Ashley Williams

Born: August 23, 1984 (age 31)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Wolverhampton, England
Nationality: Wales flag Welsh

Position: Centre-back
Team: Swansea City (no. 6)
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Career History
Senior2001-2003Hednesford Town
2003-2008Stockport County
→ 2008Swansea City (loan)
2008-Swansea City
Sports Mole has 532 articles about Ashley Williams. Articles 1 to 40:
Slaven Bilic points and shouts during the FA Cup fourth-round replay between West Ham United and Liverpool on February 9, 2016
Preview: West Ham United vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Swansea City at Upton Park.
18:00
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea on April 24, 2016
Result: Leicester City see off Swansea City to go eight points clear in Premier League
Premier League leaders Leicester City hammer Swansea City 4-0 to move eight points clear at the top of the table.
Apr 24, 18:05
Jamaal Lascelles celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City on April 16, 2016
Result: Newcastle United close in on safety with impressive win over Swansea City
Newcastle United beat Swansea City 3-0 at St James' Park to pick up their first win under the watch of Rafael Benitez.
Apr 16, 16:53
Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Chelsea on April 9, 2016
Result: Swansea City end Chelsea's unbeaten streak to reach 40-point mark
Swansea condemn Chelsea to their first defeat in 15 league games as Gylfi Sigurdsson's goal at the Liberty Stadium takes the Swans to the 40-point mark.
Apr 9, 16:54
The Swansea City fans celebrate after Swansea City's French striker Bafetimbi Gomis (C floor) celebrates scoring a second equalising goal from the penalty spot for 2-2 during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Swansea City at St
Preview: Swansea City vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Swansea City and Chelsea at the Liberty Stadium.
Apr 8, 13:34
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Preview: Wales vs. Northern Ireland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Thursday's Euro 2016 warm-up clash between home nations Wales and Northern Ireland in Cardiff.
Mar 23, 16:04
Wales captain Ashley Williams celebrates on the final whistle after the UEFA EURO Group B 2016 Qualifier between Wales and Belguim at Cardiff City stadium on June 12, 2015
Ashley Williams: 'Wales must maintain momentum'
Wales captain Ashley Williams challenges his side to maintain their momentum during their friendly double-header against Northern Ireland and Ukraine.
Mar 21, 14:52
Federico Fernandez celebrates scoring with Leroy Fer during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Aston Villa on March 19, 2016
Result: Federico Fernandez goal moves Swansea City further clear of relegation zone
Federico Fernandez's goal early in the second half decides the game, as Swansea City see off bottom side Aston Villa 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium.
Mar 19, 19:21
Chris Coleman the Wales manager waves to the crowd during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying match between Wales and Belgium at the Cardiff City Stadium on June 12, 2015
Robbie Savage warns Wales to sort out Chris Coleman contract prior to Euro 2016
Former Wales international Robbie Savage suggests that manager Chris Coleman will be "massively in demand" should he guide the national side out of their Euro 2016 group.
Mar 17, 15:56
Robbie Savage watches an Accrington Stanley match on March 16, 2016
Interview: Former Wales international and Manchester United product Robbie Savage
Sports Mole catches up with Robbie Savage to get his thoughts on former club Man United, Leicester's unlikely title push and Wales's summer Euro hopes.
Mar 17, 14:56
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on February 28, 2016
Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal 'crisis of confidence'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that his side may be suffering a crisis of confidence following their 2-1 home defeat to relegation-threatened Swansea City.
Mar 3, 20:27
Ashley Williams of Swansea City scores his side's second goal against Arsenal on March 2, 2016
Ashley Williams: 'Win over Arsenal is massive'
Swansea City skipper Ashley Williams acknowledges that his side's win over Arsenal could be "massive" for their survival hopes, but stresses the need to back it up.
Mar 3, 19:53
Ashley Williams of Swansea City scores his side's second goal against Arsenal on March 2, 2016
Phil Thompson lays into "appalling" Arsenal
Arsenal were "absolutely appalling" in the second half of their 2-1 defeat to Swansea City in the Premier League, claims former Liverpool defender Phil Thompson.
Mar 3, 15:25
Olivier Giroud hints at his Valentine's Day plans during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Olivier Giroud back for Arsenal
Olivier Giroud returns to lead the line for Arsenal against Swansea City.
Mar 2, 18:47
Joel Campbell scores the opening goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium on March 2, 2016
Live Commentary: Arsenal 1-2 Swansea City - as it happened
Relive Swansea City's stunning come-from-behind victory at Arsenal in the Premier League with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Mar 2, 18:45
 Shane Long of Southampton celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Swansea City on February 13, 2016
Result: Southampton march on with narrow victory over Swansea City
Southampton edge out Swansea City 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium to pile further misery on the relegation strugglers, courtesy of Shane Long's second-half header.
Feb 13, 16:54
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew salivates during the game at Bournemouth on December 26, 2015
Preview: Swansea City vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Swansea City and Crystal Palace at the Liberty Stadium.
Feb 5, 15:28
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Ashley Williams considering Swansea City exit?
A report claims that captain Ashley Williams will consider his future at Swansea City at the end of the season.
Jan 25, 15:54
Francesco Guidolin watches from the stands during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Francesco Guidolin 'encouraged' by early Swansea City signs
New Swansea City head coach Francesco Guidolin says that he has been impressed with what he has seen of the club during his short time in charge.
Jan 20, 16:40
Francesco Guidolin watches from the stands during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Francesco Guidolin: 'I wanted Watford job'
New Swansea City head coach Francesco Guidolin admits that he was keen to land the Watford job before he arrived at the Liberty Stadium.
