34 Facts About Ian Wright

1. Ian Wright insists Arsenal 'dodged a bullet' after clinching a last-gasp point against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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2. Ian Wright gives damning verdict on Arsenal—and Wolves fans will love it.

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3. Ian Wright believes Bernd Leno 'saved' Arsenal from losing to Wolves after the goalkeeper produced a string of excellent saves at the Emirates.

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4. In June 2014, whilst Ian Wright was in Brazil working as a pundit for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, his wife Nancy was held at knifepoint as a gang burgled their family home, whilst their children were upstairs.

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5. In 1993, Ian Wright wrote and released a single called "Do The Right Thing".

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6. In his playing career, Ian Wright was sponsored by the American sportswear company Nike, and appeared in Nike commercials.

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7. Ian Wright appears in an advertisement for the Wii console where he is playing Mario Strikers Charged and Wii Sports with his son Shaun.

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8. Ian Wright has appeared in television commercials for the chicken sauce, Chicken Tonight, Nescafe and Ladbrokes along with Chris Kamara, Ally McCoist and former Arsenal teammate Lee Dixon.

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9. On 17 April 2008, Ian Wright quit his job on Match of the Day and criticised the programme for using him as a "comedy jester", saying "Fans want people who are dressed like them.

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10. Since his retirement from football, Ian Wright appeared as a pundit on BBC Sport's International Match of the Day and has been a pundit for the 2002 and 2006 World Cups and Euro 2004.

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11. In 2010 Ian Wright joined Absolute Radio, hosting Rock 'N' Roll Football, post match analysis and chat on Saturdays from 5 till 7.

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12. Ian Wright featured on an episode of BBC's 'Top Gear' in 2005, posting a 1.47.8 on the celebrity power lap times.

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13. Ian Wright presented Football Behind Bars, a reality TV series aired on Sky1 about his programme to socialise young men incarcerated at Portland Young Offenders Institution in Dorset by organising them in a football academy.

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14. Ian Wright continued to present the show, alongside Walsh, and new presenter Jayne Middlemiss.

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15. Ian Wright was a presenter on Channel 5's early evening magazine programme Live from Studio Five, from its launch in September 2009, to August 2010.

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16. On 12 March 2008, Ian Wright was confirmed as one of the presenters of the new series of the popular game show Gladiators.

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17. Ian Wright appeared as a "celebrity hijacker" in the television series Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack.

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18. Ian Wright began his television career as a guest host on Top of the Pops.

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19. On 18 May 2012 Ian Wright was named as a part-time first team coach at Milton Keynes Dons.

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20. Ian Wright started seven matches and was used as a substitute on six occasions under Hoddle, who was manager for 28 matches.

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21. Ian Wright was handed his England debut by manager Graham Taylor in February 1991.

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22. Ian Wright said of the incidents, "I felt I was caught up in a war crisis in Kosovo not involved in a football result that wrecked John Barnes' career as Celtic manager.

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23. Ian Wright placed fourth in a 2008 poll of fans conducted on the club's website to select the 50 Gunners Greatest Players.

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24. Ian Wright signed for Arsenal in September 1991 for £2.5m, which at the time was a club record fee.

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25. Ian Wright was called up for England B duty in December 1989 but a twice-cracked shin bone reduced his initial impact in the First Division.

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26. Ian Wright played for Bermondsey-based Sunday league club Ten-em-Bee before signing for semi-professional Greenwich Borough in 1985 for £30 a week.

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27. Ian Wright described his teacher Sydney Pigden as "the first positive male figure that I had in my life".

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28. Ian Wright enjoyed success with London clubs Crystal Palace and Arsenal as a forward, spending six years with the former and seven years with the latter.

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29. Ian Wright returns from a strained left adductor and will be second makes sense given Jokic's size and the need for some scoring off the Pelicans bench with Ian Clark moving into the starting lineup.

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30. Ian Wright was the Braves fifth overall selection in the 2017 draft Alex Anthopoulos is going to make a move and trade some of these guys.

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31. Ian Wright is listed as questionable for Monday's game against Milwaukee Once Howard is healthy, he'll take over the starting center job from Ian Mahinmi.

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32. Ian Wright is listed as questionable for Monday's game against Milwaukee, but he's expected to play, Blake Murphy of The Athletic reports.

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33. Ian Wright reacts on Twitter after Arsenal fan tears into Unai Emery on live radio.

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34. Ian Wright has hit back at an Arsenal fan over his rant about Unai Emery.

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