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League One Newcomers Lowdown | Wycombe Wanderers

20 June 2018

In the final instalment of our League One Newcomers series, we focus on Wycombe Wanderers, who achieved automatic promotion to the third tier from League Two.

About Wycombe Wanderers

Founded | 1887

Stadium | Adams Park

Nickname | The Chairboys

 

Manager

Gareth Ainsworth

Ainsworth is currently the second longest serving manager in the Football League, having been in charge at Adams Park for nearly six years.

He took them to the Sky Bet League Two playoff final, where they narrowly lost out on penalties to Southend United in 2015, before achieving automatic promotion last season.

 

Stadium

Name | Adams Park

Capacity | 10,137

Year Opened | 1990

Address | Hillbottom Rd, High Wycombe, HP12 4HJ

Distance From Crown Oil Arena | 197 miles

 

2017/18 Season Review

Position | 3rd (Sky Bet League Two)

Average Attendance | 4,705

Top Scorer | Adebayo Akinfenwa – 18

Wycombe returned to the third tier of English football after a six-year absence, finishing in the third automatic promotion spot in Sky Bet League Two.

The Chairboys were in and around the playoff spots for the first half of the season, but a run of just three defeats from their final 21 games saw them climb into the automatic spots, sealing promotion with a 2-1 win at Chesterfield.

 

Previous Meeting

Wycombe Wanderers 0-2 Rochdale | 22nd March 2014

A comfortable 2-0 win at Wycombe kept Dale at the top of Sky Bet League Two with just eight games remaining.

Jamie Allen struck a sweet volley seven minutes after the break, before Peter Vincenti doubled the lead 15 minutes from time.

 

Head To Head

Dale Draws Wycombe
8 4 6

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