Neil Franklin

Date of birth24 January 1922
Place of birthStoke
NationalityEnglish
PositionCentre half

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Stoke City 01 Jan 1939 01 Feb 1951
Hull City 01 Feb 1951 01 Feb 1956
Crewe Alexandra 01 Feb 1956 01 Oct 1957

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1944-45 Football Association XI FA Tour 1
1945-46 FA Services XI A v B 1
1945-46 FA Services XI B v B 1
1946-47 Football League Inter League 2
1948-49 Football League Inter League 1
1949-50 Football League Inter League 2
1954-55 England International XI An Tostal Festival 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Mar 1945 Belgium v FA XI W 2-3 FA TOUR


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1944-45 England Victory 1
1944-45 England War Time 3
1945-46 England Victory 6
1946-47 England B v Amateur 1
1946-47 England British Home Championship 3
1946-47 England International Friendly 5
1947-48 England B International 1
1947-48 England British Home Championship 3
1947-48 England International Friendly 3
1948-49 England British Home Championship 3
1948-49 England International Friendly 5
1949-50 England FIFA World Cup 3
1949-50 England International Friendly 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Feb 1945 England v Scotland W 3-2 War Time
14 Apr 1945 Scotland v England W 1-6 War Time
05 May 1945 Wales v England W 2-3 War Time
26 May 1945 England v France D 2-2 Victory
15 Sep 1945 Ireland v England W 0-1 Victory
20 Oct 1945 England v Wales L 0-1 Victory
19 Jan 1946 England v Belgium W 2-0 Victory
13 Apr 1946 Scotland v England L 1-0 Victory
11 May 1946 England v Switzerland W 4-1 Victory
19 May 1946 France v England L 2-1 Victory
28 Sep 1946 Ireland v England W 2-7 British Home Championship
30 Sep 1946 Republic of Ireland v England W 0-1 International Friendly
13 Nov 1946 England v Wales W 3-0 British Home Championship
27 Nov 1946 England v Netherlands W 8-2 International Friendly
12 Apr 1947 England v Scotland D 1-1 British Home Championship
03 May 1947 England v France W 3-0 International Friendly
18 May 1947 Switzerland v England L 1-0 International Friendly
21 May 1947 Switzerland v England D 0-0 B v Amateur
25 May 1947 Portugal v England W 0-10 International Friendly
21 Sep 1947 Belgium v England W 2-5 International Friendly
18 Oct 1947 Wales v England W 0-3 British Home Championship
05 Nov 1947 England v Ireland D 2-2 British Home Championship
19 Nov 1947 England v Sweden W 4-2 International Friendly
10 Apr 1948 Scotland v England W 0-2 British Home Championship
16 May 1948 Italy v England W 0-4 International Friendly
19 May 1948 Switzerland v England W 1-5 B Inter
26 Sep 1948 Denmark v England D 0-0 International Friendly
09 Oct 1948 Ireland v England W 2-6 British Home Championship
10 Nov 1948 England v Wales W 1-0 British Home Championship
02 Dec 1948 England v Switzerland W 6-0 International Friendly
09 Apr 1949 England v Scotland L 1-3 British Home Championship
13 May 1949 Sweden v England L 3-1 International Friendly
18 May 1949 Norway v England W 1-4 International Friendly
22 May 1949 France v England W 1-3 International Friendly
21 Sep 1949 England v Republic of Ireland L 0-2 International Friendly
15 Oct 1949 Wales v England W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Group 1
16 Nov 1949 England v Ireland W 9-2 FIFA World Cup Group 1
30 Nov 1949 England v Italy W 2-0 International Friendly
15 Apr 1950 Scotland v England W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.