Simon Farnworth

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Simon Farnworth
Personal information
Full name Simon Farnworth
Date of birth (1963-10-28) 28 October 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth Chorley, Lancashire, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1981–1983 Bolton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1987 Bolton Wanderers 113 (0)
1986 Stockport County (loan) 10 (0)
1987 Tranmere Rovers (loan) 7 (0)
1987–1990 Bury 105 (0)
1990–1993 Preston North End 81 (0)
1993–1996 Wigan Athletic 126 (0)
Total 442 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Simon Farnworth (born 28 October 1963 in Chorley, Lancashire) is a former English footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He played for Bolton Wanderers, Bury, Preston North End and Wigan Athletic, and made over 500 appearances during his career.

Simon retired from playing in 1996, and joined the backroom staff at Wigan as a physiotherapist. He then joined Liverpool, where he worked for eleven years as the head physio at Liverpool's academy. In 2009, he joined Morecambe and was appointed as the first-team physio.[1]

Simon has featured regularly in the Masters Football tournament, and has previously played for Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers.


  1. ^ "Farnworth becomes Shrimps physio". BBC Sport. 28 July 2009. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 

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