WATCH: Crystal Palace defender Joel Ward catches Taxi to Training on new BBC Three show

PUBLISHED: 14:34 20 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:34 20 March 2017

Joel Ward hops in BBC Three's Taxi to Training. (Screengrab from YouTube clip)

Joel Ward hops in BBC Three's Taxi to Training. (Screengrab from YouTube clip)


The Premier League side trains in Beckenham

Joel Ward is the latest Premier League star to appear in a new online series.

The Crystal Palace defender jumped in the passenger seat as comedian Lloyd Griffith drove him to the side’s Beckenham training ground for the new BBC Three series, Taxi to Training.

Footballers open up and go through a series of challenges as Griffith escorts them to work in his battered hatchback.

Damian Kavanagh, controller of BBC Three, says: “Taxi To Training will transport audiences to the passenger seat of a Premier League footballer’s journey to work, balancing candid insight with comedy via some of the Premier League’s famous faces.”

Tony Pastor, executive producer of Goalhanger Films, says: “If you think professional footballers have a great life working a few hours a day, earning a fortune and having a bit of fun, this series will do nothing to change your mind.”

Other popular content

Yesterday, 11:04

Police and RSPCA urge owners to be vigilant and for householders to check toxic chemicals not left exposed

Tue, 11:00

Health bosses predict up to 50 of the 900 people who attend the hospital each day will be affected over the next two to three months

Mon, 11:35

Dave, and Kip Wilson have been singing together for more than 20 years

Friday, March 17, 2017

They will play alongside X Factor’s Matt Terry and 90’s legends Space

Digital edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
Kent Life Food & Drink awards 2016. Open for entries.

Most read

Local business directory

Kent's trusted business finder