Dejected Airdrie boss Ian Murray has hailed a wonder save from Rangers loanee Kieran Wright that changed the game in his side’s 4-2 defeat by Partick Thistle yesterday – with the Gers’ shotstopper pulling off the stunning stop to Deny Airdrie a two-goal lead and spark a stunning comeback from the Jags.

Wright’s incredible stop from Paul McKay on 35 minutes was immediately followed by the Maryhill side breaking up the park and levelling the scoreline within a matter of second, and Murray conceded that it was a “huge moment” in the League One clash.

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Wright warms up before a pre-season friendly match between Partick Thistle and BSC Glasgow(Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“It was an incredible save from the goalkeeper,” Murray said [Daily Record].

“It was a huge moment, it was either 2-0 or 1-1. It’s bad enough to miss that chance to go two nil up but it’s 1-1 so quick after.

“We were disappointed because we felt we dominated the game and we felt we were the better side.”

Wright has impressed with the Jags this season, recording a number of shutouts and helping Ian McCall’s side to third in League One as they look to bounce back following relegation last season.

With a host of competition for the gloves at Ibrox, Wright is likely to head out on loan again next season, similar to Robby McCrorie working his way up the leagues.

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Wright during a Scotland U21’s training session (Photo by Craig Foy/SNS Group via Getty Images)

A move to a Championship or even Premiership side next season would be ideal for Wright as he looks to force his way into contention for a first-team place in the coming seasons.

Ibrox veteran Steven Davis recently signed a contract extension at Ibrox before dropping a hint about his long-term future that Rangers supporters should love.

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