The Chairboys X-PLAYER FILES
Player Information Current Squad Recent in's and out's Chairboys Dream Team
A-Z OF EX-WYCOMBE PLAYERS (1999 to present)
at least one First Team appearance and not including short-term loans
Player Joined From For Left To For(*)
(*) next to fee indicates estimated figure post-transfer.
Where available, see individual player profile for more info.
Shahed Ahmed July 2004 Wimbledon Free May 2005 - Free
Gareth Ainsworth Nov 2009 QPR Loan/Free May 2018 Retired as player -
Adebayo Akinfenwa July 2016 Wimbledon Free May 2022 Retired -
Ali Al-Hamadi Nov 2021 Free agent Free Jan 2023 Wimbledon Free
Ryan Allsop June 2018 Bournemouth Free May 2021 - Free
Lee Angol July 2012 Tottenham Hotspur Free May 2014 - Free
Will Antwi May 2005 Aldershot Town Free May 2009 Released Free
Ikechi Anya May 2005 Youth Team Free May 2007 Released Free
Nathan Ashton July 2008 Fulham Free May 2009 Released Free
Andy Baird July 1998 Youth Team - May 2002 Brackley Town Free
Sonny Ball July 2004 Wimbledon Free May 2005 Released Free
Jason Banton June 2015 Plymouth Argyle Free Jan 2016 Released Free
Grant Basey Jan 2012 Peterborough Utd Free June 2013 Released Free
Jamie Bates Mar 1999 Brentford Free May 2001 Retired -
Marcus Bean Jan 2015 Colchester Utd Free June 2019 Released Free
Stuart Beavon Feb 2009 Weymouth Free Aug 2012 Preston NE Undiscl.
Alan Beeton July 1997 Youth Team - Mar 2001 Chesham Utd Free
Andy Bell Sep 2003 Blackburn Rovers Free Feb 2004 York City Free
Mickey Bell Oct 1994 Northampton Town £45,000 May 1997 Bristol City £145,000
Alan Bennett Jun 2010 Brentford Free June 2011 Released Free
Kevin Betsy July 2005 Oldham Ath Free Jan 2007 Bristol City £150,000
Matt Bloomfield Dec 2003 Ipswich Town Free Feb 2022 Retired -
Andre Boucaud July 2007 Kettering Town Free June 2008 Released Free
Matt Brady Dec 1999 Boreham Wood Free May 2001 Windsor & Eton Free
Kian Breckin Jul 2023 Man City Loan Jan 2024 Man City Loan returned
Steve Brown Feb 1994 Northampton Town £75,000 May 2004 Retired -
Scott Brown July 2016 Aberdeen Free May 2018 Port Vale Free
Martin Bullock July 2007 Macclesfield Free April 2008 Retired -
Nikki Bull July 2010 Brentford Free Nov 2012 Free agent Free
Dannie Bulman July 1998 Ashford Town £10,000 May 2004 Stevenage Free
Andre Burley Sep 2020 Free agent Free May 2022 Released Free
Joe Burnell July 2004 Bristol City Free June 2006 Northampton Town Free
Tom Cadmore July 2006 Youth Team - June 2008 Released Free
Adrian Caceres Mar 2005 Aldershot Town Free May 2005 Released Free
Dave Carroll May 1988 Rusilip Manor £5,000 April 2002 Aldershot Town Free
Stewart Castledine May 2000 Wimbledon Free April 2002 Retired -
Darius Charles June 2018 Wimbledon Free May 2021 Released Free
Lewis Christon July 2006 Youth Team   Jan 2009 Released Free
Steve Claridge Jan 2005 Brentford Free June 2005 Released Free
Joe Cobb July 2009 Leicester City Free June 2010 Released Free
Lewis Cook July 2003 Youth Team   May 2004 Windsor & Eton Free
