Ashley Young

Position: Winger
Team: Manchester United
Born: July 9, 1985 (age 29)
Hometown: Stevenage, England
Height: 5'9"
Nationality: English
Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal (C) poses for photographs along with the club's latest signings Colombian striker Radamel Falcao (L) and Dutch midfielder Daley Blind on September 11, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's home fixture with Queens Park Rangers.
Sep 12, 17:24
Manchester United's Ashley Young in action against Bayer Leverkusen during their Champions League group match on September 17, 2013
Ashley Young: 'We can still win Premier League title'
Manchester United winger Ashley Young believes that the club's rivals would be wrong to write them off after just three games of the Premier League season.
Sep 10, 08:40
Ashley Young celebrates Manchester United's win over Manchester City on December 09, 2012.
Ashley Young confident Manchester United will reverse form
Ashley Young insists that it is only a matter of time before Manchester United are "going to come good".
Sep 9, 11:47
England's coach Roy Hodgson gestures during the Group D football match between Costa Rica and England at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 24, 2014
Preview: England vs. Norway
Sports Mole looks ahead to England's first encounter since the World Cup against Norway at Wembley.
Sep 1, 12:55
Antonio Valencia of Manchester United goes into to block Matthew Taylor of Burnley during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on August 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Burnley 0-0 Manchester United
Sports Mole takes a closer look at who impressed during the goalless draw between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor.
Aug 30, 15:52
Antonio Valencia of Manchester United goes into to block Matthew Taylor of Burnley during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on August 30, 2014
Match Analysis: Burnley 0-0 Manchester United
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Manchester United's goalless draw with Burnley at Turf Moor, as Louis van Gaal's wait for a first win continues.
Aug 30, 15:17
 Robin van Persie of Manchester United and Michael Duff of Burnley battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on August 30, 2014
Result: Manchester United still without Premier League win after draw with Burnley
Manchester United are still without a win in the Premier League this season following a goalless draw with Burnley at Turf Moor.
Aug 30, 14:37
Argentina's Angel di Maria celebrates his late winner against Switzerland in their World Cup round of 16 match in Sao Paulo on July 1, 2014
Team News: Angel di Maria makes Manchester United debut
Louis van Gaal hands a debut to Manchester United's club-record signing Angel di Maria away at Burnley.
Aug 30, 11:48
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (3rd L) celebrates with team-mates after scoring during the English Premier League football match against Arsenal on August 28, 2011
On this day: Manchester United hit eight past Arsenal
On this day in 2011, Manchester United thrash Arsenal 8-2 in a one-sided Premier League encounter at Old Trafford.
Aug 28, 11:06
Manchester United's English midfielder Ashley Young falls to the ground after a challenge by Sunderland's English defender Wes Brown during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Manchester United at The Stadium of Light in Sunde
Gus Poyet defends Ashley Young over diving claims
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet believes that Manchester United winger Ashley Young was unfortunate to be booked for diving during this afternoon's match between the sides.
Aug 24, 22:21
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata (2nd L) celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match against Sunderland on August 24, 2014
Match Analysis: Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Sunderland in the Premier League.
Aug 24, 18:14
Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on August 16, 2014
Result: Swansea City beat Manchester United in Premier League opener
Manchester United lose 2-1 to Swansea City in their first Premier League match under new manager Louis van Gaal.
Aug 16, 14:40
Manchester United's newly-appointed Dutch manager Louis van Gaal poses for pictures with retired English footballer Sir Bobby Charlton during a photocall at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England on July 17, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's opening Premier League game of the season as the Louis van Gaal era begins with Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Aug 14, 18:24
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United is congratulated by team mates after scoring the winning goal in the last minute during the Pre Season Friendly match against Valencia on August 12, 2014
Result: Marouane Fellaini scores late winner for Manchester United
Manchester United remain unbeaten under Louis van Gaal in pre-season courtesy of a late 2-1 victory over Valencia at Old Trafford.
