Roger Walker (footballer)

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Roger Walker
Personal information
Full name Roger Anthony Walker
Date of birth (1966-11-15) 15 November 1966 (age 47)
Place of birth Bolton, England
Playing position Winger
Youth career
1982–1984 Bolton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1986 Bolton Wanderers 12 (1)
1986 IF Friska Viljor ? (?)
1986–1987 Gillingham 0 (0)
1987–1991 Sliema Wanderers 55 (18)
1991–1992 FC Bern 1894 ? (?)
1992–1994 FC Baden ? (?)
1994–1997 FC Zürich 39 (1)
1997–2001 Hibernians 76 (7)
2001–2002 Sliema Wanderers 16 (2)
2002–2004 Marsaxlokk 37 (2)
Total 235 (31)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Roger Anthony Walker (born 15 November 1966) is an English former professional footballer of Maltese descent who played as a winger.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Bolton, Walker began his career with Bolton Wanderers, making 12 appearances in the Football League between 1984 and 1986.[1] Later he played for Swedish team IF Friska Viljor, before returning to England at Gillingham,[2] where he spent a year without making a League appearance.[3]

Walker later spent time in Switzerland, playing for FC Bern 1894, FC Baden and FC Zürich between 1991 and 1997.[4] He also played in Malta for a number of teams including Sliema Wanderers, Hibernians and Marsaxlokk.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bolton Wanderers: 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 23 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "Roger Walker". dbFCZ (Database FC Zürich). Retrieved 15 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Gillingham: 1950/51 - 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 23 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Roger Walker". weltfussball.de. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Roger Walker on Playerhistory.com[dead link]