Ashley Darel Jazz Richards is a Wales international football player, who plays for Swansea City as a midfielder. Richards started his football professional career at Swansea City in the year 2009, where he made his first professional debut for Swansea City against Middlebrough in a Championship match in August 2009. Ashley has since started in matches against Preston North End and Bristol City playing in both fixtures in 90 minutes. Though Richards was rewarded as the second successful youth product after Joe Allen in a new contract in the following year. Ashley Richards has also represented his country at Wales national team , Wales under-17 and Wales under-19.As well as he was selected in the under-21 squad, to face Luxembourg under-21 and gained his first full international cap for Wales of the friendly match versus Mexico on May 27th, 2012.