Joel Ward

Birth Day October 29th, 1989
Birth Place Emsworth
Age 34 Years Old

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Joel Edward Philip Ward is an English professional Football player who plays as a defender for Premier League club Crystal Palace. His natural position is right-back but he can also play at center-back and in midfield.

Joel Ward's first words after signing a new three-year contract with Crystal Palace

Ward says he is determined to put a frustrating season that was hampered by a couple of injury problems behind him, adding that he wants to create more happy memories in south London."You want to get back as quick as you can and be playing, any footballer in their right mind doesn't want to be sat watching when you want to be involved and help out the squad and the team," he said.I've said from the beginning all I want to do is be playing football, and that's the most important thing."I will do everything I can to make sure that I am playing football, and hopefully, I won't have another season like that again."

Famous for

  • Professional football player
  • Defender of Premier League club Crystal Palace

Early Life of Joel Ward

Joel Ward was born on 29 October 1989 in Emsworth, England, United Kingdom. His nationality is British English and his ethnicity is white. Regarding his family information, it will be updated soon.

Body Measurement of Joel Ward

Joel Ward has an amazing athletic body and has got the height of 6ft 2 in(1.88m) and a weight of 83kg. As a professional player, he has a healthy body.

Personal/Marital status of Joel Ward (married, girlfriend, children)

Joel Ward is a married man and he is married to Jess Ward but there is no information about his children. Ward is a Christian and kneels down on the pitch to pray before each match. On 20 April 2014, Ward returned to his home church for an interview about how he brings his Christian faith to his job as a footballer. He currently resides in London.

Career of Joel Ward

  • Joel Ward started his footballing career with local youth team East lodge F.C.
  • Joel signed his professional contract with Portsmouth in July 2008 after spending two years in academy and reserves.
  • The following month, he signed a one-year loan deal with AFC Bournemouth to gain first-team experience.
  • He soon made his debut in a League Cu against Cardiff City on 12 August.
  • He gained the first yellow and red cards of his career on 18 October in a 4–1 away defeat to Shrewsbury Town.
  • He scored his first and only Bournemouth goal in a 4–0 win over Morecambe on 2 May 2009.
  • On 26 August 2009, Ward made his Portsmouth debut as a center-back against Hereford United in the League Cup, before making his Premier League debut on 14 April 2010 against Wigan Athletic.
  • Ward scored his first Portsmouth goal in a 3–2 defeat to Doncaster Rovers on 13 November 2010.
  • On 28 May 2012, Ward completed his move to Crystal Palace for £400,000 on a four-year deal.
  • He made his debut on 14 August 2012, in a 2–1 win against Exeter City in the League Cup.
  • Ward scored his first goal for Crystal Palace in a 3–1 home win against Queens Park Rangers on 14 March 2015.
  • On 15 April 2015, Ward signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract, keeping him at the Selhurst Park side until the summer of 2018.
  • As of May 2016, Ward currently holds the record for most Premier League appearances for a Crystal Palace player.
  • On 2 July 2018, Ward signed a new three-year deal, which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2021.

Net worth of Joel Ward

Being a professional football player he has good earnings from his football career. As the record of crystal palace players stats for 2019, Ward earns $43,000 as weekly wage and salary of $2.2 million. But regarding his net worth, it is still under evaluation.

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