All posts tagged with: Wycombe Wanderers

League Two Season Preview 2016-17

A division where owners are tighter than Wycombe’s midfield, finances are scarce in League Two. Portsmouth and Luton are the money-men, evidenced by the former signing Carl Baker and the latter bringing in star performers at Oxford. Both hope to convert big budgets into promotion but money is not the only factor, as Accrington Stanley… Read more →

Wycombe Wanderers Season Preview: Pierre is key

Gareth Ainsworth was nicknamed ‘Wild Thing’ during his playing days, due to his appearance and rock star ambitions, but his tactics as Wycombe Wanderers boss have been anything but wild. A tightly-knit team, the Chairboys kept 17 clean sheets last season, the second highest number in League Two. While their capacity for shut-outs is encouraging, it appears their only way of… Read more →

Taylor-inspired Wombles defeat rigid Wycombe

A dynamic performance from AFC Wimbledon at Adams Park saw them gain a priceless 2-1 win over play-off rivals Wycombe, with a brace from Lyle Taylor. The striker’s early tap-in gave the south-west Londoners the lead in an impressive first half, before Paul Hayes equalized just after the restart. Taylor converted a penalty that saw the visitors re-take the advantage… Read more →

Newport v Wycombe: the importance of Plan B

Rewind five months, and Newport got a priceless 2-0 win at Adams Park. That victory, their first since the ill-fated regime of Terry Butcher, is a big reason why the Exiles’ Football League’s status now looks in safe hands. Medy Elito was a key performer in Buckinghamshire, but he will miss the return fixture, after being sent off… Read more →

The Mega FA Cup Third Round Preview

Here are The Football Lab’s previews for all 32 of the weekend’s FA Cup ties. Holders Arsenal kick-start their defence of the trophy when they host Sunderland, who are battling relegation in the Premier League. Steve Evans and Neil Redfearn meet their old club when Leeds play Rotherham, as does Dean Smith when his Brentford side welcome Walsall. Northampton face MK Dons… Read more →

FA Cup 2nd Round Preview

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for each of the weekend’s FA Cup 2nd Round ties. Eighth tier Northwich Victoria are the lowest ranked team left in the FA Cup and face a trip to League Two promotion-chasers Northampton, as Walsall, the highest ranked team, travel to fellow Midlanders Chesterfield. Seventh tier Chesham United caused the… Read more →