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Mark Wright’s dad drops shopping off as son isolates after Crawley football teammates tested positive for coronavirus

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MARK Wright’s dad dropped shopping off at his son’s house today as he isolates after a coronavirus outbreak among his Crawley teammates.

The 64-year-old was seriously ill with Covid over New Year, but he’s now back on his feet and helping out his boy.

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Mark Wright Sr dropped groceries off at his son’s today as he isolates from a Covid outbreak at his football club[/caption]
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Mark collected the items from his home’s railings[/caption]

Mark Sr looked well in a blue jacket and jogging bottoms as he hung bags of groceries over Mark’s iron railings ready for him to collect.

Radio host Mark Jr came outside in a smart shirt, shorts and flip flops and took the items back indoors.

He is currently self-isolating with wife Michelle Keegan after 11 members of the Crawly squad tested positive with Covid.

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Mark Sr was seriously ill with the virus over New Year[/caption]
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Mark was the epitome of smart casual[/caption]
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The father and son had a smart system in place for the handover[/caption]
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Mark Wright made his Crawley debut recently – and the club have now had a Covid outbreak[/caption]

His agent Jonathan Shalit confirmed to SunSport: “Mark is of course following all guidelines.

“Consequently he has had to postpone his daily BBC 2 fitness show, Workout the Wright Way, by a week, which was due to start next Monday.

“Also will be broadcasting his daily Heart evening radio show from home, which he did last night until, he is allowed out.”

The 34-year-old made his professional football debut earlier this month for Crawley when he came on as a late sub in the stunning 3-0 FA Cup win against Premier League Leeds.

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Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan will be indoors for the next seven days[/caption]
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Michelle Keegan’s own TV work will likely be put on hold for a week[/caption]
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The couple have plenty of indoor date nights to look forward to[/caption]

It meant he had finally realised his dream of playing professional football at the age of 33.

Mark was in the Spurs academy, captained the youth team and played alongside Jamie Redknapp in the reserves.

But after a summer of drinking and eating, he came back out of shape and was let go – leaving him broken.

Now, 15 years later he has laced back up the boots for some League Two action.

Earlier this month Wright revealed how his family had been living their own Covid nightmare.

His father Mark Snr, mother Carol and two uncles had all contracted the virus in what he described as ‘the scariest week of my life’ over New Year.

Wright explained how his dad ‘wasn’t the same mentally’ while one of his uncles remains in hospital.

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