Saturday, June 21, 2008
SHAUN WRIGHT PHILIPS
Shaun Cameron Wright-Phillips is an English football player of Jamaican and Grenadian descent.he was born on 25 October 1981 in Greenwich, London. He is the adopted son of the famous player Ian Wright, the half-brother of fellow player Bradley Wright-Phillips and brother to the upcoming youth player Brett Wright. He grew up in Brockley, South London, and attended the state school Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College in New Cross Gate. He currently plays for Chelsea F.C.
Wright-Phillips was released by Nottingham Forest at the age of 15 and Manchester City took him to Maine Road. He made his debut at a match against Port Vale and went on to become a regular starter in the Premiership.
On 17 November 2004, he became one of the main targets of racist chants from the crowd at an international "friendly" between England and Spain in Madrid. However, he brushed that aside with an incredible match-winning performance in his next Manchester City game at Portsmouth, saying to reporters