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Ashley Young

Ashley Young

Clubs: Watford FC, Aston Villa FC, Manchester United FC

• Born in Stevenage, he attended the same school as Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton; joined local club Watford FC at 15 and scored on his first-team debut, at 18, in a second-tier match against Millwall FC.

• A goalless 2004/05 season was followed by a brilliant 2005/06 campaign, his 13 goals, many of them spectacular long-range efforts, helping the Hertfordshire team book a place in the Premier League following a play-off final win against Leeds United AFC.

• Adapted well to top-flight football and was transferred halfway through the 2006/07 season to Aston Villa, where he impressed in his first full term, earning a place in the official Premier League Team of the Year and winning his first three caps – all as a substitute – for England.

• Failed to make England's 2010 FIFA World Cup squad despite a consistent level of performance for Villa but was introduced for UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying; after scoring his first international goal in a February 2011 friendly away to Denmark, he became a regular in the side, his three goals playing a major part in the team's successful qualification.

• Left Villa for Manchester United in June 2011 on a five-year contract and got off to an excellent start, scoring his first two goals for the Red Devils in an 8-2 defeat of Arsenal FC and marking his UEFA Champions League debut with a last-minute equaliser during a 3-3 home draw with FC Basel 1893.

• Won his first Premier League title in 2012/13, after starting all four of England's games at UEFA EURO 2012, where he hit the crossbar in the quarter-final penalty shoot-out defeat to Italy. 

UEFA honours
None 

Last updated: 03/07/13 16.14CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 22/04/2014 02:00 CET
15.08.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundEnglandEngland2-1ItalyItaly6200
14.11.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundSwedenSweden4-2EnglandEngland6100
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSan MarinoSan Marino0-8EnglandEngland9011
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundMontenegroMontenegro1-1EnglandEngland1300
26.08.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-0ChelseaChelsea2400
01.09.2013English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-0Man. UnitedMan. United6300
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundUkraineUkraine0-0EnglandEngland2300
14.09.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-0Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace6700
17.09.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. UnitedMan. United4-2LeverkusenLeverkusen1900
22.09.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City4-1Man. UnitedMan. United5100
23.10.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. UnitedMan. United1-0Real SociedadReal Sociedad1000
29.10.2013English League CupFourth roundMan. UnitedMan. United4-0NorwichNorwich9000
05.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageReal SociedadReal Sociedad0-0Man. UnitedMan. United2700
27.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageLeverkusenLeverkusen0-5Man. UnitedMan. United1100
01.12.2013English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham2-2Man. UnitedMan. United600
10.12.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. UnitedMan. United1-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk6300
15.12.2013English Premier LeagueAston VillaAston Villa0-3Man. UnitedMan. United2100
18.12.2013English League CupQuarter-finalsStokeStoke0-2Man. UnitedMan. United9011
21.12.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United3-1West HamWest Ham2110
26.12.2013English Premier LeagueHullHull2-3Man. UnitedMan. United7800
28.12.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
01.01.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-2TottenhamTottenham600
19.01.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-1Man. UnitedMan. United5600
28.01.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-0CardiffCardiff9010
01.02.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
09.02.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-2FulhamFulham6900
12.02.2014English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal0-0Man. UnitedMan. United800
19.03.2014UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16Man. UnitedMan. United3-0OlympiacosOlympiacos1300
22.03.2014English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham0-2Man. UnitedMan. United9001
29.03.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United4-1Aston VillaAston Villa9000
01.04.2014UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsMan. UnitedMan. United1-1BayernBayern1600
05.04.2014English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle0-4Man. UnitedMan. United1800

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

Nominee

General info

  • Name: Ashley Young
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (age): 09/07/1985 (28)
  • Country: England
  • Squad number: 18
  • Club: Man. United ( ENG)

  • Height: 177cm
  • Weight: 65kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Intertoto Cup (Third round)
    19/07/08: OB 2-2 Aston Villa
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    06/09/06: Switzerland 2-3 England

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
England113
England U-2160
Total173

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Man. United131
Total131
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Man. United41
Aston Villa91
Total132
UEFA Intertoto Cup
ClubPGS
Aston Villa21
Total21
Last updated: 10/04/2014 01:07 CET
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