Asmita Ale

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Asmita Ale
Personal information
Full name Asmita Ale अस्मिता आले
Date of birth (2001-11-03) 3 November 2001 (age 21)
Place of birth England
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Tottenham Hotspur
Number 13
Youth career
2010–2018 Aston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2021 Aston Villa 50 (2)
2021– Tottenham Hotspur 19 (1)
International career
2017–2018 England U17 13 (0)
2018 England U18 5 (0)
2019 England U19 4 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 20 November 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 20 November 2022

Asmita Ale (Nepali: अस्मिता आले, born 3 November 2001) is an English professional footballer currently playing as a defender for Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Women's Super League.

The daughter of a former Gurkha soldier, she joined Aston Villa at the age of eight.[1] She received her first professional contract after turning 18 in late 2019, becoming the first footballer of Nepalese origin to sign with a Premier League side.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 12 October 2020.[3]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Aston Villa 2017–18 FA WSL 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2018–19 Women's Championship 17 2 0 0 2[a] 0 0 0 19 2
2019–20 12 0 0 0 5[a] 0 0 0 12 0
2020–21 FA WSL 14 0 0 0 4[a] 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 35 2 0 0 8 0 0 0 43 2
Notes
  1. ^ a b c Appearances in the FA Women's League Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asmita Ale Talks About Signing Her First Professional Contract With Aston Villa Women". Lexlimbu. 10 December 2019. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Nepali-origin Ale signs contract with Premier League club Aston Villa". The Himalayan Times. 30 November 2019. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  3. ^ Asmita Ale at Soccerway. Retrieved 12 October 2020.