Ampadu, Ethan

Birth Date

14th September 2000


Exeter, Devon



Biographical Text

Ethan Ampadu (born 14 September 2000) in Exeter and is the son of ex-professional footballer Kwame Ampadu.

Ethan is a product of the Exeter City youth academy.

On 9 August 2016, aged 15 years 10 months and 26 days, he made his debut for Exeter in a League Cup match against Brentford, becoming the club's youngest ever player, breaking an 87-year-old record set by Cliff Bastin, and being named man of the match

On 16 August 2016, he made his full league debut in a 1–0 home defeat against Crawley Town. He went on to make 8 league apperances, I FA cup apperances and 2 each in the EFL cup and trophy in 2016/17 for Exeter City

He is eligible to represent England, Ireland, Ghana and Wales but has chosen to play for the Dragons. He has already played for Wales at Under-19 level and was named their Young Player of the Year in 2016 - one of the youngest ever players to receive the accolade. Chris Coleman has been closely tracking the teenager’s progress and called him into his senior squad for a training camp in May 2017.

Ethan left Exeter City on the 1st July 2017 signing for Chelsea. On 20 September 2017, Ampadu made his debut for Chelsea in an EFL Cup third round match against Nottingham Forest.



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