Date of birth
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Born in South Shields, Ward came through their academy, before joining Seaham Red Star and then Newcastle United where he spent four years.
Middlesbrough then followed before he made his move to Spennymoor Town, Ward made 16 appearances for the club before moving to the Irish premier division with St Patrick’s Athletic.
The midfielder made seven appearances before the season was called to a halt, and he joined Gateshead prior to the 2020/21 season.
He was ever-present in the 2021/22 season as he helped Gateshead lift the National league north title, recording five goals and 10 assists in 35 appearances becoming a real fans favourite.