Eagles defender agrees new three-and-a-half year contract

first_img Joel Ward in action for Crystal Palace 1 Joel Ward has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract with Crystal Palace.The defender has played every minute in the Premier League for the Eagles this season and his new deal sees him extend his stay at Selhurst Park until 2018.“I’m really pleased,” Ward told Crystal Palace’s official website.“It’s been something that has been talked about a little bit and I’m glad to now put that to the back and just concentrate with my football and I’m delighted to have signed the deal.“The relationship with the gaffer and the club helped. I’m excited for what the next few years have in store.“I love the passion of the club, the fans have been exceptional since I’ve come here and they’ve welcomed me with open arms.“It’s been a joy to play in front of them – especially at home – week in, week out. Even the travelling support’s been incredible.”last_img

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