Born 23rd October 1979 in Haverfordwest, Wales
“Digger” as he was known by Posh fans made his Posh first team debut aged 18 at Hull City in January 1998.
A midfielder, Digger was a regular in the Posh midfield during the 1998/99 season and so good were his performances that at the age of just 19 was voted into the PFA Division 3 side. He also earned U18 and U21 caps for Wales.
His performances attracted the attention of many clubs including Manchester Utd where he spent a week training and received praise from Sir Alex Ferguson.
In January 2000 Simon along with Matthew Etherington was sold to Tottenham Hotspur in a combined fee of £1.2 million of which it was recorded that Davies’ fee was £700,000.
Did you know: Simon won 58 International caps for Wales and an UEFA Europa League runners-up medal in 2010 playing for Fulham.