February 2006 News Archive
All the news stories from February 2006
(Tuesday 28th February 2006)
A Wanderers XI drew 1-1 with Irish side Bohemians on Tuesday afternoon in a 'behind closed doors' friendly at Bisham Abbey. The Dublin based side are currently in the middle of their pre-season programme and have taken time out in the UK as part of the training programme. Bohemians, who Wanderers visited themselves in pre-season games in 2000 and 2001, start their Irish League campaign on 10th March. The match at Bisham saw Bohs score in the second-half through striker Tony Grant with Wanderers' equaliser being granted via an own goal from Jason McGuinness. Wanderers included two trialist in their line-up. They were 18 year old Stuart Sinclair a former scholar with Luton Town who played on the left side of midfield; and 24 year old Dutch midfielder Fouzi Mesaoudi who was briefly on the books of Falkirk earlier this season but made no 1st team apps.
Wycombe line-up: Williams, Martin, Ryan (sub HT Kamara), Antwi, Mulvany, Mesaoudi, Stonebridge, Anya, Sinclair, Griffin, Easter
Remembering 1930-1931 REMEMBERING 1930-1931
(Tuesday 28th February 2006)
Chairboys on the Net continues it look at Wanderers' memorable FA Amateur Cup run of the 1930-1931 with details from the Quarter-Final tie replay at home to Metropolitan Police on 28th February 1931. The article, compiled with help from GasRoom regulars 'Che' and 'Floyd the Barber', saw a record attendance of over 10,000 assemble at Loakes Park.
75 years on - remembering 1930-1931 - part 5
(Monday 27th February 2006)
John Gorman's wife Myra has lost her battle against Cancer. The news was announced through the Wanderers official website at around 3.30pm on Monday where it stated "Myra, 56, passed away peacefully on Sunday 26th February at 23:15 hrs after a recent relapse in her treatment for Cancer. She had fought the disease for several years but lost her battle at home with her close knit family around her. John and son, Nick, daughter, Amanda, and Myra's sisters were all at her bedside. Mrs Gorman also leaves grandchildren Aaron and Josephine." The funeral will be held at the Church of St Thomas More in Twyford, Reading, on Thursday 2nd March. John is requesting that any donations should be made to the Cancer Research charity. Sympathy and condolences to John, family and friends from all at COTN.
(Sunday 26th February 2006)
Wanderers will reach the cut-off point for suspensions for five yellow cards with the best disciplinary record in 'League Two'. Wycombe have received no yellow cards in the last three games, leaving those on the edge of disciplinary action, Stefan Oakes (4 yellows), Sergio Torres, Kevin Betsy and Joe Burnell (all on 3), free from suspension. Danny Senda, Roger Johnson and Clint Easton remain the only players to have been suspended for Wycombe this season. Meanwhile, players accumulating ten yellow cards before 14th April 2006 will receive a two match ban. At present Jermaine Easter is the closest to this figure with seven cards to his name this season (six while at Stockport).
(Saturday 25th February 2006)
Dean Bowditch signed an extension to his loan from Ipswich Town following the 2-1 victory over Oxford United on Saturday. The 19 year old has made five starts and two sub appearances since signing his initial one month deal at the end of January and also scored in the 2-1 victory at Notts County. The new deal will run until Tuesday 28th March 2006 although it's likely this will eventually be extended to the three month maximim period which would run up to and including Saturday 29th April 2006.
(Saturday 25th February 2006)
Wanderers secured a vital 2-1 victory over Oxford United at Adams Park on Saturday afternoon. In front of the biggest League gate of the season at Adams Park this season Kevin Betsy poked home a volley on 17 minutes to give Wycombe the lead and former United striker Tommy Mooney made it 2-0 on the hour mark when he headed home Danny Senda's cross from the right. Yemi Odubade followed up a saved free-kick from Steve Basham on 72 minutes to set up a tense finish but Wanderers ran out deserved winners on a day when Steve Brown and Keith Ryan continued to deputise on the bench while John Gorman is away. All the top five in 'League Two' won and Wycombe remain second in the table on goal difference behind Carlisle United.
