Stephen Ward

Born: August 20, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Dublin, Ireland
Nationality: Ireland Irish

Position: Left-back
Team: Burnley (no. 23)
Stephen Ward for Burnley on November 29, 2014
Career History
Senior2003-2006Bohemians
2006-2014Wolverhampton Wanderers
→ 2013-2014Brighton & Hove Albion (loan)
2014-Burnley
Sports Mole has 167 articles about Stephen Ward. Articles 1 to 40:
Adam Smith and Stephen Ward in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Burnley on May 13, 2017
Stephen Ward signs new Burnley contract
Republic of Ireland international Stephen Ward signs a new contract with Burnley until the summer of 2019.
Aug 14, 15:36
Sam Vokes for Burnley on January 5, 2015
Burnley's Sam Vokes hails "huge result"
Burnley forward Sam Vokes reveals his 'delight' after scoring twice in Saturday's 3-2 victory at Premier League champions Chelsea.
Aug 12, 22:48
Fans arrive at Stamford Bridge prior to the FA Cup game between Chelsea and Manchester City on February 20, 2016
Jack Cork: 'The win means a lot'
Burnley midfielder Jack Cork says that his team are delighted to have opened their new Premier League season with a 3-2 win at Chelsea.
Aug 12, 19:27
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte gesticulates on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on October 1, 2016
Result: Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Sam Vokes scores twice as Burnley record a 3-2 win at Premier League champions Chelsea on the opening weekend of the season.
Aug 12, 16:58
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Spain and Turkey on July 17, 2016
Team News: Alvaro Morata on bench for Chelsea
Alvaro Morata starts on the bench as Chelsea welcome Burnley to Stamford Bridge.
Aug 12, 14:03
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are entering the final 12 months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
Stoke City forward Jonathan Walters celebrates scoring the opening goal during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on December 27, 2016
Stoke City reject £3m bid from Burnley for Jonathan Walters?
A report claims that Burnley have fallen short of Stoke City's valuation for forward Jonathan Walters, seeing their initial £3m approach turned down.
Jun 27, 19:59
Martin O'Neill the manager of the Republic of Ireland reacts during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier play off, second leg match between Republic of Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2015
Result: Jonathan Walters goal helps Republic of Ireland draw with Austria
A late goal from Jonathan Walters earns Republic of Ireland a potentially crucial 1-1 draw with Austria in Dublin.
Jun 11, 18:52
Sam Vokes for Burnley on January 5, 2015
Team News: Bournemouth, Burnley unchanged
Bournemouth and Burnley both name unchanged XIs for their clash at the Vitality Stadium.
May 13, 14:08
Michael Keane for Burnley on January 5, 2015
Team News: Michael Keane absent for Burnley
An injured Michael Keane misses out as Burnley welcome West Bromwich Albion.
May 6, 14:05
Romelu Lukaku in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Everton on April 1, 2017
Team News: Ashley Williams returns to Everton XI
Ashley Williams is back in the starting XI as Everton welcome Burnley to Goodison Park.
Apr 15, 14:03
Harry Winks in action for Spurs in the Europa League on February 25, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Winks hospitalised with ankle injury
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino reveals that he is waiting to see how long Harry Winks will miss through injury after being taken to hospital for scans.
Apr 2, 09:30
Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen in action during his side's Champions League clash with AS Monaco at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016
Team News: Vincent Janssen up front for Tottenham Hotspur
Vincent Janssen starts up front for Tottenham Hotspur's visit to Burnley.
Apr 1, 14:08
Ireland's coach Martin O'Neill attends the Euro 2016 group E football match between Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis on June 13, 2016. The match ended in a 1-1 draw
Team News: Ireland make four changes for Wales visit
Martin O'Neill is forced into making four changes to Republic of Ireland's lineup for the visit of Wales, while the Dragons are able to name their first-choice XI
Mar 24, 18:49
Sean Dyche watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Bournemouth on December 11, 2016
Team News: Burnley unchanged for Hull City trip
Sean Dyche names an unchanged Burnley XI for the trip to Hull City.
Feb 25, 14:04
Sean Dyche of Burnley looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at City Ground on October 20, 2015
Sean Dyche: 'Moussa Sissoko should have been sent off'
Burnley manager Sean Dyche believes that Moussa Sissoko should have been sent off for a challenge on Stephen Ward in their 2-1 loss at Tottenham Hotspur.
Dec 18, 21:56
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during his side's North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino: Victory over Burnley "fully deserved"
Mauricio Pochettino admits to being "pleased" by Tottenham Hotspur's narrow 2-1 win over Burnley, which he feels was "fully deserved" over the 90 minutes.
Dec 18, 18:45
Dele Alli celebrates his opener during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur recover against Burnley to close gap on top four
Dele Alli and Danny Rose score to help Tottenham Hotspur recover from an early deficit against Burnley, earning a 2-1 win to close the gap on the top four.
Dec 18, 17:56
Jeff Hendrick of Burnley looks for the ball during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on September 17, 2016
Result: Burnley hold on to beat Bournemouth
Burnley end their three-match losing streak with a 3-2 victory over Bournemouth at Turf Moor, taking them five points clear of the relegation zone.
Dec 10, 17:03
Burnley's Michael Keane is clearly not keen as he tries to ward off the interest of Stephen Ward having scored the equaliser against Middlesbrough
Team News: Stephen Ward returns to Burnley XI
Stephen Ward returns to Burnley's starting lineup in their only change, while West Bromwich Albion stick with the same XI from last time out.
Nov 21, 19:03
Andre Gray of Burnley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Burnley at Ashton Gate on August 29, 2015
Team News: Andre Gray dropped to Burnley bench
Burnley drop Andre Gray to the bench for their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace, who welcome Andros Townsend back into their starting XI as one of three changes.
