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Josh Simpson
Personal information
Date of birth May 15, 1983 (1983-05-15) (age 26)
Place of birth Burnaby, Canada
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Manisaspor
Number 9
Youth career
1995–2001 LISA Vancouver
2001–2004 University of Portland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Millwall 43 (2)
2006–2009 1. FC Kaiserslautern 63 (12)
2009– Manisaspor 22 (4)
National team
2002–2003 Canada U20 20 (3)
2001–2004 Canada U23 5 (0)
2004– Canada 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:57, 9 December 2009 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:57, 9 December 2009 (UTC)

Josh Simpson (born May 15, 1983) is a Canadian soccer player who plays for Manisaspor and the Canadian national team as a midfielder.


Club career

Born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Simpson started his career on a soccer scholarship with the University of Portland. In 2004, he and fellow Canadian Adrian Serioux signed with Millwall. He made his debut against Plymouth Argyle. On May 23, 2006, he signed a three-year contract with German team 1. FC Kaiserslautern[1] and left the club on 25 June 2009 to sign with Turkish club Manisaspor.[2]

International career

In 2003, he played for the Canada under-20 team at the World Youth Cup, where he scored the only goal in Canada's 1–0 win over Burkina Faso. He was also a call-up to the 2001 version, but not selected in the starting XI or on the bench.[3]

He made his senior debut for Canada in a January 2004 friendly match against Barbados and, by December 2009, has earned a total of 26 caps, scoring no goals. [4] He has represented Canada in 5 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[5]


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