November 2013 News Archive
All the news stories from November 2013
Matchday DAG & RED 2 WYCOMBE 0
(Saturday 30th November 2013)
The controversial sending-off of Anthony Stewart and the resulting penalty were the main talking points after Wanderers lost 2-0 at Dagenham & Redbridge on Saturday. A Wycombe side with five changes from the side that had drew in the week against Exeter were trailing at the break after conceeding a 24th goal by Afolabi Obafemi who was allowed to turn and shoot home from the right of the box. Stewart, who had a headed 'goal' ruled out in the latter stages a the first half for a previous foul by Steven Craig, was sent off two minutes in the second period after his tackle on Rhys Murphy as The Daggers player raced in towards the left side of the six yard box was deemed a foul by referee Keith Stroud - with a red card and penalty the consequence. Murphy sent Matt Ingram the wrong way from the spot to make Wanderers task doubly difficult.
Dagenham 2 Wycombe 0 - report and reaction
(Thursday 28th November 2013)
Wanderers have confirmed that Sunderland midfielder Billy Knott has extended his youth loan with the Club for the second time, this time signing until 29th January 2014. The 20 year old originally signed a month deal for Wanderers at the end of August 2013, extending the deal until 27th November after a successful first month at Adams Park. In his three months with Wycombe he has made 18 appearances and scored twice.
(Tuesday 26th November 2013)
Wanderers conceded another late goal as they drew 1-1 at home to Exeter City on Tuesday evening. Wycombe had gone ahead in the 10th minute when Josh Scowen's shot from the left channel hit the chest of Steven Craig, 12 yards from goal, and wronged footed Artur Krysiak in the City goal. Wycombe then had the better chances to add to the scoring but it was the visitors who snatched an equaliser on 80 minutes when Alan Gow turned from six yards to squeeze the ball home following a throw-in from the right. Attendance v Exeter was 2,357 (185 away) - lowest ever Football League attendance at Adams Park.
Wycombe 1 Exeter City 1 - report and reaction
(Tuesday 26th November 2013)
Wanderers will host holders Beaconsfield SYCOB in the Semi-Final of Berks & Bucks Senior Cup in a tie due to played by 24th January 2014. The other semi-final will see Aylesbury United entertain Chesham United. Beaconsfield beat Marlow 3-1 at home at the Quarter-Final stage, following Wycombe's semi-final win over Slough Town at Beaconsfield's ground.
(Saturday 23rd November 2013)
Wanderers went down 2-0 at second placed Chesterfield on Saturday. Both goals came in the first half - Oliver Banks put the home side into the lead on 32 minutes with a close range header and Armand Gnanduillet doubled the lead on the stroke of half-time with another header following a corner. Wanderers improved in the second period but failed to take their chances and now drop to 15th place in the table.
Chesterfield 2 Wycombe 0 - report and reaction
Kortney Hause HAUSE NOT SO BAD
(Friday 22nd November 2013)
Kortney Hause's ankle injury is not as bad as first reported. The Club suggested earlier in the week that he had sustained an 'avulsion fracture of his left ankle' but news released on Friday now suggests there has been no fracture. The injury came when Hause twisted his ankle in the recent game at Swindon. It's now throught he will return to action before Christmas.
Matt Bloomfield MATT HITS 300 APPS
(Tuesday 19th November 2013)
With Matt Bloomfield hitting the 300 appearance mark for the Wanderers, he becomes the 31st player to reach that landmark in the 126 year history of the Club. The full list reads:
Tony Horseman (747), John Maskell (616), Dave Carroll (601), Keith Ryan (515), Len Worley (511), Jason Cousins (471), Paul Birdseye (462), Steve Brown (442), Alf T. Britnell (432), Mick Holifield (422), Gary Lester (420), Paul Bates (418), Charlie Gale (413), Howard Kennedy (409), Bernard Hooper (390), Charlie Tilbury (389), William Buchanan (386), Mark West (382), George Stevens (376), Dickie Cox (365), Ian Rundle (363), John Beck (359), Keith Mead (352), Barry Baker (348), Jock McCallum (348), Michael Simpson (339), Frank Adams (331), Matthew Crossley (329), Bob Dell (321), Danny Senda (315) and Matt Bloomfield (300). Matt Bloomfield - updated stats and profile
(Tuesday 19th November 2013)
Wanderers secured a FA Cup Second Round home meeting with Preston North End following a confident 2-0 victory over Crewe Alexendra at a bitterly cold Gresty Road on Tuesday evening. After a goalless first half, the deadlock was broken on 50 minutes when Steven Craig was fouled by Crewe's young 'keeper Ben Garratt and it was a Craig who brushed himself down to convert the spot-kick. It was then left to Gary Doherty to double the lead on 70 minutes with a left footed effort. Matt Bloomfield came on as a late substitute to make his 300th appearance for Wycombe.
Crewe 0 Wycombe 2 - report and reaction
(Tuesday 19th November 2013)
The Club have confirmed that Wanderers' young defender Kortney Hause has suffered a suspected fracture of his left ankle picked up in the game at Swindon and is set to be out for a minimum of eight weeks. Meanwhile, loanee Nick Arnold has returned to Reading for treatment after a reoccurrence of a groin injury. Meanwhile, strikers Jo Kuffour (thigh strain) and Jon-Paul Pittman (rolled ankle) have been reported to out for another two weeks and ten days respectively.
