HALL OF FAME

 

The Hall of Fame is a celebration of historic Hibernian careers and achievements.

Position Striker

An S-Form signing with Hibernian as a youngster, Edinburgh born Keith Wright first made a name for himself with Raith Rovers, scoring 61 goals in only 127 league games with the Fife club.

 

Keith Wright

Keith Wright. Inducted in 2012.

 

His obvious and deadly goal scoring talents were quickly recognised by Dundee who signed the player during the 1986/87 season. At Dens he became part of a prolific scoring partnership with Tommy Coyne, the pair notching an incredible 113 league goals between them before Coyne's move to Celtic.

With Dundee now in the First Division, the summer of 1991 saw Hibernian pay the Dens club £444,000 to secure Wright's services, a club record fee at the time. During his first season with Hibernian, he scored in every round of the Skol Cup before leading the side to victory over Dunfermline in the final at Hampden. With the Easter Road side holding on to a slender 1-0 lead during the later stages of the game, Keith found himself one on one with the Pars goalkeeper. However there was only ever going to be one outcome as he coolly placed the ball past Andy Rhodes to calm the nerves of the huge Hibernian support inside the ground.

An astute and influential player with a clinical finish, his rich form was recognised by his country when he was capped at full international level against Northern Ireland at Hampden in 1992.

After six seasons at Easter Road, he rejoined Raith Rovers before ending his playing career at Cowdenbeath after short spells with Morton and Stenhousemuir. This was a career that saw him score 222 league goals in well over 600 appearances.