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About Ernest Peake:
“He understands the half-back position thoroughly, and is quick in attack and defence. He is never tired, and what he lacks in weight he makes up in pluck and speed. In Mid Wales there is no centre half to compare with him.”
(Evening Express: April 11, 1908)

Born: August 26, 1888: Aberystwyth, in Wales.
Passed away: November 19, 1931: Bridgend.

Position: Centre half, also played on the right wing.

Height: (5ft. 9in.);
Weight:  (10st. 9lb.).

Career:
Aberystwyth Town: Signed Amateur form: 1903.
* Blackburn Rovers: Signed Lancashire Combination amateur form: March, 1908.
* 1907-08: 1-0 (Lancashire Combination).
** Transferred to Liverpool.
Liverpool: Signed: May 30, 1908.
* eligible for Liverpool F.C. in official matches: May 30, 1908.
* 1908-09: 1-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1909-10: 3-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1910-11: 8-3 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1911-12: 8-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1912-13: 26-2 (Football League 1); 4-1 (FA Cup);
* 1913-14: 5-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Third Lanark: Signed: May 1, 1914.
* 1914-15: 11-1 (Scottish League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1915-16: 0-0 (Scottish League); 0-0 (FA Cup);
*** War time guest: Liverpool: November 1915.
*** 1915-16: 0-0 (Lancashire Section); 0-0 (FA Cup).
* 1916-17: 0-0 (Scottish League); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1917-18: 0-0 (Scottish League); 0-0 (FA Cup);
** Claimed in a letter to the Athletic News in February, 1918 that he had not kicked a ball for two years.
* 1918-19: 0-0 (Scottish League); 0-0 (FA Cup);
Blyth Spartans: Signed: 1919.
Aberaman Athletic: Signed: 1920.
Caerphilly: Signed: 1922.

Merits:
Wales A 11-1: (v. Ireland: April 11, 1908; v. Scotland: March 1, 1909; v. England: March 15, 1909; v. Ireland: March 20, 1909; v. Scotland: March 5, 1910; v. Ireland: April 11, 1910; v. Ireland: January 28, 1911; v. England: March 11, 1912; v. Ireland: January 18, 1913; v. England: March 17, 1913 ‘1g’; v. Ireland: January 19, 1914).
Wales A Trial: (February 17, 1908).

Image(s):
Joint Everton and Liverpool Match Programme: January 18, 1913.

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