Aug 12, 21:27
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United scores the opening goal with a long range shot during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United at Boleyn Ground on March 22, 2014
Half-Time Report: Manchester United, Valencia goalless at interval
Manchester United are being held to a goalless draw at half time by Valencia at Old Trafford.
Aug 12, 20:22
Manchester United's newly-appointed Dutch manager Louis van Gaal addresses a press conference at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on July 17, 2014
Live Commentary: Manchester United vs. Valencia - as it happened
Sports Mole covers Louis van Gaal's first game in charge at Old Trafford, as Manchester United take on Valencia.
Aug 12, 19:00
Manchester United's Serbian player Nemanja Vidic lifts the trophy after winning the match against Manchester City 3-2 during the FA Community Shield football match at Wembley Stadium in London, England on August 7, 2011
On this day: Manchester United beat Manchester City in five-goal thriller
On this day in 2011, Manchester United come from two goals behind to beat rivals Manchester City 3-2 in the Community Shield at Wembley.
Aug 7, 10:58
Manchester United's newly-appointed Dutch manager Louis van Gaal addresses a press conference at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on July 17, 2014
Manchester United's pre-season tour: Five talking points
Sports Mole picks out five of the biggest talking points to come from Manchester United's tour of the USA.
Aug 6, 11:50
Manchester United's English defender Phil Jones heads the ball to score his team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England, on March
Phil Jones borrows cash from Manchester United fitness coach
Manchester United fitness coach Tony Strudwick lends defender Phil Jones money after he claims that his bank card does not work in America.
Aug 5, 12:47
Ashley Young #18 of Manchester United celebrates his first half goal against Real Madrid with Michael Keane #38, Wayne Rooney #10 and Phil Jones #4, left, during the Guinness International Champions Cup at Michigan Stadium on August 2, 2014
Result: Manchester United fightback downs Liverpool
Manchester United produce a second-half comeback to beat Liverpool 3-1 in the final of the International Champions Cup final in Miami.
Aug 5, 03:00
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard scores his team's second goal via the penalty spot against Manchester United during their Premier League match on March 14, 2009
Half-Time Report: Liverpool ahead against Manchester United through Steven Gerrard penalty
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard scores a first-half penalty to give his side a 1-0 lead over Premier League rivals Man United in the International Champions Cup final.
Aug 5, 01:54
Manchester United's Ashley Young in action against Bayer Leverkusen during their Champions League group match on September 17, 2013
Ashley Young: 'Manchester United desperate to win International Champions Cup'
Ashley Young insists that he and his Manchester United teammates are eager to win the International Champions Cup final following their 3-1 victory over Real Madrid.
Aug 3, 11:20
Ashley Young celebrates Manchester United's win over Manchester City on December 09, 2012.
Ashley Young buzzing for Liverpool final
Manchester United winger Ashley Young says that facing Liverpool in the final of a pre-season tournament will conclude the club's summer nicely.
Aug 3, 08:40
United forward Javier Hernandez celebrates a goal against West Brom on May 19, 2013
Report: Southampton eye move for Manchester United duo
Southampton are reportedly ready to swoop to sign Manchester United duo Javier Hernandez and Wilfried Zaha as Ronald Koeman looks to rebuild his new side.
Aug 3, 05:20
Ashley Young #18 of Manchester United celebrates his first half goal against Real Madrid with Michael Keane #38, Wayne Rooney #10 and Phil Jones #4, left, during the Guinness International Champions Cup at Michigan Stadium on August 2, 2014
Result: Manchester United put three past Real Madrid
Manchester United see off Real Madrid 3-1 in the International Champions Cup pre-season tournament.
Aug 2, 23:02
Ashley Young celebrates Manchester United's win over Manchester City on December 09, 2012.
Half-Time Report: Ashley Young double gives Manchester United advantage over Real Madrid
Ashley Young scores twice as Manchester United head into half time with a 2-1 lead over Real Madrid in their International Champions Cup group match.
Aug 2, 22:01
Darren Fletcher #24 of Manchester United celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in penalty shootouts against Inter Milan during their match in the International Champions Cup 2014 at FedExField on July 29, 2014
Live Commentary: Manchester United 3-1 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports mole's live text coverage of Manchester United's 3-1 victory against Real Madrid in their fourth pre-season friendly in the United States.
