Homesick Richard Wright Leaves Preston After One Whole Week At Deepdale

Chris Wright

8th, July 2012


By Chris Wright

“I’m a-comin’ home ma!”

Former Arsenal and England ‘keeper Richard Wright has left new club Preston North End despite only officially signing on last Saturday (on his release from Ipswich), with the 34-year old citing homesickness after requesting to have his one-year contract terminated with immediate effect.

Wright had only trained a few times with his new teammates before he realised he’d made a Gob Bluth-level ‘big mistake’. The man himself told the official Preston website:

“It might seem somewhat dramatic, but I have only been away from my home in East Anglia for a few days and I

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