Brian Wright

Brian Wright
see also: Brian Wright (opposition manager) →
Brian Wright
● Brian Wright, 1989 (HA)

born in Scotland

Brian Vincent Wright was born on Sunday, 5th October, 1958, in Glasgow.

The 5' 11 (11st 3lbs) midfielder signed for John Lambie's Thistle on Wednesday, 28th June, 1989, having most recently been with Clydebank.

Aged 30, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 29th July, 1989, in a 2-1 friendly win at home to Colchester United.

Brian scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 26th August, 1989, in a 2-2 draw at home to Clyde in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 7 goals on Tuesday, 14th August, 1990, in a 3-2 friendly win away to Portadown.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 10th November, 1990, in a 2-2 draw away to Brechin City in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 56 occasions.

Brian's club-list included Hamilton Academical, Motherwell, Clydebank, Partick Thistle and Queen of the South.

Bio Extra

Vastly experienced midfielder signed from Clydebank in the summer of 1989, after spells with Hamilton and Motherwell. Spent a couple of seasons at Firhill, skippering the side for much of the 89/90 season. An intelligent player who could read the game superbly, he was voted Programme Player of the Year in 1990. However, his temper often got him into trouble with referees, and when he lost some of his fitness early in season 90/91, he was allowed to leave the club, and returned to Clydebank.

(NK/TH)



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