Wright Proud of Skippering Town

Last updated : 06 April 2009 By Site Editor

With Gareth McAuley ruled out with injury, along with David Wright, former England goalkeeper Richard Wright took the captains armband for the first time in both spells at the club.

Speaking of his pride to the EADT, Wright said: "It was a special day for me to be made captain of my home-town club. I'm very proud of that and it was brilliant for me so I was pleased with that.

"The only disappointing thing was not to get the result. I would have been so much happier if we had, it was very frustrating."

Of the game itself, Ipswich born Wright said: "We didn't perform in the first 30 minutes and that was when they scored.

"We knew what they were going to do. We knew how they put balls into the box and look for knock-downs.

"We have been to many of the top teams' grounds and handled them so we feel frustrated that we didn't handle Sheffield.

"As a team we didn't press hard enough in the first half and that meant we gave them too many opportunities to get the ball into the box."

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