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Richard Wright
Ipswich Town FC, Arsenal FC, Everton FC

2 caps 1 goal against
50% successful
1998-2003
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 132


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Richard Wright Profile

Full name Richard Ian Wright
Popular name Richard Wright
Nicknames Frank Spencer
Born  5 November 1977 in Ipswich.
Height/Weight 6'2", 13st 0lb. [2000]

Club Career

Club(s) Ipswich Town FC, signed from a trainee on 2 January 1995.  Signed for Arsenal FC on 3 July 2001 for �6 million.  Joined Everton FC a year later on 26 July 2002 for �3.5 million.  Joined West Ham United on a free transfer on 4 July 2007.  Was loaned to Southampton FC on 20 March 2008 for the rest of the season.  Rejoined Ipswich Town FC on 21 July 2008 for an undisclosed fee.
Club honours FA Premiership Champions 2001-02, FA Cup winners 2001-02.
Individual honours PFA Division One Team of the Year 1998-99, 1999-2000.
Distinctions None.

England Career

Player number 1101st player to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper.
First match No. 768, 3 June 2000, Malta 1 England 2, friendly match at The National Stadium, Ta'Qali.  Aged 22 years 210 days;
Last match No. 823, 15 August 2001, England 0 Netherlands 2, friendly match at White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London.  Aged 24 years 283 days;
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 2000.
Team honours None.
Individual honours England B, England U21 (15 caps), England U18, England Schoolboy.
Distinctions Conceded a 29th minute David Carabott  penalty on his debut appearance at The National Stadium, Ta'Qali, also saved a penalty from the same player in the 88th minute.  No. 768, 3 June 2000, Malta 1 England 2.

 

Richard Wright - Career Statistics

Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub
off
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
26 2 0 1 1 0 132 1 132 min 0 1 50% 0 None

 

Richard Wright - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 00.0 -1
Away 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 1 0 1.00 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Richard Wright - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendly 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 1 0 1.00 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 1 0 1.00 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Richard Wright - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2000-02 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WCP All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
World Cup Preliminary Competitions and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2002-04 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WC All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1998-2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
ECP All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
ECF All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship Preliminary Competitions and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1998-2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
EC All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
EC 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0

 

Richard Wright - Match History
Club:  Ipswich Town F.C. - 1 full cap
Coach: Glenn Hoddle - 0 full caps
- 754 18-Nov-1998 England 2 Czech Republic 0 Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW unused sub 13
Coach: Glenn Hoddle/Howard Wilkinson - 0 full caps
- 755 10-Feb-1999 England 0 France 2 Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL squad member -

Richard Wright was called into the squad by Glenn Hoddle.  He was unplayed by caretaker coach Howard Wilkinson.

Coach: Kevin Keegan - 1 full cap
- 758 05-Jun-1999 England 0 Sweden 0 Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HD squad member -
- 759 09-Jun-1999 Bulgaria 1 England 1 Stadion Balgarska Armia, Sofiya ECP AD
- 762 10-Oct-1999 England 2 Belgium 1 Stadium of Light, Sunderland Fr HW squad member -
- 765 28-Feb-2000 England 0 Argentina 0 Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD squad member -
- 766 27-May-2000 England 1 Brazil 1 Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD squad member -
- 767 31-May-2000 England 2 Ukraine 0 Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW unused sub 13
1 768 03-Jun-2000 Malta 1 England 2 The National Stadium, Ta'Qali Fr AW Start 1
- 769 12-Jun-2000 Portugal 3 England 2 Philips Stadion, Eindhoven, Netherlands ECF NL unused sub 22
- 770 17-Jun-2000 England 1 Germany 0 Stade Communal, Charleroi, Belgium NW
- 771 20-Jun-2000 England 2 Romania 3 Stade Communal, Charleroi, Belgium NL
Coach: Peter Taylor - 0 full caps
- 775 15-Nov-2000 Italy 1 England 0 Stadio delle Alpi, Torino Fr AL unused sub -
Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 1 full cap
- 776 28-Feb-2001 England 3 Spain 0 Villa Park, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham Fr HW unused sub 22
- 777 24-Mar-2001 England 2 Finland 1 Anfield Road, Liverpool WCP HW squad member -
- 778 28-Mar-2001 Albania 1 England 3 Stadiumi Kombetar Qemal Stafa, Tiranë WCP AW
Club:  Arsenal F.C. - 1 full cap
2 781 15-Aug-2001 England 0 Netherlands 2 White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London Fr HL Sub on - 48 min 22
- 782 01-Sep-2001 Germany 1 England 5 Olympiastadion, München WCP AW squad member -
- 783 05-Sep-2001 England 2 Albania 0 St.James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne WCP HW unused sub 13
- 784 06-Oct-2001 England 2 Greece 2 Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester WCP HD unused sub 13
- 785 10-Nov-2001 England 1 Sweden 1 Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester Fr HD unused sub 13
- 786 13-Feb-2002 Netherlands 1 England 1 Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD unused sub 21
- 787 27-Mar-2002 England 1 Italy 2 Elland Road, Leeds Fr HL unused sub 22
Club:  Everton F.C. - 0 full caps
- 799 12-Feb-2003 England 1 Australia 3 Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, London Fr HL unused sub 22
- 800 29-Mar-2003 Liechtenstein 0 England 2 Rheinpark Stadion, Vaduz ECP AW squad member -
- 801 02-Apr-2003 England 2 Turkey 0 Stadium of Light, Sunderland ECP HW

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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