Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Jay Simpson: In Profile

Jay Simpson: In Profile

Vital QPR - Breaking News
JavaScript must be enabled for the RSS Scrollbox Widget to work.


Vital QPR profiles Rangers latest addition, Jay Simpson who signed today (Thursday) on a season-long loan from Arsenal.

Name: Jay Simpson

Date of Birth: 01-12-1988 (Enfield)

Previous Clubs: Norwich City (youth), Arsenal, Millwall (L), West Bromwich Albion (L).

Appearances (Goals): 54 (8)

Jay Simpson started life with Norwich City coming up through their academy under the guidance of Roy Massey. Massey took up a new role at Arsenal and took nine-year-old Jay with him to Highbury.

At the age of 13 Simpson was already playing for the Gunners under 18s side before earning a place on the bench against West Bromwich Albion in 2006.

He has the honour of the first player to score a hatrick at the Emirates Stadium in the under 18s` 3-2 win over Cardiff City in the FA Youth Cup.

Simpson was loaned out to League One side Millwall in 2007 scoring eight goals for the Lions in 44 appearances. He was subsequently voted PFA Fans' League One Player of the Year for his performances with Kenny Jackett`s side.

He made his debut for Arsenal last season in their 6-0 Carling Cup win over Sheffield United, displaying the vast talent of Wenger`s youngsters as they easily dispatched of the full strength Championship favourites.

His first start came in the next round, and he repaid Arsene Wenger`s faith in him by netting twice in a 3-0 win over Wigan Athletic at the Emirates Stadium.

He was loaned out to struggling West Bromwich Albion and despite displaying great class in his performances managed to net only twice for the Baggies in the second half of the season with Tony Mowbray`s side relegated back to the Championship.




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter

Become a fan on Facebook - Become a fan of Vital QPR



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Boxer
Date:Thursday August 27 2009
Time: 3:10PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Vital Football Backs The Pride Of Britain Winner Appeal

Vital Football backing the Pride of Britain winner Moin's appeal. Please help.

Championship Boasts Third Biggest Crowds In Europe

Last week UEFA published their Club Licensing Benchmarking Report and one of the telling conclusions from the study was that the English Championship...

VARy Impressive At 98.9% Accuracy

The International Football Association Board have claimed that 98.9% of Video Assistant Referee decisions are correct during its two year worldwide trial.

Instant Reactions - QPR v Middlesbrough (20/1/18)

Following yesterday's clash between Queens Park Rangers and Middlesbrough, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Queens Park Rangers Social Media

Queens Park Rangers Archived Articles

Vital QPR articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital QPR
Write For Vital QPR
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Middlesbrough MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smithies67%
Onuoha0%
Lynch0%
Robinson33%
Furlong0%
Luongo0%
Scowen0%
Freeman0%
Bidwell0%
Oteh0%
Washington0%
Sub - Osayi-Samuel0%
Sub - Smith0%
Sub - Eze0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Uncredibale Hulk2
Vital Football Comment