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Simon Spender
Personal information
Full name Simon Spender[1]
Date of birth 15 November 1985 (1985-11-15) (age 24)
Place of birth    Mold, Wales
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Barrow
Number 2
Youth career
2002–2004 Wrexham
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Barrow (loan)
110 (5)
012 (0)
000 (0)   
National team2
2006– Wales U21 006 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 20:43, 18 May 2009 (UTC).
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 20:43, 18 May 2009 (UTC).
* Appearances (Goals)

Simon Spender (born 15 November 1985) is a Welsh footballer who plays at right back for Barrow. Spender is also a former Wales U-21 player.[2][3]


Born in Mold, Flintshire, Spender came up through the youth system at Wrexham and made his debut in a 0–0 draw with Plymouth Argyle in March 2004.[4][5] He made six appearances in the 2003–04 season, impressing in a 2–1 win over Luton Town.[6] He made 19 appearances in the 2004–05 season and was rewarded with his first professional contract in May 2005.[7] Spender made a further 21 appearances in the 2005–06 season and was given a new contract in summer of 2006.[8][9] He established himself as the first-choice right-back and by the end of the 2007–08 season had made over 100 appearances for Wrexham.[10] Spender missed three months of the 2008–09 season with a broken elbow and in March 2009, joined Barrow on loan for the remainder of the season, helping them to avoid relegation.[11] He was not offered a contract by Wrexham at the end of the season,[11] and signed a permanent two-year contract with Barrow.[12]


  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 579. ISBN 1852916656.  
  2. ^ "Latvia U21 0-0 Wales U21". BBC Sport. 2004-08-18. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  3. ^ "Wales U21 1-0 Cyprus U21". BBC Sport. 2006-05-16. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  4. ^ "Simon Spender". Team profiles. Wrexham F.C..,,10311~23835,00.html. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  5. ^ "Games played by Simon Spender in 2003/2004". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  6. ^ "Smith praises stand-ins". BBC Sport. 2004-04-25. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  7. ^ "Spender gets first Wrexham deal". BBC Sport. 2005-05-27. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  8. ^ "Games played by Simon Spender in 2005/2006". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  9. ^ "Smith excited by Wrexham signings". BBC Sport. 2006-07-05. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  10. ^ "Simon Spender". Soccerbase. Racing Post. Retrieved 2008-05-10.  
  11. ^ a b "Spender released by Wrexham boss". BBC Sport. 2009-04-30. Retrieved 2009-05-15.  
  12. ^ "AFC Return to Spender". Barrow A.F.C.. 2009-05-15. Retrieved 2009-05-16.  

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