Mike Franks (soccer)

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Mike Franks
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-04-20) 20 April 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
University of British Columbia
1997 Vancouver Whitecaps
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998 Vancouver 86ers 5 (0)
1998–2000 PSV Eindhoven
1999 RBC Roosendaal (loan)
2000–2001 Hibernian 2 (0)
2003–2005 Vancouver Whitecaps 43 (0)
Vancouver Firemen
National team
1997 Canada U20 4 (0)
1998–2000 Canada U23 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mike Franks (born 27 April 1977 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a retired Canadian soccer player who has played professionally in North America, the Netherlands, and Scotland.


Club career[edit]

Franks has played professionally for the Vancouver 86ers, PSV Eindhoven, RBC Roosendaal and Hibernian.[1][2]

International career[edit]

Franks never earned a full cap for the Canada men's national soccer team, although he was a squad member for a number of competitions including the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup. He also earned youth caps.


He is the younger brother of Chris Franks.[3]


  1. ^ "Vancouver 'keeper at Home in the Netherlands". Global Goalkeeping. 
  2. ^ "HIBERNIAN : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. 
  3. ^ "Towering keeper returns after playing with PSV Eindhoven and Hibernian". CanadaSoccer.com. 

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