Doug Wright (footballer)


Doug Wright (footballer)
Doug Wright
Personal information
Full name John Douglas Wright[1]
Date of birth 29 April 1917(1917-04-29)
Place of birth Rochford, England
Date of death 28 December 1992(1992-12-28) (aged 75)[2]
Place of death Bedlington, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Chelmsford City
1936–1937 Southend United 31 (2)
1938–1946 Newcastle United 74 (1)
1948–1954 Lincoln City 233 (2)
Blyth Spartans
National team
1939 England 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

John Douglas Wright (29 April 1917 – 28 December 1992) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Southend United, Newcastle United and Lincoln City,[1] where he became player-coach. He also made one appearance for the England national team in the 4–0 victory over Norway in 1938.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. SoccerData. p. 289. ISBN 1899468676. 
  2. ^ "The Unlikely Lads - W". NUFC.com. http://www.nufc.com/2010-11html/unlikely-new-w.html. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Player Report: Doug Wright". englandstats.com. http://www.englandstats.com/playerreport.php?pid=180. Retrieved 2009-12-31. 



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