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Tony Franken

Personal information
Full nameAnthony Franken
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubAustralia Goalkeeper Coach

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Anthony (Tony) Franken (born 11 January 1965) is a former Australian soccer goalkeeper from Perth, Western Australia. He is widely considered one of Australia's best ever.

He represented Australia on 14 occasions between 1984 1992 and represented his country at Under-20 level at the 1983 World Youth Cup Finals in Mexico and at Under-23 level in 1984.

Tony started playing junior soccer for East Fremantle Tricolore before he played for many professional clubs in Australia including Sydney Croatia, APIA Leichhardt, Perth Glory, Sydney Olympic, Parramatta Eagles and Canberra City. He was awarded the NSL Under 21 Player of the Year in 1984.

He is currently on the coaching staff for the Australian national team.




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