Pipe after playing for Newport County in the 2012 FA Trophy Final
|Full name||David Ronald Pipe|
|Date of birth||5 November 1983|
|Place of birth||Caerphilly, Wales|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Playing position||Midfielder or Full-back|
|Current club||Newport County|
|2009–2010||→ Cheltenham Town (loan)||8||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:54, 3 January 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
David Pipe spent his early career with Coventry City, Notts County, Bristol Rovers and Cheltenham Town (on loan). He was released by Bristol at the end of the 2009–10 season, alongside 14 other players.
In June 2010, Pipe was jailed for 38 months for fracturing the skull of another man in an unprovoked attack in Bristol, in which Pipe smashed a champagne bottle over the man's skull. After his release from prison Pipe signed for Conference National side Newport County in September 2011 on non-contract terms and later a permanent contract. On 12 May 2012 Pipe played for Newport County in the FA Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium which Newport lost 2–0 to York City. In June 2012 Pipe was appointed captain of Newport County.
Pipe captained Newport to a 3rd place finish in the 2012–13 season, reaching the Conference National playoffs. Newport County won the playoff final versus Wrexham at Wembley Stadium 2–0 to return to the Football League after a 25-year absence with promotion to Football League Two.
In June 2013 Pipe was named in the 2012–13 Conference Premier team of the year 
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to David Pipe.|
- Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 980. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8.
- David Pipe career stats at Soccerbase. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
- "David Pipe". National Football Teams. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
- "Defender Aaron Lescott goes in Bristol Rovers clear-out". BBC Sport. 14 May 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
- "Footballer David Pipe jailed over club". BBC News. 15 June 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
- "Newport County sign former Wales midfielder David Pipe". BBC Sport. 15 September 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
- Hughes, Dewi (5 May 2013). "Wrexham 0–2 Newport". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
- "Newport duo named in Conference Premier team of the season". BBC Sport. 8 June 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
- "First Team: David Pipe". Bristol Rovers F.C. Archived from the original on 10 February 2012.