Albert Leake

Albert Leake

Time at club: 1951-1961

Appearances: 291

Goals: 43

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A legendary inside-forward who was a key part of the 1954 ‘Iron Curtain’ side. He joined Port Vale from Stoke City in 1950 and became a first-team regular in 1952.

In the legendary “Iron Curtain” season Leake scored memorable FA Cup goals against Blackpool and the semi-final against West Bromwich Albion.

He finished the 1954 season with nineteen goals and was also an ever-present in the 1959-1960 promotion season.

Leake was transferred to Macclesfield Town in 1961.

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