John Cornforth Dec 1996 Birmingham City £50,000 May 1999 Retired -
Jason Cousins July 1991 Brentford Free May 2002 Aldershot Town Free
Paris Cowan-Hall June 2013
Jan 2016
Jan 2015
June 2019
Free agent
Steven Craig July 2013 Partick Thistle Free June 2015 Released Free
Leon Crooks Jan 2007 Franchise Free May 2009 Released Free
Darren Currie July 2001 Barnet £200,000 May 2004 Brighton & HA Free
Tjay De Barr August 2021 Lincoln Red Imps Free Jan 2024 Lincoln Red Imps Free
Will De Havilland July 2016 Sheffield Wed Free May 2018 Released Free
Steve Dell Aug 2003 Beaconsfield SYCOB Free Feb 2004 Eastbourne Boro Free
Sean Devine Mar 1999 Barnet £200,000 Jan 2003 Exeter City £10,000
Jonny Dixon Feb 2003 Youth Team Free Jan 2007 Aldershot Town £6,000
Tyla Dickinson Aug 2021 QPR Free May 2023 Released Free
Gary Doherty Feb 2012 Charlton Ath Free Dec 2014 Retired -
Tommy Doherty Jan 2008 QPR Free Jan 2010 Released Free
Michael Duberry July 2009 Reading Free Jan 2010 Released Free
Derek Duncan June 2007 Leyton Orient Free Jan 2009 Ebbsfleet Utd Free
Charles Dunne July 2010 Youth Team - Aug 2013 Blackpool £250,000
Jermaine Easter Jan 2006 Stockport C £80,000 Jan 2008 Plymouth Arg £210,000
Clint Easton July 2004 Norwich City Free June 2006 Gillingham Free
George Ehui June 2012 Youth Team - June 2013 Released Free
Adam El-Abd July 2017 Shrewsbury Town Free Sep 2019 Released Free
Paul Emblen July 1998 Charlton Athletic £60,000 May 2002 Tonbridge Angels Free
Hogan Ephraim Oct 2014 QPR Free June 2015 Released Free
Roy Essandoh Mar 2001 Free agent Free May 2001 Gravesend Free
Craig Faulconbridge May 2002 Wrexham Free June 2005 Released Free
Jerome Federico July 2010 Youth Team - June 2011 Released Free
Tom Fletcher July 2013 Cheshunt Free May 2015 Released Free
Chris Forino-Joseph April 2021 Free agent Free June 2024 Bolton Wanderers Free
Michael Forsyth Dec 1996 Notts County £25,000 May 1999 Retired -
Danny Foster June 2010 Brentford Free Nov 2013 Retired -
Nick Freeman July 2016 Free agent Free June 2023 Released Free
Dominic Gape Aug 2016 Southampton Free May 2023 Released Free
Eddie Gray July 1998 Youth Team - May 2000 Released Free
Steve Guppy Nov 2004 Stoke City Free Feb 2005 USA Free
Gavin Grant July 2008 Millwall Free June 2009 Released Free
Joel Grant May 2011 Crewe Free June 2013 Yeovil Town Free
Stuart Green July 2009 Blackpool Free June 2011 Released Free
Charlie Griffin May 2005 Forest Green Rovers Free Jan 2007 Released Free
Stephen Gregory July 2006 Youth Team Free June 2008 Released Free
Charles Hagan Aug 2022 Sheffield Wed Free May 2013 Released Free
Mo Harkin July 1996 Youth Team - May 2001 Crawley Town Free
Kadeem Harris June 2011 Youth Team - Jan 2012 Cardiff City Undiscl.
Richard Harris Mar 2002 Crystal Palace Free May 2004 Eastboune Boro Free
Ben Harding June 2011 Aldershot Town Free Jan 2012 Northampton Town Free
Matt Harrold Sep 2008 Southend Utd £10,000 June 2010 Released Free
Kortney Hause May 2012 West Ham Free Jan 2014 Wolves Undiscl.
