Billy Wright CBE

Died aged 70

William Ambrose Wright CBE (6 February 1924 – 3 September 1994), was an English footballer who played as a centre half. He spent his entire club career at Wolverhampton Wanderers. The first footballer in the world to earn 100 international caps, Wright also holds the record for longest unbroken run in competitive international football. He also made a total of 105 appearances for England, captaining them a record 90 times, including during their campaigns at the 1950, 1954 and 1958 World Cup finals.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Birthplace of William Ambrose (Billy) Wright 1924-1994. Wolverhampton Wanderers and England

33 Belmont Road, Ironbridge, United Kingdom where they was born (1924)

Billy Wright CBE 1924-1994 legendary football captain of England and Wolves lived and grew up here

New Road, Ironbridge, United Kingdom where they lived