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4th July 2023 to 30th May 2024
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In
May 2024
Alex HARTRIDGE Defender Free from Exeter City
Alex Hartridge became the first signing of the close season for Wycombe Wanderers on Thursday 30th May 2024. The 25-year-old left sided defender joined on a free after a seven year spell with Exeter City. He made more than 150 apps for The Grecians, including 70+ in the most recent two seasons in League One. During his time with Exeter, the Torquay born player, also spent loan spells with Truro City and Exeter City. His move to Adams Park will officially commence on 1st July 2024. No squad number was assigned at the time of the deal and the length of contract was also not disclosed.
Out
May 2024
Chem CAMPBELL, Saxon EARLEY, Freddie POTTS, Dale TAYLOR, Nidel LONWIJK, Gideon KODUA Various Loans returned
The Club confirmed on 2nd May 2024, as part of its retained and released list, that Chem Campbell, Saxon Earley, Freddie Potts, Dale Taylor, Nigel Lonwijk and Gideon Kodua had returned to their parent clubs following their loans spell with Wycombe Wanderers during the 2023/24 season. Taylor and Potts returned to Nottingham Forest and West Ham having spent season-long deals at Adams Park. Campbell, Earley, Lonwijk and Kodua had joined in or around the January 2024 transfer window. Due to injury, Earley, due to injury, did not make any appearance while on loan from Plymouth Argyle.
Out
May 2024
Kane VINCENT-YOUNG Defender Released
The Club explained on 2nd May 2024, as part of its retained and released list, that defender Kane Vincent-Young would be released at the end of his contract on 30th June 2024. However, the player would be offered the chance to continue his rehabilitation with Wycombe throughout pre-season 2024/25, having sustained an inuury February 2024. The former academy player at Tottenham Hotspur signed for Wanderes on Thursday 13th July 2023 on a free-transfer following his release from Ipswich Town. He made 21 First Team apps for Wycombe during his loan season at Adams Park (including 12 starts in the Football League).
Out
May 2024
Jack WAKELY Defender Released
The Club confirmed on 2nd May 2024 that 23-year-old defender Jack Wakely would be released following the end of his contract on 30th June 2024. The former Chelsea accademy player had originally joined Wanderers in July 2021 following his release from the Premier League club. He would go on to make one First Team appearance for Wycombe in 2021/22 before spending the end of that season on loan at Maidenhead United. The following season he make his Football League debut with Wycombe (as substitute) but continued to be a fringe player. Despite this, he would sign a one-year extension to his deal with Wycombe in June 2023 before agreeing a season long loan at National League side Ebbsfleet United. However, a serious knee ligament injury in a match with Barnet on 28 August 2023 effectively ruled him out for the remainder season. He made 10 First Team apps during his time with Wycombe.
Out
May 2024
Nathan SHEPPERD Goalkeeper Released
The Club announced on 2nd May 2024, as part of its retained and released list, that goalkeeper Nathan Shepperd had been released following a brief spell at Adams Park. The 23-year-old shot-stopper was signed on 27th February 2024 (prior to the kick-off of the home meeting with Cheltenham Town) on a short term contract in the wake of first choice 'keeper Max Strykek earning a three match ban for alledged 'serious foul play' the previous weekend's game at Stevenage. He sat on the bench eight times during his time with the Wanderers but was not called on to make an appearance.
Out
May 2024
D'Mani MELLOR Forward Released
The Club confirmed on 2nd May 2024 that striker D'Mani Mellor would be released at the end of his contract on 30th June 2024. During his time with Wycombe he had two loan spells with Rochdale and one with Sutton United. The youngster had joined Wanderers on a free from Manchester United in the summer of 2022 and went to make 12 First Team appearances (including 3 starts, scoring once in Football League Cup tie at Northampton in August 2022) but was not involved in First Team action after November 2022 and was subsequently spent the second-half of the 2022/23 season on loan at basement side Rochdale. He returned to Wanderers to be involved in close season games and also as a substitute in the Football League Cup victory at Milton Keynes on 8th August 2023. He would then spend time with Sutton before ending the season at Rochdale in the National League.
