Player Details


Simon Dawkins


5' 10"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

12.1.1987 (36)


Edgware, England



Player Category

International, Designated Player
2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

How he joined the club: Signed as a Designated Player on Jan. 6, 2016. Previously spent time with the club on loan from Tottenham from 2011-12.

2017 (San Jose Earthquakes): Played 14 games making two starts …  Accumulated 637 minutes of playing time … U.S. Open Cup: Played and started full 90 minutes against the SF Deltas in a 2-1 victory at Avaya Stadium on June 14 in the Fourth Round… Entered as a substitute in the 84th minute against LA Galaxy in a 3-2 victory at Avaya Stadium on July 10 in the Quarterfinals … MLS Cup Playoffs: Did not appear in loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place on Oct. 25 in the Knockout Round.

2016 (San Jose Earthquakes): Started 28 games out of 29 appearances, logging 2402 minutes … Scored five goals and gave two assists … Created the second most seismic moment in Avaya Stadium history on July 16, 2016, scoring the game-winning goal for the 9-man Quakes in the 2-1 victory against Toronto FC. U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in 2-0 loss to Portland Timbers at Providence Park on June 14.

Made his mark in the Earthquakes record book following the 2016 season. Moved into ninth place in club history for goals with 19 career Earthquakes goals, including five in 2016. Tied for fifth place with 192 shots an in 10th place for corner kicks with 79.

2012 (San Jose Earthquakes): Appeared in 27 games (21 starts) for Earthquakes, tallying eight goals and one assist over 1,847 minutes.


2011 (San Jose Earthquakes): Started 19 games and made 26 appearances after joining San Jose on loan from Tottenham, scoring six goals with two assists.


Professional Experience: Appeared in 73 games for Derby County from 2014-2016, tallying nine goals and seven assists … Helped lead club to a third place finish a spot in the promotion playoffs during the 2013-14 season … Spent time on loan with Aston Villa during 2012-13 season, making four total appearances … Started 13 games and scored twice during his first full season with the Spurs Reserves in 2006-07 before being loaned to League One side Leyton Orient … Joined Tottenham Hotspur as an Academy Scholar in July 2004.


International: Has made 21 appearances with Jamaican National Team since 2014, scoring three goals … Scored during a World Cup Qualifier against Nicaragua on Sept. 9, 2015.


Personal: Welcomed first child, Leonardo Jax Dawkins, with wife Melissa on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016.