Player Profiles - FRANKS, Leigh

Position: Central defence

Squad number: 12

Date of birth: March 7th, 1991

Joined Alfreton Town: June 22nd, 2011

In his second season with the club, the former Huddersfield Town central defender joined the Reds in June 2011 after being released in May after two years as a professional with the Terriers.
His first season with the Reds was fragmented by a series of injuries but he showed great determination to keep coming back and showing his undoubted potential both in central defence and at right back.
He spent a total of four years at the Galpharm Stadium where he made numerous appearances for Huddersfield's reserve side after progressing through their academy.
A strong, commanding six-foot tall right-sided defender, Leigh joined Huddersfield from Bridlington Town as a 16-year-old in 2007.
Prior to Bridlington, Franks had several years with Scarborough FC's centre of excellence as a junior.
Has had loan spells at Fleetwood Town and Oxford United last season where he made five appearances for Chris Wilder's side in npower League Two.
Leigh is an all-round sportsman who is a keen golfer and cricketer, representing Scarborough district schools at cricket.

REDS STATS  (Substitute appearances in parenthesis and are additional to full appearances)

2012/2013League AppsLge goalsCup AppsCup goalsTotal AppsTotal goals
  27(+3) 2 4 0 31(+3) 2
       
ATFC CAREERLeague AppsLge goalsCup AppsCup goalsCareer AppsCareer goals
 47(+5)28055(+5)2

 

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