September 2014 News Archive
All the news stories from September 2014
(Saturday 27th September 2014)
Paul Hayes' 100th Football League goal secured a 1-0 victory over Cambridge United at Adams Park and moved Wanderers to 2nd place in the table with 21 points from their opening ten games. The goal came on 63 minutes when Hayes was first to react to force home the ball after a Paris Cowan-Hall header had been blocked by U's 'keeper Chris Dunn.
Wycombe 1 Cambridge 0 - report, pics, stats and reaction
(Saturday 27th September 2014)
Wanderers' slimline squad was dealt a blow when it was confirmed on Saturday that defender Danny Rowe had been recalled by Rotherham. The 18 year old made seven appearances for Wanderers last season following a loan move at the end of March 2014 and then returned to Adams Park at the start of the current season on a three month deal, making seven more appearances in a Wycombe shirt. He was recalled by The Millers because of injury problems for Steve Evans' side He went straight into their squad to play at Ipswich on Saturday afternoon.
1994-95 retro CAMBRIDGE - 1994-95 RETRO
(Friday 26th September 2014)
With Wanderers meeting Cambridge United for the first time in close to ten years on Saturday (27th September 2014), takes a look back on the first ever League meeting between the two sides. That occasion was Wycombe's first ever game in the third tier of English football and took place on Saturday 13th August 1994.
Wycombe v Cambridge - 1994-95 - 20 year retro
(Thursday 25th September 2014)
The Club released a statement on Thursday (25th September) regarding entry into the Berks & Bucks Senior Cup competition - it read, "Wycombe Wanderers have reluctantly taken the decision not to enter into the Berks & Bucks Senior Cup for the 2014/15 season. Following consultation between the club’s management team, it was agreed that due to having a smaller squad than in previous seasons, Wanderers could not guarantee fulfilling these cup fixtures without jeopardising their league and national cup matches. The club would like to place on record that it continues to respect the heritage of the competition and will re-assess the situation ahead of the 2015/16 campaign." Wanderers have previously won the compeition 28 times, the most recent being 2012. Last season they reached the semi-final stage before going out on penalties to Beaconsfield SYCOB. The Club also withdrew from the competition in 2012/13, their first absence for more than 100 years.
(Tuesday 23rd September 2014)
Wanderers 'League Two' match at home to Burton Albion scheduled for Saturday 15th November 2014 has been moved to the following Monday (17th November 2014) after being picked for live coverage by Sky Sports. Wanderers last appeared live on Sky in February 2013 when a Matt McClure goal secured a 1-0 victory at Gillingham. The previous live coverage at Adams Park was in January 2012 when they were thumped 6-0 by Huddersfield Town. Wycombe will receive around £30,000 from Sky as the home club, while Burton are expected to pick up around £10,000. Wanderers Chairman Chairman Andrew Howard commented, “This is another terrific opportunity for us to show the world what Wycombe Wanderers and Adams Park are all about, and we’ll be making a big effort to make it a night to remember on and off the pitch. With the game falling on a weekend of international fixtures, we hope we’ll have a big crowd in the stadium, as well as the huge numbers watching at home."
(Saturday 20th September 2014)
Wanderers remain in third place in League Two after a 1-1 draw at Portsmouth on Saturday. After a lively first half, Wanderers took the lead five minutes after the break when Sam Wood turned in Peter Murphy's shot on goal. Matt McClure had a glorious chance to make it 2-0 four minutes later but it was the hosts who hit back to turn on the pressure and eventually equalise in the 70th minute through half-time substitute Johnny Ertl.
Portsmouth 1 Wycombe 1 - report, stats and reaction
(Tuesday 16th September 2014)
Wanderers climbed to third place in the League Two following a midweek victory at Plymouth Argyle. The only goal of the game came in the 35th minute when former Pilgrim Paul Hayes powered in a close range header after Aaron Pierre had headed on a Joe Jacobson corner. Once again it was the central defensive pairing of Pierre and Alfie Mawson that frustrated the opposition, leaving Wanderers unbeaten away from home in the League this season.
Plymouth 0 Wycombe 1 - report, stats and reaction
1974-75 FA Cup retro 1974-75 FA CUP RETRO
(Sunday 14th September 2014)
Our 40th anniversary retro of Wanderers' memorable run in the 1974-75 FA Cup begins with a look back to the 1st Qualifying Round tie away to Marlow on Saturday 14th September 1974.
