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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: 29/12/2014 02:14 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
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
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-2SwedenSweden6800
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAustriaAustria1-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
27.08.2014English League CupSecond roundStokeStoke3-0PortsmouthPortsmouth9021
30.08.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City0-1StokeStoke4500
07.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundGeorgiaGeorgia1-2Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
13.09.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke0-1LeicesterLeicester8200
04.10.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland3-1StokeStoke1200
14.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundGermanyGermany1-1Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
19.10.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-1SwanseaSwansea2810
25.10.2014English Premier LeagueSouthamptonSouthampton1-0StokeStoke6900
29.10.2014English League CupFourth roundStokeStoke2-3SouthamptonSouthampton9000
01.11.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-2West HamWest Ham9001
09.11.2014English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham1-2StokeStoke9010
14.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundScotlandScotland1-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
22.11.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke1-2BurnleyBurnley9010
29.11.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-0StokeStoke9000
06.12.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke3-2ArsenalArsenal9011
13.12.2014English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace1-1StokeStoke9000
22.12.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke0-2ChelseaChelsea9000
26.12.2014English Premier LeagueEvertonEverton0-1StokeStoke9000
28.12.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-0West BromWest Brom2700

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

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:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • 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 Ireland81
Republic of Ireland U-2112
Total93

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Stoke102
Total102
Last updated: 15/11/2014 01:21 CET
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