2013: Gave Red Bulls a boost during the second half of the season, appearing in nine total games, making five starts, and scoring twice, including the postseason … Red Bulls were 4-0 in the regular season when he started ... Scored lone goal to wrap up 3-0 win at Houston on Oct. 20 … Made Red Bulls debut as substitute in 3-2 loss at Chivas USA on Aug. 25 … Started next four games, all New York wins to kick-start an unbeaten streak that reached nine games … Had influential game in 4-1 win at Houston on Sept. 8, keeping ball in play to set up Thierry Henry’s go-ahead goal early in the second half and assisting on Jonny Steele’s goal in the 58th minute … Left Sept. 22 match after only 32 minutes due to injury … Returned as substitute for final two games of regular season … Playoffs: Played the final eight minutes as a substitute in 2-2 tie at Houston in conference semifinal first leg on Nov. 3 … Started and pounced on a rebound to score opening goal in 23rd minute of series second leg on Nov. 6, going on to play 63 minutes and leave with the score tied … MLS Reserve League: Made three reserve appearances, both as a trialist and as a first-team player … Made his reserve debut while on trial in a 2-1 loss vs. Wilmington on June 30 … Scored game-tying goal at FC Dallas on July 30 less than one week after signing with the first team.
2004-13: Wright-Phillips’ career started in 2004, when he graduated from Manchester City’s academy and played for the Premier League side until 2006. The 28-year-old then moved onto English side Southampton, where he amassed 111 appearances and scored 22 goals. From 2009-11, Wright-Phillips featured for Plymouth Argyle before the former English Under-20 international moved to Charlton Athletic. At Charlton, Wright-Phillips scored 31 goals in 82 games. Prior to coming to New York, Wright-Phillips was most recently at Brentford on loan, playing 15 matches and recording five goals.