Out
May 2024
Max STRYKEK Goalkeeper Released
Max Stryjek's time at Wycombe Wanderers was officially concluded on 2nd May 2024 with the annoucement that he would not be retained when his contract expired on 30th June 2024. The Polish 'keeper had lost his place in the First Team after picking up a three game suspension for a red card received in the League One meeting at Stevenage on 24th February 2024. Stand in 'keeper Franco Ravizzoli stood in for Stryjek during those games and then retained his place until the end of the season - including the Wembley appearance in the Football League Trophy Final. Ironically it was Stryjek's Man of the Match performance in the Semi-Final versus Bradford City that was a significant factor in Wanderers reaching the final.
Out
May 2024
Joe JACOBSON Defender Retired
Long serving defender Joe Jacobson announced his retirement from the playing side in the weeks leading up to end of the 2023/24 campaign. Playing in his tenth and final season with Wycombe Wanderers, he remained ruled out through the injury for significant spells in 2023/24 but managed to return in the closing weeks of the campaign, appearing as substitute three and culminating in making his 400th appearance for Wanderers in the final game of the season versus Charlton Athletic on 27th April 2024. He netted 44 goals during his time with Wycombe, achieving two promotions, including scoring the penalty that lifted Wanderers to the Championship via the 2020 League One Play-Off Final at Wembley v Oxford United.
Out
Mar 2024
Christie WARD (loan out) Midfield Loan to Banbury United
It was confirmed on 22nd March 2024 that midfielder Christie Ward had joined Banbury United on loan following the end of his one month loan deal at Slough Town. The 20-year-old had made seven appearances for The Rebels.
Out
Feb 2024
Luca WOODHOUSE (loan out) Defender/Midfield Loan to Banbury United
Banbury United confirmed on 27th February 2024 they had signed Wanderers left-sided defender Luca Woodhouse on loan. The former Tonbridge Angels player joined Wanderers in August 2022. He subsequently spent two loan spells at Slough Town during the 2022/23 season, before starting a loan period with National League South side Worthing in September 2023. On 22nd March 2024 Banbury confirmed his loan deal had been extended by a further month into April 2024.
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Feb 2024
Nathan SHEPPERD Goalkeeper Free agent
The Club announced on 27th February 2024 (prior to the kick-off of the home meeting with Cheltenham Town) the signing of goalkeeper Nathan Shepperd on what was believed to be a short term contract. The 23-year-old arrived at Adams Park in the wake of first choice 'keeper Max Strykek earning a three match ban for alledged 'serious foul play' the previous weekend's game at Stevenage.
The former Swansea City and Brentford youngster had most recently been playing in the Irish Premier League with Dundalk where he had been since the start of the 2022/23 season. He was ever-present in his debut season and also named Player of the Season but did not play the following season due to a dispute over a new contract. He was hoping to resolve matters during the January 2024 transfer window but without a solution he became a 'free agent' when his contract with Dundalk expired at the end of 2023, allowing Wycombe to step-in. His experience also includes four caps for the Wales U21's. He was allocated No.29 in the Wanderers squad for the remainder of the 2023/24 campaign.
Out
Feb 2024
Christie WARD (loan out) Midfield Loan to Slough Town
The Club confirmed on 4th February 2024 that midfielder Christie Ward had joined Slough Town on loan for one month. The 20-year-old joined Wanderers in July 2022 from Brockenhurst, making his First Team debut in a FLT tie in October 2022 before spending time on loan at Hungerford Town.
In
Feb 2024
Nigel LONWIJK (loan in) Defender Loan from Wolverhampton Wandererers
The Club confirmed on 2nd February 2024 the loan of Nigel Lonwijk from Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers until the end of the 2023/24 season. The 21-year-old Dutch defender joins fellow Wolves player Chem Campbell on loan at Wanderers. He also played alongside other January 2024 transfer window signings Matt Butcher and Saxon Earley during Plymouth Argyle's League One promotion season in 2022/23. He was allocated No.22 in the Wanderers squad for the remainder of the 2023/24 campaign.