Wycombe 2 Oxford Utd 1 - Match report and reaction
(Friday 24th February 2006)
Speaking to the press ahead of Wanderers meeting with Oxford United at Adams Park, Tommy Mooney was keen to play down any ill feeling against his former Club. He commented to the Oxford Mail, "I'm sure you (the media) would love me to stir up trouble ahead of the game, but I'm not going to do that. I wasn't at Oxford long enough to hold an affinity to the club, so to me, it's just another game that Wycombe Wanderers need to win." Mooney also said to the Bucks Free Press, "My ties with Oxford are irrelevant. All I am interested in is trying to put some wins together and getting promotion. This is a massive game for us and the only thing that matters is getting the three points." And he says he won't be affected by any abuse from the Oxford fans, adding, "It's going to be the best atmosphere that we have had this season. Oxford's fans will be very vocal, and some of that will be directed at me. I know it is not going to be kind but I have taken it off fans all my career. As far as I'm concerned it is irrelevant what they are singing as long as there's a noise. The noisier the better. I would like a vocal contest between the fans because we tend to play better in the bigger games."
Wycombe Wanderers Supporters TrustTRUST ANNOUNCEMENT SOON
(Friday 24th February 2006)
Wycombe Wanderers' Supporters' Trust are set to make an announcement regarding securing its shareholding in the PLC. The deadline to pay the 50,000 second installement expires this weekend and at the last count the Trust were within 1,000 of raising this from membership and donations alone. Trust reps say they are hoping that more pledges to join or donate to the Trust will be taken before the final figures are confirmed over the weekend. Donations can be made online. See
(Wednesday 22nd February 2006)
As Wanderers followers wait with interest the announcement of further new investment in the Club, former Wanderers Manager and Chairman Brian Lee believes that Wanderers' achievable level of support may only allow the Club to survive in what is currently known as 'League One'. Lee was commenting to F.C. Business, a magazine that looks closely at finances of Football Clubs in the UK. Meanwhile, the PLC Board will be hoping that their recently approved changes to the Articles of the company will allow an injection of cash to help plug annual losses of over 1m. Read more in a COTN special feature
(Tuesday 21st February 2006)
Second half goals from Charlie Griffin and Ikechi Anya saw Wanderers overcome Aylesbury United 2-0 at Buckingham Road in the Berks & Bucks Senior Cup Quarter-Final. Griffin was one of three players in the Wanderers side returning from injury. Keith Ryan played the first half to make his first appearance of the season while Will Antwi took his place for the second period to make his first showing in a Wycombe since his free transfer from Aldershot Town in the summer. Wanderers will be at home to Beaconsfield SYCOB in the semi-final with the tie set to take place at Adams Park on Monday 13th March, kick-off 7.30pm. Entrance costs will be 6 adults and 3 concessions.
Wycombe 2 Aylesbury 0 - Berks & Bucks report
Remembering 1930-1931 REMEMBERING 1930-1931
(Tuesday 21st February 2006)
Chairboys on the Net continues it look at Wanderers' memorable FA Amateur Cup run of the 1930-1931 with details from the Quarter-Final tie away to Metropolitan Police on 21st February 1931. The article, compiled with help from GasRoom regulars 'Che' and 'Floyd the Barber', saw an estimated 3,000 Wanderers fans travel to the tie in Surrey.
75 years on - remembering 1930-1931 - part 4
Wycombe Wanderers Supporters TrustTRUST REPORT ON PLC AGM
(Monday 20th February 2006)
The Boards of Wycombe Wanderers Supporters' Trust and the Wycombe Wanderers Founders' Trust have produced an informative report of the Football Club PLC AGM held on 1st February 2006. The report is available to read via the following link on the Supporters' Trust website
(Saturday 18th February 2006)
An injury hit Wanderers side had to settle for yet another draw in 'League Two' after Kevin Betsy's strike on 70 minutes earned a point in a 1-1 scoreline at Boston United on Saturday afternoon. And in a familiar scenario, Wycombe had to come from behind after Julian Joachim gave the home side the lead on 56 minutes. With Carlisle thrashing Rushden 5-0, Wycombe drop back to second place in the table on a goal difference that is seven inferior to the Cumbrian side. Next League game for Wycombe is on Saturday (25th February) when Oxford United are the visitors to Adams Park. Before then a Reserve XI travel to Aylesbury United on Tuesday evening (21st February, kick-off 7.45pm) for a quarter-final tie in the Berks & Bucks Senior Cup.
