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Wycombe Wanderers didn't actually use a Manager until the late 1960's when Brian Lee was appointed. Before then a 'Selection Committee' picked the side. They met every Monday evening and notified the players by post for the following Saturday's game. This lasted until Lee's arrival in December 1968 when one of the conditions he demaned was having full control over team selection.

Wycombe is often described as the 'Breeding Ground of Managers' thanks mainly to extraordinary achievements of former gaffer Martin O'Neill. The Irishman achieved great success at Leicester City before creating a revolution at Celtic. John Gregory subsequently had reasonable days at Aston Villa and Lawrie Sanchez made his mark with Northern Ireland before failing to impress at Fulham. Later Paul Lambert went on to manage (with mixed success) at Norwich City, Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers, Wolves, Stoke City and Ipswich Town in the top two divisions. In February 2023, after more than 10 years as Wycombe boss, Gareth Ainsworth moved to QPR in the Championship.
Manager Roll Call

Brian Lee - 1968-1976
Ted Powell - 1976-1977
John Reardon - 1977-1978
Andy Williams - 1978-1980
Mike Keen - 1980-1984
Paul Bence - 1984-1986
Alan Gane - 1986-1987
Peter Suddaby - 1987-1988
Jim Kelman - 1988-1990
Martin O'Neill - 1990-1995
Alan Smith - 1995-1996
John Gregory - 1996-1998
Neill Smillie - 1998-1999
Lawrie Sanchez - 1999-2003
Tony Adams - 2003-2004
John Gorman - 2004-2006
Paul Lambert - 2006-2008
Peter Taylor - 2008-2009
Gary Waddock - 2009-2012
Gareth Ainsworth - 2012-2023
Matt Bloomfield - 2023-

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Martin O'Neill - 1991

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