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Feb 2024
Saxon EARLEY (loan in) Defender Loan from Plymouth Argyle
The Club confirmed on 1st February 2024 the signing of Saxon Earley on loan from Championship side Plymouth Argyle for the remainder of the 2023/23 campaign. The 21-year-old left-back started his football career with Norwich City. He spent the first-half of the 2022/23 season on loan from The Canaries at Stevenage, making 21 appearances in League Two before signing a permanent deal with then League One Argyle in January 2023 for an undisclosed fee. He went on to make 9 appearances for Argyle as they won promotion to Championship in May 2023 but was limited to a single second tier appearances before being ruled out through injury. He allocated No.16 in the Wanderers squad for the remainder of the 2023/24 campaign.
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Jan 2024
Matt BUTCHER Defender Free from Plymouth Argyle
The Club confirmed on 31st January 2024 the signing of defensive midfielder Matt Butcher on a free from Championship side Plymouth Argyle. The 28-year-old, a former member of the youth system at Bournemouth, featured heavily in Argyle's League One promotion squad in the 2022/23 season but had less chances following their rise to the second tier. He joined Wanderers on an undisclosed length contract and was allocated No.8 in the squad for the remainder of the 2023/24 campaign.
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Jan 2024
Beryly LUBALA Forward Free from Burton Albion
The Club announced on 30th January 2024 the signing of 26-year-old striker Beryly Lubala following the expiry of his contract with fellow League One side Burton Albion. The Democratic Republic of the Congo born player, more commonly known as 'Bez', is former academy player with Birmingham City - going on to make 5 senior appearances before a move to League Two Crawley Town in the summer of 2019. Netting 13 goals in 41 apps for Crawley prompted a three season stint at Blackpool but First Team opportunties became limited on their promotion to the Championship on 2021. Instead he spent time on loan at Northampton Town and Colchester United. He was released by Blackpool at the end of the 2022/23 campaign and eventually joined Burton Albion on a short-term deal in September 2023. He scored six times for Albion in 26 appearances, including an impressive strike against Wycombe in the 1-1 draw at Burton on 6th January 2024. He was allocated No.30 in the Wanderers squad for the remainder of the 2023/24 campaign.
Out
Jan 2024
Killian PHILLIPS (loan returned) Midfield Loan returned to Crystal Palace
The Club confirmed on Sunday 28th January 2024 that midfielder Killian Phillips had been recalled by his parent club Crystal Palace and then subsequently loaned to Scottish Premier League club Aberdeen. The 21-year-old had been signed by Wanderers on a 'season long-loan' deal from Crystal Palace in August 2024 and became the third similar deal at Adams Park to be cut-short during the January 2024 transfer window. The Club issued a short notice to announce the news that read: "Killian Phillips' loan deal at Adams Park has come to an end, with the Crystal Palace youngster embarking on a new loan with Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership. The Irishman scored twice in 30 appearances for the Chairboys, and we thank him for all his efforts in the light and dark blue quarters."
Out
Jan 2024
Tjay DE BARR Forward Free to Lincoln Red Imps
It was confirmed on 24th January 2024 that Gibraltarian striker Tjay De Barr had returned to his home land to play for Lincoln Red Imps. De Barr had originally joined Wanderers in August 2021. He would make his senior debut in Wycombe's Football League Cup meeting with Stevenage on 24 August 2021 - scoring a stoppage time equaliser to send the tie into extra-time and then converting the decisive spot-kick that ensured Wanderers' passage through to the a Third Round tie away to Manchester City. Later in the 2021/22 campaign he was loaned to National League side Eastliegh, while on his return to Wycombe he was mainly a squad player. 23-years-old at the time of his return to Gibraltor, he had totalled 44 apps for Wycombe, netting twice, while during the same time had added 14 more Gibraltor caps to his tally - thus becoming the most senior internationally capped player while at Wycombe Wanderers.
Out
Jan 2024
Richard KEOGH Defender Released - mutual consent
The Club announced on 17th January 2024 that Richard Keogh had been released by 'mutual consent to enable him to pursue new opportunities elsewhere'. 37 years old at the time of his departure, the central defender had rejoined Wanderers in July 2023 following his release from promoted Ipswich Town. He made 25 appearances for Wycombe during his second spell at Adams Park - adding to the 3 appearances he made as a teenager during the 2005/2006 season while on loan from Bristol City.
