Samuel Michael "Sam" Vokes (born 21 October 1989) is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Burnley and the Wales national team.
Vokes began his professional career at then League One Bournemouth, making his debut in 2006. His form there earned a move to Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers, where he helped them win promotion to the Premier League in his first season.
He has become an established member of the Welsh national team, who he has also represented at under-21 level. Born and raised in England, Vokes is eligible to represent Wales through a grandfather born there.Close