Footballer of Republic of Ireland – Jonathan Walters

Jonathan Walters is a striker for football club Burnley and the Republic of Ireland national football team. He began his football playing career from club Blackburn Rovers, but his did not enter into the first team, and then he moved to Bolton Wanderers for £50,000. Numerous football clubs expressed their interests in signing the young football player. Before signing for club Hull City, he accomplished he first-time appearance in a 2-1 defeat to Charlton Athletic. After ended the loan spell, he was loaned to Crewe Alexandra. In 2004, he moved to Hull City on permanent basis.

Walters only won three goals for Hull City in two season, then he was sold to League Two side Wrexham. Prior to sign for opponent club Chester City in 2006, he played at Wrexham in the whole 2005-06 season. He cut a striking figure in an FA Cup match against Ipswich Town, promoting the large sum of transfer fee provided by Ipswich manager Jim Magilton. He accept the offer and then turned to be a football player of Ipswich in 2007.

After three years or so exercise, Walters transferred to the club Stoke City of Premier League for original £2.75 million on a four-year deal. In August 2010, he appeared in a match of Stoke City against Tottenham Hotspur. For his eminent performances with numerous football club, he was called up for the Ireland national football team against the Switzerland side in 2003, winning two goals in a 2-1 win.