Gavin Peacock


Former Chelsea and QPR player Gavin Peacock is a football speaker and Christian minister currently located in Calgary, Canada. Known for his career as a striker and as a BBC sports speaker Peacock played professional football throughout the 80’s and 90’s. Embarking on his career as a professional football speaker and player in 1984 Gavin Peacock began playing for Queens Park Rangers, leaving the club in 1987, only to return less than ten years later. Gavin is also known for his appearances as a football speaker and player for the Premier League teams Newcastle United and Chelsea, spending three years at each.

Peacock retired as a player after almost twenty years on the pitch and began a career as a football speaker and pundit for the BBC, during his broadcasting career Peacock appeared on Football Focus, Score and Match of the Day 2 as well as working as a sports speaker for Radio 5 Live. During this period Gavin Peacock also began working as an after dinner speaker, focusing on the intersection between religious belief and football; notably presenting an episode of Songs of Praise as well as a BBC special on the subject.

In 2008 Gavin Peacock, having achieved a Theology degree from Ridley Hall, Cambridge Gavin relocated to Canada whereupon he embarked on a three years Masters at the Ambrose Seminary. Peacock continues to work as an after dinner speaker as well as acting as an Elder and Pastor at Calvary Grace Church in Calgary.

To book Gavin Peacock as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Gavin is known to cover the following topics:

  • Chelsea FC
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Queens Park Rangers FC
  • Sporting Success
  • Faith in Sports
  • The Premier League
  • EFL Championship