daily Mail (London). 
  31. Tom Wilkinson, Press Association (4 February 2013). "Newcastle defender Danny Simpson knocked out in Manchester street fight | Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  32. Danny Simpson career statistics at Soccerbase
  33. Includes appearances in the FA Community Shield, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and Football League play-offs

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Club performanceLeagueCupLeague CupContinentalTotal
ClubSeasonDivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Manchester United 2005–06Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006–07 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007–08 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 8 0
2008–09 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009–10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total301010300080
Royal Antwerp (loan) 2005–06Belgian Second Division 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
2006–07 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 1
Total30100000000301
Sunderland (loan) 2006–07 Championship 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
Ipswich Town (loan) 2007–08 Championship 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Blackburn Rovers (loan) 2008–09 Premier League 12 0 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 20 0
Newcastle United (loan)2009–10Championship 20 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 1
Newcastle United 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0
2010–11Premier League 30 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 0
2011–12 35 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 40 1
2012–13 19 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 26 0
Total1231404170001382
Queens Park Rangers 2013–14 Championship 36 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 42 1
2014–15 Premier League 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total37010310030441
Leicester City 2014–15Premier League 14 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0
2015–16 30 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 32 0
Total44030100000480
Career total2712140122100303104