Wally made a number of appearances for Wolves juniors in helping them lift the Birmingham Combination title in 1935. He then moved on to Bournemouth & Biscome for whom he made 16 League appearances. From Dean Court, Akers moved on to Newport County and Chelsea before making a further three League appearances with Mansfield Town. Akers ended his career with spells at Gillingham, Corby Town and Goole Town. He went in to management and had spells with Corby Town (winning the United counties League) and Kettering Town.
Career League Appearances: 19, Goals: 3.