Tasmania welcomes Walker contract

Football Federation Tasmania CEO John Boulous has welcomed the news that Jeremy Walker has signed a professional contract with Melbourne Heart FC.

Football Federation Tasmania CEO John Boulous today welcomed news that Jeremy Walker has signed a professional contract with Melbourne Heart FC.

"We're thrilled to hear that Jeremy has signed a senior contract with A-League team Melbourne Heart today," Boulous said.

"It is recognition of his dedication and commitment to the continued improvement of his game.

"It is also a welcome reminder that our junior pathways are working and that we have the talent locally to match the rest of the country."

Walker, who developed through FFT's National Training Centre program, was announced on a full-time contract today.