England captain Jamie Peacock appeals for safe return of pregnant wife left stranded by Thai airport protests

England captain Jamie Peacock made an emotional appeal today for the safe return of his pregnant wife and child from Bangkok.

The 30-year-old Leeds Rhinos prop, whose wife was among those stranded in the Thai capital after protesters took over its international airport, said he was worried that not enough was being done to help the people affected by the trouble.

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Jamie Peacock

Emotional: Peacock makes a plea for his family's safe return at a press conference at Headingley Carnegie Stadium in Leeds

Peacock's wife Faye, 33, who is six months pregnant, their son Lewis, four, and Faye's mother Pat were due to fly back to England from Bangkok on Monday when Suvarnabhumi international airport was overrun by protesters.

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Jamie Peacock, wife Faye and son Lewis

Jamie Peacock with his wife Faye and their son Lewis

He said: 'I think the story has gone under a little bit, and more of an effort needs to be made to get all the people who are stuck there out of there, because the country is on the brink of a lot of trouble.'

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