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Ian Wright
Ian Wright
Personal information
Full name Ian Edward Wright
Date of birth 3 November 1963 (1963-11-03) (age 55)
Place of birth    Woolwich, England England
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1985–1991
1991–1998
1998–1999
1999
1999–2000
2000
Total
England Crystal Palace
England Arsenal
England West Ham United
England → Nottingham (loan)
Scotland Celtic
England Burnley
 
225 0(90)
221 (128)
022 00(9)
010 00(5)
0000(3)
015 00(4)
501 (239)   
National team
1989–1992
1991–1998
England England B
England England
0000(0)
033 00(9)
Teams managed
2012–2013 England Milton Keynes Dons (First-Team Coach)

Ian Edward Wright, MBE (born 3 November 1963, Woolwich, London) is a former English professional footballer turned television and radio personality and currently part-time first-team coach of Milton Keynes Dons.

Wright enjoyed success with London clubs Crystal Palace and Arsenal, spending six years with the former and seven years with the latter. With Arsenal he has lifted the Premier League title, both major domestic trophies, and the European Cup Winners Cup. He played 581 league games, scoring 387 goals for seven clubs in Scotland and England, earning 33 caps for the English national team.

He also played in the Premier League for West Ham United and Nottingham Forest, the Scottish Premier League for Celtic and the Football League for Burnley.

After retiring from the game he has been active in the media, usually in football related TV and radio shows. His sons, Bradley and Shaun are both professional footballers.

Honours

Club

Crystal Palace
Arsenal
West Ham United

International

England

Individual

Individual

  • First Division Golden Boot, 1991–92 
  • First Division Goal of the Season, 1989–90 
  • Crystal Palace Player of the Year, 1989 
  • PFA Second Division Team of the Year, 1998–99 
  • PFA Premier League Team of the Year, 1992–93, 1996–97 
  • Premier League Player of the Month, November 1996 
  • English Football Hall of Fame, 2005 
  • Crystal Palace Centenary XI, 2005 

External links


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