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Ian Wright

Ian Wright
Personal information
Full nameIan Edward Wright
Date of birth3 November 1963(age 53)
Place of birthWoolwich, London, England
Height1.75 m (5 ft 8.9 in)
Playing positionStriker

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Ian Edward Wright, MBE is a retired English footballer turned television and radio personality.

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 and 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 and earned 33 caps for the English national team.

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


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