Simon Cox

Born: April 28, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Reading, England
Nationality: Ireland Irish

Position: Centre-forward
Simon Cox
Career History
Senior2005-2008Reading
→ 2006Brentford (loan)
→ 2006-2007Brentford (loan)
→ 2007Northampton Town (loan)
→ 2007-2008Swindon Town (loan)
2008-2009Swindon Town
2009-2012West Bromwich Albion
2012-2014Nottingham Forest
2014-2016Reading
→ 2015-2016Bristol City (loan)
2016-Southend United
International-0001-Republic of Ireland
Sports Mole has 288 articles about Simon Cox. Articles 1 to 40:
Tony Pulis calls the shots during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on April 9, 2016
Preview: West Brom vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at The Hawthorns between West Bromwich Albion and Middlesbrough.
Aug 26, 16:28
Hal Robson-Kanu and James McClean in action during the FA Cup game between Reading and West Bromwich Albion on February 20, 2016
Trio heading for Reading exit
Simon Cox and Anton Ferdinand join Wales international Hal Robson-Kanu in leaving Championship side Reading on free transfers.
May 9, 22:30
Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Watford on February 13, 2016
Team News: Emmanuel Adebayor leads Crystal Palace line
Emmanuel Adebayor leads the Crystal Palace line for their FA Cup quarter-final away to Reading, while Yannick Bolasie and Wilfried Zaha also start for the visitors.
Mar 11, 19:03
Joe Ledley celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Preview: Reading vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks ahead to the first FA Cup quarter-final of the weekend between Championship side Reading and Crystal Palace of the Premier League.
Mar 10, 14:00
Michael Hector scores during the FA Cup game between Reading and West Bromwich Albion on February 20, 2016
Result: Reading come from behind to beat West Bromwich Albion in FA Cup fifth round
Reading stun West Bromwich Albion by sealing a 3-1 win at the Madejski Stadium and book themselves a spot in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
Feb 20, 16:50
Shane Long of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring the opening goal team mates in front of the fans during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier group D match between Republic of Ireland and Germany at the Aviva Stadium on October 8, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland.
Shane Long, John O'Shea remain with Ireland despite injury worries
John O'Shea and Shane Long stay with the Republic of Ireland squad for the Euro 2016 playoff with Bosnia-Herzegovina despite both players struggling with injuries.
Nov 8, 22:14
Elliot Bennett of Bristol City is tackled by Ross McCormack of Fulham during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Fulham at Ashton Gate on October 31, 2015
Result: Fulham beat Bristol City thanks to four first-half goals
Four goals in the first half help Fulham to a 4-1 win away at Bristol City in the Championship.
Oct 31, 17:04
General view prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal at Cardiff City Stadium on November 30, 2013
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Bristol City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday night's Severnside derby in the Championship between Cardiff City and Bristol City.
Oct 23, 17:19
Brighton manager Chris Hughton looks on ahead of the Pre Season Friendly between Brighton & Hove Albion and Seville at Amex Stadium on August 2, 2015
Team News: Brighton & Hove Albion make one change for Bristol City clash
Brighton & Hove Albion draft in Uwe Huenemeier to replace the injured Gordon Greer.
Oct 20, 18:54
Reading players celebrate during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Middlesbrough at Madejski Stadium on October 3, 2015
Preview: Rotherham United vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Rotherham United and Reading at The New York Stadium.
Oct 19, 22:48
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Brentford v Brighton & Hove Albion at Griffin Park on January 3, 2015
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Bristol City
Sports Mole previews the Championship match between leaders Brighton & Hove Albion and Bristol City at The Amex.
Oct 19, 16:58
Bristol City Manager Steve Cotterill during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Reading at Ashton Gate on September 19, 2015
Preview: Bristol City vs. Nottingham Forest
The Championship returns after a week off on Friday night and Sports Mole provides the lowdown on Nottingham Forest's trip to Bristol City.
Oct 15, 15:00
Romelu Lukaku of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on August 23, 2015
Team News: Romelu Lukaku handed Everton start at Reading
Romelu Lukaku starts for Everton in their Capital One Cup third-round tie against Championship side Reading.
Sep 22, 19:23
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Preview: Reading vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews the Capital One Cup third round clash between Reading and Everton at the Madejski Stadium.
