Ashley Young

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Ashley Young
Young training with England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Ashley Simon Young[1]
Date of birth (1985-07-09) 9 July 1985 (age 38)[2]
Place of birth Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[3]
Position(s) Full-back
Club information
Current team
Everton
Number 18
Youth career
1995–2003 Watford
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Watford 98 (19)
2007–2011 Aston Villa 157 (30)
2011–2020 Manchester United 192 (15)
2020–2021 Inter Milan 44 (5)
2021–2023 Aston Villa 53 (1)
2023– Everton 11 (0)
National team
2006–2007 England U21 10 (0)
2007–2018 England 39 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:35, 11 November 2023 (UTC)

Ashley Simon Young (born 9 July 1985) is an English professional footballer who plays as a full-back for Premier League club Everton.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 11 November 2023
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup[a] League Cup[b] Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Watford 2003–04[4] First Division 5 3 0 0 1 0 6 3
2004–05[5] Championship 34 0 0 0 4 0 38 0
2005–06[6] Championship 39 13 0 0 1 1 3[c] 1 43 15
2006–07[7] Premier League 20 3 1 0 2 1 23 4
Total 98 19 1 0 8 2 3 1 110 22
Aston Villa 2006–07[7] Premier League 13 2 13 2
2007–08[8] Premier League 37 9 1 0 1 0 39 9
2008–09[9] Premier League 36 7 3 0 1 0 8[d] 2 48 9
2009–10[10] Premier League 37 5 6 2 5 2 2[e] 0 50 9
2010–11[11] Premier League 34 7 2 0 3 2 1[e] 0 40 9
Total 157 30 12 2 10 4 11 2 190 38
Manchester United 2011–12[12] Premier League 25 6 0 0 0 0 7[f] 2 1[g] 0 33 8
2012–13[13] Premier League 19 0 2 0 0 0 2[h] 0 23 0
2013–14[14] Premier League 20 2 0 0 2 1 8[h] 0 0 0 30 3
2014–15[15] Premier League 26 2 3 0 0 0 29 2
2015–16[16] Premier League 18 1 1 0 2 0 5[h] 0 26 1
2016–17[17] Premier League 12 0 3 0 1 0 7[e] 0 0 0 23 0
2017–18[18] Premier League 30 2 4 0 0 0 4[h] 0 0 0 38 2
2018–19[19] Premier League 30 2 3 0 1 0 7[h] 0 41 2
2019–20[20] Premier League 12 0 1 0 2 0 3[e] 1 18 1
Total 192 15 17 0 8 1 43 3 1 0 261 19
Inter Milan 2019–20[20] Serie A 18 4 2 0 5[e] 0 25 4
2020–21[21] Serie A 26 1 3 0 5[h] 0 34 1
Total 44 5 5 0 10 0 59 5
Aston Villa 2021–22[22] Premier League 24 0 0 0 1 0 25 0
2022–23[23] Premier League 29 1 1 0 2 0 32 1
Total 53 1 1 0 3 0 57 1
Everton 2023–24[24] Premier League 11 0 0 0 3 1 14 1
Career total 555 70 36 2 32 8 64 5 4 1 691 86
  1. Includes FA Cup and Coppa Italia
  2. Includes Football League/EFL Cup
  3. Appearance(s) in Championship play-offs
  4. Two appearances and one goal in UEFA Intertoto Cup, six appearances and one goal in UEFA Cup
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League
  6. Three appearances and one goal in UEFA Champions League, four appearances and one goal in UEFA Europa League
  7. Appearance in FA Community Shield
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Appearance(s) in UEFA Champions League

International[change | change source]

As of match played 11 July 2018[25]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
England 2007 1 0
2008 3 0
2009 3 0
2010 4 0
2011 7 4
2012 9 2
2013 3 1
2014 0 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 0
2017 1 0
2018 8 0
Total 39 7
As of match played 11 July 2018. England score listed first, score column indicates score after each Young goal.[25]
List of international goals scored by Ashley Young
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 9 February 2011 Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark 12  Denmark 2–1 2–1 Friendly [26]
2 4 June 2011 Wembley Stadium, London, England 15   Switzerland 2–2 2–2 UEFA Euro 2012 qualification [27]
3 6 September 2011 17  Wales 1–0 1–0 [28]
4 7 October 2011 Podgorica City Stadium, Podgorica, Montenegro 18  Montenegro 1–0 2–2 [29]
5 29 February 2012 Wembley Stadium, London, England 19  Netherlands 2–2 2–3 Friendly [30]
6 26 May 2012 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway 20  Norway 1–0 1–0 [31]
7 22 March 2013 San Marino Stadium, Serravalle, San Marino 28  San Marino 4–0 8–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification [32]

Honours[change | change source]

Watford

Aston Villa

Manchester United

Inter Milan

Individual

References[change | change source]

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  2. Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing. p. 449. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0.
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  13. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  14. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  15. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  16. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  17. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  18. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
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  21. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  22. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2021/2022". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 30 July 2021.
  23. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2022/2023". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 13 August 2022.
  24. "Games played by Ashley Young in 2023/2024". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 12 August 2023.
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  29. "Montenegro vs. England 2–2: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  30. "England vs. Netherlands 2–3: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  31. "Norway vs. England 0–1: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
  32. "San Marino vs. England 0–8: Summary". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 14 November 2020.
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  37. McNulty, Phil (19 May 2018). "Chelsea 1–0 Manchester United". BBC Sport. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  38. McNulty, Phil (26 February 2017). "Manchester United 3–2 Southampton". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  39. Bevan, Chris (7 August 2011). "Manchester City 2–3 Manchester United". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 1 October 2013.
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  41. "Inter end Juventus' Serie A dominance with first title in 11 years". ESPN. 2 May 2021. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
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  44. "Gerrard named player of the year". BBC Sport. 23 April 2006. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
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