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Kings of Anglia Issue 8 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.

Stuart Watson and Andy Warren are back with the latest episode of the Kings of Anglia Podcast.

Jordan Spence has hailed the impact of manager Paul Lambert and believes the Blues can pull themselves away from trouble if they maintain the high standards they have set.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features wins over Arsenal and Stoke, while we also remember the late Marton Fulop.

Flynn Downes has been called into the England U20 for their game with Germany in Colchester next week.

Karl Fuller reflects on the Reading draw, plus the generosity of Ipswich Town fans

Ipswich Town remain five points adrift at the foot of the Championship table following yesterday’s 2-2 draw at Reading.

Ipswich Town remain five points adrift at the foot of the Championship table following Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Reading. STUART WATSON gives his thoughts.

Northstander Terry Hunt knows things on the pitch appear better. And asks what on earth has happened to that lot up the A140?

Andy Warren hands out his player ratings following Ipswich Town’s 2-2 draw at Reading.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert hailed his side’s first half display in this afternoon’s 2-2 draw at Reading and insists the wins will come to lift the Blues out of the Championship relegation zone.

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