David Walders

David Walders (1879–1929) was an English professional footballer who played as a centre half in the Football League for Oldham Athletic and Burnley.[1]

David Walders
Personal information
Full name David Walders[1]
Date of birth 1879[1]
Place of birth Barrow-in-Furness, England
Date of death 1929 (aged 49–50)[1]
Position(s) Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1903–1906 Burnley 93 (3)
1907–1912 Oldham Athletic 112 (8)
Total 205 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


He started his career in non-league football with Barrow before being signed by Burnley in 1903.[2] He played for Burnley for three seasons, scoring six goals in 97 games.[2] He joined Oldham Athletic at the start of the 1907–08 season and played 122 games for the club before leaving in 1912 to sign for Southport Central.[2][3] During the First World War, he returned to Burnley as a wartime guest player.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Walders' brother Jack also became a footballer.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Joyce, Michael (16 October 2012). Football League Players' Records 1888–1939 (3rd Revised ed.). Tony Brown. p. 297. ISBN 9781905891610.
  2. ^ a b c d "Walders David Image 1 Oldham Athletic 1907". Vintage Footballers. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Player Details". Port Online. 9 November 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  4. ^ Simpson, Ray (2007). The Clarets Chronicles: The Definitive History of Burnley Football Club. p. 490. ISBN 978-0-9557468-0-2.