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Dudley Peake

Football player from Wales

Dudley Peake (born 26 October 1934, Swansea) is a Welsh former professional footballer. A centre half, he began his career with Swansea Town in 1956. Played for Swansea in the 1957 Welsh Cup Final and scored two goals in his time there. In 1958 he was transferred to Newport County for £2000 and made 129 Football League appearances for the club without scoring. In 1963 Peake moved to Romford but did not make an appearance for them. Later played for Merthyr Tydfil. Whilst playing for Newport, Dudley studied O & A Levels and then went on to complete a degree at Swansea University. Dudley became a lecturer in Economics at Cardiff and Bangor Universities and retired early in 1987. He died on 28th April, 2012 and was survived by his wife, three sons and his 3 granddaughters.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1934-10-26
Place of birth
Wales
Nationality
Wales

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