Jan 20, 16:28
Ashley Williams scores the opening goal during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Swansea City's Ashley Williams: 'We are realistic, we still have work to do'
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams says that the team still have a "lot of work to do" following their 1-0 win over Watford.
Jan 19, 14:15
Quique Flores manager of Watford gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on October 31, 2015
Quique Flores: 'We didn't deserve to lose to Swansea City'
Watford manager Quique Flores insists that his side did not deserve to be beaten by Swansea City in their Premier League clash at the Liberty Stadium.
Jan 18, 22:38
Alan Curtis prior to the game between Manchester United and Swansea on January 2, 2016
Alan Curtis delighted with Swansea City display in win over Watford
Interim Swansea boss Alan Curtis hails his side's performance against Watford as one of their best of the season and believes Francesco Guidolin would have been impressed.
Jan 18, 22:30
Leon Britton in action for Swansea on December 14, 2014
Leon Britton: 'Win over Watford gives us big lift'
Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton believes that the win over Watford and arrival of new boss Francesco Guidolin will give the team a "big lift".
Jan 18, 22:23
Ashley Williams celebrates scoring during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Ashley Williams hails "massive" win over Watford
Swansea captain Ashley Williams describes his side's win over Watford as "massive" after scoring the only goal of the game to lift them out of the bottom three.
Jan 18, 22:15
Ashley Williams celebrates scoring during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Result: Ashley Williams lifts Swansea City out of relegation zone
Ashley Williams scores the only goal of the game to hand Swansea City a 1-0 win over Watford that takes them out of the relegation zone.
Jan 18, 21:54
Ben Watson gives Jack Cork a tug during the game between Swansea and Watford on January 18, 2016
Live Commentary: Swansea City 1-0 Watford - as it happened
Relive Swansea's valuable 1-0 victory over Watford at the Liberty Stadium as Ashley Williams's header lifts his side out of the relegation zone.
Jan 18, 19:00
Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring during the game between Manchester United and Swansea on January 2, 2016)
Result: Wayne Rooney flick ends Manchester United's eight-match winless run
Wayne Rooney scores the winner as Manchester United pick up their first victory in nine matches with a 2-1 triumph over Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Jan 2, 16:55
Swansea's Jack Cork confronts Crystal Palace's Yohan Cabaye on December 28, 2015
Result: Crystal Palace, Swansea City share the points
Crystal Palace and Swansea City play out a goalless draw in their Premier League match at Selhurst Park.
Dec 28, 16:58
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Ashley Williams bemoans "two points dropped"
Ashley Williams admits that Swansea City must start making the most of their domination following their 1-1 draw West Ham United.
Dec 20, 18:05
Ashley Williams in action for Swansea on September 20, 2014
Ashley Williams: 'Swansea City let Garry Monk down'
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams admits that his side let downformer manager Garry Monk, and dedicates their performance against Manchester City to the 36-year-old.
Dec 12, 18:02
Wilfred Bony (L) of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates Jesus Navas (C) and David Silva (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Swansea City at Etihad Stadium on December 12, 2015
Half-Time Report: Wilfried Bony header gives Manchester City lead over Swansea City
A Wilfried Bony header is enough to give Manchester City a 1-0 half-time lead over the striker's former side Swansea City in their Premier League clash.
Dec 12, 15:47
Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on December 5, 2015
FA 'looks into post-match row between Ashley Williams, Riyad Mahrez'
The Football Association reportedly asks Swansea City and Leicester City to give their accounts of a post-match incident involving Ashley Williams and Riyad Mahrez.
Dec 8, 18:21
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Ashley Williams, Riyad Mahrez in post-match bust up?
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams and Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez reportedly had a post-match bust up in the Foxes 3-0 win at the Liberty Stadium.
Dec 5, 19:57
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Ashley Williams takes positives from Anfield defeat
Ashley Williams takes positives from Swansea City's performance in the 1-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield.
Nov 29, 23:00
James Milner of Liverpool (C) celebrates with Roberto Firmino (L) and Emre Can (R) as he scores their first goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on November 29, 2015
Match Analysis: Liverpool 1-0 Swansea City
Sports Mole analyses how the game was won at Anfield as Liverpool edge out Swansea City for their first home win under Jurgen Klopp in the Premier League.
Nov 29, 18:50
James Milner of Liverpool (C) celebrates with Roberto Firmino (L) and Emre Can (R) as he scores their first goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on November 29, 2015
Result: James Milner penalty gives Liverpool victory over Swansea City
A second-half penalty from James Milner gives Liverpool a 1-0 win over Swansea City, moving Jurgen Klopp's side up to sixth in the Premier League table.
Nov 29, 18:08
Swansea manager Garry Monk reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Liberty Stadium on November 21, 2015
Swansea City skipper Ashley Williams backs manager Garry Monk
Swansea City skipper Ashley Williams states that Garry Monk is the right man to manage the club.
Nov 23, 12:29
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Ashley Williams: 'Garry Monk needs backing of Swansea City players'
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams believes that his teammates need to voice their support publicly for under-fire manager Garry Monk.
Nov 22, 14:51
Ashley Williams of Wales in action during the International Friendly match between Wales v Ireland at the Cardiff City Stadium on August 14, 2013
Swansea City boss Garry Monk 'restricted Ashley Williams's Wales playing time'
Ashley Williams reveals that he played just 45 minutes of Wales' friendly against the Netherlands at the request of Swansea City manager Garry Monk.
Nov 16, 07:58
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516