Ian Wright said his family are "safe" as he arrived home from Brazil, adding: "All I want to say, really, is that my missus, my girls, everyone's safe. The police are trying to get on doing what they are doing. She's feeling good that I am back."
Police are investigating an aggravated burglary at what is believed to be the home of ITV football analyst Ian Wright.
Wright's north-west London house was reportedly burgled last night, with his wife and two children held at knifepoint during the raid.
A Scotland Yard statement said: "We are investigating an aggravated burglary at an address in north-west London after we were called at 9.20 last night.
"Personal possessions were stolen. The suspects are described as four black men aged between 18 and 25, with London accents, wearing dark clothing and hoodies obscuring their faces."
Football analyst Ian Wright last night tweeted "You won't get away with it!" in what may have been a message to the men who reportedly burgled his home while holding his family at knifepoint.
You won't get away with it!
The Sun reports that Wright's manager Steve Kutner said: “It was a terrifying ordeal. They marched Ian’s wife from room to room."
He also thanked ITV for returning him home from Brazil immediately after he learnt of the incident.
Former England international and ITV football analyst Ian Wright has apparently flown home from the World Cup in Brazil with reports suggesting his wife and children were burgled at knifepoint in London.
London is the least optimistic city in England, when it comes to betting on the country's success in the World Cup, according to bookmaker William Hill.
Just 63% of punters in the capital have predicted an England win against Uruguay tomorrow - compared with 75% in the rest of the country.
England physio Gary Lewin, who used to work for Arsenal, is to return home from the World Cup after suffering a fracture and dislocation of his ankle. The Londoner sustained the injury while celebrating Daniel Sturridge's first-half equaliser in Saturday night's 2-1 defeat against Italy.
Lewin jumped off the bench while cheering and injured himself in the process. He left the field on a stretcher after a short break in play.
"That was a very sad moment for us," England boss Roy Hodgson said. "In celebrating the goal he jumped up, landed on a water bottle and dislocated his ankle.
"It was very painful. He was taken to hospital. The doctor set it, put it back in at the side of the field, but it's the end of the World Cup for Gary."
Harry Redknapp says he is relishing the prospect of leading QPR to Wembley for the Championship play-off final.
A brace from Charlie Austin helped the Hoops come from behind to beat Wigan at Loftus Road on Monday night to set up a meeting with Derby County on May 24.
“It’s a great night, great for the fans and we’ve got a Wembley trip to look forward to," Redknapp said.
“I wanted to do it for the fans and for the owners because they’re good people and I knew what it meant for them.
“It’s a smashing club, we’ve got great support, the owners are fantastic people and the players deserve it, they’ve been fantastic and they’ve worked their socks off.”
QPR are one step closer to returning to the Premier League after they came from behind to beat Wigan and reach the Championship play-off final.
Wigan had taken a first-half lead through James Perch, but Charlie Austin's penalty levelled the game before his close-range strike in extra time sealed the win.
The west London club will have to overcome in-form Derby County - who beat Brighton 6-2 on aggregate in the other semi-final - on May 24 at Wembley if they are to return to the top-flight.
A 76th minute goal from Leyton Orient's Moses Odubajo saw the O's match against Peterborough at London Road end in a 1-1 draw.
The equaliser came an hour after a controversial 16th minute close-range finish from Peterborough's Assombalonga, who appeared to be offside.
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