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Josh Sims

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

28/05/1997

Signed

20/08/2018

Country

England

A Southampton player from the word go, Sims joined the Saints’ Academy from the Elite Training Centre in 2011.

Progressive performances within the U23s earned him a professional debut In England’s topflight in November 2016 against Everton.

11 days later he made his Europa League debut against Hapoel Be'er Sheva and a month later in January he provided the assist for Shane Long to score the only goal against Liverpool and secure the Saints a spot in the 2017 EFL Cup Final.

In August 2018, Sims joined Reading on loan from St. Mary’s and made his debut away at Ewood Park against Blackburn in the league.

Five starts and 13 substitute appearances was the final tally for the midfielder in our Berkshire outfit before he returned to Southampton in January and made a further five appearances for the Saints to end the season.

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