Frank Gumbleton (born 6 March 1951) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with the North Melbourne Football Club in the Victorian Football League during the 1970s. Gumbleton was recruited from the country NSW football club of Ganmain. He was a premiership player for Ganmain in 1969.
|Date of birth||6 March 1951|
|Place of birth||Ganmain, New South Wales|
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (196 lb)|
|1970–1979||North Melbourne||147 (19)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1979.
North Melbourne Football Club
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Gumbleton usually played in the back pocket. A brilliant defender not known for his flair, yet was instrumental in solidifying the tight defensive North Melbourne team of the 1970s. In later years Gumbleton was a runner for the North Melbourne team.
- Wilks, M. (2011) Australian football clubs in NSW Bas Publishing. p. 54
- Frank Gumbleton's playing statistics from AFL Tables