Date: 6th July 2009 at 11:28am
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The always reliable David Wright says things must happen for him this season after missing out on promotion in the last two seasons at Portman Road.

Ipswich nearly made the play-offs back in 07/08, only to miss out on the last day, but after strengthening heavily in the playing side last season, Town finished a disappointing ninth. But there is plenty of promise ahead of the next campaign, with new gaffer Roy Keane aiming for promotion at his first attempt.

Wright was part of the Wigan side that pipped the Blues to promotion back in 2005 but then fell out of favour with the Latics in the top flight, prompting a move to Portman Road in January 07.

He has now proved himself to be one of the best players at the club and his future maybe in question should Town fail to make the Premier League this time around, he probably deserves another crack at the top flight.

But Wrighty says he would like it to be with Ipswich for he has unfinished business: ‘I didn’t achieve what I wanted to after I helped Wigan gain promotion. There is unfinished business at that level as far as I am concerned.

‘As a team we achieved a lot but as an individual I feel I missed out on a few things and want to put that right.

‘After two disappointing campaigns at Portman Road when promotion was there for the taking with a good run, this is the season when things must happen for me.

‘I’m desperate to get back in the Premier League as there’s no greater place to play.’

The 29-year-old also wants to win promotion for the 20,000+ fans that have supported the club through the tough patch over the past two seasons: ‘Our fans deserve it and our ground would be absolutely bouncing.’

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