Joseph Christopher Ledley is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for A-League club Newcastle Jets and the Wales national team. He started his career with then Championship side Cardiff City where he spent six years. He helped the club to the FA Cup Final in 2008 and to the Championship play-off final in 2010. In 2010, he moved to Celtic on a free transfer. He won the Scottish Premier League title in his second season with the club in 2012 and both the league and the Scottish Cup in 2013. He signed for Crystal Palace in January 2014 and played three and a half Premier League seasons for them. Ledley has played for Wales at under-17, under-19 and under-21 levels, before making his full debut in 2005. He has since gone on to make over 70 international appearances and has captained his country on several occasions. Ledley was in the Welsh squad that reached the semi-final of UEFA Euro 2016.
About Joe Ledley
Welsh midfielder who was twice named the Wales Club Player of the Year with Cardiff City. He spent four seasons with Celtic FC before joining Crystal Palace in 2014. In 2017, he joined Derby County.
He began playing in the Cardiff City youth system at age 9. He made his senior debut for them in 2004 and played there up until 2010.
He first joined the Wales national team in 2005.
He has two daughters, Layla and Reeva, with his wife Ruby.
He was joined by Fraser Forster on Celtic FC in 2012.
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