In
Jan 2024
Chem CAMPBELL (loan in) Midfielder Loan from Wolverhampton Wandererers
The Club confirmed on 16th January 2024 the return of midfielder Chem Campbell on loan from Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers until the end of the 2023/24 season. The 21-year-old scored 3 goals in 12 apps for Wanderers during a loan spell from Wolves during the second-half of the 2022/23 season. He went on to join fellow League One side Charlton Athletic on loan at the start of 2023/24, making 16 apps and netting twice before his return to Wolves in the January 2024 transfer window. He was allocated No.11 in the Wanderers squad for the remainder of the 2023/24 campaign.
Out
Jan 2024
Declan SKURA (loan out) Defender Loan to Ebbsfleet United
The Club announced on 16th January 2023 that 21-year-old central defender Declan Skura had been loaned to National League Ebbsfleet United for the remainder of the 2023/24 campaign. The former Chelsea accademy player had signed for Wycombe in February 2023 from Kingstonian and went on to make his First Team debut in the Football League Trophy tie with Crystal Palace on 19th September 2023. He made two further appearances in the same competition prior to his move to Ebbsfleet.
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Jan 2024
Jack YOUNG (loan returned) Midfield Loan returned from Ayr United
The Club confirmed on 16th January 2024 the return of midfielder Jack Young from his loan deal at Scottish Championship side Ayr United. The 23-year-old had moved to the Scottish club in August 2023 and went on to make 19 appearances north of the border. The former Newcastle United youth team player had originally joined Wanderers on loan from the Premier League side in February 2022 but this was converted to a permanent deal three-year deal in April 2022.
Out
Jan 2024
Lyle TAYLOR Forward Released - joined Cambridge United
The Club confirmed on 12th January 2024 that striker Lyle Taylor had left Wycombe Wanderers following the end of his 'short-term contract'. The 33-year-old had joined Wycombe in November 2023 and made 9 appearances without finding the net during his spell at Adams Park. The former Nottingham Forest player joined Cambridge United later the same day he left Wycombe and went on to net on his U's debut the following Saturday.
Out
Jan 2024
Harry BOYES (loan returned) Midfielder Loan returned to Sheffield United
The Club confirmed on 12th January 2024 that Harry Boyes had been recalled from his loan deal at Wycombe by parent club Sheffield United. The 22-year-old had joined Wanderers in July 2023 on a season long loan and made 29 appearances during his time at Adams Park. The return to his parent club was described as being by 'mutual consent' and later the same day he had signed a loan deal with fellow League One side, Fleetwood Town until the end of the 2023/24 campaign.
In
Jan 2024
Gideon KODUA (loan in) Forward Loan from West Ham United
The Club confirmed during the morning of Friday 12th January 2024 that 19-year-old West Ham United forward Gideon Kodua had joined Wanderers on loan until the end of the 2023/24 campaign. The youngster had played (and scored) for The Hammers U21 side just three days previous against Wycombe in their 2-1 defeat in the Football League Trophy tie at Adams Park. He arrived at Wycombe having been captain of the FA Youth Cup winning side the previous season - netting in the final against Arsenal - and also seeing The Hammers U18 side claim the Premier League South top spot. His loan move to Wycombe will be his first away from his parent club since he signed for the West Ham academy in 2017. He was allocated No.28 in the Wanderers squad for the remainder of the 2023/24 season.
Out
Jan 2024
D'Mani MELLOR (loan out) Forward Loan to Rochdale
The Club announced on 11th January 2024 that striker D'Mani Mellor had agreed a loan move to National League Rochdale following the end of his loan deal at League Two strugglers Sutton United. The 23-year-old had joined The U's in August 2023 but he was restricted to 8 appearances (all as substitute). He returns to the Club that he spent time on loan at the end of the 2022/23 season when Dale were relegated from the Football League.
Out
Jan 2024
Taylor CLARK (loan out) Defender / Midfield Loan to Farnborough Town
The Club announced on 5th January 2024 that 18-year-old defender / midfielder Taylor Clark had joined Farnborough Town on an initial one month loan deal. The youngster had signed for Wanderers in August 2023 from Needham Market. He went on to make his Wycombe debut, coming on as substitute in the Football League Trophy tie with Crystal Palace U21 on 19th September 2023. He then played a full 90 minutes in the FLT tie with Wimbledon on 18th November 2023.
