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In
July 2019
Giles PHILLIPS Defender Loan from Q.P.R.
A third signing in a day announced by Wanderers on 22nd July 2019 at around 5pm with the news that 22-year-old central defender Giles Phillips had agreed a season long loan deal from Queens Park Rangers. The Chicago born player was signed by QPR in the summer of 2017. He had played for Wycombe in the pre-season friendlies against Woking and Brentford - scoring in the former with a header. He was a regular for QPR U23 side during his first season at Loftus Road and subsequently signed a deal until June 2020. He was allocated No. 16 in the Wanderers squad.
In
July 2019
Jacob GARDINER-SMITH Midfielder Free from Middlesbrough
15 minutes after the announcement of the signing of Jack Grimmer, the Club confirmed the signing of 22-year-old midfielder Jacob Gardiner-Smith on a one year deal. He had been on trial with Wanderers pre-season and netted the equaliser in the 1-1 draw at Barnet. He had previously played football in Russia for two years with Zenit St Petersburg but returned to the UK during the 2018/19 season to play very briefly for St.Albans and then Hendon. He was recommended to Gareth Ainsworth by former Wanderer Luke O'Nien. He was allocated No.24 in the Wanderers squad.
In
July 2019
Jack GRIMMER Defender Free from Coventry City
The Club announced at around 4.30pm on Monday 22nd July 2019 the signing of 25-year-old defender Jack Grimmer on a two-year deal following his release from Coventry City at the end of the 2018/19 season. The Scottish born player was originally on the books at Aberdeen - debuting at a then Club record youngest age of 16. Moved to Fulham in January 2012 and spent time on loan at Port Vale and Shrewsbury Town before signing for Coventry City in July 2017. Named in the League Two PFA Team of the Year for the 201718 season as Coventry won promotion via the play-offs. He had featured in Wanderers' pre-season friendlies against Woking and Brentford. He was allocated the No.19 in the Wanderers squad.
In
July 2019
Paul SMYTH Forward Loan from Q.P.R.
Wanderers announced on 19th July 2019 the signing of 21-year-old Queens Park Rangers forward, Paul Smyth, on a season long loan. The Belfast born player joined QPR from Linfield in July 2017 and went on to make his First Team debut on 1st January 2018 - scoring the winning goal in a 2-1 success over Cardiff City at Loftus Road. Went on to make 13 more appearances for QPR before the end of the 2017/18 campaign, adding a further goal and winning the Supporters Young Player of Season award. Was given limited chances in 2018/19 under Steve McClaren and was loaned to 'League One' Accrington Stanley in January 2019 - making 16 appearances and scoring three times (including one against Wycombe in Stanley's 3-1 victory at Adams Park in March 2019). He was allocated No. 17 in the Wanderers squad.
In
July 2019
Alex PATTISON Midfielder Free from Middlesbrough
21-year-old former Middlesbrough youth product Alex Pattison was announced as Wanderers' first signing of the 2019/20 campaign on 9th July 2019. The midfielder was released by the Championship club at the end of the 2018/19 season having initially signed schoolboy forms at the age of 9. He progressed to play in Boro's U18 and U23 teams but First Team opportunities were limited to two apps in the Football League Trophy during the 2016/17 season. Spent time on loan at York City in the National League North, followed by a season on loan at League Two Yeovil Town in 2018/19 (making 34 appearances in all competitions). He signed a one-year deal with Wanderers and was allocated No.8 in the Wanderers squad.
Out
May 2019
Paris COWAN-HALL Midfielder Released
28 year-old out of contract midfielder released by Wanderers at the end of the 2018/19 campaign. His departure ended his second permanent spell with the Club - originally joining in June 2013 from Plymouth and spending 18 months with Wanderers before signing for Millwall in December 2014 for an undisclosed fee. Returned to Wycombe on loan from Millwall at the start of the 2016/17 season before the deal was made permanent on 31st January 2017. Had totalled 168 appearances and scored 30 goals in his time at Adams Park.
Out
May 2019
Marcus BEAN Midfielder Released
35 year-old out of contract midfielder released by Wanderers at the end of the 2018/19 campaign. His departure ended a four and half year spell with the Club having joined from Colchester United on a free in January 2015. Had totalled 128 appearances and scored 3 goals in his time at Adams Park - his late winner against Carlisle United in February 2018 being his first and going down as one of the most legendary goals ever seen at the ground.
