Albert John Franks (13 April 1936 – 18 June 2017) was an English footballer. He played in the Football League for Newcastle United and Lincoln City and in the Scottish Football League for Rangers, Greenock Morton and Queen of the South.
|Full name||Albert John Franks|
|Date of birth||13 April 1936|
|Place of birth||Boldon Colliery, England|
|Date of death||18 June 2017(aged 81)|
|1963–1964||Queen of the South||10||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He retired from football aged 29, joining the Durham Constabulary whom he served for 22 years, principally with the CID in Chester-le-Street, earning 13 commendations. After retiring from the force, he moved into retail security working internationally as a consultant and lived in Vigo, near Birtley, Tyne and Wear. Franks died on 18 June 2017, aged 81.
- "Albert Franks". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 14 April 2017.
- "Franks for all the memories". The Northern Echo. 21 March 2008. Retrieved 28 April 2011.