Full name Ashley Josiah Hemmings
Date of birth 3 March 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Wolverhampton, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Forward / Winger
Current team Mansfield
?–2009 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 (0)
2009 Loan Cheltenham Town 1 (0)
2010–2011 Loan Torquay United 9 (0)
2011–2012 Loan Plymouth Argyle 23 (2)
2012–2014 Walsall 43 (3)
2014 Loan Burton Albion 2 (0)
2014– Dagenham & Redbridge 14 (1)
2016 Mansfield 0 (0)
2007 England U17 1 (0)
Ashley Josiah Hemmings (born 3 March 1991) is an English footballer who plays for Mansfield Town as either a striker or winger. He began his career with Wolverhampton Wanderers before being released by them in 2012, by then having also had loan spells at Cheltenham Town, Torquay United and Plymouth Argyle. Hemmings is a product of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ academy, having been with the club since age nine, and has represented England at youth signed a professional contract age 17 in February 2009 and soon went on loan for a month to gain first team experience at League One side Cheltenham Town, where he made his senior debut against Millwall. He made his Wolves debut as a substitute against Barnsley on 25 April 2009 in which the club clinched the Championship title; he also featured as a substitute against Doncaster Rovers a week later on the final day of the season.
To gain further first team experience, he went on a month’s loan to League Two side Torquay United in October 2010 making his debut on 23 October, as a substitute, in a 1–1 draw at Gillingham. In the second round of a FA Cup, Hemmings provided a winning goal for Billy Kee as Torquay beat Walsall 1–0. However, after making nine league appearance, Hemmings loan spell at Torquay United had ended, despite having it extended until the end of the season.
In November 2011, he moved on loan to League Two side Plymouth Argyle until January 2012. He scored his first senior goal on his debut for the Pilgrims against Northampton Town; then scored his second goal, which turns out to be a winner and provided a double assist in a 3–2 win over Bristol Rovers. His loan spell was then extended to run until the end of the season.
His contract at Wolves expired in June 2012 and was not renewed. After being released by Plymouth, Hemmings was linked a return to Plymouth on a permanent basis, but manager Carl Fletcher decided against signing Hemmings.
A free agent, Hemmings signed for League One side Walsall in a two-year deal. Hemmings scored on his Walsall debut against Brentford with an 18-yard drive into the bottom corner of the goal in the first round of the League Cup and made his league debut in an opening game of the season; as Walsall lost 3–0 against Doncaster Rovers. On 17 November 2012, Hemmings scored his first league goal in a 2–2 draw against Crawley Town.
On 27 March 2014, Hemmings joined League Two side Burton Albion on loan until 24 April 2014. Because the Brewers reached the play-offs Hemmings extended his loan until the end of the 2013–14 season. He was released by Walsall in May 2014.
In July 2014, he signed for League Two side Dagenham & Redbridge on a one-year contract after training with the club during pre-season.
He joined Mansfiwld in 2016.