(Reuters) - England's young forwards must consider leaving major clubs to play more regularly in their preferred positions and boost their chances of breaking into the national team, former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright has said. Wright said England needed young strikers to compete with Harry Kane following Jamie Vardy's international retirement before Saturday's Nations League match against Spain, but added they do not get enough chances to prove themselves. "They are not coming through the system in order to make a mark at international tournaments," Wright, who won 33 caps for England in the 1990s, told Sky Sports. Marcus Rashford has made one start for Manchester United this season and is frequently deployed on the wing by manager Jose Mourinho while Arsenal's Danny Welbeck is struggling to nail down a spot in Unai Emery's side. Wright suggested the likes of Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek and on-loan forward at Aston Villa Tammy Abraham as … [Read more...] about Young forwards must seek game-time away from big clubs: Wright
PUBLISHED: 06:00 11 May 2018 Stuart Watson Ian Holloway has left QPR following 18 months in charge with Steve McClaren reportedly lined up as his replacement. Photo: PA PA Wire/PA Images Football’s managerial merry-go-round is in full swing as Ipswich Town’s search for a new boss continues. STUART WATSON looks at the latest happenings. Carlos Carvalhal will leave Swansea City at the end of the season. Photo: PA Carlos out, Coleman in? Swansea City yesterday announced that Portguese manager Carlos Carvalhal will leave the club at the end of the season. Huddersfield’s draw at Chelsea on Wednesday night means the Welsh side are almost certain to be relegated from the Premier League. Chris Coleman and Alan Pardew, recently sacked by Sunderland and West Brom respectively, have already been heavily linked to the Swans. Carvalhal spent two-and-a-half seasons in charge of Sheffield Wednesday, guiding them to successive Championship play-off finishes before being … [Read more...] about Ipswich Town were interested in Ian Holloway back in 2012 – but will he be a contender this time around?
SIX cops pose with footie’s Ian Wright after his stolen car was found, while police were “too busy” to probe a break-in 500 yards away. A burglary victim hit out after cops failed to investigate a raid on her home in Queen’s Park, North West London. Newlywed Natalie Neal lost a string of family heirlooms in the break-in this week, including a pair of diamond earrings bought by husband Adam as a wedding present. She said a police forensics examiner dusted for fingerprints, but told her detectives were “too busy” to visit the crime scene. She was left fuming when she then saw Wrighty’s Instagram snap of the officers, who grinned alongside the star after telling him his stolen car had been located. Natalie, 40, who lives just round the corner from the ex-Arsenal and England striker, said: “I feel discriminated against because I am not a celebrity. “I am genuinely happy for Ian Wright that he got his car back — he is a victim … [Read more...] about Ian Wright’s neighbour slams cops who were ‘too busy’ to investigate a burglary — as SIX officers pose with Arsenal legend
Ian Wright's prized possessions have reportedly been sold after his ex-wife missed payments on the facility where they were stored. The former footballer described his sadness after items of memorabilia, including a This Is Your Life red book and a golden boot trophy, were seized in the US.Some 500 pieces made up the haul at the Florida lock-up, according to The Sun.The newspaper said items from the former Arsenal and England striker's glory days were purchased by a US dealer and put up for sale online.The collection reportedly includes a goal of the month trophy on sale at £6,000, the This Is Your Life book at £5,000 and a match ball and signed shirts for £500 each.One of the items was a signed Arsenal shirt with the number 185, which was given to Wright in 1998 to mark his a record goals tally for the team."It's really sad that it has come to this," Wright told the paper.Wright's ex-wife, Deborah, told The Sun the contents of the lock-up were sold last summer without … [Read more...] about Ian Wright’s memorabilia sold after storage blunder
News / UK and world by Press Association April 23, 2018, 7:59 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Ian Wright has described his sadness after hundreds of items of memorabilia, including a This Is Your Life red book and a golden boot trophy, were reportedly seized and put up for auction in the US. Around 500 pieces are said to be among the haul that was snapped up after the Florida lock-up it was being stored in was repossessed. The Sun said the job lot of memorabilia from the ex-Arsenal striker’s glory days was purchased by a US dealer and put up for sale online, with some items priced in the thousands of pounds. “It’s really sad that it has come to this,” he told the paper. Items reportedly include a goal of the month trophy on sale at £6,000, a This Is Your Life book embossed with the pundit’s name at £5,000 and a match ball and signed shirts for £500 each. One of the shirts was a … [Read more...] about Ian Wright sad that ‘seized’ football memorabilia has been put up for auction