Born Ashley Richards, he is a Welsh midfielder/right back who joined Swansea City in 2009 and became a member of the Wales national team in 2012.
He made his debut for Swansea City in a Championship match loss against Middlesbrough on August 15, 2009.
He played for the Wales U17 team in 2007 and then worked his way up to the senior team.
He was born in Swansea, Wales.
He was joined by Leroy Lita on Swansea City in 2011.