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Getting to Know - Ashley Young

Getting to Know - Ashley Young
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name - Ashley Simon Young

Date of Birth - 9th July 1985

Place of Birth - Stevenage, England

Position -
Attacking midfielder

Height - 1.75m (5 ft 9 in)

Youth Career -
2000-2003 - Watford

Senior Career -
2003-2007 - Watford
2007-2011 - Aston Villa
2011+ Manchester United

International Career -
2006-2007 - England U21
2007+ England

Interesting Facts -

1 - Young transferred to Manchester United on 23rd June 2011, for a fee that was undisclosed.

2 - Since making his debut in 2007, Young has earned 30 caps playing for England and has scored 7 goals.

3 - Young is one of a handful of players who have received the Player of the Month award, with other players including Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo.

4 - Young made his Manchester United debut on 13th July 2011 in a game against American side New England Revolution, in which Manchester United won 4-1. Young played for 67 minutes before he was substituted.

5 - Young received the Man of the Match award after his league debut for Manchester United. He was commended for this assist with Rooney and forcing an own goal.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Wednesday August 5 2015
Time: 2:53PM

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