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The Long Listen: Burnley's Jonathan Walters opens up about mother's death

Republic of Ireland and Burnley forward Jonathan Walters says “he had to put on a show” and tell everyone he was fine after his mother died when he was just 11-years-old. The striker sat down with 5 live’s Tony Livesey, who lost his own mother when he was 13, to discuss how his mother’s death has impacted his life.

“I put up a wall and I lock it away. I have since the day she passed away.”

This clip is originally from 5 live Drive on 8 March 2018.

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