Out
Jan 2024
Laurie SHALA (loan out) Goalkeeper Loan to Potters Bar Town
The Club revealed on 5th January 2024 that teenage goalkeeper Laurie Shala had joined Potters Bar Town until the end of the 2023/24 campaign. The youngster had joined Wanderers in July 2023 following his release from Crystal Palace. Although, not reported by the Club, he had originally joined Potters Bar in October 2023 having been pushed down the pecking order at Wycombe due to the arrival of Franco Ravizzoli in September 2023.
Out
Jan 2024
Kian BRECKIN (loan returned) Midfielder Loan returned to Manchester City
Following prolonged speculation and social media posts from the player, the Club eventually confirmed on 4th January 2024 that 20-year-old midfielder Kian Breckin had returned early to Manchester City, following his loan spell to Wycombe. The youngster had originally signed a season long loan deal from the Premier League Champions but returned north having made 9 appearances for Wanderers, including just 2 in the league. No reason was stated by either club on the reason for his early return to his parent club.
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Jan 2024
Richard KONE Forward Athletic Newham
After months of speculation, 15 minutes prior to the New Years Day 2024 meeting with Bristol Rovers at Adams Park, the Club revealed that Athletic Newham striker Richard Kone was set to formally sign for Wycombe Wanderers. The 20-year-old, Ivory Coast born player, had been a target for Wanderers for the previous two years, culminating in playing on trial during the close season of 2023/24 and then continuing to train with Wycombe while issues with his work visa were resolved. During a four year spell with Essex League side Athletic Newham, he netted more than 100 goals in all competitions. His signing was formally confirmed on 4th January 2024, when he was allocated No.24 in the Wanderers squad. The length of his contract was described as 'long' by Manager Matt Bloomfield at the time of the signing and is therefore believed to be until at least June 2026.
In
Nov 2023
Lyle TAYLOR Forward Free agent
The Club announced on 15th November 2023 the signing of 33-year-old forward Lyle Taylor on a 'short-term deal'. Lyle was a free-agent having been released by Nottingham Forest at the end of the 2022/23 season. His career prior to arriving at Wycombe had spanned 16 years, with more than 500 senior appearances to his name and close to 200 goals. His most successful spells came in three seasons with Wimbledon (55 goals in 150 apps) and Charlton Athletic (36 goals in 67 apps). However, following his move to then 2nd tier Forest in August 2020 he netted just 8 goals in 61 apps and after Forest's rise to the Premier League in May 2022, he failed to make a First Team appearance in 2022/23. He was allocated No.30 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 campaign.
Out
Sep 2023
Max CAVANA (loan out) Defender/Midfield Loan to Aylesbury United
Aylesbury United revealed on Monday 25th September 2023 that Wanderers recently signed US defender/midfielder Max Cavana had signed on loan. The teenager netted twice for The Ducks in a friendly versus Uxbridge on Saturday 23rd September 2023. No further details of the loan were disclosed at the time by the Southern League Division One Central side. Wycombe Wanderers signed Cavana from US soccer on a 'short term' deal on Tuesday 5th September 2023 but didn't report the loan move to Aylesbury United.
In
Sep 2023
Franco RAVIZZOLI Goalkeeper Free agent
The Club announced on Thursday 14th September 2023 the signing of 26-year-old goalkeeper Franco Ravizzoli. The Argentine born player had spent the two previous seasons with Milton Keynes in League One - making nine First Team appearances. He originally played for Independiente and Quilmes youth teams in Argentina before joining the academy of River Plate towards the end of 2012 at the age of 15. He progressed to reserve team football with River Plate before leaving in mid-2018 to spend time with Merlo and Morón, both in the second-tier of Argentina football. In January 2020 he signed for Eastbourne Borough in the National League South after being brought over by Borough's player-assistant manager Sergio Torres (a former player with Wycombe Wanderers). He played 33 times for Eastbourne across two Covid-19 affected seasons, before signing for Milton Keynes in June 2021. He was allocated No.25 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 campaign.
