Simon Gillett

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Simon Gillett
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Personal information
Full name Simon James Gillett
Date of birth (1985-11-06) 6 November 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Oxford, England
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2000–2005 Southampton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Southampton 31 (0)
2005 Walsall (loan) 2 (0)
2006 Blackpool (loan) 14 (1)
2006–2007 Bournemouth (loan) 7 (1)
2007 Blackpool (loan) 17 (0)
2007 Yeovil Town (loan) 4 (0)
2009 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 11 (0)
2010–2012 Doncaster Rovers 68 (4)
2012–2014 Nottingham Forest 25 (0)
2013–2014 Bristol City (loan) 23 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 May, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Simon James Gillett (born 6 November 1985) is an English footballer.

Career[edit]

From August 2006, he spent three months on loan to Blackpool. It was with the Fylde Coast club that he scored his first league goal, on 12 September, in a 1–1 draw with Chesterfield at Bloomfield Road.[1] The following month, on 21 October, he was sent off in the Seasiders' 2–1 win at Crewe Alexandra.[2]

On 23 November 2006, he moved on loan to Bournemouth until the New Year.[3]

On 30 January 2007, Gillett returned to Blackpool on loan until the end of the 2006–07 season.[4] On 27 May 2007 he came on as a last-minute substitute in the Seasiders' League One play-off final victory over Yeovil Town at Wembley.[5]

On 20 September 2007, he joined Yeovil Town on loan, initially for a month.[6]

He made his Southampton first-team debut against Leicester City in the 4th round of the F.A. Cup in 2006, coming on for an Injured David Prutton after just 30 minutes of the game played. Southampton won 1–0 with Kenwyne Jones the goal scorer

Doncaster Rovers[edit]

He joined championship club Doncaster Rovers on 12 October 2009 on a two-month loan.[7]

On 15 May 2010 he was released from Southampton.[8][9] On 5 July 2010, Gillett agreed to join Doncaster Rovers subject to a medical, with the deal being completed on the evening of 7 July. Gillett signed a 2-year contract with Doncaster, and was assigned the shirt number 18. His second Doncaster debut came in a 2–0 win away to Preston North End; Gillett however, was sent off late on in the match, for two bookable offences.[10]

On 18 September 2010 he scored his first goal for Doncaster in a 2–2 draw with Watford

Nottingham Forest[edit]

On 4 August 2012 it was announced he joined Nottingham Forest to team up with former Manager Sean O'Driscoll.[citation needed]

Bristol City[edit]

On 31 October 2013, Gillett signed for Bristol City on loan until 28 January 2014,[11] subsequently extended to the end of the season.

Honours[edit]

Blackpool
Southampton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Soccerbase result
  2. ^ Soccerbase result
  3. ^ "The loan arranger". saintsfc.co.uk. Retrieved 24 November 2006. 
  4. ^ "Saints' Gillett back at Blackpool". BBC Sport. 30 January 2007. Retrieved 30 January 2007. 
  5. ^ "Yeovil 0–2 Blackpool". BBC Sport. 27 May 2007. Retrieved 27 May 2007. 
  6. ^ "Gillett goes on loan". www.saintsfc.co.uk. Retrieved 21 September 2007. 
  7. ^ "Gillett joins Doncaster Rovers". Doncaster Rovers Website. Retrieved 12 October 2009. 
  8. ^ "Released And Retained List". Southampton F.C. 15 May 2010. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  9. ^ "Southampton reveal retain and released lists of players". Daily Echo. 15 May 2010. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  10. ^ "Preston 0–2 Doncaster". BBC Sport. 7 August 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  11. ^ Lambell, Ashley (31 October 2013). "Simon Seals City Switch". Nottingham Forest FC. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 

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