THE ROKER ROAR: Tommy Wright

Name: Tommy Wright
DOB: 20 January 1928
Position: Outside/inside-right
Appearances: 180
Goals: 55
Sunderland career: 1948-55


Having joined the club in 1948, Tommy Wright was quick to prove himself as a direct winger and fitted in well to Sunderland’s attack.

Despite suffering from a bad injury during his early days at Roker Park, Wright responded well and scored 18 league goals in 38 games during the 1953-54 campaign, his best return for the club.

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