Jonathan Ronald Walters is a former professional footballer who played as a striker. Walters started his career at Blackburn Rovers but failed to break into the first team and joined Bolton Wanderers. Again he failed to establish himself and went out on loan to Hull City, Crewe Alexandra and Barnsley before joining Hull permanently. He then went on to play for Wrexham and Chester City before finally finding regular football at Championship side Ipswich Town. Walters spent three years at Portman Road before joining Stoke City for £2.75 million in August 2010. He helped Stoke reach the 2011 FA Cup Final after scoring twice in the semi-final against Bolton Wanderers as Stoke won 5–0. Walters played 54 matches during the 2011–12 season and then played in UEFA Euro 2012 with the Republic of Ireland. Walters remained a regular at Stoke under Tony Pulis and Mark Hughes, scoring 62 goals in 271 appearances before joining Burnley in July 2017.
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About Jonathan Walters
Striker who made his senior career debut in 2000 for the Blackburn Rovers and became a member of the Republic of Ireland's national team in 2010.
He played in Blackburn's youth system from 1998-2000, before joining the club.
He had a dominant stretch from 2007-2010, in which he scored 30 goals while playing for Ipswich Town.
He married Jo Walters during his career, and has three children with her.
While at Ipswich Town, he played for player-turned-manager Roy Keane.
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