Full Name: Richard Ian Wright
Pob: Ipswich, Suffolk, GB
Club Appearance Record
|Season||Tot Apps||Tot Goals|
Career Appearance Record
|Club||Date Signed||Date Left||Fee|
|Ipswich Town||April 1992||July 2001||Youth Team|
|Arsenal||July 2001||July 2002||£6,000,000|
|Everton||July 2002||July 2007||£3,500,000|
|West Ham United||July 2007||July 2008||Free|
|Southampton||March 2008||May 2008||On Loan|
|Ipswich Town||July 2008||June 2010||£500,000|
|Crystal Palace||July 2010||July 2010||Training|
|Sheffield United||September 2010||April 2011||Free|
|Ipswich Town||July 2011||July 2011||Training|
|Cardiff City||August 2011||August 2011||On Trial|
|Ipswich Town||August 2011||November 2011||Training|
|Ipswich Town||November 2011||June 2012||Free|
|Dallas FC||January 2012||January 2012||On Trial|
|Preston North End||July 2012||July 2012||Free|
|Manchester City||August 2012||June 2016||Free|
A Ross Wednesday 18-05-2016
Retires from football - May 16
Ralph Monday 15-06-2015
Retained by Manchester City for a further season
A Ross Friday 31-08-2012
Cant settle in the North West?? Now joining Manchester City as their 3rd keeper - just as cover
A Ross Friday 25-05-2012
Will be joining Preston North End on the 1st July 2012
A Ross Sunday 22-01-2012
Is on trial with MLS Side, Dallas FC. But will need to be kept by Ipswich a bit longer for GK cover
A Ross Tuesday 23-08-2011
Back at Ipswich and played for the Reserves in a behind closed doors friendly (1-1) with Colchester on the 23 August 2011
Ralph Tuesday 09-08-2011
Currently on trial at Cardiff
Anonymouse Thursday 07-04-2011
Wright has had his contract with Sheffield United terminated by mutual consent
A Ross Friday 12-11-2010
His son Harry is a goalkeeper in one of the young Ipswich Academy sides
A Ross Wednesday 22-09-2010
Has signed a 4 month contract with Sheff Utd
A Ross Thursday 09-09-2010
Currently training in the USA with San Jose Earthquakes, who are managed by ex Town player - Frankie Yallop
Ralph Friday 27-08-2010
Linked with a possible move to Blackpool who require goalkeeping cover with Paul Rachubka out injured (Blackpool Gazette). Wright has been training with George Burley's Palace since July.
A Ross Thursday 15-07-2010
After being let go by Ipswich is now training with Crystal Palace.
While at Everton Wright missed an FA Cup tieagainst Chelsea in the 2005-06 season when he ignored a sign warning players not to warm up in the goalmouth, before tripping over it and twisting his ankle.
Town Official Supporters` Club Player of the Year for 2008/09
A Ross Thursday 20-03-2008
Joined Southampton on a months loan
Anorak Sunday 08-07-2007
Has signed for West Ham in favour of a return to the Blue's. Town Chairman David Sheepshanks couldn`t have put it better: "We are disappointed Richard chose not to join us but recognise that extra money for sitting on the bench at Upton Park must be more appealing than the opportunity to feature regularly for you home town team."
Richard Wright was 1st Registered with Ipswich Town in 1989.
He signed Associated Schoolboy Forms with Ipswich Town in April 1992.
He signed YTS Forms with Ipswich Town in July 1994 ( Until June 1996 ).
He signed a 2 + Half Year Professional Contract with Ipswich Town in January 1995 ( Until June 1997 ).
He signed a 4 Year New Contract with Ipswich Town in July 1997 ( Until June 2001 ).
He signed a 1 Year Extended Contract with Ipswich Town in August 2000 ( Until June 2002 ).
He joined Arsenal from Ipswich Town in July 2001 - For A Fee Of Â£6,000,000 + Signed A 5 Year Contract ( Until June 2006 )
He rejoined Ipswich Town from West Ham United in July 2008 - For A Fee Of Â£500,000 + Signed A 2 Year Contract ( Until June 2010 ) + An Option Of A Further Season
He was released by Ipswich Town in June 2010 - Because He Was Not Offered A New Contract
He joined Sheffield United from Ipswich Town in September 2010 - On A Free Transfer + Signed A 4 Month Contract ( Until January 2011).
He was training with Ipswich Town in July 2011.
He was training with Ipswich Town in August 2011 ( Until November 2011 )
He rejoined Ipswich Town from Sheffield United in November 2011 - On A Free Transfer + Signed A Short Term Contract ( Until The End Of The 2011 / 12 Season ).
He was on a trial with Dallas FC from Ipswich Town in January 2012.
He was released by Ipswich Town in June 2012 - Because He Was Not Offered A New Contract.
He joined Preston North End from Ipswich Town in July 2012 - On A Free Transfer + Signed A 1 Year Contract ( Until June 2013 ).