Layla Young

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Layla Young
Layla Young 2012.jpg
Personal information
Full name Layla Young
Date of birth (1979-01-29) 29 January 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2000 Brighton & Hove Albion
2000 University of Kansas 12 (0)
2001 Fulham
2001–2002 Brighton & Hove Albion
2002–2004 Doncaster Rovers Belles
2004–2005 Leeds United
0000–2012 Lewes
National team
2000 England 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:13, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

Layla Young (born 29 January 1979)[1] is an English former footballer. She most recently played as a goalkeeper for Lewes, having previously played at the top level for Fulham, Doncaster Belles and Leeds United. She also played at full international level for England. Young played in college at the University of Kansas in the United States.[2]

International career[edit]

Young represented England, playing once at international level. She made her senior debut in August 2000, in a 1–0 friendly defeat to France, before 50,000 spectators at Stade Vélodrome.[3]


  1. ^ "READ UP ON TONIGHT'S ENGLAND STARS". Norwich City F.C. 23 July 2002. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Joining Albion can help Layla's England bid". The Argus (Brighton). 23 February 2002. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "England learn lessons in defeat". 5 August 2000. Retrieved 15 February 2011.