Ashleigh Plumptre Biography

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    History Of Ashleigh Plumptre: Profile, Father Tim Plumptre Biography, Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage, Siblings, Family, 2024

    Career, Occupation: Athlete, Footballer
    Position: Defender
    Full Name: Ashleigh Plumptre
    Date of Birth: May 8, 1998
    Place of Birth: Leicester, England
    Nationality: England/Nigerian
    Religion: Christian
    Club's Profile
    Current Club: Leicester City (women)
    Previous Clubs: Notts County, LA Galaxy
    : $1.8 Million US Dollars

    Parents: Mr and Mrs Tim Plumptre
    Father: Tim Plumptre
    Mother: Mrs Plumptre
    Siblings: Bayleigh Plumptre
    Instagram: ashleighhplumptre
    Education: University of Southern California
    Who Is Ashleigh Plumptre?
    Ashleigh Plumptre (born 8 May 1998) is an English – Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Leicester City in the FA Women's Super League and Nigeria's Super Falcons defender.

    Birth, Early Life, Parents, Family and Nigerian Heritage

    Ashleigh Plumptre was Born on the 8th of May, 1998 in the East Midland region of England, Leicester. She was born to a Half Nigerian Father and an English Mother.

    As stated Above, Plumptre's Mother is From England while her Father is a Half Nigerian. Plumptre had previously disclosed in an Interview with the Nigerian media that her Grandfather is Originally From Lagos State in Nigeria. Ashleigh Plumptre has a Younger Sister known as Bayleigh Bisi who is a professional Drummer. She was born on the 26th of May, 2010.

    Plumptre's Dad was Born on the 10th of June, 1970. In the Year 2020, Ashleigh Plumptre took to her official Instagram Handle to wish her Dad a Happy Birthday as she Marks his Golden Jubilee (50 Years).

    Ashley Plumptre Wrote:

    Happy 50th Birthday Dad! The Only time we'll let this day be all about you! We Love you!

    Club Career

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    Ashleigh Plumptre started playing football when she was 4 years old, Joining Non-division side, Asfordby in 2002 where she spent 4 years before joining the Leicester city Set-up at the age of 8. She played Across Different age levels for Leicester City spending 7 years at the Club from 2006 – 2013. She Joined the Birmingham U-17 side for a year before sealing another move to Derby County.

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    Aside the Youth Level, As a professional Footballer, Ashleigh Plumptre Joined Women Super League side, Notts County in 2014, spending a year there before moving to the United States of America to play College soccer at the University of Southern California with USC Trojans from 2016 – 2019.

    Ashley Plumptre Returned back to Leicester city and was very instrumental in the Club's Promotion to the Women's English top Division Known as FA Women's Super League.

    International Career (England)

    Ashleigh Plumptre Represented the England Junior team from the U-15 Level down to the U-23 Level before switching to the Nigerian National Team.

    Nigeria Call-up

    In July 2021, Ashleigh Plumptre was handed a Call-up to Join the Nigerian Senior Women's team known as the Super Falcons. Before she was handed a Call-up, Ashleigh Plumptre made it clear Publicly that she was interested in Playing for the Nigerian Super Falcons.

    Plumptre Joined the rest of the Super Falcons squad in Austria as they trained together and prepared for Upcoming Games.

    Ashleigh Plumptre Presence in the National Team came as a huge surprise to a lot of Nigerians as many never thought that she had a Nigerian Heritage or Background.

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    Few days after her stay with the Super Falcons squad, Ashley Plumptre was involved in interview with the Super Falcons Media Crew where she disclosed a lot of things Concerning her Nigerian heritage and what triggered her decision to play for the Super Falcons Despite having Represented the English National Team at the Different Levels in the past.

    Super Falcons Debut 

    On the 18th of February, 2022 Ashleigh plumptre made her Debut for the Super Falcons of Nigeria in a 2-0 win over Cote D'Ivoire in the first leg of the African Women's Cup of Nations qualifiers Played at the M.K.O Abiola Stadium in Abuja, Nigeria. The highly Rated defender was solid in defense for Nigeria with a five star performance which attracted lots of praises from the Fans.

    FAQs

    Why does Ashleigh Plumptre play for Nigeria?

    Eligible for Nigeria through her paternal grandfather, Plumptre was moved to represent Nigeria to learn and experience the culture, in part for her half-sister's sake, who is also of mixed heritage

    Who is the white Nigerian football player?

    Ashleigh Plumptre

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