Boston Utd 1 Wycombe 1 - Match report and reaction
Wycombe Wanderers Supporters TrustFUNDRAISING WALK
(Wednesday 15th February 2006)
Wanderers supporter Andy Worboys will walk the 70 miles to Wycombe's game at Cheltenham Town on Saturday 4th March as a fund raising exercise for both the Supporters' Trust and a Memorial Fund set up for the late Mark Philo. More than 1,000 has already been pledged by supporters at the recent game with Mansfield and those wishing to contribute can now do so via the Trust website ( Andy plans to leave Adams Park on Wednesday 1st March and stay in three hotels along the route. The first day will be 19 miles, the second 26 miles, the third 20 miles and the final day (Saturday) the remaining 5 miles. He will be funding all the accomodation himself, so all money raised will be split evenly between the two causes. Supporters may also join Andy on each leg of the walk. Andy commented, "I hope that such a venture will encourage other people to get involved and participate in direct fund-raising both for the Supporters' Trust and other local charities." More info and online donation forms at
(Wednesday 15th February 2006)
Aidan Collins has had his loan deal with Wycombe extended for a further month. The 19 year old Ipswich Town defender came on as substitute in the final game of his initial month long deal at Notts County on Tuesday. The new deal extends until Wednesday 15th March and could be extended for the maximum of one further month and/or made a permanent signing if agreed by transfer deadline day on Thursday 23rd March.
(Wednesday 15th February 2006)
Clint Easton will miss this Saturday's 'League Two' game at Boston having accumulated five yellow cards this season. He becomes only the third suspension for Wycombe this season after previous one match bans for Danny Senda and Roger Johnson. The cut-off point for suspensions for five yellow cards is 28th February and with two games to play before then the Wycombe players close to the mark are Stefan Oakes (4 yellows) and Sergio Torres, Kevin Betsy and Joe Burnell (all on 3). Meanwhile, players accumulating ten yellow cards before 14th April will receive a two match ban. At present new signing Jermaine Easter is the closest to this figure with seven cards to his name this season (six while at Stockport). Wycombe have the best disciplinary record in 'League Two' with 35 yellow cards and no reds this season. By contrast, Saturday's opponents Boston United have totted up more than 70 yellows plus 6 reds. Easton's absence from the game at Boston will be the first League game this season he has played no part in. Only Tommy Mooney has a better record with an ever present place in Wycombe starting line-up this season in 'League Two'.
(Tuesday 14th February 2006)
Wycombe went back to the top of 'League Two' after a 76th minute goal from substitute Ian Stonebridge grabbed all three points in a 2-1 victory at Notts County on Tuesday evening. Stonebridge had only been on the pitch for a few seconds when he headed home a cross from Clint Easton. Dean Bowditch had given Wycombe a deserved lead in the 31st minute when he crept in at the far post to convert a looping right wing delivery from Tommy Mooney. However, the home side got back into the game ten minutes into the second-half when a free-kick came back off the Wycombe wall and Brian O'Callaghan's return shot from around twelve yards took a deflection past Frank Talia. But Wanderers kept positive and earned their first victory in five games. Notts County 1 Wycombe 2 - Match report
(Tuesday 14th February 2006)
Rob Lee has become the oldest player to play for Wycombe Wanderers in the Football League. Lee, who edged past the age of 40 on 1st February 2006, was named in the starting line-up for the game at Notts County on Tuesday evening and therefore beats the previous record held by Ray Wilkins. Wilkins played one game for Wycombe aged 39 years and 358 days back at the start of the 1996/97 season. Meanwhile, Lee returns to the Wycombe side after a bout of flu and having last appeared in the 2-1 victory at Bristol Rovers on New Years Eve.
(Monday 13th February 2006)
Wanderers supporters intending to travel to the away game at Cheltenham Town on Saturday 4th March will be able to take advantage of a 3 discount available for advance purchase. The Robins allocate their new 991 capacity all-seater stand, situated behind the goal, to away fans and the discount applies to adult tickets only. Adults prices are 18 (15 advance), students and OAP'S 12 and under 16's 7. Tickets go on sale from Monday 20th February and Wanderers are expected to take an allocation for sale at the Commercial offices at Adams Park. If demand dictates then Cheltenham can also allocate extra seating in the stand adjacent to the facility behind the goal. There is no early purchase discount for the forthcoming games at Notts County and Boston, hence no advance tickets were taken by Wycombe.
