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2019/20 Opposition Guide: Wycombe Wanderers

24 July 2019

Ahead of the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One campaign, bwfc.co.uk will profile each of Wanderers' opponents.

In our final article, we have Wycombe Wanderers...

Nickname: The Chairboys, The Blues

Founded: 1887

Stadium: Adams Park

Capacity: 9,448

2018/19 Finish: 17th in Sky Bet League One

2018/19 Top Scorer: Adebayo Akinfenwa, 8 goals in all competitions

Manager: Gareth Ainsworth

Born and bred in nearby Blackburn, Ainsworth started his playing career with his hometown club in their youth set-up but never made a senior appearance for the Ewood Park outfit.

Moving to Northwich Victoria in the early 1990s, the midfielder spent time with Preston and Cambridge United before returning to Deepdale in 1993 and making over 80 league appearances for North End before a switch to Lincoln City.

Stints with Port Vale, Wimbledon, Cardiff City and QPR followed ahead of a four-year spell with his current employers, with him making over a century of appearances for the Chairboys alongside becoming their manager in 2012.

He has remained in the position ever since, making him the second-longest serving manager in the top four tiers of English football, only beaten to summit by Morecambe's Jim Bentley.

Distance From The University Of Bolton Stadium: 194 miles

Getting To The Ground

By Car 

Leave the M40 at junction 4 and follow the signs to Aylesbury on the A4010 (John Hall Way). Cross over three small roundabouts into New Road continuing down the hill to two mini roundabouts at the bottom.

Turn sharp left at the first into Lane End Road and continue to the next mini roundabout at which turn right into Hillbottom Road. Adams Park is situated at the very end of the road. 

Parking

There is no parking for the general public in the lower tier of Adams Park's parking facility - spaces in the upper tier are £5 per car. There is also a car park behind Origin Global (on the left before the Adams Park gates), priced at £5 a car, the proceeds of which are split between the club and the Rennie Grove charity. 

Blue badge holders are required to pre-book one of 15 complimentary parking spaces via the ticket office; otherwise the standard £5 charge applies. 

Street parking is also available in the vicinity of the ground, however, supporters are warned that traffic wardens patrol the area regularly.

By Train 

High Wycombe is served by the Chiltern Railways line, connecting Birmingham to London Marylebone. The station is approximately 2.5 miles from the stadium, and you can either take the bus or travel via taxi. 

By Bus

Saturday 3pm kick-offs:
Handy Cross Hub – 12.55 and 13.55
Rail Station – 13.05 and 14.05
Frogmoor – 13.10 and 14.10
Bus Station – 13.15 and 14.15
Adams Park – 13.30 and 14.30

Midweek 7.45pm kick-offs:
Handy Cross Hub – 17.40 and 18.40
Rail Station – 17.50 and 18.50
Frogmoor – 17.55 and 18.55
Bus Station – 18.00 and 19.00
Adams Park – 18.15 and 19.15

The return service will depart from Adams Park approximately 20 minutes after full-time, calling at the same pick-up/drop-off points.

Fares will be charged as follows:

Adult Single: £3
Adult Return: £4
Child (Under-12) Single: £1.50
Child (Under-12) Return: £2

Club Address:

Wycombe Wanderers FC
Adams Park 
Hillbottom Road
High Wycombe
HP12 4HJ

Head to Head: Wanderers and Wycombe have never played each other competitively, with the opening day's encounter at Adams Park set to be the first time that they will pit their wits against each other.


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