Chris Wright (footballer)

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Chris Wright
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Colchester, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Boston Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Arsenal 0 (0)
2005–2006 Boston United 1 (0)
2006–2007 Bishop's Stortford 17 (0)
2007–2008 Boston United 10 (0)
2008 Sleaford Town
2008–2009 Corby Town
2009 Boston United
2009–2011 Stamford
2011– Boston Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:28, 19 June 2008.

Chris Wright (born 27 September 1986) is an English footballer. He is a goalkeeper and currently plays for Boston Town.



Initially a member of the youth program at Arsenal, his first call-up was in a League Cup quarter-final against Manchester United, for which he was named as one of the substitutes, but didn't play during the match. Wright was released by Arsenal in the summer of 2005.

Later career[edit]

Wright was signed by Boston on a free transfer. He spent a season with the Pilgrims, making a solitary league appearance against Bristol Rovers on 15 October 2005 when regular custodian Nathan Abbey was suspended. Wright was released by Boston at the end of the 2005–06 season and joined Bishop's Stortford. He rejoined Boston in July 2007 but left in December of the same year. Wright went on to join a number of non league teams most recently Sleaford Town and Corby Town, whilst playing football. Wright joined Pygott & Crone as a financial advisor. In October 2008, Wright left Boston United, with personal reasons being cited for his release. Following the end of traveling in Australia, Wright opted to re-sign for Boston for a third spell on 3 February 2009, signing for new manager Steve Welsh. He was released at the end of the 2008–09 season and joined local rivals Stamford. In July 2011 he joined former Boston United player Shane Clancy at Boston Town.

Personal life[edit]

Chris went to Cann Hall primary school in his hometown of Clacton On Sea, He then went on to study at Colbayns high school. Wright is presently a P.E. teacher and Head of Year at The Thomas Cowley High School in Donington.

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