Ralph Wright (footballer) is confirmed dead at the age of 72.
Ralph was best known as a English footballer .
Ralph Wright
Personal information
Date of birth (1947-08-03) 3 August 1947 (age 72)
Place of birthNewcastle, England
Playing position(s)Defender, Midfielder
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Spennymoor United
1968–1969Norwich City0(0)
1969–1970Bradford Park Avenue14(1)
1970–1971Hartlepool United24(3)
1971–1972Stockport County21(0)
1972–1973Bolton Wanderers32(5)
1972Southport (loan)6(1)
1973New York Cosmos17(1)
1973–1974Southport37(2)
1974–1976Miami Toros52(5)
1976Dallas Tornado5(0)
Spennymoor United
Total208(18)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Ralph Wright (born 3 August 1947) is an English former professional footballer who played as a defender and midfielder. Active in England and the United States, Wright made over 200 appearances in an 8-year career.
Career
Born in Newcastle, Wright played professionally in England and the United States for Spennymoor United, Norwich City, Bradford Park Avenue, Hartlepool United, Stockport County, Bolton Wanderers, Southport, the New York Cosmos, the Miami Toros and the Dallas Tornado.
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