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Albert Leake was a locally-born forward who was a key figure in the club’s legendary 1953-54 Iron Curtain side. He spent eleven years at the club.
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Time at club: 1951-1961 Appearances: 291 Goals: 43 Comments: 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 […]
Thanks to OVF reader Paul Rafferty, we have an image of Vale’s crucial FA Cup goal against Leyton Orient – the strike that secured Port Vale’s place in the semi-finals.
Exclusive images and contemporary text from the ‘Pride of Port Vale’ booklet. The book celebrated the achievements of the legendary 1954 ‘Iron Curtain’ side. These are the original text and cartoons that appear in the 1954 booklet.