Sep 21, 20:45
Garath McCleary of Reading celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the FA Cup Quarter Final Replay match between Reading and Bradford City at Madejski Stadium on March 16, 2015
Result: Reading come from behind to beat Portsmouth
Reading come from behind to defeat Portsmouth 2-1 in the League Cup.
Aug 25, 21:41
A general view of Fratton Park prior to the Sky Bet League Two match between Portsmouth and Northampton Town at Fratton Park on December 29, 2013
Half-Time Report: Portsmouth hold shock lead over Reading
Portsmouth are leading Reading 1-0 at half time of their League Cup tie.
Aug 25, 20:35
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Preview: Reading vs. MK Dons
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Reading and MK Dons.
Aug 20, 19:35
A general view of Hillsborough on January 05, 2013
Preview: Sheffield Wednesday vs. Reading
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Championship encounter at Hillsborough between hosting Sheffield Wednesday and Reading.
Aug 18, 16:56
Darren Bent of Derby County celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Blackpool at iPro Stadium on April 14, 2015
Team News: Darren Bent returns for Derby County
Darren Bent returns to the Derby County side that hosts Reading in the Championship.
May 2, 11:46
Jamie Mackie of Reading celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Rotherham United at Madejski Stadium on November 04, 2014
Preview: Rotherham United vs. Reading
Sports Mole gives you the lowdown on Tuesday's Championship game as Rotherham United look to seal their safety by defeating Reading.
Apr 27, 15:12
Reading's foward Jamaican forward Garath McCleary celebrates after scoring during the FA Cup semi-final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley stadium in London on April 18, 2015
Preview: Reading vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole gives you the lowdown on Wednesday night's sole Championship game as beaten FA Cup semi-finalists Reading host Birmingham City.
Apr 20, 14:30
Blackpool players huddle during the FA Cup Third Round match against Aston Villa at Villa Park on January 4, 2015
Preview: Blackpool vs. Reading
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday night's Championship clash between bottom-of-the-table Blackpool and Reading, with the hosts' fate hanging in the balance.
Apr 5, 22:12
Russell Slade the new manager of Cardiff City celebrates his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Nottingham Forest at Cardiff City Stadium on October 18, 2014
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the Easter Monday Championship fixture between Cardiff City and Bolton Wanderers.
Apr 4, 18:11
Nathan Ake of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013
Team News: Nathan Ake handed Reading debut
Steve Clarke hands on-loan Dutch defender Nathan Ake his first Royals start in Reading's Championship encounter with Cardiff City.
Apr 4, 14:40
Scott Malone of Cardiff holds off pressure from Chris Gunter of Reading during the FA Cup Fourth Round match on January 24, 2015
Preview: Reading vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between Reading and Cardiff City at the Madejski Stadium.
Apr 2, 21:19
Rohan Ince of Brighton & Hove Albion celebrates his goal during the FA Cup fourth round match between Port Vale and Brighton Hove Albion at Vale Park on January 25, 2014
Video: Football League Goal of the Year nominees
Watch the five goals that have been shortlisted for the Mitre Goal of the Year at the Football League Awards.
Mar 28, 13:04
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Steve Clarke: 'We were not ruthless enough'
Reading boss Steve Clarke believes that his side were not ruthless enough in their 3-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest in the Championship.
Mar 1, 04:09
Daniel Williams of Reading battles for the ball with Ben Osborn of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match on February 28, 2015
Result: Nottingham Forest march on under Dougie Freedman
Nottingham Forest make it five wins from six under Dougie Freedman as they comfortably beat Reading 3-0 at the Madejski Stadium.
Feb 28, 16:53
Pavel Pogrebnyak of Reading in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Reading at the Boleyn Ground on May 19, 2013
Half-Time Report: Reading and Nottingham Forest fail to find breakthrough
Neither side get on the scoresheet as Reading's clash with Nottingham Forest remains goalless at half time.
Feb 28, 15:52
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Team News: Steve Clarke makes six changes to his Reading side
Reading make six changes to their side as they prepare to host in-form Nottingham Forest in the Championship.
