Bernie Wright

Time at club: 1978-1980

Appearances: 76

Goals: 23


A striker who was signed by Dennis Butler from Bradford City for a £9,000 fee. He rapidly became a crowd favourite after he scored a hat-trick against Crewe Alexandra.

He finished as top scorer in the 1978–79 season with 15 strikes in 48 games, and was voted Player of the Year.

However, he was selected less frequently in 1979-80 and was transferred-listed after an argument with manager John McGrath. He was handed a free transfer in 1980.



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