Nick Ward (footballer, born 1977)

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Nick Ward
Personal information
Full name Nicholas Ward
Date of birth (1977-11-30) 30 November 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Wrexham, Wales
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1998 Shrewsbury Town 19 (1)
1997 Telford United (loan) 2 (0)
1998–2000 Newtown ? (?)
2000–2007 The New Saints 190 (69)
2007–2008 Welling United 5 (0)
2008–2009 NEWI Cefn Druids 6 (4)
2009–2010 Newtown 26 (5)
2010–2011 Bangor City 34 (3)
2011–2012 The New Saints 18 (3)
2012–2013 Newtown
2013 Conwy Borough
2013 Airbus UK Broughton
2013–2014 Cefn Druids
Teams managed
2014 Penycae (Assistant Manager)
2014– Penycae
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:09, 3 March 2012 (UTC).

Nicholas Ward (born 30 November 1977 in Wrexham, Wales), is a retired footballer who played as a forward for Shrewsbury Town in The Football League. He played in the Welsh Premier League for a number of team - where he spent most of his career. After retiring as a player he moved into management and is currently manager of Penycae.

He made his debut for the Shrews on 15 October 1996 in the Second Division 2–1 defeat to Gillingham at Gay Meadow. He came on as a second-half substitute for Richard Scott.

In June 2011 he rejoined The New Saints[1] signing a new contract with the club in May 2012.[2]

On deadline day – 31 August 2012, he left TNS re-signing with his former club Newtown, for a third time.[3]

In October 2013 he joined former club Cefn Druids.[4]

He retired from football in the summer of 2014 to further his coaching career and joined Penycae as assistant manager.[5] He was appointed manager of the club later that season.[6]

On 3 June 2016 it has been announced that Nicky will be joining Brickfield Rangers as a Player Coach.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicky Ward signs for The New Saints". The New Saints. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Fraughan makes Park Hall move permanent". The New Saints. 27 May 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ward returns to Robins". Newtown AFC. 2 September 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ward returns to Druids". Cefn Druids. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Ward retires to pursue coaching career". Welsh Premier League. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Wardy appointed as Penycae's new manager". Welsh Premier League. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Welsh Cup final: Cefn Druids 0–2 The New Saints". BBC. 5 May 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 

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