All the news stories from June 2018
AINSWORTH SIGNS NEW DEAL|
(Tuesday 26th June 2018)
Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth has signed a new deal running until June 2023. The news was announced during a special programme on local radio station Wycombe Sound on Tuesday evening (26th June 2018). Commenting on the news, Club Sporting Director Andrew Howard said: ďQuite simply, Gareth is the perfect fit for Wycombe Wanderers and extending his contract here is a fantastic and important piece of business. Everything about the Club is moulded into the culture of hard work, humility, team spirit and ambition that he has instilled into his players and he is absolutely the right man to continue to take the club forward on the pitch." The new deal follows a previous five year plus deal signed in December 2014. The Wycombe boss has since gone on to become the longest serving Wycombe Manager in the Football League and the third longest of all time. Meanwhile, Ainsworth said: "Every day I am proud to be manager of this football club and I will always give everything Iíve got to improve myself as a manager and to take the Club as far forward as we can." He added: "Iím extremely grateful to the board for offering me this new contract and to the support of all my staff and players for getting right behind me from the day I walked through the door. I want to give a special mention also to the fans, who have backed me fantastically and I really appreciate all the support Iíve had from them. Now letís see what we can achieve together next season." Full statement from official website
BEAN AND JJ EXTEND DEALS|
(Tuesday 26th June 2018)
The remaining two players out of contract with the Wanderers at the end of June 2018 have signed new deals. Midfielder Marcus Bean has signed a one year extension until June 2019, while defender Joe Jacobson has penned a deal until June 2020.
Manager Gareth Ainsworth commented: "Beany and JJ are such important players for us on and off the pitch and Iím delighted that two more of the side that helped us win promotion have pledged their future to the club." Updated player profiles are available via the links below.
Marcus Bean - updated player profile
Joe Jacobson - updated player profile
FIXTURES RELEASED 2018/19|
(Thursday 21st June 2018)
Wanderers will open their first season back in 'League One' for six years with a home game with Blackpool on Saturday 4th August 2018. The fixture lists for the 2018/19 Football League campaigns were revealed on Thursday (21st June 2018). Wycombe's first ever meeting with Sunderland was scheduled for Saturday 17th November 2018 but that date is likely to be postponed due the match falling on an 'International Weekend'. The seemingly new Football League philosphy of arranging 'long distance' fixtures on midweek dates, will see Wanderers travel on Tuesday evenings to Plymouth (221 miles), Fleetwood (223 miles) and Accrington (221 miles), all before Christmas 2018. The final game of the regular 2018/19 season for Wycombe is home to Fleetwood Town on Saturday 4th May 2019. The kick-off time for all final day fixtures in 'League One' has been set at 5.30pm at the request of Sky Sports.
Wycombe Wanderers - Results and Fixtures - current season
'KEEPER ALLSOP RE-JOINS|
(Tuesday 19th June 2018)
It was announced on Tuesday 19th June 2018 that goalkeeper Ryan Allsop had signed a three year permanent deal with Wanderers following his release from Premier League Bournemouth at the end of the 2017/18 season. The now 23 year old was originally on loan at Wycombe from The Cherries during the second-half of the 2015/16 season - making 18 appearances for Wanderers. Unable to break into the Bournemouth, he had lengthy loan spells with Blackpool and Lincoln City during the 2017/18 season, plus previous experience with Coventry City and Leyton Orient.
Ryan Allsop - new player profile added
CHARLES SIGNS FROM WIMBLEDON|
(Friday 15th June 2018)
The Club announced on Friday the signing of defender Darius Charles from Wimbledon on a one year deal. Aged 30 at the time of the deal, Charles' preferred position is central defender but he has also played at left-back, left of midfield and as a centre-forward. The former Brentford youth-teamer has gained most of his football experience with Stevenage and Wimbledon.
Darius Charles - new player profile added
COBBLERS LEAGUE CUP DRAW|
(Friday 15th June 2018)
Wanderers will play Northampton Town at home in the First Round of the Football League Cup following the draw made on Friday morning. Although regular opponents in League competitions, this will be first ever meeting between the two sides in the League Cup. Wycombe have not beaten The Cobblers at home since a League game in November 2001. The tie is due to be played in the week commencing Monday 13th August 2018.
WEST HAM FRIENDLY ADDED|
(Tuesday 12th June 2018)
The Club announced on Tuesday (12th June 2018) that a pre-season friendly with 'Premier League' side West Ham United had been arranged for Saturday 14th July 2018 at Adams Park - KO 3pm. This is likely to be first pre-season friendly for Wanderers ahead of the 2018/19 campaign. Brentford visit Adams Park on Tuesday 17th July 2018 - KO 7.45pm, with further friendlies at Havant & Waterlooville on Saturday 21st July 2018 - KO 3pm, and Maidenhead United on Friday 27th July 2018. - KO 7.45pm.
NEW KITS FOR 2018/19|
(Friday 1st June 2018)
The Club announced on Friday morning (1st June 2018) that Beechdean will be 'stepping down' as sponsor of the Club's 'home' shirt. A new 'home' shirt sponsor will be announced during the summer. Beechdean will continue to sponsor the 'Old Main Stand' and the Club's 'training and travel kit'. The statement from the Club also confirms that a new 'home' kit design and goalkeeper kit will be unveiled in early July 2018. Utilita are continuing as sponsors for the 'away' kit.
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