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Catching up with first-time father Ward plus Kelly talks dinosaur parties

19 Hours ago

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...

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‘Pull your finger out’: The day that shaped Joel Ward

1 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...

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Ward reveals footballing icons who inspired him growing up

27 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.

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The touching story of brave fan Brodie

25 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.

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Ward on "sucker blow" of a defeat to the Blades

1 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...

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Hodgson confirms Schlupp and Van Aanholt absence pre-Brighton

15 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.

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Hodgson provides Ward update following early Liverpool sub

28 November 2019

Roy Hodgson has delivered his pre-Burnley press conference and kicked off with team news ahead of the trip to Turf Moor.

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Hodgson provides Ward injury update

23 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...

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Hodgson offers update on Ward injury

11 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.

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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."

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England cricketers prepare for New Zealand tour by training with Palace

16 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...

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Listen to official Palace Pod on your commute home

23 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.

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Gallery: Joel Ward's pre-Palace career in pictures

28 May 2019

Seven years ago today, Crystal Palace signed Joel Ward and the club stalwart has been in south London ever since.

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Ward: It is fantastic what he's done

13 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...

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Hodgson picks out two key men in Bournemouth success

12 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.

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Scott Guyett reveals roommate connection helped Palace sign Joel Ward

9 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 &...

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Joel Ward - we were looking dangerous

27 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.

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Ward Signs New Three-Year Deal

2 July 2018

Eagles defender Joel Ward has signed a new contract with the club, extending his stay until the summer of 2021.

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WATCH: Joel Ward Picks His Ultimate 5-a-side Team Featuring Players He's Faced

23 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...

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Benteke & Ward To Miss Out

21 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.

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Boss Waits On Defender's Fitness

7 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.

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Ward Wins Fans Man Of The Match Vote

3 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.

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Ward: A Bitter Pill To Swallow

21 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.

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Memberships

300 Up: Win Joel Ward's Shirt

3 March 2017

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Ward: It's Extremely Frustrating

4 February 2017

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Ward Left Frustrated In Defeat

28 January 2017

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Ward: It's A Time Of Change

21 January 2017

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