Marlow v Wycombe - 1974-75 FA Cup - 40 year retro
(Saturday 13th September 2014)
A brave headed goal by Peter Murphy saw Wanderers come from behind to beat Mansfield Town 2-1 at Adams Park and jump to 4th place in the League Two table. The visitors took the lead in the 4th minute when Matt Rhead was left unmarked to head in following a corner from the right. Wanderers were perhaps a little fortunate to get back on level terms on the half-hour mark when Martin Riley handled a Paul Hayes' shot from the left of goal on the edge of the box, with Hayes stepping up to inch the resulting spot-kick past Dimitor Evtimov in the Stags goal.
Wycombe 2 Mansfield 1 - report, stats, reaction and pics
1974-75 FA Cup retro 1974-75 FA CUP RETRO
(Friday 12th September 2014)
The 2014/15 season marks the 40th anniversary of Wanderers' memorable run in the FA Cup - a run that saw the Club reach the Third Round Proper for the first time in their history and attract widespread media attention. Chairboys on the Net will look back on that run on a round by round basis, with match reports, memorabillia and memories published to correspond roughly with the anniversary of each game. We would be delighted to hear from anybody with their memories from those games and especially the more unusual memorabillia.
1974-75 - 40 year anniversary special
Matchday WYCOMBE 0 BURY 0
(Saturday 6th September 2014)
Wanderers remain in 5th place in League Two following a 0-0 draw with promotion favourites Bury at Adams Park. Both sides have clear cut chances to win the game but a 62nd minute head injury to Steven Craig marred the afternoon, with the Wycombe striker carried off following nine minutes of treatment. Wanderers went closest again deep into 13 minutes of stoppage time when a corner swung in from the right by Joe Jacobson saw an almighty goalmouth scramble.
Wycombe 0 Bury 0 - report, stats and reaction
(Friday 5th September 2014)
Season 2014-15 will see Chairboys on the Net continue the digital re-issue of supporters' fanzine 'Chairboys Gas' in order to mark the 25th anniversary of its original publication. Having seen its debut issue published during the promotion winning season of 1986-87, the 1989/90 campaign would mark the fourth season of publication, with the first issue published in September 1989 being the 22nd issue. This issue contains a reports on a stormy Club AGM, Club finances, the departure of Sean Norman and a Conference price survey where the cost of watching the Wanderers had risen for the third consecutive season - now £3 for an adult to stand on the terrace at Loakes Park - while it was still only £4 to stand and watch Liverpool or Manchester United!
Download issue No.1 1989/90
Football League Trophy WYCOMBE 0 COVENTRY 1
(Tuesday 2nd September 2014)
Wanderers slipped out of the Football League [Johnstone Paints] Trophy on Tuesday evening following a 1-0 defeat to Coventry City at Adams Park. The only goal of the game came when Josh McQuoid smashed home a Danny Pugh cross on 66 minutes. The result came after both sides had made numerous changes to their starting line-ups from the previous weekend.
Wycombe 0 Coventry 1 - report, stats and reaction
Football League Trophy COVENTRY IN FLT
(Tuesday 2nd September 2014)
Wanderers will host Coventry City in the First Round of the Football League [Johnstone Paints] Trophy on Tuesday 2nd September (KO 7.45pm). The two sides have only met once before in senior competition - a two legged Football League Cup meeting during the 1993/94 season - City scraping through 5-4 on aggregate after an amazing second leg at Adams Park where Wanderers almost overturned a 3-0 first leg win for City.
(Monday 1st September 2014)
Deadline day news saw Brentford defender Alfie Mawson extend his loan deal at Wycombe until 1st January 2015. The 20 year old arrived on one-month 'youth loan' on the opening day of the season and immediately impressed, appearing in all six opening League and cup games. Commenting on the news, Manager Gareth Ainsworth said, "Alfie has been outstanding for us, particularly for someone so young who had only played a handful of senior games before he came here. He and Aaron [Pierre] have formed an excellent partnership at the back and it’s a real boost for us to retain his services until January.”
(Monday 1st September 2014)
Slightly surprising news on transfer deadline day was the release of Junior Morias. Surprising, in as much that the now 19 year old agreed a new one year deal just prior to the start of the current season. Morias made his Wanderers debut under Gareth Ainsworth back in September 2012 and amongst loan spells with Hendon (twice) and Boreham Wood, totalled 27 League apperances but all from the bench and without hitting the back of the net. Also made four cup appearances for the Wanderers, with his only start coming in the FA Cup tie at Crewe in November 2012. A short statement of the official website confirmed he had left by 'mutual consent'.

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