Anthony Portier

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Anthony Portier
Personal information
Full name Anthony Portier
Date of birth (1982-06-01) 1 June 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Ostend, Belgium
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position defender
Club information
Current team
Beerschot Wilrijk
Youth career
GS Middelkerke
KV Oostende
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2006 KV Oostende 92 (5)
2006–2013 Cercle Brugge 180 (10)
2013–2014 RU Union 29 (2)
2014– Beerschot Wilrijk 32 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 January 2016.

Anthony Portier (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑn.ˌtoː.ni ˈpɔr.tir]) (born 1 June 1982 in Oostende) is a Belgian professional football player who plays for Beerschot Wilrijk. His best position is central in defence.

Portier started playing football at Gold Star Middelkerk, where he was discovered by a neighbouring Belgian coast team, KV Oostende where he eventually made it to the first team. Portier then moved on to Cercle Brugge. He was transferred to the Bruges side a half season after his previous team KV Oostende had relegated from the First division.


  • Anthony Portier has a Cercle Brugge fan club named after him, De Portiervrienden (English: The Friends of Portier). The fan club is located in Middelkerke, where Portier grew up.[1]



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