In Saturday's Premier League, Crystal Palace lost 1-2 at home to Everton, and Ward started the game.
This is the 250th time Ward has played for Crystal Palace in all competitions. He has scored 5 goals for the team.
Ward will celebrate his 31st birthday next month. He joined the Crystal Palace from Portsmouth in the summer of 2012, which was still in the Championship. His transfer fee was 650,000 euros.
Ward helped Crystal Palace qualify for the Premier League promotion in the first season after joining. After that, he played 199 times for the team in the Premier League, scored 4 goals, and sent 6 assists.
As a right-back, he played 29 times in the Premier League last season, and he helped the team complete 7 clean sheets.