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Jonathan Walters scores Stoke's first ever Premier League hat-trick and Twitter still isn't happy

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Jonathan Walters carries the matchball after his hat-trick against Queens Park Rangers at the Britannia Stadium.

Jonathan Walters carries the matchball after his hat-trick against Queens Park Rangers at the Britannia Stadium.

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Jonathan Walters carries the matchball after his hat-trick against Queens Park Rangers at the Britannia Stadium.

Irish international Jonathan Walters scored the perfect hat-trick as they defeated QPR 3-1, but the reaction on Twitter wasn't overly positive for the memorable feat.

On his 200th appearance for the Potters, Walters became the first Stoke player ever to score a Premier League hat-trick and the first top-flight hat-trick by a Potter since 1984.

The match ball was claimed in the final minute when he wrapped up the scoring and becomes the first Irish player to net three goals since Leon Best did so for Newcastle United in 2011.

The goal takes his tally to seven for the season, level with the likes of Danny Ings and Yaya Toure, but that did not stop the criticism from certain quarters.

Walters has averaged a goal every four games for the Potters despite playing considerable amount of time in a wide position.

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