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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Richard Wright’s goalkeeper son signs professional deal with Ipswich Town

PUBLISHED: 14:58 04 November 2015 | UPDATED: 10:24 06 November 2015

Richard Wright

Richard Wright

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The son of former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Richard Wright, signed a professional contract at Portman Road after turning 17.

Fellow goalkeeper Harry Wright, has followed in the footsteps of his dad, who is currently on the books at Manchester City.

The former Arsenal and Everton stopper, who turns 38 today, played 355 times for the Blues after making his debut in a 2-0 home victory against Coventry City, in May 1995. He also won two full England caps.

Harry’s grandfather, Geoff Hammond, who is Richard Wright’s father-in-law, also played for Town, scoring twice in 69 appearances between 1970 and 1973.

Ipswich Town trio Andre Dozzell, Flynn Downes and Trevoh Chalobah could have the chance to impress the club’s new management when England’s Under-20s take on Germany in Colchester tonight (7pm ko).

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we remember when Danny Haynes scored twice against Norwich as Town win the East Anglian derby

ANDY WARREN spoke to new Ipswich Town first-team coach Matt Gill about his time at Norwich and his start to life under Paul Lambert at Portman Road.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert says winger Danny Rowe needs to get fitter if he is to feature more for the first team.

Sir Alf Ramsey was one of Ipswich Town and England’s greatest-ever managers. Some would say he WAS the greatest. Few reporters had the access to Sir Alf as former EADT/Ipswich Star and Green’Un editor TONY GARNETT enjoyed. Here are some of his memories

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we feature wins over Leicester City and Manchester United among others.

Cole Skuse agrees that his team mate and good friend Luke Chambers has probably taken on too much responsibility as Ipswich Town captain.

Shrewsbury Town chief executive Brian Caldwell has ruled out Paul Hurst returning to the club following his recent sacking by Ipswich Town.

More than 500 tickets have been donated for Ipswich Town’s home game against West Brom next Friday evening after one small act of kindness gained online momentum.

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