5. Bailey Wright

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Player Information

Position
Defender
D.O.B.
28 July 1992
Birthplace
Melbourne
Nationality
Australian

Australian international central defender.

Joined City in the January transfer window of 2017.

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Wright joined Preston’s youth setup after a year in the Victoria Institute of Sport.

Wright’s senior debut came in 2010/11 and he was soon rewarded with a first professional contract.

Voted Young Player of the Season in 2012/13, Wright continued to be a mainstay in the Lilywhites defence.

Then in 2014/15 he was part of the Preston team that won promotion via the League One play-offs after a protracted battle with eventual champions City.

Wright scored on his debut for Australia, a header against Saudi Arabia at Craven Cottage. He has been capped 12 times by his country and went to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Player Stats

Competition Appearances Goals Goal Assists Clean Sheets
English Football League - Championship Season 2017/2018 36 2 10
English Football League - Championship Season 2016/2017 39 1 11