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Sep 2023
Max CAVANA Defender/Midfield Short term deal from Baton Rouge (USA)
The Club announced on Tuesday 5th September 2023 the signing of 6'1" defender/midfielder Max Cavana from US 'Boys Soccer' side Catholic High of Baton Rouge. The teenager was reported to have signed a 'short-term' deal with the Wycombe Wanderers Development Squad after spending the summer training with the Club - including playing as an unnamed trialist in pre-season friendlies. He also played as a trialist for Thame United during the close season before his move was confirmed to team up with Wanderers. The youngster won the 2022-23 Gatorade Louisiana Boys Soccer Player of the Year for the 2022/23 season, having netted 14 goals for Baton Rouge. He was allocated No.40 in the Wycombe squad but is expected to return to the USA part way through the 2023/24 campaign to continue his studies at Louisiana State University.
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Sep 2023
Kieran SADLIER Midfield/Forward Free from Bolton Wanderers
The Club announced at 7.40pm on Monday 4th September 2023, the signing of 28-year-old Kieran Sadlier on a free transfer following his release from Bolton Wanderers. His playing position is described as ranging between wing-back, midfield and striker. Originally a youth player at Cambridge United and then West Ham United, he made his senior debut after signing for St. Mirren in the Scottish League. After six months north of the border, he returned to England to spend time with Peterborough United and Halifax Town. However, his senior breakthrough came during spells with Sligo Rovers and Cork City in the League of Ireland. With 50 goals to his name over three seasons in LOI, he returned again to England to enjoy two year stays at both Doncaster Rovers and then Rotherham United. His move to Bolton came in the January 2022 - signing for an undisclosed fee with a two-and-a-half year deal. Despite being a regular in the Bolton side, he spent the second-half of the 2022/23 season on loan at Leyton Orient but still received a Football League Trophy winners medal as a Bolton player because he had played in earlier rounds. Born in England, he represented the Republic of Ireland at U17, U18 and U21 level. He was allocated No.23 in the Wycombe Wanderers squad for the 2023/24 campaign.
Out
Sep 2023
Luca WOODHOUSE (loan out) Defender/Midfield Loan to Worthing
Worthing were the first to confirm on 2nd September 2023 that 19-year-old left sided defender Luca Woodhouse had joined the National League South side for an unspecified loan period. The former Tonbridge Angels player joined Wanderers in August 2022. He subsequently spent two loan spells at Slough Town during the 2022/23 season - making 13 appearance for The Rebels. At the time of his loan move to Worthing he had yet to make a competitive appearance for Wanderers.
Out
Aug 2023
Jack YOUNG (loan out) Midfield Loan to Ayr United
The Club confirmed on Saturday 26th August 2023 that 22-year-old Jack Young had been loaned to Scottish Championship side Ayr United for an initial period running until January 2024. The midfielder had originally joined Wanderers on loan from Newcastle United in January 2022, then having made two League One substitute appearances, the loan was converted to a permanent three-year deal in April 2022. He made six further appearances for Wycombe the following season, including two starts in the Football League Cup and three starts in the Football League Trophy. At the time of his move to Ayr United his most recent competitive appearance for Wanderers was a Football League Trophy tie versus Peterborough United in October 2022.
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Aug 2023
Taylor CLARK Defender / Midfield Free from Needham Market
The Club announced on Friday 25th August 2023 the signing of 18-year-old Taylor Clark from Needham Market. The news came after the defender / midfielder had been on trial with Wanderers during pre-season, including making appearances in pre-season friendlies. His early football career had seen him spend time in the youth systems at both West Ham United and Ipswich Town. He was allocated the No.32 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 campaign.
Out
Aug 2023
Antoine MAKOLI Defender Free to Hyde United
The Club revealed on Sunday 13th August 2023 that 19-year-old defender Antoine Makoli had left Wycombe Wanderers by mutual consent and joined Hyde United. The youngster had joined Wanderers 12 months previous having impressed the Development Squad coaching staff during a Pro Direct Academy showcase match before the start of the 2022/23 season. He subsequently spent time on loan at Chesham United and Beaconsfield Town but did not make any competitive First Team appearances for Wanderers prior to his move to Hyde United. He debuted for Hyde in their Northern Premier League game with Guiseley on Saturday 12th August 2023 - earning the Man of the Match awared in the 1-1 draw.