Nov 5, 14:05
Charlie Austin celebrates making it 1-0 with Nathan Redmond against Burnley at St Mary's Stadium on October 16, 2016
Result: Charlie Austin on target twice to down former club Burnley
Charlie Austin scores twice to help Southampton to a 3-1 win over his former club Burnley, lifting the Saints back into the top half of the table.
Oct 16, 17:55
Dean Marney for Burnley on November 29, 2014
Burnley trio sign one-year contract extensions
Burnley trio Dean Marney, Stephen Ward and Kevin Long sign one-year contract extensions with the club to keep them at Turf Moor until the summer of 2018.
Sep 23, 15:19
Sean Dyche of Burnley looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at City Ground on October 20, 2015
Preview: Burnley vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Burnley's home fixture in the Premier League against Swansea City.
Aug 12, 13:26
A general view of the Den ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Wigan Athletic at The Den on April 14, 2015
Millwall complete signing of Plymouth Argyle winger Gregg Wilde
Millwall complete the signing of Plymouth Argyle winger Gregg Wylde, 25, on a two-year deal.
Jun 25, 16:00
Jonathan Walters of the Republic of Ireland (14) celebrates with Shane Long (9) as he scores their first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D qualifying match between Republic of Ireland and Georgia at Aviva Stadium on September 7, 2015 in Dublin, Irela
Rep. Ireland's Jonathan Walters returns to training ahead of France last-16 tie
Jonathan Walters returns to training ahead of Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 last-16 clash against France.
Jun 24, 11:31
Belgium's midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates after scoring during a Group H football match between Belgium and Algeria on June 17, 2014
Team News: Marc Wilmots drops Marouane Fellaini for Republic of Ireland clash
Belgium boss Marc Wilmots drops Marouane Fellaini for the Euro 2016 Group E clash against Republic of Ireland.
Jun 18, 13:04
Republic of Ireland's Shane Long vies with Belarus's Aleksandr Martynovich on May 31, 2016
Result: Republic of Ireland slip to Belarus defeat
Republic of Ireland end their preparations for Euro 2016 with a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Belarus in Cork.
May 31, 21:35
Republic of Ireland's Shane Long vies with Belarus's Aleksandr Martynovich on May 31, 2016
Live Commentary: Republic of Ireland 1-2 Belarus - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Republic of Ireland's 2-1 defeat to Belarus at Turners Cross.
May 31, 18:45
Burnley's English manager Sean Dyche arrives ahead of the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Newcastle United at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England, on December 2, 2014
Burnley boss Sean Dyche pleased with win at Huddersfield Town
Burnley manager Sean Dyche admits that he was pleased with the way his side controlled the game in the 3-1 victory away at Huddersfield Town.
Mar 12, 19:54
Jonathan Walters of Republic of Ireland in action during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Republic of Ireland and Polandat Aviva Stadium on March 29, 2015
Team News: Jonathan Walters back in Republic of Ireland lineup for Euro 2016 playoff decider
Jonathan Walters returns to the Republic of Ireland lineup for tonight's Euro 2016 playoff showdown against Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Nov 16, 18:47
Robbie Brady (C) of Ireland celebrates scoring a goal during the EURO 2016 Qualifier Play-Off First Leg match at Bilino Polje Stadium on November 13, 2015 in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Match Analysis: Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-1 Republic of Ireland
Sports Mole reviews the action from Zenica as the Republic of Ireland earn a 1-1 draw in the away leg of their Euro 2016 playoff with Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Nov 13, 22:28
Substitute, Republic of Ireland's striker Robbie Keane leaves the pitch after the Euro 2016 Qualifier, Group D football match against Scotland on November 14, 2014
Team News: Robbie Keane drops to Republic of Ireland bench against Germany
Robbie Keane drops to the bench for the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany at the Aviva Stadium, one of four changes for Martin O'Neill's side.
Oct 8, 18:56
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Result: Brighton & Hove Albion comeback edges out Gillingham
Brighton & Hove Albion edge out Gillingham 2-1 in a pre-season friendly at Priestfield Stadium.
Jul 29, 21:50
Burnley manager Sean Dyche on May 9, 2015
Result: Burnley ease to win at Fleetwood Town
Goals from Stephen Ward and Marvin Sordell earn Burnley a 2-0 friendly win away at Fleetwood Town.
Jul 28, 21:38
Robbie Brady for Hull on January 10, 2015
Robbie Brady excited by Scotland challenge
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady reveals his excitement ahead of Saturday's vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland.
Jun 8, 18:43
Harry Kane of Spurs celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at White Hart Lane on March 21, 2015
Preview: Burnley vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at Turf Moor between Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur.
Apr 3, 19:16
Robbie Brady of Hull City holds off Matthew James of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Leicester City at KC Stadium on December 28, 2014
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady ready for left-back role
Hull City's Robbie Brady insists that he would be comfortable playing at left-back if asked to fill in for the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland.
Mar 27, 19:38
New Ireland Manager Martin O'Neill looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and Manchester United at Estadio Anoeta on November 5, 2013
Preview: Republic of Ireland vs. Poland
Sports Mole previews the Euro 2016 qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Poland.
Mar 27, 17:25
New Ireland Manager Martin O'Neill looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and Manchester United at Estadio Anoeta on November 5, 2013
James McClean, Stephen Ward in contention for Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill declares both James McClean and Stephen Ward fit for the Euro 2016 qualifier with Poland on Sunday.
Mar 27, 13:54



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