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Derrick Ward (footballer)

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Full name  Derrick Ward
40 yard dash time  4.54 seconds
Playing position  Forward
Siblings  Tamika Ward
Name  Derrick Ward
Height  1.80 m

Date of birth  (1934-12-23)23 December 1934
Place of birth  Stoke-on-Trent, England
Date of death  11 October 2011(2011-10-11) (aged 76)
Place of death  Bentilee, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Role  American football running back
Education  Valley View High School, California State University, Fresno, Ottawa University
Similar People  Tom Coughlin, Lovie Smith, Gary Kubiak, Bill O'Brien

Parents  Derrick Ward, Terrie Ward

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Derrick Ward (23 December 1934 – 11 October 2011) was a footballer who played in the Football League for Stockport County and Stoke City. He made fifty four appearances for Stoke.



Born in Stoke-on-Trent Ward started his career at his local club Stoke City where he made his debut in the 1952–53 season. He was a bit part player at Stoke due Frank Bowyer and Bobby Howitt occupying Ward's position. He became more involved with the first team in the 1958–59 season where he made 17 appearances however he was allowed by manager Tony Waddington to join Stockport County in 1961. Ward went on to spend three years at Edgeley Park making 81 league appearances scoring 21 goals.

Personal life

His brother Terry was also a footballer who played for Stoke he however died when he was 23. Ward died on 11 October 2011 at the age of 76.


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