10. Simeon JACKSON

PUBLISHED: 16:58 13 June 2012 | UPDATED: 17:03 18 December 2012

Simeon Jackson

Simeon Jackson

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Jackson joined Norwich City on a two-year deal following Gillingham's relegation to League Two and crowned his first season with the Canaries by scoring the winning goal at Portsmouth to ensure the club's promotion to the Premier League.

Position: Striker

Age: 25

Born: Kingston, Jamaica (28 March, 1987)

Height: 5ft, 8in.

Weight: 11st, 5lbs.

Date signed: 15 July, 2010

Signed from: Gillingham, undisclosed fee

Contract: June 2013

City debut: v Watford H (6 August, 2010)

Former clubs: Rushden, Gillingham

International honours: Canada (33 caps, 6 goals)

Season 2011/12 apps: 26 Goals: 5

Norwich City apps: 67 Goals: 18


Rushden (04-08) 69 starts, plus 24 as sub, 42 goals.
Gillingham (08-10): 98 starts, plus 17 as sub, 42 goals.

Total: 167 starts, plus 41 as sub, 84 goals.

The Canaries pipped Millwall, Southampton and QPR to the 23-year-old Canadian's signature.

The 5ft 8in striker scored 21 goals as he helped Gillingham to promotion from League Two in 2008/09, including the only goal at Wembley.

The Canadian international player of the year scored 16 goals in League One, capped with his first goal for his country in a 1-0 win over Cyprus.

Jackson hit form at just the right time for Norwich City, scoring nine goals in the Canaries' last nine games in 2010/11, including two memorable hat-tricks against Scunthorpe United and Derby County to help fire City into the top flight.

His form was rewarded with a place in Canada's squad for the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup squad where he notched another three caps for his country.

Jackson featured 26 times for City in all competitions last season, with his first Premier League goal coming in a 2-2 draw with Wolves at Molineux in December - meaning the striker has scored in all of England's top five divisions.

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