BBC Sport - Jonathan Walters: Burnley striker says ‘I never grieved after my mother died’
‘I never grieved after my mother died’
- From the section Football
Republic of Ireland and Burnley forward Jonathan Walters said “he had to put on a show” and tell everyone he was fine after his mother died when he was just 11.
The striker sat down with BBC Radio 5 live’s Tony Livesey, who lost his own mother when he was 13, to discuss the impact of his mother’s death on his life.
“I put up a wall and I lock it away. I have since the day she passed away,” Walters said.