Date of birth
Simon joined Oxford for the second time in June 2016, from Blackburn Rovers. Having started his career with Huddersfield, Simon joined the U’s from the Terriers in June 2010 but was unable to break into the first team. At the end of the season he was released and signed for Halifax Town. After one season Michael Appleton signed him for Portsmouth, and in May 2013 Appleton, who was now Manager of Blackburn, signed him for Rovers.
Simon, who has been capped for England at under-18 and under-19 levels, won both the Supporters' Player of the Year and the Players' Player of the Year awards for 2016/17.