Aug 2, 20:30
Manchester United's Ashley Young in action against Bayer Leverkusen during their Champions League group match on September 17, 2013
Ashley Young happy with new position
Manchester United's Ashley Young admits that he is enjoying his new role at wing-back in manager Louis van Gaal's new system at the club.
Aug 2, 03:02
Manchester United's Ashley Young in action against Bayer Leverkusen during their Champions League group match on September 17, 2013
Ashley Young enjoying wing-back role
Attacker Ashley Young says that he has no problem with playing at wing-back for Manchester United.
Jul 30, 11:42
Darren Fletcher #24 of Manchester United celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in penalty shootouts against Inter Milan during their match in the International Champions Cup 2014 at FedExField on July 29, 2014
Result: Manchester United triumph on penalties after goalless draw with Inter Milan
Manchester United are held to a goalless draw by Inter Milan as the tour of the USA continues in Maryland.
Jul 30, 02:21
Wayne Rooney #10 of Manchester United celebrates his second goal with Juan Mata #8 during the first half of an International Champions Cup match against AS Roma at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 26, 2014
Live Commentary: Inter Milan 0-0 Manchester United - as it happened
Sports Mole's live text commentary of the friendly match between Inter Milan and Manchester United at FedEx Field.
Jul 30, 00:00
Manchester United's Ander Herrera passes against the LA Galaxy during their Chevrolet Cup match at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on July 23, 2014
Ander Herrera labels Manchester United debut "a dream"
New Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera says that playing in front of 86,000 people on his debut or the club was "a dream".
Jul 24, 11:26
Ashley Young celebrates Manchester United's win over Manchester City on December 09, 2012.
Ashley Young: 'Manchester United keen to bounce back in Premier League'
Manchester United winger Ashley Young admits that his side were "keen to get up and running" in pre-season on the back of a "disappointing" campaign.
Jul 24, 07:15
Manchester United's Danny Welbeck celebrates his opening goal against the LA Galaxy during their Chevrolet Cup match at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on July 23, 2014
Result: Louis van Gaal's Manchester United fire seven goals past Los Angeles Galaxy
Louis Van Gaal's reign at Manchester United begins with a 7-0 thrashing of Los Angeles Galaxy.
Jul 24, 06:14
Manchester United's newly-appointed Dutch manager Louis van Gaal addresses a press conference at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on July 17, 2014
Louis van Gaal 'to axe seven Manchester United players'
A report claims that Louis van Gaal will begin his reign as Manchester United manager by axing seven players in the next 48 hours.
Jul 17, 07:30
Netherlands' coach Louis van Gaal attends a training session of the Dutch national football team in Hoenderloo on May 7, 2014
Three players Manchester United should sign
Sports Mole picks out three players new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal should target to return the club to winning ways.
Jul 16, 10:46
Ashley Young celebrates Manchester United's win over Manchester City on December 09, 2012.
Ashley Young to return to Aston Villa?
A report claims that Manchester United could sell Ashley Young back to former club Aston Villa this summer.
Jul 6, 12:25
English forward Wayne Rooney and English defender John Terry celebrate after scoring during the Euro 2012 football championships match England vs Ukraine on June 19, 2012
On this day: Wayne Rooney goal downs Ukraine
On this day in 2012, a second-half goal from Wayne Rooney earned England a 1-0 victory over Ukraine at Euro 2012.
Jun 19, 10:02
Manchester United's Ashley Young in action against Bayer Leverkusen during their Champions League group match on September 17, 2013
Ashley Young suffers Twitter abuse after expressing excitement about new season
Ashley Young receives a barrage of abuse on Twitter after expressing his excitement over Manchester United's opening league fixture against Swansea City.
Jun 18, 14:47
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal speaks to members of the media after the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013
Five immediate tasks for Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal
Sports Mole looks at five tasks that require immediate attention from new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.
May 20, 11:52
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