Player

Matt Simon

Player information

Full name:
Matthew Blake Simon
Date of birth:
21 July 1986 (age today: 35 years, 139 days)
Place of birth:
Sydney, New South Wales
 Australia
National team:
 Australia

Sydney FC career

Sydney FC cap number:
139
Sydney FC jersey number:
18 (88 appearances)
First appearance:
Last appearance:
Trophies:
  • 2016-17 A-League Premiership
  • 2017 A-League Championship
  • 2017 FFA Cup
  • 2017-18 A-League Premiership

Sydney FC statistics

App Starts Subs Unused Minutes Goals Pens OGs YCs RCs
Overall 88 23 65 4 2827 10 0 0 22 1
2015-16 27 14 13 2 1355 3 0 0 11 0
2016-17 30 2 28 2 512 2 0 0 6 0
2017-18 31 7 24 0 960 5 0 0 5 1
A-League Men 67 13 54 4 1837 5 0 0 14 1
AFC Champions League 9 7 2 0 570 1 0 0 5 0
FFA Cup 12 3 9 0 420 4 0 0 3 0
2015 Westfield FFA Cup 2 0 2 0 56 0 0 0 1 0
2015-16 Hyundai A-League 20 9 11 2 910 3 0 0 7 0
2016 AFC Champions League 5 5 0 0 389 0 0 0 3 0
2016 Westfield FFA Cup 5 2 3 0 209 2 0 0 1 0
2016-17 Hyundai A-League 25 0 25 2 303 0 0 0 5 0
2017 Westfield FFA Cup 5 1 4 0 155 2 0 0 1 0
2017-18 Hyundai A-League 22 4 18 0 624 2 0 0 2 1
2018 AFC Champions League 4 2 2 0 181 1 0 0 2 0
Adelaide United 9 2 7 0 310 2 0 0 2 0
Bankstown Berries 1 0 1 0 22 0 0 0 0 0
Blacktown City 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
Brisbane Roar 8 2 6 0 256 0 0 0 3 1
Canberra Olympic 1 0 1 0 17 0 0 0 0 0
Central Coast Mariners 8 0 8 0 196 3 0 0 1 0
Darwin Rovers 1 1 0 0 62 1 0 0 1 0
Kashima Antlers 2 2 0 0 149 1 0 0 2 0
Melbourne City 9 1 8 1 140 0 0 0 2 0
Melbourne Victory 10 2 8 0 288 0 0 0 2 0
Newcastle United Jets 5 0 5 2 91 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Glory 7 3 4 1 310 0 0 0 1 0
Pohang Steelers 2 2 0 0 162 0 0 0 1 0
Shandong Luneng 2 2 0 0 137 0 0 0 1 0
Shanghai Shenhua 1 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
Sorrento FC 1 0 1 0 18 0 0 0 0 0
South Melbourne 1 0 1 0 19 1 0 0 0 0
Suwon Bluewings 1 0 1 0 20 0 0 0 0 0
Urawa Red Diamonds 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 0 1 0
Wellington Phoenix 7 1 6 0 172 0 0 0 2 0
Western Sydney Wanderers 9 3 6 0 260 0 0 0 2 0
Wollongong Wolves 1 1 0 0 90 2 0 0 1 0
Home 44 9 35 1 1279 1 0 0 11 1
Away 44 14 30 3 1548 9 0 0 11 0
AAMI Park (Melbourne Rectangular Stadium) 5 2 3 1 133 0 0 0 0 0
Allianz Stadium (Sydney Football Stadium) 41 9 32 1 1241 1 0 0 10 1
Central Coast Stadium 5 0 5 0 107 3 0 0 1 0
Coopers Stadium (Hindmarsh Stadium) 5 1 4 0 145 1 0 0 2 0
Darwin Football Stadium 1 1 0 0 62 1 0 0 1 0
Dorrien Gardens 1 1 0 0 67 0 0 0 0 0
HBF Park (Perth Oval) 3 1 2 1 138 0 0 0 0 0
Jinan Olympic Sports Centre Stadium 1 1 0 0 73 0 0 0 0 0
Kashima Soccer Stadium 1 1 0 0 90 1 0 0 1 0
Lakeside Stadium 1 0 1 0 19 1 0 0 0 0
Leichhardt Oval 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Marvel Stadium (Docklands Stadium) 3 1 2 0 109 0 0 0 0 0
McDonald Jones Stadium (Newcastle International Sports Centre) 2 0 2 1 34 0 0 0 0 0
Pirtek Stadium (Parramatta Stadium) 1 1 0 0 63 0 0 0 1 0
Pohang Steel Yard 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 0 0 0
Stadium Australia 5 0 5 0 71 0 0 0 1 0
Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park) 4 1 3 0 142 0 0 0 2 0
Sydney United Sports Centre 2 0 2 0 28 0 0 0 0 0
Viking Park 1 0 1 0 17 0 0 0 0 0
Westpac Stadium (Wellington Regional Stadium) 3 1 2 0 106 0 0 0 2 0
WIN Stadium (Wollongong Showground) 1 1 0 0 90 2 0 0 1 0

Sydney FC career visualisation

The visualisation below shows minutes played in
starting and
substitute appearances, matches as an
unused bench player, as well as unavailability due to
injury or illness,
suspension,
national team duty,
loan spells, and
other reasons. Goals (including penalties and own goals ), yellow cards
and red cards
are displayed at the time at which they occurred.
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FFAC
A-League Men
ACL
ALM
ACL
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ALM
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FFA Cup
ALM
 
A-League Men
 
A-League Men
FFA Cup
ALM
 
A-League Men
 
A-League Men
ACL
ALM
ACL
ALM
ACL
ALM
ACL
ALM
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18

Availability

This table only includes matches for which the player was a full-time senior squad member.
Available Unavailable
Matches Total Starts Subs Unused Unselected Total Injury / illness Suspension NT duty Other
Overall 110 100 23 65 4 8 10 4 6 0 0
2015-16 37 32 14 13 2 3 5 2 3 0 0
2016-17 34 33 2 28 2 1 1 0 1 0 0
2017-18 39 35 7 24 0 4 4 2 2 0 0
2015 Westfield FFA Cup 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-16 Hyundai A-League 27 24 9 11 2 2 3 1 2 0 0
2016 AFC Champions League 8 6 5 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0
2016 Westfield FFA Cup 5 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-17 Hyundai A-League 29 28 0 25 2 1 1 0 1 0 0
2017 Westfield FFA Cup 5 5 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017-18 Hyundai A-League 28 25 4 18 0 3 3 2 1 0 0
2018 AFC Champions League 6 5 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0

SFCU player of the season voting

App Starts Subs 1st 2nd 3rd Avg votes POTS points POTS rank
Overall 88 23 65 4 2 8 0.27 23.0  
By season
2015-16 27 14 13 2 2 3 0.40 12.5 6
2016-17 30 2 28 1 0 2 0.18 5.0 13
2017-18 31 7 24 1 0 3 0.24 5.5 12