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Leicester fullback Danny Simpson: I understand Newcastle fans booing me

Leicester City fullback Danny Simpson was jeered by his former Newcastle United fans in defeat on Saturday.

Simpson insists he made the “right decision" in opting to leave Newcastle United to join Queens Park Rangers in June 2013.

“I left the club and went and won the league so... I do understand the reaction," Simpson said.

“I left that club when I turned down a contract and left on a free. It turned out OK for me but I understand it from their point of view.

“At the same time I played nearly 140 games for them and gave it my best. For the last I don't know how many years I was part of a team that was successful for them.

“We finished fifth and reached the quarter-finals of the Europa League. It didn't go too bad. I left and made the decision, and it was the right one."

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