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Aug 2023
D'Mani MELLOR (loan out) Forward Loan to Sutton United
Shortly after the arrival of Killian Phillips on loan on Friday 11th August 2023, the Club announced that 22-year-old striker D'Mani Mellor had agreed a loan deal with League Two Sutton United for an initial period ending in January 2024. The youngster had joined Wanderers on a free from Manchester United in the summer of 2022 and went to make 12 First Team appearances (including 3 starts, scoring once in Football League Cup tie at Northampton in August 2022) was not involved in First Team action since November 2022 and subsequently spent the second-half of the 2022/23 season on loan at basement side Rochdale. He returned to Wanderers to be involved in close season games and also as a substitute in the Football League Cup victory at Milton Keynes on 8th August 2023 but will see his move to Sutton as a chance to earn more senior appearances.
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Aug 2023
Killian PHILLIPS (loan in) Midfield Loan from Crystal Palace
After a two days of press speculation, the Club confirmed on the morning of Friday 11th August 2023, the signing of 21-year-old Killian Phillips on a season long-loan deal from Crystal Palace. The attacking midfielder became the tenth signing of the close season for Wycombe Wanderers. The American player is an Ireland U21 international (debuting in March 2022) who started his football career with Drodheda United in the League of Ireland. He signed for Premier League Crystal Palace in January 2022 following a successful trial at Selhurst Park. Having made his senior debut in a Football League Cup tie during the 2022/23 campaign, he spent the second-half of the season on loan at League One Shrewsbury Town where he won The Shrews Young Player of the Season award. It appears that Wycombe beat several other clubs to agreeing a loan move, including Scottish side Aberdeen. His move to Wycombe coincided with signing a new contract with The Eagles. He was allocated No.22 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season.
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July 2023
Freddie POTTS (loan in) Midfield Loan from West Ham United
The Club announced the ninth signing of the close season on Friday 28th July 2023 with the arrival of 19-year-old West Ham United midfielder Freddie Potts on a season-long loan from the Premier League side. The youngster, son of former West Ham player and current coach, Steve Potts, signed for The Hammers at the age of six - signing his first pro contract in June 2021 and making his senior debut in a Europa League tie in December 2021. He made two more appearances the following season in the Europa Conference League and was part of the Hammers squad for the 2023 final against Fiorentina in Prague. He was allocated No.19 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season.
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July 2023
Dale TAYLOR (loan in) Forward Loan from Nottingham Forest
The Club announced on Sunday 23rd July 2023 the signing of 20-year-old Dale Taylor on a season long loan deal from Nottingham Forest. The Northern Ireland born and capped youngster is a former youth team player of Linfield who initially signed for Forest in July 2020, before extending this to a three-year deal in July 2022 having been a member of the Forest side that were runners up in the 2022/23 FA Youth Cup. He made his senior debut in England with a Football League Cup appearance v Grimsby Town in August 2022. Then in January 2023, signed a loan deal with League One Burton Albion for the remainder of the season - going to make 20 appearances and scoring 5 times, including a goal against Wycombe in Burton's 2-1 victory over Wanderers in March 2023. His career before he arrived at Wycombe has also incuded caps for the Northern Ireland national side at U16, though the U21 level, while in November 2021, still aged 17, he won his first senior cap in a World Cup qualifier tie v Lithuania. He was allocated No.20 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season.
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July 2023
Laurie SHALA Goalkeeper Free from Crystal Palace
The Club announced on Friday 21st July 2023 the signing of 18-year-old goalkeeper Laurie Shala following his release from Crystal Palace. He arrives at Adams Park with U19 international caps for Kosova, having joined Palace in March 2022. He was allocated No.13 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season.
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July 2023
Joe LOW Defender Undiscl. from Bristol City
After brief speculation, the Club confirmed on the afternon of 18th July 2023 the signing of Bristol City central defender Joe Low. The 21-year-old had been on trial with Wanderers during pre-season training and had played in a 'behind-closed-doors' friendly with the Arsenal U21 side on Friday 14th July 2023. The 6'5" player had come through the ranks of the Bristol City youth system, spending time on loan at several non-League clubs before making his pro debut as a late substitute in The Robins Championship game versus Middlesbrough in November 2022. Later in the 2022/23 he played 15 times on loan at Walsall in League Two. His move to Wycombe was reported as being for an undiclosed fee and came at the same time as speculation of the departure of Chris Forino to QPR increased. The Cardiff born player has Welsh U17 and U21 caps to his name. He was not allocated a squad number at the time of the move to Adams Park but later allocated No.17.
