José Anthony Torres
|Full name||José Mario Anthony Torres|
|Date of birth||27 August 1972|
|Place of birth||Panama|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Sporting San Miguelito (manager)|
|2010||Sporting San Miguelito||27||(1)|
|2012–||Sporting San Miguelito|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 June 2010.
In January 2004 he left Real España after he refused to take up Honduran citizenship which the club asked him to bypass the foreign player quota. He then joined fellow Panamanian Donaldo González at Marathón and he moved to Iran to play alongside compatriot Carlos Rivera with local giants Persepolis.
In January 2007, Torres returned to Honduras to play for Victoria after an unsuccessful spell with Persepolis. Later he played in Guatemala for second division sides Deportivo Saranate and Deportivo Guastatoya. He returned to Panama in January 2010 after 14 years abroad when signed by Sporting San Miguelito.
Torres made his debut for Panama in an October 1999 friendly match against Trinidad and Tobago and has earned a total of 75 caps, scoring no goals. He represented his country in 23 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and was a member of the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup team, who finished second in the tournament and he also played at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
His final international was a June 2009 friendly match against Haiti.
Honours and awards
- C.D. Platense
- C.D. Marathón
- “No estoy dolido" - La Prensa (in Spanish)
- "Chalate" Torres se cambia de equipo - Crítica (in Spanish)
- Anthony Torres se marcha sin rencor - La Prensa (in Spanish)
- Panamá exportará 2 jugadores a Irán y uno a EUA - Mediotiempo (in Spanish)
- Carlos Rivera goleó En el conjunto de la capital iraní milita el también defensor panameño Mario Anthony Torres - Crítica (in Spanish)
- Anthony Torres regresa al Victoria - La Prensa (in Spanish)
- "Chalate" vestirá de rojo - Crítica (in Spanish)
- Canales y Chalate, figuras que regresan - La Prensa (in Spanish)
- Panama - Record International Players - RSSSF
- José Anthony Torres – FIFA competition record
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2005 - Full Details Archived 2008-10-24 at the Wayback Machine. - RSSSF
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2009 - Full Details Archived 2014-07-26 at the Wayback Machine. - RSSSF
- “Chalate” Torres nuevo técnico del Sporting SM - PanamaFutbol (in Spanish)
- Anthony Torres como técnico logra su primer título en Panamá - Diez (in Spanish)
- José Anthony Torres at National-Football-Teams.com
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