Lewis Walters


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Lewis Walters a player brought up through the Leeds United Academy playing for the Under-18’s and Under-23’s alongside Guiseley midfielder Alex Purver joined The Lions on 8th September 2018.

Walters, 23, joined Nottingham Forest in July 2016.

Walters played for National League side Barrow on a season long loan from Forest during the 2017/18 campaign.

The winger or striker was at one time on the fringes of the Leeds United first team but injuries have affected his career.

He signed a contract extension at the City Ground in summer 2017 and was a regular for Forest’s Under-23s before going out on loan for the season at Barrow.

Forest Under-23s coach Jack Lester said:” If he hadn’t sustained a hamstring injury I think he would have been in and around the first team.”

At the end of last season Walters was released by Forest and at the start of the current season he was on trial at Carlisle United.

Lewis made his debut in the 1-0 win at Alfreton just hours after his signature.