(Saturday 16th November 2013)
Wanderers lost for the fourth time at home this season in the League - this time going down 2-1 Cheltenham Town. After a goalless first half, the visitors took the lead in the 56th when Jamie Cureton netted. Wycombe hit back ten minutes later when substitute Matt McClure finished clinically from the left side of the box. However, Wanderers conceeded again a minute later when Sam Deering's cross from the right was deflected past Matt Ingram by Billy Knott. Wycombe are now 13th in the table with 21 points from 15 games - leaving them five points below the play-off zone and seven points above the relegation zone.
Wycombe 1 Cheltenham 2 - report and reaction
(Tuesday 19th November 2013)
Defender Danny Foster has confirmed his retirement from the game due to injury and was honoured by his former teammates at Wycombe in a guard of honour prior to the home game with Cheltenham. The 29 year old, who signed for Wycombe in the summer of 2010 from Brentford, made 76 First Team appearances for the Wanderers and was regular in the side that won promotion to 'League One' at the end of the 2010/11 season. However, injury in the away victory at Rotherham in November 2012 turned out to be final Wycombe appearance.
Football League Trophy SWINDON 2 WYCOMBE 1
(Tuesday 12th November 2013)
Wanderers' conceeded another late goal as they went down 2-1 at Swindon Town in the Southern Area Quarter-Final of Football League Trophy. Matt McClure had gived the Wanderers the lead against the run of play on 37 minutes but it wasn't until the 77th minute when The Robins equalised through a deflected free-kick that Nick Ajose claimed the get the last touch. The tie then looked to be heading for penalties when Ajose grabbed the winner in the 4th minute of stoppage time.
Swindon 2 Wycombe 1 - report and reaction
(Sunday 10th November 2013)
The winners of the Crewe/Wycombe FA Cup replay on 19th November will host Preston North End in the Second Round on the weekend of Saturday 7th December. The incentive (if needed) for Wanderers will be the £18,000 in sponsorship prize for victory at Gresty Road plus the chance to play the Club where Gareth Ainsworth made his Football League debut in 1992 and to revive memories of the famous Division Three Play-Off Final of 1994.
(Saturday 9th November 2013)
Wanderers and Crewe Alexendra will need a replay at Gresty Road on Tuesday 19th November to settle their First Round FA Cup tie after the two sides drew 1-1 at Adams Park on Saturday. Former Wycombe loanee Anthony Grant had given the visitors the lead after just four minutes but Wanderers battled back to equalise on 37 minutes through a Paris Cowan-Hall header.
Wycombe 1 Crewe 1 - report and reaction
Berks and Bucks News THRO TO B&B SEMI-FINAL
(Tuesday 5th November 2013)
Wanderers overcame old rivals Slough Town 3-0 in the Quarter-Final of Berks & Bucks Senior Cup played on Tuesday evening at Beaconsfield SYCOB. The tie was 0-0 at the end of the first-half but Wanderers came out flying in the second to take the lead after 47 minutes when a Charles Dunne was deflected into his own net by Ryan Lake. Substitute Matt Bloomfield doubled the lead four minutes later when he powered into the Slough penalty area before firing a low shot under Jake Somerville in the Rebels goal. Matt Spring sealed victory on 67 minutes with a 30-yarder which went in off the right-hand upright. Wanderers now await their semi-final opponents when the draw is made after the remaining Q/F ties: Aylesbury United v Burnham (13 Nov), Beaconsfield SYCOB (holders) v Marlow (19 Nov) and Chesham Utd v MK Dons (12 Nov). Wycombe: Horlock, Scowen (sub HT Bloomfield), Dunne, Johnson (sub 80 Stewart), Doherty, Cann-Svärd, Spring, Kretzschmar, Kuffour (sub 68 Morias), Craig, Pittman - sub unused: Ingram - Att: 366
(Saturday 2nd November 2013)
Wanderers conceeded a 94th minute equaliser as they drew 1-1 at Accrington Stanley on Saturday. In a game played mostly in torrential rain, Wycombe had the better chances of the two sides and eventually took the lead in the 72nd minute when Anthony Stewart netted from the right side of the box following Josh Scowen's corner from the left. Wycombe could have sealed victory when further chances fell to Dean Morgan and Kortney Hause but as Stanley pressed forward in the closing stages, it was Peter Murphy who scrambled the ball home at the far post, with the Wycombe defence claiming handball as the ball came in from the left. Wycombe remain 12th in the table.
Accrington 1 Wycombe 1 - report and reaction
(Friday 1st November 2013)
The Football Club, together with the Trust, have confirmed plans to reorganise the share capital of the Club, dealing with the extension of the shares in the Club and existing shareholdings. The statement indicates that 1,260,900 non-voting shares and 100,000 voting shares will be converted to 2,500,000 voting shares. The statment continues, "It is still envisaged that it may take several years to raise this extra £1.2m but the plan is that at least £250,000 will be raised by the end of the current season," and adds, "The Trust will be calling a meeting of its members shortly, at which more detail will be announced and the process for signing up to the scheme will be explained"
Read the full statement at

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