Walters, Tom

Birth Date

15th June 1909


Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan



Biographical Text

Tom Walters scored four times in six games during a brief stay with  Exeter City in 1933. Playing for a string of clubs he joined from Crystal Palace and left for Torquay United before enjoying particular success with Watford. 

Tom's career started with his local side Merthyr Town before he joined Bolton Wanderers in 1931 where he made five league appearances (scoring once) ahead of a move to Crystal Palace for whom he netted 4 goals in 14 league starts.

He signed for Exeter City in the summer of 1933 and played in six successive matches during September, scoring four times, with his debut coming at Coventry City on 4 September 1933 when he scored in a 3-1 win. Despite a good scoring return for the Grecians he didn't feature after those six matches and moved to Torquay United where, from November 1933, he scored 14 goals in 25 league matches.

In 1935 he transferred to Watford where he had one of his best spells netting 24 goals in 57 league appearances before ending his Football League career with Clapton Orient ahead of a brief spell at Dartford as war was declared.

Tom Walters died on 27 January 1968 in Torquay just a few weeks after retiring to the town.







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