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Biography

Date of birth

13/02/1992

Height

188 cm

Signed

01/06/2017

Country

England

Ain't Nobody, like Chey Dunkley.

Defender Chey Dunkley signed a three-year-deal at the DW Stadium in the summer of 2017 and his debut campaign with the club couldn't have gone much better.

With the exception of three games he missed due to suspension early in the season, Dunkley was ever-present in a year in which he also found the net seven times!

A key figure as Latics smashed club and league defensive records, Dunkley has been an instant his at the DW.

The powerful defender has had to climb the football ladder the hard way having dropped to non-league after initially being with Crewe Alexandra.

It was after an impressive season at Oxford United in 2016-17 - in which the U's flirted with the League One play-offs at the first time of asking and won the Checkatrade Trophy - that Latics moved quickly to make Dunkley the first signing of the Paul Cook era.

CAREER SO FAR

The Wolverhampton-born defender started his career in the Crewe Alexandra academy, alongside Nick Powell and Ryan Colclough, before forging a successful career in non-league, firstly with Hednesford Town and then Kidderminster Harriers.

A successful three-year stay at Aggborough in which he amassed well over 100 games was followed by a move to Oxford, initially on loan, in November 2014.

Whilst at the Kassam Stadium, Dunkley won promotion from Sky Bet League Two in 2016 and twice helped the U’s to the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley as a virtual ever-present.

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