Palace players highlight how abuse can affect footballers26 April 2021
As part of the Premier League’s ongoing No Room For Racism campaign, Crystal Palace’s Joel Ward, Tyrick Mitchell and Leigh Nicol have spoken about the problems in dealing with racial abuse on social...
Ward: Time to put Chelsea result behind us26 April 2021
Joel Ward says Palace are looking to put their defeat to Chelsea behind them as they take on Leicester City at the King Power Stadium this evening.
Ward commends Schlupp impact in 'frustrating' Chelsea match10 April 2021
Joel Ward called Crystal Palace's game with Chelsea 'frustrating' as he spoke with the media post-match.
Ward: We've missed being able to salute fans14 March 2021
Reacting to Crystal Palace's victory over West Bromwich Albion, Joel Ward expressed his satisfaction with the Eagles' recent performances and explained exactly why he wants fans to return to Selhurst...
Ward: Hard work driving strong defensive record7 March 2021
Joel Ward says Palace’s recent defensive solidity can be put down to hard work on the training ground, as they prepare to take on Tottenham Hotspur.
Ward: Massive chance to bounce back17 February 2021
Joel Ward says Palace are keen to return to winning ways, starting with the trip to Brighton & Hove Albion this evening.
Ward on relishing battles with pacy Wolves forwards30 January 2021
Joel Ward says he is relishing the prospect of facing Wolves’ speedy attacking unit as Palace welcome Nuno Espirito Santo’s side to south London.
Ward hopes Palace can replicate form in the Midlands26 December 2020
Joel Ward hopes Crystal Palace can produce another stellar performance in the Midlands as they travel to Villa Park for the Boxing Day clash with Aston Villa.
Ward analyses assist and reflects on 'moment of magic' equaliser16 December 2020
Joel Ward told Palace TV he wants to "take the positives" after the Eagles' 1-1 draw with West Ham United.
Ward provides insight into 'great lad' Mitchell off the pitch29 October 2020
From one full-back to another; Joel Ward has been impressed with Tyrick Mitchell's capabilities on and off the pitch.
Ward on the hours people don't see, competition for places and more28 October 2020
Last month’s 90 minutes against Everton marked a landmark 250th appearance for Joel Ward. However, despite the full-back regularly commenting on how he looks forward – no doubt targeting his 253rd...
Ward: "My thoughts are going to stay with myself"26 September 2020
Joel Ward's 250th appearance for the club didn't end how he would've wanted, with a controversial handball decision against the full-back awarded after VAR intervened.
Hodgson predicts 'tough' Ward set for 'way, way' more Palace appearances24 September 2020
Roy Hodgson took the chance to praise Joel Ward when asked to comment on the Palace defender approaching his 250th Palace appearance.
Hennessey and Ward reveal Crystal Palace's strongest player4 August 2020
Taking the Monster Hydro Sport hot seat this week, Crystal Palace players Wayne Hennessey, Joel Ward and Jeffrey Schlupp provided some eye-opening answers about the first-team squad.
Joel Ward: 'We're looking to react'16 July 2020
Speaking ahead of Crystal Palace's clash with Manchester United, Eagles defender Joel Ward said he and his teammates are looking for a reaction against an in-form Red Devils side.
Catching up with first-time father Ward plus Kelly talks dinosaur parties28 May 2020
With three members of the Crystal Palace squad recently having newborn sons, we caught up with Martin Kelly and Joel Ward to find out how the defenders are coping during lockdown with weeks-old...
‘Pull your finger out’: The day that shaped Joel Ward1 May 2020
Joel Ward can’t even remember who Portsmouth played in the game that most shaped his career. Weighing up the question, he has a cluster of matches to pick from - matches when the opposition are...
Ward reveals footballing icons who inspired him growing up27 April 2020
Speaking with Premier League Productions, Joel Ward didn't hold back when asked who his footballing heroes were growing up as a child.
The touching story of brave fan Brodie25 March 2020
Last Christmas, Max Meyer and Joel Ward visited Croydon University Hospital where they met five-year-old fan, Brody, on the children's ward.
Ward on "sucker blow" of a defeat to the Blades1 February 2020
Joel Ward's first start since the 23rd November looked like it might be ending early when the referee issued a straight red to the full-back. However, after a pitchside monitor review, the challenge...
