Simon Cox

Date of birth28 April 1987
Place of birthTilehurst
NationalityIrish
Weight69 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionForward

Simon Cox's contract at Reading was extended to June 2008 in July 2007.

After a loan spell, he joined Swindon Town in January 2008 with a contract to June 2010.

Simon joined West Bromwich Albion in July 2009 with a two-year contract.

He joined Nottingham Forest in August 2012 with a three-year contract.

Simon re-joined Reading in August 2014 with a two-year contract.

He joined Southend United in July 2016 with a two-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Reading 18 Nov 2005 31 Jan 2008
Brentford 11 Sep 2006 27 Sep 2006 L
Brentford 23 Nov 2006 08 Jan 2007 L
Northampton Town 22 Mar 2007 22 May 2007 L
Swindon Town 31 Aug 2007 02 Jan 2008 L
Swindon Town 31 Jan 2008 08 Jul 2009
West Bromwich Albion 08 Jul 2009 14 Aug 2012
Nottingham Forest 14 Aug 2012 07 Aug 2014
Reading 07 Aug 2014 30 Jun 2016
Bristol City 09 Oct 2015 03 Jan 2016 L
Southend United 16 Jul 2016

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2005-06 Reading FA Cup
2
2005-06 Reading League Championship
2
2005-06 Reading League Cup
2
2006-07 Brentford League Cup 1
1
2006-07 Brentford League One 11
2
3
2006-07 Northampton Town League One 6
2
3
1
2006-07 Reading FA Cup
1
2007-08 Reading FA Cup
1
2007-08 Reading League Cup
1
2007-08 Swindon Town Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
1
1
2007-08 Swindon Town League One 35
1
14
8
2008-09 Swindon Town FA Cup 1
1
2008-09 Swindon Town Johnstones Paint Trophy 3
2
2
2008-09 Swindon Town League Cup 1
1
2008-09 Swindon Town League One 45
29
5
2009-10 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 3
2009-10 West Bromwich Albion League Championship 17
11
9
6
2009-10 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 3
1
1
2010-11 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 4
3
2010-11 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 8
11
1
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 2
3
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 2
1
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 7
11
2
2012-13 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
2012-13 Nottingham Forest League Championship 32
7
5
9
2012-13 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
1
2013-14 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 3
1
2013-14 Nottingham Forest League Championship 25
9
8
7
2013-14 Nottingham Forest League Cup 2
1
2014-15 Reading FA Cup 2
1
2014-15 Reading League Championship 28
9
8
5
2014-15 Reading League Cup 2
1
1
2015-16 Bristol City League Championship
4
2015-16 Reading FA Cup 2
2015-16 Reading League Championship 6
7
1
1
2015-16 Reading League Cup 1
1
2016-17 Southend United FA Cup 1
1
2016-17 Southend United Football League Trophy 4
2016-17 Southend United League Cup 1
2016-17 Southend United League One 39
5
16
10
2017-18 Southend United FA Cup 1
2017-18 Southend United Football League Trophy
3
1
2017-18 Southend United League Cup 1
2017-18 Southend United League One 40
2
10
6