(Monday 13th February 2006)
John Gorman has issued a statement via the Club's official website clarifying his absence from Saturday's game. The Wycombe boss said on, "My wife Myra has been very ill and I have been with her at the hospital. I am pleased to say she has responded well to treatment and I shall be remaining with her all week. Naturally I realise there would be speculation as to my whereabouts last Saturday and so I think it's right to let fans know they will not see me at Notts County on Tuesday evening, and it is very unlikely I shall be at Boston United on Saturday." Gorman will continue to have the final say in team selection for these games but will leave the matchday playing side managerial activities to coaches Steve Brown, Keith Ryan and Jim Barron.
(Monday 13th February 2006)
London Wasps' Chairman Chris Wright has commented on the rugby club's plans to stay in High Wycombe. Writing in the Wasps' matchday programme for Sunday 12th February, Wright said, "The Wasps' board have recently appointed the firm of Drivers Jonas as consultants to help us drive forward our plans to assist Wycombe Wanderers Football Club in a degree of redevelopment of [Adams Park] in order that we can secure it as our home for the future." Wasps appointed the same commercial property consultants in January 2005 to assist them in a search for a new stadium and training ground in West London or the Home Counties but no progress has been reported. The Wasps' Board were due to meet their counterparts from Wanderers during January to discuss proposed expansion plans for Adams Park but this has now been rescheduled to late February/early March.
(Saturday 11th February 2006)
Wanderers came from 2-0 down to register their 16th 'League Two' draw of the season following a 2-2 scoreline against Mansfield Town on Saturday afternoon at Adams Park. Results elsewhere saw Wanderers drop to third place in the table with Grimsby Town now holding top spot. Second half goals from Tommy Mooney and Stefan Oakes salvaged a point for Wanderers on a day when Manager John Gorman was absent due to illness of his wife. Steve Brown and Keith Ryan took charge of matchday matters. Next game for Wycombe is on Tuesday (14th February) away to Notts County (kick-off 7.45pm). Joe Burnell's early substitution against Mansfield due to a calf injury means the midfielder is doubtful for the trip to Meadow Lane. Meanwhile, Clint Easton's fifth booking of the season will see him miss next Saturday's game at Boston United.
Wycombe 2 Mansfield 2 - Match report and reaction
(Friday 10th February 2006)
There will be a minute's silence prior to Saturday's match with Mansfield as a mark of respect for former Wanderers player and Chairman Reg Williams who died peacefully aged 89 on Thursday 2nd February surrounded by his family. 'Reg' was a regular in goal for the Wanderers reserve side between 1937 and also appeared for the First Team following the War. After he stopped playing in the early 1950's he continued to loyally serve the Club as a committee member and eventually became Chairman in 1976 following the death of Jack Smethurst. He remained Chairman during a transitional period for the Club, eventually stepping aside in 1981 for former Manager Brian Lee to take control. The funeral takes place on Wednesday 15th February at the Chilterns Crematorium, Amersham at 10am. Flowers welcome or donations to Cancer Research.
Wycombe Wanderers Supporters TrustLESS THAN 1,000 TO GO
(Friday 10th February 2006)
An encouraging response to the recent fundraising push by the Wycombe Wanderers' Supporters' Trust means, as of Friday (10th February), there is less than 1,000 to raise to reach the 50,000 second installment to secure its shareholding in the PLC and hence maintain its PLC Board position. The latest figures confirmed today have the total membership at 250, with 80 life members and the total now raised at 49,017. Membership costs start at 3 per month. More info at
(Friday 10th February 2006)
Will Antwi returned to full training with Wanderers this week and could make his first appearance in a Wycombe shirt later this month. The defender was sent to Germany in December for treatment on groin injury and first indications are that it has been a success. It's possible that the 23 year old signed from Aldershot Town in the summer will get a run out in the Berks & Bucks Senior Cup game at Aylesbury on 21st February.
(Thursday 9th February 2006)
Coach Steve Brown is confident that Wanderers' promotion push can get back on track. Commenting to the Midweek after the Wrexham game, he said "That's the worst run we've had all season but good teams come through the bad times and we will make sure we do. We will bounce back. We were gutted to lose and to do it the way we did is hugely disappointing but one bad performance and one bad result does not make your season. We have got to keep it in perspective. We have had so few defeats. The performance was a one-off and we won't let it affect us."
(Thursday 9th February 2006)
BBC 3 Counties radio have agreed a deal with the Wanderers to bring full match commentary for all Wycombe away 'League Two' games for the remainder of the 2005/6 season. In recent seasons the only live match commentary available was via the internet on the subscription only Premium TV network. The BBC 3 Counties coverage will begin with the game at Notts County on Tuesday 15th February with the programme featuring presenter Ian Stringer being broadcast on 98.0 FM. The live feed will not be available through the BBC 3 Counties website.