Out
May 2019
Michael HARRIMAN Forward Released
26 year-old out of contract forward released by Wanderers at the end of the 2018/19 campaign. His departure ended his second spell with the Club - originally joining on loan from QPR in January 2013 and remaining until the end of the 2012/13 campaign. Returned to Wycombe on loan from QPR at the start of the 2015/16 season before the deal was made permanent on 6th January 2016 for an undisclosed fee. Had totalled 163 appearances and scored 9 goals in his time at Adams Park.
Out
May 2019
Nathan TYSON Forward Released
37 year-old out of contract forward released by Wanderers at the end of the 2018/19 campaign. His departure ended his second spell with the Club, split by more than 11 years. His second spell took his total Wanderers appearances to 141 with a goal tally of 53 in all competitions.
Out
May 2019
Darius CHARLES Defender Released
31 year-old out of contract defender released by Wanderers at the end of the 2018/19 campaign following just one season at Adams Park. Made just seven First Team appearances during his time with Wanderers. Originally joined on a free in the summer of 2018 from Wimbledon.
Out
May 2019
Yves MA-KALAMBAY Goalkeeper Released
33 year-old out of contract goalkeeper released at the end of the 2018/19 campaign. Originally signed in October 2017 on a short-term deal that was then extended until the end of the 2017/18 season and subsequently into the following campaign. Totalled 10 First Team appearance while with the Wanderers, with just three coming in the League. Was briefly favoured over first choice 'keeper Ryan Allsop towards the end of the 2018/19 season but lost his place again after two games.
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Mar 2019
Ben FREMPAH Defender Joined non-contract
The Club announced on 11th March 2019 the signing of 23 year-old defender Ben Frempah on non-contract terms in order to provide additional cover for the remainder of the 2018/19 campaign. The Italian born player had been training with Wanderers since appearing as a triallist in pre-season friendlies in July 2018. He was allocated No.29 in the Wanderers squad.
In
Jan 2019
Charlie OWENS (loan in) Midfielder Loan from QPR
A transfer deadline loan signing for Wanderers announced aon Thursday 31st January 2019 with the news that 21 year old Charlie Owens had signed a loan deal at Adams Park until the end of the 2018/19 campaign. Owens joined QPR in the summer of 2017 having been part of the Tottenham Hotspur youth system but having a successful trial at Loftus Road towards the end of the 2016/17 season. Born in London but with Northern Irish parents, he represented Northern Ireland U21's. He made his First Team debut for The R's as a substitute in a 2nd Round Football League Trophy tie at home to Bristol Rovers in August 2018 but had not added to his senior tally at the time of his loan deal with Wanderers. He was allocated No.15 in the Wanderers squad.
Out
Jan 2019
Sam SAUNDERS Midfielder Released
The Club announced on Wednesday 30th January 2019 that 35 year-old midfielder Sam Saunders had been released by 'mutual consent' from his contract with the Wanderers. Saunders joined Wycombe on a permament deal in January 2017 from Brentford having previously been on loan from The Bees during the second half of the 2014/15 season. Appeared to have fallen out of favour with Manager Gareth Ainsworth part way through the 2018/19 season - with no appearances made since 25th September 2018. Finished his second spell with Wanderers have totalled 71 appearances and scored 6 goals.
Out
Jan 2019
Craig MACKAIL-SMITH (loan out) Forward Loaned to Notts County
The Club announced on Wednesday 30th January 2019 that forward Craig Mackail Smith has been loaned to 'League Two' side Notts County for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. The news came after the then 33 year-old had scored 13 goals in 68 appearances for Wanderers since joining on a free from Luton Town in August 2017, with a contract running until JUne 2020. The move was understood to be related to cutting the player wage bill at Adams Park.
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Jan 2019
Luke BOLTON (loan in) Midfielder Loan from Manchester City
It was announced on Tuesday 24th January 2019 that Wanderers had signed 19 year-old Manchester City winger Luke Bolton on a loan deal runinng until the end of the 2018/19 season. At the time of his move to Adams Park he had yet to make a competitive First Team appearance for the Premier League Champions but had been named as substitute in a number of lower-key cup games. He was allocated the No.17 in the Wanderers squad.