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
20 Sep 2005 Reading v Luton Town W 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
25 Oct 2005 Reading v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
26 Nov 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Reading W 0-2 League Championship
17 Jan 2006 Reading v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
07 Feb 2006 Birmingham City v Reading L 2-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
17 Apr 2006 Reading v Stoke City W 3-1 League Championship
27 Jan 2007 Birmingham City v Reading W 2-3 FA Cup 4th round
28 Aug 2007 Swansea City v Reading W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
15 Jan 2008 Reading v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
09 Aug 2014 Wigan Athletic v Reading D 2-2 League Championship
12 Aug 2014 Reading v Newport County W 3-1 League Cup 1st round
16 Aug 2014 Reading v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Championship
19 Aug 2014 Reading v Huddersfield Town L 1-2 League Championship
23 Aug 2014 Nottingham Forest v Reading L 4-0 League Championship
26 Aug 2014 Scunthorpe United v Reading W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
30 Aug 2014 Middlesbrough v Reading W 0-1 League Championship
13 Sep 2014 Reading v Fulham W 3-0 League Championship
16 Sep 2014 Reading v Millwall W 3-2 League Championship
20 Sep 2014 Sheffield Wednesday v Reading L 1-0 League Championship
23 Sep 2014 Derby County v Reading L 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
28 Sep 2014 Reading v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 3-3 League Championship
01 Oct 2014 Leeds United v Reading D 0-0 League Championship
04 Oct 2014 Brentford v Reading L 3-1 League Championship
18 Oct 2014 Reading v Derby County L 0-3 League Championship
21 Oct 2014 AFC Bournemouth v Reading L 3-0 League Championship
25 Oct 2014 Reading v Blackpool W 3-0 League Championship
01 Nov 2014 Blackburn Rovers v Reading L 3-1 League Championship
04 Nov 2014 Reading v Rotherham United W 3-0 League Championship
08 Nov 2014 Reading v Charlton Athletic L 0-1 League Championship
21 Nov 2014 Cardiff City v Reading L 2-1 League Championship
06 Dec 2014 Reading v Bolton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
13 Dec 2014 Birmingham City v Reading L 6-1 League Championship
20 Dec 2014 Reading v Watford L 0-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2014 Brighton and Hove Albion v Reading D 2-2 League Championship
28 Dec 2014 Reading v Norwich City W 2-1 League Championship
03 Jan 2015 Huddersfield Town v Reading W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2015 Reading v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Championship
17 Jan 2015 Fulham v Reading L 2-1 League Championship
27 Jan 2015 Millwall v Reading D 0-0 League Championship
31 Jan 2015 Reading v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Championship
07 Feb 2015 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Reading W 1-2 League Championship
10 Feb 2015 Reading v Leeds United L 0-2 League Championship
14 Feb 2015 Derby County v Reading W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 2015 Reading v Wigan Athletic L 0-1 League Championship
21 Feb 2015 Ipswich Town v Reading W 0-1 League Championship
28 Feb 2015 Reading v Nottingham Forest L 0-3 League Championship
03 Mar 2015 Bolton Wanderers v Reading D 1-1 League Championship
14 Mar 2015 Watford v Reading L 4-1 League Championship
07 Apr 2015 Blackpool v Reading D 1-1 League Championship
18 Apr 2015 Arsenal v Reading L 2-1 FA Cup Semi-final
25 Apr 2015 Reading v Brentford L 0-2 League Championship
28 Apr 2015 Rotherham United v Reading L 2-1 League Championship
08 Aug 2015 Birmingham City v Reading L 2-1 League Championship
11 Aug 2015 Colchester United v Reading W 0-1 League Cup 1st round
16 Aug 2015 Reading v Leeds United D 0-0 League Championship
22 Aug 2015 Reading v Milton Keynes Dons D 0-0 League Championship
25 Aug 2015 Portsmouth v Reading W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
16 Jan 2016 Milton Keynes Dons v Reading L 1-0 League Championship
20 Feb 2016 Reading v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 FA Cup 5th round
08 Mar 2016 Huddersfield Town v Reading L 3-1 League Championship
11 Mar 2016 Reading v Crystal Palace L 0-2 FA Cup 6th round
19 Mar 2016 Reading v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
02 Apr 2016 Bolton Wanderers v Reading W 0-1 League Championship
05 Apr 2016 Reading v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Championship
09 Apr 2016 Reading v Birmingham City L 0-2 League Championship
12 Apr 2016 Middlesbrough v Reading L 2-1 League Championship
16 Apr 2016 Leeds United v Reading L 3-2 League Championship
19 Apr 2016 Reading v Hull City L 1-2 League Championship
23 Apr 2016 Queens Park Rangers v Reading D 1-1 League Championship


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2010-11 Republic of Ireland International Friendly
1
1
2010-11 Republic of Ireland Nations Cup 2
1
2010-11 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1
2011-12 Republic of Ireland International Friendly
2
1
2011-12 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
6
2012-13 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
2012-13 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 3
4
1
1
2013-14 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup
1
2013-14 Republic of Ireland International Friendly
3


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

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
24 May 2011 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland W 5-0 Nations Cup
29 May 2011 Republic of Ireland v Scotland W 1-0 Nations Cup
04 Jun 2011 FYR Macedonia v Republic of Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group B
07 Jun 2011 Italy v Republic of Ireland W 0-2 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Republic of Ireland v Slovakia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
06 Sep 2011 Russia v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group B
11 Oct 2011 Republic of Ireland v Armenia W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group B
11 Nov 2011 Estonia v Republic of Ireland W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Play-off 1st leg
15 Nov 2011 Republic of Ireland v Estonia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Play-off 2nd leg
29 Feb 2012 Republic of Ireland v Czech Republic D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2012 Hungary v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 2012 Republic of Ireland v Croatia L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
14 Jun 2012 Spain v Republic of Ireland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
18 Jun 2012 Italy v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
15 Aug 2012 Serbia v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Kazakhstan v Republic of Ireland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Sep 2012 Republic of Ireland v Oman W 4-1 International Friendly
12 Oct 2012 Republic of Ireland v Germany L 1-6 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
16 Oct 2012 Faroe Islands v Republic of Ireland W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
14 Nov 2012 Republic of Ireland v Greece L 0-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2013 Republic of Ireland v Poland W 2-0 International Friendly
29 May 2013 England v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2013 Republic of Ireland v Georgia W 4-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2013 Republic of Ireland v Faroe Islands W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
11 Jun 2013 Republic of Ireland v Spain L 0-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Republic of Ireland v Sweden L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group C
31 May 2014 Italy v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2014 Costa Rica v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 2014 Republic of Ireland v Portugal L 1-5 International Friendly


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