Sportsmail reported last week Simpson was close to a move to Wigan Athletic, but the move broke down with the player on his way to the DW Stadium.
West Brom forward Peter Odemwingie’s visit to QPR was caught on camera . impson got away with it.
Wigan were in the market for defensive reinforcements on deadline day - they also looked at Tottenham's Adam Smith, who is on loan at Millwall - but the deal fell through after the clubs could not agree a free.
With Simpson's contract up in the summer, however, a potential transfer to Wigan could be revived, though West Ham and Fulham are also thought to be among those interested.Saturday 9th February 2013 Tottenham V Newcastle 12:45 Chelsea V Wigan 15:00 Norwich V Fulham 15:00 Stoke V Reading 15:00 Sunderland V Arsenal 15:00 Swansea V QPR 15:00 Southampton V Man City 17:30 Sunday 10th February 2013 Aston Villa V West Ham 13:30 Man Utd V Everton 16:00 Monday 11th February 2013 Liverpool V West Brom 20:00
Source: Newcastle United Mad