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Timmy Simons

Timmy Simons
Personal information
Date of birth11 December 1976(age 39)
Place of birthDiest, Belgium
Height1.86 m
Playing positionDefender / Midfielder
Club information
Current club1. FC Nuremberg

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Timmy Simons (born 11 December 1976 in Diest) is a Belgian football central defender and defensive midfielder who plays for FC Nuremberg in the German Bundesliga. Simons' former clubs include Lommel, Club Brugge, and PSV Eindhoven. He won the Belgian Golden Shoe in 2002 while playing for Club Brugge.

In the summer 2005 he decided to leave Club Brugge for PSV Eindhoven. He was named vice-captain in the 2005 06 season. After Philip Cocu left after the 2006 07 season, he was named captain. He became a key player for PSV and was very popular among the fans. He took over the number 6 shirt after Mark van Bommel left the club. He left for 1. FC Nuremberg in summer 2010 and is currently a regular starter for the team from Bavaria having played in all 34 games in the season.

He has earned 86 caps for the Belgium national football team.

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