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This is a growing collection of great memories from the long history of Wycombe Wanderers collated by Chairboys on the Net. We would be glad to hear from anyone with interesting pictures or other memorabilia from Wycombe's past. We hope to include these in updates to these pages.

Potted history by date
circa 1887 - Club formed - First games played on The Rye
1894 - Club turn to Senior status
1895 - First game is played at Loakes Park
1921 - Wycombe join the Isthmian League along with Wimbledon
1931 - FA Amateur Cup won for first and only time
1947 - Loakes Park handed to the Club
1957 - First visit to Wembley
1966 - A FA Cup epic with Bedford Town
1973 - Wanderers beat Football League opponents for the first time in FA Cup
1974-1975 - Historic run in the FA Cup
1975 - Middlesbrough on the rack in FA Cup
1975 - A memorable night at Ayresome Park
1974-1975 - Nailbiting climax to an exciting season in the Isthmian League
1975 - First European tie for the Wanderers
1976 - Record breaking Berks & Bucks tie at Chesham
1985 - Wanderers first game in a national League
1985 - Wanderers beat Fourth Division Colchester in FA Cup
1986-87 - Wycombe clinch promotion to Conference
1990 - Martin O'Neill arrives as Manager
1990 - Last ever game at Loakes Park
1990 - First ever game at Adams Park
1990 - John Motson in the snow at Adams Park
1991 - Wanderers winning run to 1991 FA Trophy Final
1991 - Wycombe win FA Trophy at Wembley for first time
1992 - Wanderers in FA Cup spotlight against West Brom
1993 - Wanderers begin memorable run to the 1993 FA Trophy Final
1993 - Wycombe seal Conference title and promotion to the Football League
1993 - Wycombe complete double with FA Trophy victory at Wembley
1993-1994 - An indepth look at Wanderers' debut season in the Football League
1993 - Wanderers make their Football League debut at Carlisle
1994 - Penalty shoot out drama at Fulham in the Autoglass Trophy
1994 - Play-Off success at Wembley against Preston North End
1994-1995 - Wanderers first season in the Third Tier
1995 - London Fives success at Wembley
1999 - Wanderers beat Man City at Maine Road
1999 - Late drama as Wanderers survive at Lincoln
2001 - FA Cup dreamland for Wycombe
2007 - Wanderers reach Football League Cup Semi-Finals
2009 - Promotion to 'League One'
2011 - Promoted back to 'League One'
2014 - Miracle escape from relegation at Torquay
2015 - Wembley Play-Off Final heartbreak against Southend
2017 - Oh so close to greatest ever FA Cup result at White Hart Lane
2018 - Promotion day at Chesterfield
2020 - Promotion to the Championship at Wembley (BCD)

Other magic moments and special features
Rembering the Wanderers from The Great War - 1914 to 1918
Strummerville to Waterlooville - Punk and FA Cup memories - November 1976
No Holidays in the Sun for Wanderers at Minehead - FA Cup memories - November 1977
The Adams Park sell-outs
1993-1994 Debut season in Football League 10 year anniversary retro feature
Wycombe v Eastwood Town - memories from 1983
25 years of attendances at Adams Park
Wycombe v Chelmsford - memories of past meetings
Wycombe/Colchester rivalry - What's that all about?
Tony Horseman video interview - January 2014
1000 Football League games reached for Wycombe Wanderers - March 2015
Former Wanderers HQ lost to developers - July 2016
Gareth Ainsworth - 500 games as Wycombe Wanderers Manager - March 2022

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