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Born: 2 Oct 1981
Joined Wycombe: July 2010
- From Brentford - Free.
Wycombe Debut: Wycombe 2 Morecambe 0 - 7 Aug 2010 - League Two
Last game: Wycombe 1 Oxford 3 - 27 Oct 2012 - League Two
Left 8th November 2012 - departed by mutual consent (see below)
Career summary at Wycombe.
Although originally indicating amongst a cloud of controversery that he would leave Aldershot in the summer of 2008 he eventually signed a new two year contract and played in their first season back in League football. However, at the end of the 2008/09 campaign he announced he was leaving to pursue a career outside of football but had a later change of mind - joining Brentford in August 2009 on a one year deal.
Having made just six League appearance for The Bees during an injury hit 2009/10 campaign, Bull turned down the offer of a further one year deal with Brentford to take up a similar offer from Wycombe, now under the Management of Gary Waddock.
He made an immediate impact at The Wanderers during pre-season and his consistent performances saw him sign a new contract with Wycombe in January 2011 running until June 2013, with the player commenting at the time, "I'm delighted. I've never enjoyed my football more than I am now. I've got a great relationship with the manager, players and the fans, and it was a no-brainer."
His form for the remainder of the season never wained and as a ever present member of the team he ran away with all the Player of the Season awards prior to Wycombe winning promotion on the final day of the 2010/11 season. During a remarkable season for Bull he kept 17 clean sheets and also included penalty saves against Port Vale, Southend and Crewe.
He remained ever present again the following season and made 109 consecutive First Team appearances (second only behind fellow 'keeper Paul Hyde during Wanderers' time in the Football League), before injury forced him to miss the game at Exeter on 18th September 2012. On 8th November the Club confirmed in a short statement that he had left Wycombe Wanderers. The news followed on from an official Wanderers Twitter post before the FA Cup tie at Crewe which stated, "Nikki Bull is not included after expressing a desire to not play for the club anymore." Meanwhile, the Club's statement said, "We recognise Nikki had genuine footballing and personal reasons in his life which led to his desire to leave us early last week, which to clarify made him unavailable for the weekend’s match." In subsequent comments to the press, Bull said, "On Monday October 29 I had a meeting with Gareth Ainsworth in which I openly and honestly informed him that I was unhappy due to footballing and personal reasons and that I needed a break. At no point did I refuse to play for Wycombe Wanderers or attend training."
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