Gary Michael Porter (born 6 March 1966 in Sunderland) is a former footballer who played either as a left-back or a midfielder. He spent 13 years at Watford, and also played in the Football League for Walsall and Scarborough. He was capped 12 times for England at under-21 level.
Porter spent the majority of his professional career at Watford, turning professional in 1984. He made 472 appearances for the club in all competitions – the third highest by any player for the club, behind Luther Blissett and Nigel Gibbs – scoring 51 goals, as well as being voted Player of the Season in 1993–94. He was released in 1996 following a lengthy injury.
Porter moved to Walsall and later had spells at Scarborough and Boston United. He now works as a football agent.
Full name Gary Michael Porter
Date of birth 6 March 1966 (age 49)
Place of birth Sunderland, England
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1997 Watford 472 (51)
1997–1999 Walsall 44 (1)
1999 Scarborough 13 (0)
1999–2000 Boston United 7 (0)
1987–1988 England U21 12 (1)