Jon Walters

  • Date of birth : 20/09/1983
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland
 
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Jonathan Walters

Jonathan Walters

A latecomer to international football, striker Jonathan Walters journeyed through the lower divisions of the English Football League before announcing himself on the Premier League stage with Stoke City FC in 2010/11 − and being rewarded with his first caps for the Republic of Ireland.

• Born on Merseyside, he started out with Blackburn Rovers FC at youth level before switching to Lancashire rivals Bolton Wanderers FC; made four substitute appearances for the latter in the 2002/03 Premier League before embarking on loan spells at Hull City AFC, Crewe Alexandra FC and Barnsley FC.

• Joined Hull on a permanent basis in 2004 but did not complete the season there, having a brief loan spell at Scunthorpe United FC before moving to Wrexham FC in 2005/06.

• Left Wrexham after one season for local rivals Chester City FC and scored nine goals in 26 League Two matches, attracting the interest of Ipswich Town FC, who bought him in January 2007 following a close FA Cup tie between the clubs.

• A big hit in his first full season for the Suffolk club, scoring 13 goals in the Championship and winning the player of the year vote from his team-mates, he became a cult hero with the Portman Road crowd; in 2010 he was sold to Premier League club Stoke.

• Marked his first season at Stoke by scoring six league goals and five in the FA Cup, including a double in the 5-0 demolition of Bolton Wanderers FC in the Wembley semi-final; also found the net on his European debut − a UEFA Europa League qualifier against HNK Hajduk Split − and enjoyed an excellent autumn 2011 domestically and in Europe.

• Eligible to play for Ireland through his mother, he received his first senior cap as a half-time substitute in a November 2010 friendly against Norway; scored his maiden international goal on his first competitive start, in the opening leg of the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying play-off versus Estonia (4-0).

Last updated: 20/01/12 13.12CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 30/05/2014 02:01 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan1-2Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland7000
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-6GermanyGermany9000
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundFaroe IslandsFaroe Islands1-4Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9010
06.02.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland2-0PolandPoland1900
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden0-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland2-2AustriaAustria9020
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland3-0Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands7300
14.08.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundWalesWales0-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland8400
17.08.2013English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-0StokeStoke9000
24.08.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-1Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace9001
31.08.2013English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham0-1StokeStoke9000
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-2SwedenSweden6800
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAustriaAustria1-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
14.09.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke0-0Man. CityMan. City9000
22.09.2013English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal3-1StokeStoke9000
25.09.2013English League CupThird roundTranmereTranmere0-2StokeStoke1400
29.09.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke0-1NorwichNorwich4500
05.10.2013English Premier LeagueFulhamFulham1-0StokeStoke8400
19.10.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke0-0West BromWest Brom5700
26.10.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United3-2StokeStoke9000
02.11.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke1-1SouthamptonSouthampton9000
10.11.2013English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea3-3StokeStoke9010
15.11.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland3-0LatviaLatvia1700
23.11.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-0SunderlandSunderland9000
30.11.2013English Premier LeagueEvertonEverton4-0StokeStoke5900
07.12.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke3-2ChelseaChelsea8401
18.12.2013English League CupQuarter-finalsStokeStoke0-2Man. UnitedMan. United9000
21.12.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-1Aston VillaAston Villa9000
26.12.2013English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle5-1StokeStoke9000
29.12.2013English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham3-0StokeStoke9000
01.01.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke1-1EvertonEverton7200
04.01.2014English FA CupThird roundStokeStoke2-1LeicesterLeicester1000
12.01.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke3-5LiverpoolLiverpool9010
18.01.2014English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace1-0StokeStoke7900
26.01.2014English FA CupFourth roundChelseaChelsea1-0StokeStoke9000
29.01.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-0StokeStoke2500
01.02.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-1Man. UnitedMan. United6000
08.02.2014English Premier LeagueSouthamptonSouthampton2-2StokeStoke9000
12.02.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke1-1SwanseaSwansea5600
22.02.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City1-0StokeStoke7800
01.03.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke1-0ArsenalArsenal9010
05.03.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-2SerbiaSerbia1800
08.03.2014English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich1-1StokeStoke7810
05.04.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-0StokeStoke1200
12.04.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke1-0NewcastleNewcastle300
19.04.2014English Premier LeagueCardiffCardiff1-1StokeStoke500
03.05.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke4-1FulhamFulham1210
11.05.2014English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom1-2StokeStoke8100
25.05.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-2TurkeyTurkey2410

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General info

  • Name: Jon Walters
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 20/09/1983 (30)
  • Country: Republic of Ireland
  • Squad number: 19
  • Club: Stoke ( ENG)

  • Height: 183cm
  • Weight: 79kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Third qualifying round)
    28/07/11: Stoke 1-0 Hajduk Split
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    10/10/03: Switzerland 0-2 Republic of Ireland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Republic of Ireland51
Republic of Ireland U-2112
Total63

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Stoke102
Total102
Last updated: 08/01/2014 07:33 CET
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