Ashley Young

  • United midfielder Young out with shoulder injury January 3, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United manager David Moyes says Ashley Young faces a spell on the sidelines after injuring his shoulder. Young, who plays in the midfield, fell awkwardly in a collision with Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris during a Premier League match on Wednesday. Moyes says, "It is a shoulder injury he received in...
  • David Moyes hits out at referee over penalty claim January 2, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United manager David Moyes criticised referee Howard Webb for not giving his side a late penalty as their revival ended in a 2-1 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Wednesday. The Scot was incensed about an 87th minute challenge from French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris on...
  • Manchester United fight back to beat Hull City 3-2 December 26, 2013

    England: Manchester United were gifted a winner by former defender James Chester as the Premier League champions came from two goals down to beat Hull 3-2 on Thursday. Ashley Young's cross was inadvertently headed by Chester into his own net in the 66th minute, allowing United to claim a third straight...
  • Manchester United, West Ham enter semis of League Cup December 19, 2013

    Manchester: West Ham United piled more misery on managerless Tottenham Hotspur by coming from behind to book their place in the League Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 win at White Hart Lane and Manchester United also reached the last four on Wednesday. Tottenham, who sacked boss Andre Villas-Boas on Monday following...
  • Manchester United's Young aware of diving reputation December 12, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester United winger Ashley Young is aware of his reputation as a "diver" but insists it is up to referees to address the issue. The 28-year-old has recently come under fire for a perceived habit of going to ground easily, including against Crystal Palace in the Premier League and Real...
  • Manchester United's Young dives headlong into more controversy November 6, 2013

    Manchester United's Ashley Young plunged headfirst into another diving controversy when the winger tumbled over to win a penalty during Tuesday's 0-0 Champions League draw at Real Sociedad. Robin van Persie smashed the spot kick against the right post but Young's apparent theatrics left former United players accusing him of "conning"...
  • Ashley Young may not change his diving ways, says David Moyes September 16, 2013

    England: Manchester United manager David Moyes has warned his own player Ashley Young to stop diving but said on Monday he could not guarantee the winger would change his ways. England international Young was booked for tumbling over after a challenge by Crystal Palace's Kagisho Dikgacoi in United's 2-0 win...
  • Young should have seen red for dive, says Crystal Palace chief September 16, 2013

    London: England international Ashley Young should have been sent off for diving instead of earning his Manchester United side a penalty in Saturday's Premier League game against Crystal Palace, the London side's chairman Steve Parish has said. Winger Young was booked for tumbling over after a challenge by Palace's Kagisho Dikgacoi...
  • Ashley Young to miss England's friendly against Scotland August 12, 2013

    London: Manchester United winger Ashley Young will miss England's friendly against Scotland on Wednesday due to an ankle injury. Young has withdrawn from the England's squad after failing to recover from the injury, reports Xinhua. "Manchester United forward Ashley Young has withdrawn from the England squad," said the Football Association (FA) in...
  • Man United's Young ruled out for rest of season April 19, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester United winger Ashley Young will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury, manager Alex Ferguson said on Friday. The England international picked up the problem in this month's 2-1 defeat by Manchester City and attended Wednesday's 2-2 draw at West Ham United on crutches. "Ashley is out...
  • England thrash San Marino 8-0 in WC qualifier March 23, 2013

    Serravalle, San Marino: England showed no mercy in their World Cup qualifier against San Marino on Friday, thrashing the joint-bottom team in the FIFA rankings 8-0 to record their largest win in 26 years. Jermain Defoe scored in each half, Wayne Rooney took his international tally to 34 goals, and...
  • Ashley Young is fit to face Everton, says Alex Ferguson February 9, 2013

    London: Manchester United winger Ashley Young is fit for Sunday's Premier League match at home to Everton after recovering from a knee injury, manager Alex Ferguson said on Friday. Midfielder Michael Carrick is also available while defender Phil Jones should have shaken off a bout of shingles that also bothered...
  • Hodgson starts England reign with Norway win May 27, 2012

    Oslo, Norway: Ashley Young gave Roy Hodgson a winning start as England coach on Saturday, clinching a 1-0 victory over Norway in the team's first European Championship warm-up match. Young combined with Andy Carroll after nine minutes, scoring in his fourth consecutive international to provide Hodgson with a potential striking partnership...
  • Young 'played for the penalty', admits Ferguson April 16, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has admitted he feels Ashley Young was looking for contact in the penalty area in the first half of their comfortable 4-0 win over Aston Villa on Sunday. Young was brought down by Aston Villa’s Ciaran Clark in the opening ten minutes of the...
  • United beat Blackburn to extend lead over City April 3, 2012

    Blackburn: Manchester United moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League after beating Blackburn Rovers 2-0 with dramatic late goals from Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young. The Old Trafford club dominated for long periods of the game, but had to wait until the last 10 minutes to score...