Out
Jan 2019
Bryn MORRIS, Fred ONYEDINMA, Randell WILLIAMS, Charlie FOX (loans returned) Various Loans from various clubs
Gareth Ainsworth confirmed after the 2-0 home defeat to Coventry City on 1st January 2019 that loan players Bryn Morris, Fred Onyedinma, Randell Williams and Charlie Fox have returned to their parent clubs at the end of their deals at Adams Park.
Morris made 19 appearances for Wanderers and scored three times during his loan spell from fellow League One side Shrewsbury Town. Onyedinma made 21 League appearances, scoring on four occasions during what was his second loan spell from Championship Millwall. Randell Williams clocked up 20 Wanderers League appearances and scored twice during his time from Premier League Watford. QPR loanee, Fox, was restricted to just two Football League Trophy appearances for Wanderers having first appeared for Wycombe during pre-season 2018/19.
In/Out
Dec 2018
Stephen HENDERSON (loan) Goalkeeper Loan from Nottingham Forest
The Club confirmed a third emergency loan goalkeeper had been signed on Tuesday 4th December 2018. Stephen Henderson joined on another seven day deal. The 30 year old 'keeper had been a fringe player at Nottingham Forest for the previous two years, having signed from Charlton Athletic in July 2016. The former Aston Villa youth teamer almost joined Wanderers on loan from Bristol City in January 2010 but was recalled by The Robins because first team football at Adams Park could not be guaranteed. He made his Wycombe debut in the 1-0 home victory over Barnsley on Saturday 8th December 2018 and following a seven day loan extension, also played in the 2-2 draw ay=t Gillingham on Saturday 15th December 2018. He returned to Forest the following week after Ryan Allsop was declared fit to return to the Wycombe side.
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Nov 2018
David STOCKDALE (loan) Goalkeeper Loan from Birmingham City
The Club confirmed on Thursday 22nd November 2018 the signing of another goalkeeper, this time David Stockdale from Championship side Birmingham City on a seven-day emergency deal. The 33 year-old comes with significant Football League experience, including time at Fulham and Brighton. He joined City in the summer of 2017 on a three-year deal but appeared to fall out of favour following Gary Monk's appointment as City boss in March 2018. He played three times on loan at Southend United earlier in the 2018/19 campaign. Stockdale's move to Wycombe came after Matt Ingram was recalled by QPR after playing just one game. Stockdale was available for Wanderers home game with Shrewsbury on Saturday 24th November 2018 and also played in the game at Accrington the following Tuesday before being recalled by Birmingham on 29th November 2018.
In/Out
Nov 2018
Matt INGRAM (loan) Goalkeeper Loan from Q.P.R.
The Club confirmed on Thursday 15th November 2018 that former Wanderer's goalkeeper Matt Ingram had returned on a seven-day emergency loan deal from QPR following injuries to both Ryan Allsop and Yves Ma-Kalambay. The Club reported at the time of the deal that:"Allsop is expected to be sidelined until the New Year after rupturing ankle ligaments during a training session this week, while Ma-Kalambay is unavailable after breaking a bone in his hand in the recent [Football League] Trophy tie against Oxford United." Due to the international break, QPR are without a game on the weekend of the loan and have allowed Ingram to return to his hometown club and play in the game at Sunderland on Saturday 17th November 2018.
In
Sep 2018
Cameron YATES Goalkeeper Free from Leicester City
It was announced on Monday 3rd September 2018 that Wanderers had added additional goalkeeping cover with the signing of 19-year-old Cameron Yates for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. The Scotish born player joined Wanderers after time with the Leicester City youth academy and a short short trial at Adams Park. He was allocated No.13 in the Wycombe squad.
In
Aug 2018
Alex SAMUEL Forward Free from Stevenage
Wanderers announced on Thursday 23rd August 2018 the signing of striker Alex Samuel on a 'short term deal'. The 22 year old moved to Adams Park on a free transfer having previously played for Stevenage during 2017/18 - making 28 First Team appearances and scoring on 4 occasions. The Welsh born player originally played football in his home country for Aberystwyth Town and then Swansea City but had also had loan spells with Greenock Morton (in Scotland) and then back in Wales for Newport County. He has also represented the Welsh U18 side during the 2011/12 season. He made his debut in a 21 win over Republic of Ireland in February 2012, scoring the winning goal. He was allocated the No.25 in the Wanderers squad and signed a deal until 20th January 2019.
