James Michael Edward Ward-Prowse (born 1 November 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Southampton and is the captain of the England national under-21 team.
Originally a member of Southampton's youth system, Ward-Prowse made his first-team debut for the club in October 2011, and signed his first professional contract in May 2012. He has gone on to become a regular for the Saints, making over 150 appearances in all competitions. He primarily plays as a central midfielder but can also be deployed as a right-sided winger.
He has represented England at under-17, under-19 and under-20 levels and has over 25 caps at under-21 level.Close