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Last Updated: Saturday, 15 October 2005, 17:18 GMT 18:18 UK
Wright joins Hall of Fame
Ian Wright
Wright is Arsenal's all-time record goalscorer
Arsenal's all-time record goalscorer Ian Wright has been honoured with induction into English football's Hall of Fame.

The Match of the Day pundit is one of seven players to be honoured, including Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs.

England World Cup winner Jack Charlton, former Manchester City goalkeeper Bert Trautmann - who famously played in the in the 1956 FA Cup Final against Birmingham despite breaking his neck - and Liverpool legend John Barnes were also honoured.

Manchester City favourite Colin Bell, who won 48 England caps, and Alex James, a key member of Arsenal's dominant 1930s side, complete the line-up.

Two former mangers were also honoured - England's first ever manager, Sir Walter Winterbottom and Howard Kendall.

2005 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Managers:
Sir Walter Winterbottom, Howard Kendall

Players:
Ryan Giggs, Jack Charlton, Bert Trautmann, Ian Wright, John Barnes, Colin Bell, Alex James

Women's football:
Debbie Bampton

Kendall led Everton to the English league title in 1985 and 1987, the FA Cup in 1984 and the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1985.

The Hall of Fame selection panel of 15 judges also named ex-England captain Debbie Bampton as the women's game representative.

The first group of inductees in 2003 featured 23 players and six managers selected by a panel of 20 experts, including Gordon Banks, Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Stanley Matthews, George Best and Eric Cantona.

The Hall of Fame, like the National Football Museum, is based at Preston's Deepdale Stadium. New members will be added each year.


PREVIOUS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Managers: Sir Matt Busby, Brian Clough, Sir Alex Ferguson, Bob Paisley, Sir Alf Ramsey, Bill Shankly, Sir Bobby Robson, Stan Cullis, Bill Nicholson, Herbert Chapman, Dario Gradi, Don Revie

Players: Gordon Banks, George Best, Eric Cantona, John Charles, Sir Bobby Charlton, Kenny Dalglish, Dixie Dean, Peter Doherty, Duncan Edwards, Sir Tom Finney, Paul Gascoigne, Jimmy Greaves, Johnny Haynes, Denis Law, Nat Lofthouse, Kevin Keegan, Dave Mackay, Sir Stanley Matthews, Bobby Moore, Bryan Robson, Peter Shilton and Billy Wright, Alan Ball, Danny Blanchflower, Pat Jennings, Gary Lineker, Tommy Lawton, Stan Mortenson, Peter Schmeichel, Arthur Wharton, Tony Adams, Viv Anderson, Billy Bremner, Sir Geoff Hurst, Roy Keane, Wilf Mannion, Alan Shearer

Women's football: Lily Parr, Hope Powell, Sue Lopez


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