Liam Anthony

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Liam Anthony
Personal information
Full name Liam Anthony
Date of birth (1987-09-09) 9 September 1987 (age 29)
Original team(s) East Fremantle (WAFL)
Draft No. 43, 2008 National Draft, North Melbourne
Height / weight 189cm / 86kg
Position(s) Midfielder
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2009–2014 North Melbourne 58 (27)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2014.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Liam Anthony (born 9 September 1987) is an Australian rules footballer who played for the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Originally from Geraldton, Western Australia, he was recruited from the East Fremantle in WAFL to North Melbourne with the 43rd selection in the 2008 AFL Draft.[1] His career to date has been plagued by injuries, with a stress fracture in his foot delaying his AFL debut until halfway through the 2009 season,[2] a severed finger tendon interrupting his 2010 pre-season[3] and dislocating his shoulder during the 2010 season.[4]

In Anthony's senior AFL debut for North Melbourne in Round 13 2009, he gathered 28 possessions.[1] He played every game for the rest of the year, averaging 25 disposals per game.[5]

On 31 October 2014 it was announced that Anthony had been delisted by the North Melbourne Football Club.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Anthony makes the most of his chance. Theage.com.au (2009-07-20). Retrieved on 2012-08-16.
  2. ^ Stress fractures delay Anthony's debut. News.smh.com.au (2009-03-27). Retrieved on 2012-08-16.
  3. ^ North Melbourne's Liam Anthony to miss two months of ball work after severing a tendon in his finger in a freak accident. Perthnow.com.au (2009-11-18). Retrieved on 2012-08-16.
  4. ^ Magpies storm to big win over Kangaroos. Smh.com.au (2010-05-09). Retrieved on 2012-08-16.
  5. ^ North's Liam Anthony expecting to attract tags. Afl.com.au (2010-02-20). Retrieved on 2012-08-16.
  6. ^ "Liam Anthony, Robbie Nahas among eight Kangaroos cut". Retrieved 31 October 2014. 

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