Feb 28, 14:32
Reading's Pavel Pogrebnyak chases after Wigan's Jason Pearce on February 17, 2015
Result: Jason Pearce debut goal keeps Wigan Athletic's survival hopes alive
Wigan Athletic move three points closer to Championship safety thanks to Jason Pearce's first-half goal which proved the difference in a 1-0 win over Reading.
Feb 17, 21:58
Wigan Athletic Manager Malky Mackay gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium on November 22, 2014
Half-Time Report: Debut goal from Jason Pearce puts Wigan Athletic ahead at Reading
Wigan Athletic hold a surprise 1-0 lead over Reading at the Madejski Stadium courtesy of Jason Pearce's goal after 17 minutes.
Feb 17, 20:48
Wigan Athletic Manager Malky Mackay gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium on November 22, 2014
Team News: Harry Maguire, Jason Pearce handed Wigan Athletic debuts
Malky Mackay hands Wigan Athletic debuts to two players for tonight's trip to face Reading, while a third player will make his first start for the Latics.
Feb 17, 19:30
Hal Robson-Kanu of Reading (9) celebrates as he score their first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Derby County and Reading at iPro Stadium on February 14, 2015
Result: Yakubu fires Reading into FA Cup quarter-finals
Yakubu scores his first goal for Reading to give them a 2-1 victory at Derby County as the Royals progress to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
Feb 14, 17:02
Jordan Obita of Reading takes on Jesse Lingard of Derby County during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Derby County and Reading at iPro Stadium on February 14, 2015
Half-Time Report: Stephen Warnock red card leaves Derby County with uphill struggle
Stephen Warnock is sent off 39 minutes into his Derby County debut, leaving his side with an uphill task to overcome Reading in their FA Cup fifth-round tie.
Feb 14, 15:51
Manchester United's Jesse Lingard in action during a friendly match against Yokohama F.Marinos on July 23, 2013
Team News: Jesse Lingard, Stephen Warnock make Derby County debuts in FA Cup
Derby include debutants Jesse Lingard and Stephen Warnock in their starting XI to face Reading in the FA Cup fifth round.
Feb 14, 14:11
Hal Robson-Kanu of Reading (9) celebrates as he score their first goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Derby County and Reading at iPro Stadium on February 14, 2015
Live Commentary: Derby County 1-2 Reading - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of Reading's FA Cup fifth-round win over Derby at the iPro Stadium as Yakubu pops up with the winning goal.
Feb 14, 14:00
Thomas Ince of Derby County celebrates with Richard Keogh and Will Hughes as he scores their first and equalising goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Derby County at Goldsands Stadium on February 10, 2015
Preview: Derby County vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup last-16 tie between Championship rivals Derby County and Reading at the iPro Stadium.
Feb 12, 17:05
Jem Karacan of Reading celebrates with team mates after scoring the teams second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading v Watford at The Madejski Stadium on August 17, 2013
Team News: Reading without captain Jem Karacan for Leeds United clash
Reading captain Jem Karacan misses out through injury as Reading face Leeds United at the Madejski Stadium.
Feb 10, 19:44
Jamie Mackie of Reading celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Rotherham United at Madejski Stadium on November 04, 2014
Result: Wolverhampton Wanderers succumb to Reading defeat
Wolves succumb to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Reading in their Championship clash at Molineux.
Feb 7, 16:56



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wigan AthleticWigan1310122571831
2Shrewsbury TownShrewsbury139401991031
3Bradford CityBradford138232316726
4Rotherham UnitedRotherham1380524131124
5Charlton AthleticCharlton127232015523
6Oxford UnitedOxford Utd136342214821
7Peterborough UnitedPeterborough126242218420
8Portsmouth136251814420
9Fleetwood Town126242221120
10Blackburn RoversBlackburn11614159619
11Blackpool125431714319
12Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe13544129319
13Bristol Rovers136072324-118
14MK Dons135261217-517
15Southend UnitedSouthend134451725-816
16Walsall133641722-515
17Oldham AthleticOldham124171826-813
18Doncaster RoversDoncaster133371516-112
19Bury123361518-312
20Rochdale132651216-412
21AFC Wimbledon13337614-812
22Gillingham13247716-910
23Northampton TownNorthampton13229823-158
24Plymouth ArgylePlymouth13139922-136
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