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July 2023
Kane VINCENT-YOUNG Defender Free from Ipswich Town
The Club announced on the evening of Thursday 13th July 2023, the signing of 27-year-old defender Kane Vincent-Young on a free-transfer following his release from Ipswich Town. The former academy player at Tottenham Hotspur arrived at Adams Park with more than 180 senior apps to his name. Following his release from Spurs, he had a brief spell with Banbury United before a four year stint with Colchester United in League One and League Two. In August 2019 he signed signed for Ipswich Town for an undisclosed fee, signing a four-year deal, with the option of an additional year extension. His time at Portman Road was affected by numerous injuries which restricted him to 64 First Team appearances over his four year spell. He was originally allocated No.17 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season but this was changed to No.44 prior to the start of the season.
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July 2023
Harry BOYES (loan in) Midfielder Loan from Sheffield United
The Club announced on Thursday 13th July 2023 the signing of 21-year-old Harry Boyes on a season long loan deal from Sheffield United. Despite his relatively young age, he arrived at Adams Park with more than 80 senior appearances to his name, including loan spells with Bradford Park Avenue, Solihull Moors, Forest Green Rovers and Lincoln City - the latter two loans during the 2022/23 season included games against Wycombe Wanderers in League One. He was allocated No.11 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season.
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July 2023
Luke LEAHY Defender / Midfield Undiscl. from Shrewsbury Town
On the evening of Tuesday 11th July 2023, the Club announced their second signing of the day with the news that defender / midfielder Luke Leahy had joined Wycombe Wanderers on a three-year deal from fellow League One side Shrewsbury Town. The 30-year-old was reported to have turned down an improved offer to stay with The Shrews for the chance to join Wycombe for an undisclosed fee [believed to be in the region of £100,000). He had finished the 2022/23 campaign as top scorer for The Shrews, with 12 goals in all competitions. This followed previous spells at Walsall and Bristol Rovers and prior to that a five year stint with Falkirk in the second-tier of Scottish football. Wycombe boss Matt Bloomfield, commenthing on the deal, said: "He’s got a fantastic left foot, he can play in midfield or anywhere down the left, and he’s got a really impressive goal return over the years." He was allocated No.10 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season.
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July 2023
Kian BRECKIN (loan in) Midfielder Loan from Manchester City
On the morning of Tuesday 11th July 2023, the Club announced the signing of 19-year-old midfielder Kian Breckin on a season long loan deal from Premier League Champions Manchester City. The youngster arrived at Adams Park having joined City aged 11 and progressing through their U18 side and then scoring eight times for the City U21 title-winning side in 2022/23. He also made three appearances for City in the Football League Trophy, with games against Mansfield Town, Derby County and Grimsby Town. Aside from those three ties, his time at Wycombe will be his first foray into senior football. Wycombe Manager, Matt Bloomfield commented: "Kian has been on our radar for a long time and we’re thrilled that we’ve been able to bring him here. Scott Mitchell, our new Head of Recruitment, has done a brilliant job in getting the deal over the line after weeks and weeks of hard work. There were a lot of clubs in for him but we know that the environment we’ve got here - in terms of the way we are going to play and the culture of looking after and developing players on and off the pitch - makes this an attractive place for players to come." He was allocated No.8 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season.
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July 2023
Richard KEOGH Defender Free from Ipswich Town
On 4th July 2023, the Club announced the signing of 36-year-old defender Richard Keogh on a free transfer following his release from promoted Ipswich Town. The move came just short of 18 years since he had a brief loan spell under John Gorman with Wycombe while he as at Bristol City. He would make three appearances for Wanderers before being recalled by City. In the intervening years he went on to total more than 700 professional appearances, including a seven year spell with Derby County in the Championship where he made more than 350 appearances. Keogh spent the 2022/23 season at Ipswich Town, the Club he started his football career at youth level. He would make nine appearances in the season where Town eventually gained promotion back to the Championship. His long career also includes 26 caps for Ireland between 2013 and 2019 - having previously represented his county at U91 and U21 levels. He was allocated No.16 in the Wycombe squad for the 2023/24 season.
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