Joel Ward

Date of birth29 October 1989
Place of birthEmsworth
NationalityEnglish
Weight76 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender

Joel Ward's contract at Portsmouth was extended to June 2012 in June 2010 and to June 2013 in January 2011.

He joined Crystal Palace in July 2012 with a four-year contract that was extended to June 2018 in April 2015, to June 2021 in July 2018 and to June 2023 in July 2021.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Portsmouth 04 Jul 2008 29 May 2012
AFC Bournemouth 07 Aug 2008 31 May 2009 L
Crystal Palace 29 May 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 AFC Bournemouth FA Cup 2
2008-09 AFC Bournemouth Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2008-09 AFC Bournemouth League Cup 1
2008-09 AFC Bournemouth League Two 16
5
1
1
2009-10 Portsmouth League Cup 1
2009-10 Portsmouth Premier League 1
2
2010-11 Portsmouth FA Cup 1
2010-11 Portsmouth League Championship 33
9
3
1
2010-11 Portsmouth League Cup 2
1
2011-12 Portsmouth FA Cup 1
2011-12 Portsmouth League Championship 38
6
3
5
2011-12 Portsmouth League Cup 1
1
2012-13 Crystal Palace League Championship 22
3
2
2012-13 Crystal Palace League Championship Play-Offs 3
1
2012-13 Crystal Palace League Cup 2
2013-14 Crystal Palace Premier League 36
3
2014-15 Crystal Palace FA Cup 3
2014-15 Crystal Palace Premier League 37
1
4
2015-16 Crystal Palace FA Cup 6
1
2015-16 Crystal Palace League Cup 1
1
2015-16 Crystal Palace Premier League 30
2
4
2016-17 Crystal Palace FA Cup 3
2016-17 Crystal Palace League Cup 1
2016-17 Crystal Palace Premier League 38
7
2017-18 Crystal Palace League Cup 1
2017-18 Crystal Palace Premier League 19
4
2017-18 Crystal Palace Premier League Asia Trophy 1
1
2018-19 Crystal Palace FA Cup 3
2018-19 Crystal Palace League Cup 1
1
2018-19 Crystal Palace Premier League 6
1
1
1
2019-20 Crystal Palace Premier League 27
2
4
2020-21 Crystal Palace Premier League 25
1
5
2021-22 Crystal Palace FA Cup 3
2021-22 Crystal Palace League Cup 1
2021-22 Crystal Palace Premier League 27
1
8


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Aug 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Cardiff City L 1-2 League Cup 1st round
16 Aug 2008 Aldershot Town v AFC Bournemouth D 1-1 League Two
30 Aug 2008 Port Vale v AFC Bournemouth L 3-1 League Two
13 Sep 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Macclesfield Town L 0-1 League Two
04 Oct 2008 Wycombe Wanderers v AFC Bournemouth L 3-1 League Two
11 Oct 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Rotherham United D 0-0 League Two
18 Oct 2008 Shrewsbury Town v AFC Bournemouth L 4-1 League Two
25 Oct 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Lincoln City L 0-1 League Two
01 Nov 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Chesterfield D 1-1 League Two
04 Nov 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Colchester United L 0-1 Johnstones Paint Trophy Quarter-final - southern section
08 Nov 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Bristol Rovers W 1-0 FA Cup 1st round
15 Nov 2008 Accrington Stanley v AFC Bournemouth L 3-0 League Two
21 Nov 2008 Grimsby Town v AFC Bournemouth D 3-3 League Two
25 Nov 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Morecambe D 0-0 League Two
02 Dec 2008 Luton Town v AFC Bournemouth D 3-3 League Two
06 Dec 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Chester City W 1-0 League Two
13 Dec 2008 Rochdale v AFC Bournemouth D 1-1 League Two
16 Dec 2008 Blyth Spartans v AFC Bournemouth L 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round replay
20 Dec 2008 AFC Bournemouth v Bury W 2-0 League Two
17 Jan 2009 Rotherham United v AFC Bournemouth L 1-0 League Two
24 Jan 2009 AFC Bournemouth v Wycombe Wanderers W 3-1 League Two
27 Jan 2009 AFC Bournemouth v Luton Town D 1-1 League Two
31 Jan 2009 Lincoln City v AFC Bournemouth D 3-3 League Two
07 Feb 2009 AFC Bournemouth v Shrewsbury Town W 1-0 League Two
02 May 2009 Morecambe v AFC Bournemouth W 0-4 League Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.