Simone Farelli (born 19 February 1983) is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Roma.
Born in Rome, Farelli began his senior career at hometown Serie D club Astrea.
In mid-2002 he was signed by Siena. At that time Siena was a Serie B club. In 2003, he followed the team to promote to Serie A. In mid-2004 he left for Serie C2 club Nocerina, but in January 2005 returned to the city of Siena.
Farelli returned to Italian fourth level in 2005–06 season, for Vittoria. Then he left for Serie C1 club Ancona and then Lanciano. In February 2007 he received a call-up to Italy Universiade team for a training match. In that match he was a substitute.
Farelli settled in Crotone in 2008–09 season, the first club that he spent more than 1 season. The team won the first ever promotion playoffs to the third level since 2008, the year that the level was renamed to Lega Pro Prima Divisione. He was the backup keeper of Emanuele Concetti in his two-year stay.
Siena (second spell)
In 2010–11 Serie B, Crotone signed Vid Belec and Giacomo Bindi, and Farelli was allowed to leave for Siena in 1+1 year deal. Siena was newly relegated from Serie A at that time.
He was the third keeper of Siena, behind Ferdinando Coppola and Gianluca Pegolo. Despite Coppola was replaced by Željko Brkić in 2011–12 season. Siena won promotion at the end of 2010–11 Serie B.
In July 2014 Farelli and former Siena teammate Francesco Valiani were signed by Latina on free transfers.
On 11 July 2016 Farelli was signed by Trapani on a 2-year contract. On 30 January 2017 Farelli was loaned to Arezzo.
On 25 July 2017 Farelli was transferred to Novara, with Francesco Pacini moved to opposite direction on a temporary deal.
On 4 September 2018 Pescara signed Farelli on a free transfer. He was assigned number 21 shirt.