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Aug 2018
Jason McCARTHY Defender Undisclosed fee from Barnsley
It was announced on 9 August 2018 that 22 year old defender Jason McCarthy had joined Wycombe on a three year deal from fellow 'League One' side Barnsley for an 'undisclosed fee'. The former Southampton trainee had previously spent the 2015/16 season on loan at Adams Park while still with The Saints - making 39 First Team appearances, scoring twice and picking up the Supporters' Player of the Season award. Having returned to Southampton he spent the following season on loan at Walsall before signing a three year deal with Barnsley in the summer of 2017. His return to Wycombe came as a big surprise having spent just one season at Oakwell and was seen as a major coup for Wanderers. He was allocated the No.26 in the Wycombe squad for the 2018/19 season and will line-up alongside former Southampton teammate Dominic Gape.
In
August 2018
Bryn MORRIS (loan in) Midfielder Loan from Shrewsbury Town
It was announced on Tuesday 7th August 2018 that Wanderers had signed Shrewsbury Town midfielder Bryn Morris on loan deal runing until 2nd January 2019. The 22 year old joined The Shrews in January 2017 having been released from childhood club Middlesbrough. He made two First Team appearances for Boro during the 2012/13 season but was subsequently loaned out to Burton Albion, Coventry City, York City and Walsall before his permanent move to Shrewsbury. He was part of The Shrews team that narrowly avoided relegation at the end of the 2016/17 season and was then a significant part of their team that lost out in the play-off final the following campaign. He was allocated the No.17 in the Wanderers squad.
In
July 2018
Randell WILLIAMS (loan in) Defender Loan from Watford
Wanderers announced on Friday 27th July 2018 that Watford striker Randell Williams has re-joined the Club on a loan deal running until 2nd January 2019. The 21-year-old originally joined Wanderers on loan in January 2018 - overcoming injury before making six appearances and scoring a crucial winning goal in the match at Yeovil in April 2018. He will continue to wear the No.24 in the Wanderers squad.
Out
July 2018
Luke O'NIEN Midfielder Undisclosed fee to Sunderland
The Club confirmed on Friday 27th July 2018 that they had "reluctantly agreed" the sale of midfielder Luke O'Nien to fellow League One side Sunderland for an 'undisclosed fee'. The 23 year old had been with the Wanderers for the three years having signed on a free from Watford in the summer of 2015. he totalled 119 appearances and scored on 16 occassions during his time at Adams Park. Sunderland were still to confirm the details of the deal at the time of the annoucement from Wycombe but it's understood the transfer fee will be in the region of 350,000 with the possibilty of add-ons for appearances and a sell-on clause.
In
July 2018
Curtis THOMPSON Midfielder Free transfer from Notts County
It was then announced on Saturday 14th July 2018 that Thompson had joined Wanderers on an initial five month contract. originally joined Wanderers on 26th January 2018 on a loan deal for the remainder of the 2017/18 season from fellow 'League Two' side Notts County. Made seven appearances during his loan before returning to County where he was subsequently released. Signed his short term deal with Wanderers having spent pre-season training with Gareth Ainsworth's side.
In
June 2018
Ryan ALLSOP Goalkeeper Free transfer from Bournemouth
It was announced on 19 June 2018 that the now 26 year old had signed a three year permanent deal with Wanderers following his release from Bournemouth at the end of the 2017/18 season. Originally on loan at Wycombe from The Cherries during the second-half of the 2015/16 season - making 18 appearances for Wanderers. Had lengthy loan spells with Blackpool and Lincoln City during the 2017/18 season, plus previous experience with Coventry City and Leyton Orient.
In
June 2018
Darius CHARLES Defender Free transfer from Wimbledon
Announced as Wanderers' first close-season signing on 15 June 2018 - moving to Adams Park on an one year deal following his release from fellow 'League One' side Wimbledon. Aged 30 at the time of the deal, Charles' preferred position is central defender but has also played at left-back, left of midfield and as a centre-forward. Former Brentford youth-teamer who gained most of his Football League experience with Stevenage and Wimbledon.
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