Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew confirmed defender Joel Ward will miss the West Ham match with a knee injury.
Crystal Palace defender Joel Ward could miss up-to a month after picking up a knee injury in training this week.
Crystal Palace put up a strong fight but they couldn't prevent Arsenal leaving Selhurst Park with three points.
Joel Ward racked up the phantom defending points last season but hasn't been as prolific this season in general but he turned back the clock against Chelsea with a solid effort.
Joel Ward looks to be losing his race for fitness after the Crystal Palace defender missed last weekends’ home defeat to Hull City after picking up a shin injury in training.
Joel Ward had a monster fantasy day that included a goal to help Crystal Palace to an easy 3-1 win over Queens Park Rangers.
Crystal Palace are launching a £3million bid for Leeds right-back Sam Byram.