Liam Joseph Roberts (born 24 November 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a Goalkeeper .
Roberts began his career at Walsall’s Youth Academy before joining Romulus on a work experience loan on 4 December 2012. He was released by Walsall on 7 May 2014. However, Roberts subsequently re–signed for the club on 22 July 2014 as cover for Richard O’Donnell and Craig MacGiveray.
Roberts was immediately sent out on loan to Rushall Olympic His loan deal with the Pics was terminated early to allow him to join Rainworth on 9 September 2014. Roberts then joined National League side Southport on 27 November 2014, alongside team mate Amadou Bakayoko After failing to make an appearance for Southport, Roberts enjoyed a successful spell with Gresley in the second half of the season after joining on 16 January 2015 Roberts made eighteen appearances for Gresley as they challenged for a play–off place in the Northern Premier Southern League. He was handed a new one–year contract by Walsall on 5 June 2015.
Roberts returned to Gresley on a three–month loan on 14 August 2015. He was recalled by Walsall in October, joining the matchday squad for the first time as an unused substitute in the Saddlers’ victory over Burton Albion on 10 October 2015. Six days later, Roberts joined Rugby on a one–month loan. He made six appearances for the club before returning to Walsall.
Roberts finally made his debut for Walsall on 6 February 2016 in a 3–0 home defeat against Millwall , following injuries to Neil Etheridge and MacGillivray.
In July 2016, after signing a new contract with Walsall, he joined Chester on a season-long loan.
Walsall’s perseverance with Roberts and change of mind, looks like a good bit of business, as he looks to be turning into a good goal keeper.