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DONCASTER 2 WYCOMBE 2
(Saturday 29th October 2016)
Matt Bloomfield scored twice as Wanderers dug out a 2-2 draw in their first ever visit to Doncaster Rovers' Keepmoat Stadium. Bloomfield improvised an overhead kick to put Wycombe into the lead on 19 minutes but the home side responded with two goals to lead at the break. However, Wycombe pressed in the second-half and were rewarded on 78 minutes when Bloomfield took advantage of a fumble from home 'keeper Ross Etheridge to tap home. Wanderers remain in 21st spot in the table but are now just a point clear of the relegation zone currently occupied by Leyton Orient and Newport County.
Doncaster 2 Wycombe 2 - report, stats and reaction
LEAGUE CUP 10 YEAR RETRO
(Monday 24th October 2016)
COTN continues a 10th anniversary look back at Wanderers' memorable run to the Semi-Final of the Football League Cup during the 2006/7 season. The Third Round saw Wanderers take on 'League One' side Doncaster Rovers at Adams Park. The tie ended 2-2 after extra-time but Wanderers made it through after a tense penalty shoot-out.
Wycombe 2 Doncaster 2 - League Cup 10 year retro
WYCOMBE 0 BARNET 2
(Saturday 22nd October 2016)
Wanderers slumped to a nightmare 2-0 home defeat to Barnet as substitute Myles Weston was sent off for a second bookable offence just seven minutes after his first yellow card. With the game goalless at the break, the visitors broke the deadlock on 64 minutes when Mauro Vilhete converted from the 6 yards following a break down the left wing. Weston saw red on the stroke of full-time before former Wanderer John Akinde sealed the points in stoppage time. The defeat sees Wanderers drop to 21st in the table, just 2 points above the drop zone.
Wycombe 0 Barnet 2 - report, stats and reaction
AWAY IN FA CUP
(Monday 17th October 2015)
Wanderers will travel to fellow 'League Two' side Portsmouth in the First Round Proper of the FA Cup following the draw made live on BBC2 on Monday evening. The tie has since been confirmed to be played at Fratton Park on Saturday 5th November, with a 3pm kick-off. Three games are being shown on live TV, with a 67,500 fee paid per club. The ties are Eastleigh v Swindon Town (BBC Two - Friday 4th November 7.45pm), Merstham v Oxford United (BT Sport 1 - Saturday 5th November 12.30pm) and Southport v Fleetwood Town (BT Sport 1 - Monday 7th November 7.45pm). Nine ties have also been moved to Sunday 6th November (2pm kick-offs) and will be covered in a special BBC Final Score programme similar to the previous season when the Halifax v Wycombe tie was featured.
Full First Round draw available BBC online
Wanderers' complete record in the FA Cup proper
MANSFIELD 1 WYCOMBE 1
(Saturday 15th October 2016)
Wanderers came within nine minutes of recording their first away League victory of the 2016/17 season - conceeding a controversial equaliser on 81 minutes as they drew 1-1 at Mansfield Town after Matt Bloomfield had fired Wycombe into a 23rd minute lead. The result sees Wanderers remain 16th in the table.
Mansfield 1 Wycombe 1 - report, stats and reaction
YEOVIL 1 WYCOMBE 0
(Saturday 8th October 2016)
Wanderers fell to a 1-0 defeat at Yeovil Town to continue their poor form on the road during the 2016/17 League season. A first half goal from Ryan Hedges was enough for The Glovers to seal victory over a Wycombe side that reverted back to the starting XI that had beaten Exeter City at Adams Park seven days previous. The result left Wanderers 16th in the table, with Yeovil climbing to 18th, now just a point behind.
Yeovil 1 Wycombe 0 - report, stats and reaction
WYCOMBE 3 WEST HAM 0
(Tuesday 4th October 2016)
Wanderers eased into the Second Round of the Football League Trophy following a relatively effortless 3-0 victory over a youthful West Ham side at Adams Park. The West Ham side youngsters were beaten 4-2 in their opening group stage game at Coventry, while Wycombe beat Northampton 3-0 at Sixfields and knew that victory would virtually guarantee a place in the knockout stages. Wanderers goals came though Adebayo Akinfenwa, Scott Kashket (his first start) and Nick Freeman.
Wycombe 3 West Ham 0 - report, stats and reaction
WYCOMBE 1 EXETER 0
(Saturday 1st October 2016)
Substitute Adebayo Akinkenwa came on to score the only goal of the game as Wanderers edged past Exeter City at Adams Park to record a second successive League victory for the first time since February 2016. Wanderers are now 15th in the table.
Wycombe 1 Exeter 0 - report, stats and reaction

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