Danny Simpson

Date of birth04 January 1987
Place of birthEccles
NationalityEnglish
Weight74 kg
Height1.73 m
PositionDefender/Right back

A promising full-back and Manchester United academy product, Danny Simpson found it hard to break into the senior squad and, after loan spells at Sunderland, Ipswich Town and Blackburn Rovers, moved on to Newcastle United to establish a regular first-team place.

Danny's contract at Manchester United was extended to June 2010 in September 2007.

He joined Queens Park Rangers in July 2013 with a three-year contract.

Danny joined Leicester City in August 2014 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2019 in August 2016.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 05 Jan 2006 20 Jan 2010
Royal Antwerp 06 Jan 2006 31 May 2006 L
Sunderland 25 Jan 2007 31 May 2007 L
Ipswich Town 21 Mar 2008 31 May 2008 L
Blackburn Rovers 04 Aug 2008 31 May 2009 L
Newcastle United 14 Aug 2009 18 Jan 2010 L
Newcastle United 20 Jan 2010 30 Jun 2013
Queens Park Rangers 01 Jul 2013 30 Aug 2014
Leicester City 30 Aug 2014 30 Jun 2019

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Sunderland League Championship 13
1
2
2007-08 Ipswich Town League Championship 7
1
2
2007-08 Manchester United FA Cup
1
2007-08 Manchester United League Cup 1
2007-08 Manchester United Premier League 1
2
2007-08 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 2
1
2008-09 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 5
1
2008-09 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 3
1
2008-09 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 10
2
2
2009-10 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
2009-10 Newcastle United League Championship 39
1
4
2009-10 Newcastle United League Cup 1
2010-11 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
2010-11 Newcastle United Premier League 30
4
2011-12 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1
2011-12 Newcastle United League Cup 3
1
2011-12 Newcastle United Premier League 35
7
2012-13 Newcastle United Premier League 18
1
3
2012-13 Newcastle United UEFA Europa League 7
2013-14 Queens Park Rangers FA Cup 1
2013-14 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 32
1
4
2013-14 Queens Park Rangers League Championship Play-Offs 3
2013-14 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 2
1
2014-15 Leicester City FA Cup 2
1
2014-15 Leicester City Premier League 13
1
4
2014-15 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 1
1
2014-15 Queens Park Rangers Premier League 1
2015-16 Leicester City FA Cup 1
2015-16 Leicester City League Cup 1
1
2015-16 Leicester City Premier League 30
3
1
2016-17 Leicester City FA Community Shield 1
1
2016-17 Leicester City FA Cup 2
2016-17 Leicester City League Cup 1
2016-17 Leicester City Premier League 34
1
12
2016-17 Leicester City UEFA Champions League 6
2017-18 Leicester City FA Cup 3
2017-18 Leicester City Premier League 27
1
4
2017-18 Leicester City Premier League Asia Trophy
2
2018-19 Leicester City FA Cup 1
2018-19 Leicester City League Cup 2
2018-19 Leicester City Premier League 3
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Feb 2007 Sunderland v Coventry City W 2-0 League Championship
10 Feb 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Sunderland W 0-2 League Championship
17 Feb 2007 Sunderland v Southend United W 4-0 League Championship
20 Feb 2007 Birmingham City v Sunderland D 1-1 League Championship
24 Feb 2007 Sunderland v Derby County W 2-1 League Championship
03 Mar 2007 West Bromwich Albion v Sunderland W 1-2 League Championship
10 Mar 2007 Barnsley v Sunderland W 0-2 League Championship
13 Mar 2007 Sunderland v Stoke City D 2-2 League Championship
17 Mar 2007 Sunderland v Hull City W 2-0 League Championship
31 Mar 2007 Cardiff City v Sunderland W 0-1 League Championship
07 Apr 2007 Sunderland v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Championship
09 Apr 2007 Southampton v Sunderland W 1-2 League Championship
14 Apr 2007 Sunderland v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Championship
27 Apr 2007 Sunderland v Burnley W 3-2 League Championship


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.