(Wednesday 8th February 2006)
Wanderers' pitch problems have been well documented by the Club in recent weeks. Here, COTN looks at further comments made at the AGM on 1st February 2006, including plans to move Reserve and Youth Team games away from Adams Park and future ideas to upgrade the Training Ground facilities currently located in the Marlow Road. Pitch problems - special report
(Wednesday 8th February 2006)
Steve Brown is planning to run in this year's London Marathon and has also challenged Club MD Steve Hayes to join him. The Wanderers coach and former player is running the event in aid of Cancer Research and commented, "A number of my closest friends lives are cruelly effected by cancer at the moment and I immediately thought it would be appropriate to run the marathon in aid of Cancer Research. I have never run a marathon before, but as many of you will know from my footballing days that I love a challenge and will give it my 100%." Donations can be made via the following link
(Tuesday 7th February 2006)
The Club are planning a one game experiment where they would reallocate the 'away end' at Adams Park to youngsters associated with Wanderers' Football in the Community scheme. The home game with Torquay United on Saturday 18th March has been earmarked for such an event where travelling supporters for the Devon club would be reallocated in alternative seating. It's understood that the Club will attempt to distribute the 2,000 tickets for the 'away end' free of charge through local schools and associations. A planning obligation introduced in May 2000 restricting the Hillbottom Road end stand to use of 'away end' fans only means that the idea will only likely be given the thumbs up as a one-off by the relevant authorities.
Remembering 1930-1931 REMEMBERING 1930-1931
(Tuesday 7th February 2006)
Chairboys on the Net continues it look at Wanderers' memorable FA Amateur Cup run of the 1930-1931 with details from the 3rd Round tie with Romford on 7th February 1931. The article, compiled with help from GasRoom regulars 'Che' and 'Floyd the Barber', saw another record breaking attendance at Loakes Park.
75 years on - remembering 1930-1931 - part 3
(Monday 6th February 2006)
Hull City have invoked their recall clause for Matt Duke following the previously reported injury to their second choice 'keeper Sergio Leite. City boss Peter Taylor was forced to name Youth Teamer Curtis Aspden as cover for first choice 'keeper Boaz Myhill for his side's visit Luton Town on Saturday as an earlier recall was not possible under the 28 day rule. John Gorman will now have to decide to bring in another 'Emergency Loan' prior to Saturday's meeting with Mansfield Town at Adams Park or return Frank Talia or Steve Williams between the sticks. There is no limit to the number of players a club can register on 'Emergency Loan' during a season, although only five loans of any category can appear on a club's team sheet for any single match. To further clarify the loan rules, the recall earlier in the season of Everton 'keeper Iain Turner within the 28 day period was due to different arrangements in place for loans from Premiership clubs.
Wycombe Wanderers Supporters TrustTRUST TARGET IN SIGHT
(Monday 6th February 2006)
Wycombe Wanderers' Supporters' Trust are now less than 3,000 away from raising the necessary 50,000 second installment to secure its shareholding in the PLC and hence maintain its PLC Board position. The Club have recently confirmed the deadline for paying this second installment as 24th February 2006. This follows a renewed fund raising campaign launched during January which resulted in further membership uptake and more existing members converting to life membership. Figures confirmed over the weekend of 4th February had the total membership at 240, with 77 life members and the total now raised at 47,291. A spokesman for the Trust commented, "The response to the life membership has been excellent and the uptake of regular membership is now beginning to gain momentum. Reaching the 50,000 milestone by the February deadline would be a fantastic achievement and we urge fellow supporters to consider joining the Trust." More info at
(Saturday 4th February 2006)
Carlisle United took over top spot in 'League Two' on goal difference on Saturday after they thrashed Chester City 5-0 at home following Wanderers 2-0 reverse at Wrexham earlier in the day. Grimsby Town are also level on points with Wycombe having beaten Notts County 1-0 at Meadow Lane. All three clubs now sit on 54 points having all played 31 games. Current form side Northampton Town are one point behind the leading trio as the race for promotion continues to become tighter by the week.