Hodgson confirms Schlupp and Van Aanholt absence pre-Brighton15 December 2019
Roy Hodgson has confirmed there are a number of players from the Crystal Palace squad who are injured and unavailable to play against Brighton & Hove Albion tonight.
Hodgson provides Ward update following early Liverpool sub28 November 2019
Roy Hodgson has delivered his pre-Burnley press conference and kicked off with team news ahead of the trip to Turf Moor.
Hodgson provides Ward injury update23 November 2019
For the second game in a row Joel Ward had to leave the field of play early with an injury, however Roy Hodgson couldn't confirm whether it was more severe than the one suffered against Chelsea two...
Hodgson offers update on Ward injury11 November 2019
Speaking after Crystal Palace's game with Chelsea on Saturday, manager Roy Hodgson provided an update on right-back Joel Ward's injury.
Joel Ward reflects on ‘bitter pill to swallow’3 November 2019
Joel Ward reflected on a tough, evenly fought game against Leicester City this afternoon, describing the clash as a "bitter pill to swallow."
England cricketers prepare for New Zealand tour by training with Palace16 October 2019
England cricketers Joe Denly and Sam Billings joined in a full training session with Crystal Palace FC last week, as the batsmen prepare to travel to New Zealand with the national side for a Twenty20...
Listen to official Palace Pod on your commute home23 August 2019
It's Friday afternoon and the official Palace Pod has landed right on time before your commute home this evening. Fill the journey with Joel Ward, Rob Warlow, Stephen Browett and Roy Hodgson.
Gallery: Joel Ward's pre-Palace career in pictures28 May 2019
Seven years ago today, Crystal Palace signed Joel Ward and the club stalwart has been in south London ever since.
WATCH: Ward, Wickham & Academy players volunteer at local food bank21 May 2019
During the last week of the season, Palace players Joel Ward, Connor Wickham and several squad members from the Academy U18 and U23 teams volunteered at a food bank just four miles from Selhurst Park...
Ward: It is fantastic what he's done13 May 2019
Joel Ward attended Asmir Begovic Foundation's (ABF) golf day, the third year for the event, and in between holes the Palace defender found time to reflect upon the 5-3, Palace's season and Aaron...
Hodgson picks out two key men in Bournemouth success12 May 2019
Roy Hodgson cut a satisfied figure following his side's remarkable 5-3 victory over AFC Bournemouth this afternoon and was full of praise for his squad.
Scott Guyett reveals roommate connection helped Palace sign Joel Ward9 May 2019
“He’s got a lot to thank me for, put it that way!”, jokes Scott Guyett in Crystal Palace’s media centre, just across the car park from his usual office as Head of Sport Science and Strength &...
Joel Ward - we were looking dangerous27 February 2019
This evening, in a 3-1 loss to Manchester United, Palace defender Joel Ward scored his first goal in three years to offer the Eagles a chance at earning themselves a point.
Ward Signs New Three-Year Deal2 July 2018
Eagles defender Joel Ward has signed a new contract with the club, extending his stay until the summer of 2021.
WATCH: Joel Ward Picks His Ultimate 5-a-side Team Featuring Players He's Faced23 March 2018
Joel Ward has played nearly 200 games for Palace since he joined in 2012, and in that time has undoubtedly faced some Premier League greats. But who would he pick as the very best for his Fantasy...
Benteke & Ward To Miss Out21 December 2017
Roy Hodgson spoke at his pre-match press conference of a couple of players that will be unavailable for the trip to Swansea City on Saturday afternoon.
Boss Waits On Defender's Fitness7 December 2017
Roy Hodgson was able to report better news from the medical room as his thoughts turn to Saturday’s match against AFC Bournemouth.
Ward Wins Fans Man Of The Match Vote3 December 2017
Following the second clean sheet this week for the side at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday afternoon, Joel Ward was named the Fans Man Of The Match.
Ward: A Bitter Pill To Swallow21 October 2017
Joel Ward was part of a defensive line-up which looked set to register a clean sheet following a solid rearguard against a Newcastle United side who had only lost one home game this campaign.