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#Stephen Ward

# stephen-ward - Monday 10 August, 2020

Veteran Irish defender Stephen Ward training with Ipswich Town after Stoke exit

The Dubliner is looking for a new club.

# stephen-ward - Monday 20 July, 2020

Stoke City confirm departure of veteran Irish defender Stephen Ward

The Dubliner leaves the Potters after a one-season stay.

# stephen-ward - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Ward targets Premier League return after being snapped up by Stoke City

The former Republic of Ireland international has signed a one-year contract with the Championship club.

Stephen Ward in line for Championship move following Burnley exit

The veteran Irish left-back could be set to join James McClean and Nathan Collins at Stoke City.

# stephen-ward - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'I'm finding my feet' - Enda Stevens in pole position to nail down Irish left-back berth

With Stephen Ward retired, the Sheffield United looks set to further capitalise on his exceptional club form.

# stephen-ward - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Ireland defender Stephen Ward announces international retirement aged 33

The Dubliner made 50 appearances and featured at two European Championships.

# stephen-ward - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Mixed news for Ireland and Burnley duo on the injury comeback trail

Robbie Brady could return for tonight’s Premier League clash, but it’s likely to come too soon for Stephen Ward.

# stephen-ward - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Strong Irish contingent involved as 10-man Burnley's European dream dealt big blow in Athens

Kevin Long, Stephen Ward and Jeff Hendrick all started as the Clarets went down 3-1 to Olympiacos.

# stephen-ward - Friday 13 July, 2018

Ireland U21 international on target as Burnley earn hard-fought win in Cork

Jimmy Dunne scored the game’s only goal at Turner’s Cross.

# stephen-ward - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'I want to put pressure on Ward': Derrick Williams eyes starting spot after Ireland debut

The Blackburn Rovers man described his debut against France on Monday as ‘a dream come true’ but is hungry for more.

# stephen-ward - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

'Being honest, I don't know how I would have fared going over at 14, 15 or 16'

Ireland international Stephen Ward is grateful for the grounding he received in the League of Ireland.

# stephen-ward - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'I'm feeling good and ready to go' - Ireland's Ward back in contention for club

The Burnley defender has been out of action with a knee injury.

# stephen-ward - Saturday 13 January, 2018

‘The one thing I’ll always say is he was a great man’

Some of the players who worked with him remember the late Dundalk and Ireland underage coach Seán McCaffrey.

# stephen-ward - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Irish team believe they can beat anyone - Stephen Ward Interview This post contains videos

Irish team believe they can beat anyone - Stephen Ward

The Burnley defender is relishing competing in the crucial upcoming World Cup qualifiers with Georgia and Serbia.

# stephen-ward - Monday 14 August, 2017

Burnley give Irish international Ward new contract until 2019

The 31-year old scored in their win over champions Chelsea at the weekend.

# stephen-ward - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Stephen Ward the goal machine and more Premier League talking points

Meanwhile Huddersfield return to the top flight with a bang and Wayne Rooney grabs a goal on his second Everton debut.

# stephen-ward - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Stephen Ward helped convince Burnley to sign Jon Walters

The Dubliner was more than happy to provide a character reference for his Ireland team-mate.

# stephen-ward - Friday 27 January, 2017

36 Irish players who could feature in the FA Cup this weekend

It’s a big occasion for a number of Ireland’s footballers.

# stephen-ward - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Irish names to the fore on a drama-filled goal-fest of a Premier League afternoon

Jeff Hendrick conjured a superb strike for Burnley while Stephen Ward was also on the mark.

# stephen-ward - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

The LOI needs more backing and other Euro 2016 lessons for Ireland

Plus, why the FAI were right to offer Martin O’Neill a new contract.

# stephen-ward - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'Jeff Hendrick got a dead leg and continued on throughout the whole game'

Stephen Ward also paid tribute to the Irish stars expected to announce their retirement in the coming days.

# stephen-ward - Friday 24 June, 2016

Who should play left-back for Ireland against France if Ward misses out? Poll This post contains a poll

Who should play left-back for Ireland against France if Ward misses out?

The 30-year-old defender is a big doubt for Sunday’s crunch last-16 game in Lyon.

Column: 'We shouldn’t let our kids grow up believing that football is a TV show'

Half of the players facing Italy were LOI graduates, why not invest half the extra prize money in our league?

Jon Walters trained today and could be in contention to play against France

However, in less encouraging news for the Boys in Green, full-back Stephen Ward was absent from the session.

# stephen-ward - Monday 20 June, 2016

'Myself and Wes have played in the League of Ireland so we're used to bad pitches'

The Burnley defender also recalled watching Ireland’s World Cup ’94 defeat of Italy as a youngster.

# stephen-ward - Friday 10 June, 2016

'We see Zlatan week in, week out but it's not only him we have to be wary of'

Ireland full-back Stephen Ward has been speaking about Sweden’s biggest threat.

# stephen-ward - Monday 23 May, 2016

'Ireland haven't had a natural left-back since Ian Harte'

As a man who knows the position well, Kevin Kilbane gives his thoughts on how Ireland are looking going into Euro 2016.

# stephen-ward - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Which defenders will Ireland take to the Euros?

Martin O’Neill faces a few tough calls ahead of the squad announcement on 28 May.

# stephen-ward - Monday 2 May, 2016

Joy for Ireland's Stephen Ward as Burnley seal Premier League return

The defender has ended his domestic season on a high, as he prepares to travel to France ahead of this summer’s Euros.

# stephen-ward - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

'The manager changed the way we play and it gave me and Cyrus a licence to go forward'

The player also revealed he considered leaving Burnley owing to a lack of first-team action previously.

# stephen-ward - Monday 14 March, 2016

3 Irish Euro 2016 hopefuls who had a good weekend and 3 who didn’t

Seamus Coleman, Stephen Ward and Ciaran Clark are among those to feature in our weekly round-up.

# stephen-ward - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Goal from Ireland's Stephen Ward helps Burnley go step closer to Premier League

The full-back was not the only Irish international to score in the Championship today.

# stephen-ward - Monday 7 March, 2016

3 Irish Euro 2016 hopefuls who had a good weekend and 3 who didn't

It was a mixed few days for the Ireland players across the water.

# stephen-ward - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Stephen Ward on homesickness, beating Germany & the frustration of not playing

The Irish international also discusses Burnley’s upcoming FA Cup tie with Arsenal and his grounding in the League of Ireland.

# stephen-ward - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Former Ireland U21 international scores stunning goal for Wolves

Meanwhile, a dark horse for Martin O’Neill’s Euro 2016 squad hit the winner in the Bristol City-Preston game.

# stephen-ward - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Martin O'Neill not interested in Fifa controversy, falls short of backing Delaney

In addition, the manager expressed hope that supporters would behave at the Ireland-England game.

# stephen-ward - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

The Ireland team has changed A LOT since the last time they played the North

A meeting between the sides was announced yesterday for the beginning of June.

# stephen-ward - Friday 27 March, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Paulie's the best, Ward and McClean back in training and all today's sport

Also, Ulster flanker Chris Henry is set to return from his long injury lay-off.

# stephen-ward - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Celtic Park atmosphere will be one to savour, not to fear - Ward

Parkhead venue is a “very special place,” Ireland defender Stephen Ward says.

# stephen-ward - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

How Ireland stunned Germany: the players' view

Re-live last night’s game through the words of John O’Shea, Robbie Keane and a host of others.

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