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Full Name: John Robertson Porteous
Born: 05 December 1921
Came from: Alloa Athletic Went to: Exeter City
First game: 20 August 1949 Last game: 14 January 1956
Appearances: 221 (221/0) Goals: 13
The start of Porteous's career was delayed by the war and he joined his hometown club Motherwell at the age of 24 in 1945. He left after two years without playing for the first team, joining Alloa Athletic, followed by his transfer to Argyle in 1949. Versatility was his most useful trait and he was a regular member of the team, in a variety of roles, for nearly seven years. He ended his professional career with two years at Exeter City and also played for Truro City.
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APPEARANCE DETAILS [reselect competitions]
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