Ian Wright


Watch: Ian Wright is very down on Chelsea’s future

There was a mega long preview of Chelsea against Manchester United on Premier League TV today, and the most interesting part for Blues fans was Ian Wright’s take on the Blues’ situation. He pointed to many of the things that we have – the out of contract players,...
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Cristiano Ronaldo is exactly who Arsenal needs, says Ian Wright

Arsenal legend Ian Wright says Cristiano Ronaldo is a player the club needs after the Portuguese star secured another win for Manchester United.Ronaldo scored all three of United’s goals in their 3-2 win over Norwich on Saturday and the victory has kept their top-four Premier League hopes alive. The hat-trick was also Ronaldo’s 60th of his career.The impact in front of goal he has had since rejoining United at the start of the season is why Wright believes Arsenal could benefit from his services.“He’s got 13 points alone from winning goals that he’s scored for them,” Wright said to Premier...

Ian Wright has brilliant response to Northern Irish coach who said women footballers get too emotional

Northern Ireland coach Kenny Shiels has come under fire for his controversial comments about women's football - and Ian Wright responded in the best way.Last night, Northern Ireland hosted England where Shiels' side conceded five goals (four in the second half) with the game ending in a 5-0 defeat, meaning they didn't manage to qualify for the Women's World Cup next year.But the match itself has since been overshadowed by Shiels' post-match comments regarding their loss."I felt they [England] were struggling a wee bit at times to open us up until the psychology of going 2-0 up in the women's...

‘F*** them fans bro’: Ian Wright backs Marcus Rashford after clash with supporter

Former England striker Ian Wright has jumped to the defence of Marcus Rashford, after the Manchester United forward backtracked on confronting a supporter following the Champions League defeat to Atletico Madrid.With the 24-year-old forward out of form and favour of late, he was unable to produce anything of note off the bench as United exited the European competition at the last-16 stage.Leaving the stadium later on, several supporters then berated Rashford and his teammates for poor performances, leading the United attacker to respond aggressively before apologising that “emotion got the better of me” and acknowledging he should have let the...

Jamie Vardy breaks Ian Wright record with goal against Burnley

Jamie Vardy has surpassed Ian Wright as the record scorer of Premier League goals after turning 30.Vardy’s last-minute finish secured a much-need 2-0 win for Leicester against Burnley on Tuesday.The game marked the striker’s return from more than two months out with injury, a period in which Brendan Rodgers’ side have largely struggled.The victory at Turf Moor was their first of 2022.The visitors had 22 shots on goal but looked set to endure a frustrating night before James Maddison broke the deadlock, converting an assist from fellow substitute Vardy eight minutes from time.The 35-year-old then added a goal of his...

Watch: ‘Pass of the season’ – Ian Wright blown away by first-class moment from Liverpool star in Norwich comeback

Liverpool demonstrated a never say die spirit in their 3-1 comeback against Norwich City to keep the pressure on Manchester City in the title race. One pass in particular from Thiago Alcantara drew an awed reaction from Ian Wright during BBC MOTD, as the former Arsenal legend dissected the midfielder’s contributions at Anfield.

Sadio Mane returns, Ian Wright still celebrating – Friday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from February 11.FootballSadio Mane returned.Look who's back 😁🇸🇳— Liverpool FC (@LFC) February 11, 2022Daniel Sturridge was impressed with Liverpool’s Diogo Jota.On another note @DiogoJota18 is on flames. Keep banging them in 👏🏾👏🏾— Daniel Sturridge (@DanielSturridge) February 11, 2022Ian Wright was still celebrating Arsenal’s latest win.Still celebrating 😎😎😎😎— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) February 11, 2022The Romford Pele meets the Gypsy King.Great interview with the main man ⁦@Tyson_Fury⁩ ⁦@alanbrazil⁩ ⁦@RocketLong3⁩ 🥊🍻...

Ian Wright claims Liverpool signing worth extra £25m is proof that other clubs are buying ‘the wrong type of player’

Ian Wright has taken aim at some of Europe’s top outfits with regard to the signings they have secured in recent years. Comparing the likes of Manchester United’s acquisition of Paul Pogba to Liverpool’s purchase of Virgil van Dijk from Southampton, the former attacker suggested that the Reds had been comparatively spot-on in comparison to their arch rivals.

Ian Wright highlights Manchester United’s key mistake with Paul Pogba

Ian Wright says Manchester United should allow Paul Pogba to play with freedom as he did at previous club Juventus.United signed the French international in 2016 from the Italian side. In the Serie A Pogba played down the left and his form spoke for itself. But he was switched to a deeper midfield role at the Premier League side which has seen him struggle for form and game time.This could result in the star leaving when his contract is up at the end of the season and Wright pointed out if United treated Pogba as Liverpool has Virgil van Dijk,...