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Bradley Wright-Phillips's Biography

 
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Bradley Wright-Phillips was born on 12th March 1985, in Lewisham, London.

England international Shaun Wright-Phillips is Bradley's half-brother.

Bradley is the son of the former Arsenal striker, Ian Wright.

Bradley Wright-Phillips was given his Premiership debut for Manchester City in December 2004 against Middlesbrough when he came on with 14 minutes left and after only 3 minutes he turned skilfully in the box and scored a great goal.

Manchester City manager at that time, Kevin Keegan said, "He has that ability to score goals and is probably a better finisher than his brother, Shaun. The beauty of him is that he doesn't need to be taught how to finish. He is a real predator, a natural goalscorer and he reminds me of his dad, Ian. He still needs to learn but he is going in the right way."

Bradley Wright-Phillips made 17 appearances for Manchester City in the 2004-2005 season. The following year, including substitutions, Bradley Wright-Phillips played in 23 matches for Manchester City.

In the summer of 2006, Southampton snapped up Bradley Wright-Phillips on a three-year deal after a transfer from Manchester City for an undisclosed sum.

In June 2008 Bradley Wright-Phillips and Southampton colleague Nathan Dyer were charged with burglary in connection with the theft of items from the Bar Bluu nightclub.

However in September 2008, the case against Bradley Wright-Phillips was dropped.

In his three seasons at Southampton, Bradley Wright-Phillips scored 22 goals in the Championship.

In the summer before the 2009/10 season Bradley Wright-Phillips went from Southampton to Plymouth on a free transfer.



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