(Saturday 4th February 2006)
Wanderers have now gone four games without a victory in 'League Two' after going down 2-0 in the 1pm kick-off at Wrexham on Saturday. The Welsh side scored both their goals in the first half and there was little serious response from Wycombe. An inswinging corner from the left by Matt Crowell on 12 minutes saw Denis Lawrence given space to rise and head past Matt Duke for the opener and Aston Villa loanee Sam Williams superbly headed home at the far post three minutes later to leave Wycombe chasing the game. Wanderers will now look to get the promotion chase back on track when they take on Mansfield Town at Adams Park next Saturday (11th February), kick-off 3pm.
Wrexham 2 Wycombe 0 - Match report and reaction
(Friday 3rd February 2006)
A midweek injury to second choice Hull City 'keeper Sergio Leite raised fears amongst some Wycombe followers that City's on loan 'keeper Matt Duke could be recalled by his parent club ahead of Wanderers' visit to Wrexham. Original reports derived from official statements by both clubs indicated that Duke could be recalled at 'any time' during his three month loan period but COTN can now confirm that Football League rules state that no break clause can be activated in the first 28 days of any 'Emergency loan'. Duke's 28 day period ends on 9th February and Hull have yet to make a decision of whether to recall him at this point. Leite, who has been a regular on the bench for City this season, went off with a suspected broken hand in a County Cup tie against North Feriby United. His and Duke's unavailability will likely force City boss Peter Taylor to name Youth Teamer Curtis Aspden as cover for first choice 'keeper Boaz Myhill when his side visit Luton Town on Saturday.
(Friday 3rd February 2006)
Wanderers turned down a transfer window bid for Danny Senda from Luton Town according to reports in the Bucks Free Press. Senda was denied permission to talk to the Championsip side but commented to the BFP, "I'm not disapppointed because the club is doing so well at the moment. Maybe it would have been nice to find out what they were talking about but I'm happy here at the moment" The 24 year old is thought to be close to agreeing a new deal with Wycombe and says he wants to concentration on promotion with Wycombe but added, "We are top of the league and I am happy but I won't deny that if it comes to the summer and bigger clubs are interested, then I would possibly look at that." Danny Senda - Player profile
(Thursday 2nd February 2006)
The Club have now formally applied to Wycombe District Council for planning permission for a new Club Shop at Adams Park. The proposed shop, which will replace the temporary structure currently in the car park, will be incorporated into the current office and reception area at the ground. The structure will include a new glazed entrance canopy, new entrance door to reception, new pedestrian walkway, low level 900mm high illuminated bollards in front of the proposed shop and alterations to the car parking layout. The plans are likely to go before a Development Control Committee meeting towards the end of the March 2006, with the ambition of the Club to have it completed for the start of the 2006/7 season. As reported bu COTN at the beginning of January 2006, these plans are being submitted seperately to any ground extension plans being proposed as part of London Wasps' ground requirements. Those plans have still to be finalised.
(Wednesday 1st February 2006)
Wanderers' Directors Brian Kane and Steve Hayes revealed the Club's 'Future vision' during a presentation made after the first Annual General Meeting of the PLC held on Wednesday evening at Adams Park. As expected, the formal business of the AGM saw all the tabled resolutions passed. The only contentious issue of dis-applying pre-emption rights brought a show of hands on the evening that voted against this resolution but the subsequent paper ballot called by the major shareholders saw the 'money men' pull rank and weigh in with 927,820 votes for, compared to 125,626 against. The passing of this resolution, along with another change that now allows Directors the power to allot shares, will pave the way for additional shareholders, as previously mentioned by Steve Hayes, to come into the Club. The presentation, titled, 'Mission, Vision and Values' will be posted to shareholders in the near future. Manager John Gorman was unable to attend the AGM due to a family illness.
(Wednesday 1st February 2006)
Wanderers fielded four triallists during a 6-1 defeat to Danish side Brondby in a 'behind closed doors' training match at Bisham Abbey on Wednesday morning. Released Millwall youngster Anton Robinson got his first game in a Wycombe shirt, while 25 year old midfielder Abdou El Kholti, released recently by Chester City, also had his first run out for Wanderers. Previous triallist Charlie Henry also played the first 45 minutes, while Idemudia Okojie also appeared again. It was El Kholti who got Wycombe's consolation goal with a diving header from Ikechi Anya's cross. The French born Moraccon has also had spells with Cambridge United and Yeovil Town.
Wycombe: Williams, Okojie, Martin, Gregory, El Kholti, Henry (sub HT Steve Brown), Giambrone, Robinson, Kamara, Stonebridge, Anya

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