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Ellis Simms Soccer Wiki, Stats, Net Worth, Height, Family and career details

Ellis Simms was born on January 5, 2001, in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. He is a dynamic English striker. At 22 years old, Simms has made a mark in professional football. Ellis Simms is standing tall at an imposing Height of 6’3″ and weighing 161 lbs.

Currently on loan to Coventry City from Everton, Ellis Simms has navigated through previous stints at Blackpool and Sunderland. His journey began in the youth academies of Manchester City and Blackburn Rovers, where he earned the Golden Boot at the CEE Cup in 2017. Since his professional debut for Blackpool in January 2021, Simms has left an indelible mark, with notable achievements, including a Premier League debut for Everton and impactful loan spells.

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Personal Information

Player NameEllis Simms
Full NameEllis Reco Simms
Nickname(s)Simmo, Young Gus (reference to his father, Kevin Campbell)
Date of BirthJanuary 5, 2001 (22 years old)
Place of BirthOldham, Greater Manchester, England
Languages SpokenEnglish
Net WorthEstimated to be in the range of £1 – £5 million
Salary per monthUndisclosed, but estimated to be around £10,000 – £20,000

Physical Attributes

Height6’3″ (191 cm)
Weight161 lbs (73 kg)
Body BuildAthletic and muscular
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown

Playing Information

Preferred Formation4-3-3
Preferred Playing StylePhysical, direct, good finisher
Playing FootRight
Preferred Jersey Number9
Playing AttributesPace, strength, aerial ability, good finishing
Tactical RoleTarget man

Career Details

Current TeamsCoventry City (loan from Everton)
Squad Number9
Contract Expiry DateJune 30, 2025 (with Everton)
Previous ClubsEverton, Blackpool (loan), Sunderland (loan)
College/Youth AcademyManchester City, Blackburn Rovers
Youth Career AchievementsGolden Boot at CEE Cup 2017 (6 goals in 4 games)
Professional DebutJanuary 23, 2021, for Blackpool vs. Brighton & Hove Albion (FA Cup)
International DebutNot yet capped at senior level
National Team Caps0
National Team Goals0
Major International Tournaments PlayedNone
Current Market ValueEstimated to be around £5 million
Transfer Fee RecordUndisclosed
Transfer HistoryJoined Everton in 2016, loan spells at Blackpool (2021) and Sunderland (2022)

Management and Endorsements

Agent/RepresentationWasserman Media Group
Endorsement DealsUnknown
Boots SponsorshipAdidas

Rituals and Superstitions

Preferred Pre-match RitualsListens to music, visualizes the game, talks to family
Preferred Post-match RitualsGreets family and friends, analyzes performance
Pre-game SuperstitionsWears lucky socks, enters the pitch with his right foot

Training and Fitness

Favorite Training DrillsShooting drills, finishing drills, 1v1 drills
Fitness RoutineWeights, cardio, agility training
Diet and NutritionFocuses on healthy and balanced meals with plenty of protein
Mental Preparation TechniquesVisualization, meditation, positive self-talk

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Achievements and Awards

Career HighlightsPremier League debut for Everton, scoring loan spells at Blackpool and Sunderland
Notable AchievementsGolden Boot at CEE Cup 2017
Individual AwardsNone
Team HonorsFA Cup finalist with Blackpool (2021)
Notable RecordsYoungest player to score for Everton in the Premier League (19 years old)
Most Memorable MatchScoring the winning goal for Blackpool against Swansea City in the FA Cup fifth round (2021)
Toughest Opponent FacedVirgil van Dijk

Off-Field Activities

Playing Idols Growing UpSergio Aguero, Romelu Lukaku, Didier Drogba
Off-field Business VenturesNone known at this time
Philanthropic ActivitiesEllis is an ambassador for the Everton in the Community program, which works to improve the lives of young people in Merseyside. He has also participated in charity events for other organizations, such as the NSPCC and the British Red Cross.
Personal Causes/Charities SupportedEducation, poverty alleviation, children’s welfare

Personal Life

Family BackgroundEllis comes from a footballing family. His father is Kevin Campbell, a former Premier League striker who played for Everton, Nottingham Forest, and Middlesbrough. His mother, Lisa, is a former model.
Marital StatusUnmarried
Spouse/Partner Name or Wife NameN/A
GirlfriendRumored to be dating model Maisie Lilley, but this has not been confirmed.
SiblingsYounger sister, Isla
ParentsKevin Campbell (father), Lisa Simms (mother)
Residence/HouseLives in a modest house in Liverpool
Cars/TransportationDrives a Range Rover Evoque
Luxuries/CollectiblesEnjoys collecting sneakers and watches

Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Vacation SpotsDubai, Ibiza, Mykonos
Bucket ListSkydiving, visiting the Great Wall of China, winning the Premier League
Motivational Quotes/Mantras“Never give up on your dreams,” “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard,” “Believe in yourself”
Signature Moves/TechniquesPowerful shot, good heading ability, strong dribbling

Statistics and Health

Injury History– Missed three months in 2021 with a hamstring injury
– Suffered a minor ankle injury in 2022
Rehabilitation ProcessWhen injured, Ellis focuses on physiotherapy, strength training, and swimming to maintain his fitness.

Transfer History of Ellis Simms

2016: Joined Everton Academy from Blackburn Rovers (youth level)


  • Jan: Loaned to Blackpool for the remainder of the season.
  • July: Returned to Everton.


  • Jan: Loaned to Sunderland for the second half of the season.
  • July: Returned to Everton.


  • Jan: Loaned to Coventry City for the rest of the season.

Key points:

  • All loan moves have been to gain experience and playing time in lower leagues.
  • No permanent transfers have yet occurred.
  • Current loan at Coventry City suggests Everton may be looking to sell him in the future.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Ellis Simms’s biggest strengths as a player?

Pace, strength, aerial ability and good finishing.

Is Ellis Simms currently playing for Everton?

No, Ellis Simms is on loan at Coventry City for the 2023-24 season.

Has he ever played for the English national team?

Not yet at the senior level, but Ellis Simms has represented England at youth levels.

What is Ellis Simms’s estimated net worth?

It is difficult to say for sure, but it is estimated to be between £1 – £5 million.

What is Ellis Simms’ most memorable footballing moment?

Scoring the winning goal for Blackpool against Swansea City in the FA Cup fifth round in 2021.

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