- Born: 19/08/1997
- Birthplace: Liverpool
At Everton between 2002 - 2016
Ryan Ledson became a first-year scholar at Everton on Friday 28 June 2013.
The central midfielder had already spent 11 years at the Blues' Academy and signed scholarship forms alongside 13 other young Blues as part of the summer intake.
Impressively, he had already made two appearances for the Under-21 side before becoming a full-time scholar. And he quickly became a regular member of Alan Stubbs' squad in 2013/14.
Such was his progress, he even made the senior bench for a Premier League game late in the season before heading to Malta to captain England Under-17s to European Championship glory. He even converted a penalty in the deciive shootout win over Holland.
Ahead of the 2013/14 season, Ryan sat down with evertonfc.com to reveal a bit more about himself.
Name: Ryan Ledson
Date of birth: 19 August 1997
Place of birth: Liverpool
Previous clubs: None
What countries are you eligible to represent?: England
Have you made any international appearances?: Yes, I currently have seven caps for England youth sides
Position: Centre midfield
What player would you say you most play like?: Frank Lampard
What are your strengths: Tackling, passing
What aspect of your game do you need to improve most?: My left peg
What age were you when you joined Everton?: 5
Favourite artist/band: Oasis
Favourite film: The Hangover
Favourite video game: FIFA 13
Favourite place in the world: Dubai
Pre-match meal of choice: Chicken and rice
Best stadium you've played at: St. Mary's Stadium
Dream job if you weren't a footballer: Actor
Favourite Everton first-team player: Leighton Baines
Boots: Nike CTRs
Aims for the year: To win the FA Youth Cup
Midfielder Ryan Ledson marked his 17th birthday on 19th Aug 2014 by putting pen-to-paper on his first professional contract.
On 25th August 2016 Ryan Ledson joined Oxford United on a 3 year deal.
Then on 17th May 2018, Ryan agreed a deal to join the Lilywhites at Preston North End on a 3 year contract.
Good luck to Ryan from all at Love Everton Forum.