Michael Harriman Jan 2016 QPR Undiscl. June 2019 Released Free
Paul Hayes July 2014 Scunthorpe Utd Free Aug 2017 Released Free
Adam Hinshelwood Jan 2010 Aldershot Town Free June 2010 Retired -
Aaron [Amadi-]Holloway Aug 2014 Newport County Free May 2016 Fleetwood Town Undiscl.
Gavin Holligan Aug 2001 West Ham Free Mar 2004 Havant & Waterlooville Free
Lee Holsgrove Mar 1998     May 2000 Aldershot Town Free
Peter Holsgrove April 2001 Youth Team - April 2001 Released Free
Gary Holt July 2007 Nottm Forest Free June 2009 Released Free
Daryl Horgan Sep 2020 Hibernian Undiscl. June 2023 Released Free
Lewis Hunt July 2008 Southend Utd Free June 2010 Released Free
Jordon Ibe June 2011 COE - Dec 2011 Liverpool Undiscl.
Uche Ikpeazu August 2020 Heart of Midlothian Undiscl. July 2021 Middlesbrough Undiscl.
Matt Ingram May 2012 COE - Jan 2016 QPR Undiscl.
Joe Jacobson July 2014 Shrewsbury Town Free May 2024 Retired -
Anthony Jeffrey Jan 2014 Arsenal Free May 2014 Released Free
Leon Johnson June 2007 Gillingham Free May 2014 Released Free
Roger Johnson July 2002 Youth Team - July 2006 Cardiff City £275,000
Sido Jombati May 2014 Cheltenham Town Free July 2020 Oldham Ath Free
Sullay Kaikai July 2021 Blackpool Free Jan 2023 Milton Keynes Free
Ben Kaninda Aug 2022 Shrewsbury Town Free May 2013 Released Free
Jason Kavanagh Dec 1996 Derby County £25,000 Mar 1999 Stoke City Free
Scott Kashket Aug 2016 Leyton Orient Free Aug 2021 Crewe Alex. Free
Dean Keates Jan 2010 Peterboro Utd Free June 2010 Released Free
Richard Keogh Nov 2005
July 2023
Bristol City
Ipswich Town
Dec 2005
Jan 2024
Bristol City
Loan returned
Jesse Kewley-Graham July 2011 Youth Team - May 2014 Released Free
Leon Knight Jan 2008 Franchise £50,000 Aug 2008 Released Free
Jo Kuffour Aug 2012 Gillingham Free May 2014 Released Free
Max Kretzschmar July 2012 Youth Team - May 2016 Released Free
Matt Lawrence Oct 1998 Fulham £86,000 Mar 2000 Millwall £250,000
Marc Leach July 2001 Youth Team - May 2002 Released Free
Nicky Leach July 1998 Youth Team - May 2000 Released Free
Adam Leathers Sep 2021 Free agent Free May 2023 Released Free
Martyn Lee July 1998 Youth Team - May 2003 Maidenhead Utd Free
Rob Lee Mar 2005 Oldham Ath Free June 2004 Released Free
Neil Lennon Jan 2008 Nottm Forest Free April 2008 Retired -
Stuart Lewis Nov 2010 Dagenham & Red Free Jan 2015 Ebbsfleet Town Free
Malachi Linton Sep 2020 Lowestoft Town Free June 2022 Yeovil Town Free
Richard Logan July 2012 Gillingham Free Nov 2012 Released Free
Alex Lynch July 2014 Peterborough Utd Free May 2016 Released Free
Craig Mackail-Smith Aug 2017 Luton Town Free July 2020 Released Free
Jamie Mascoll July 2019 Charlton Ath Free July 2020 Released Free
Yves Ma-Kalamby Oct 2017 Unattached Free May 2019 Released Free
Charlie Mapes July 2003 Berkhamsted - May 2004 Crawley Town Free
Chris Marsh Mar 2001 Walsall £30,000 Sep 2001 Northampton £10,000
Scott Marshall Nov 2003 Unattached Free May 2004 Released Free
Russell Martin July 2004 Unattached Free June 2008 Peterboro Utd £100,000(*)
Arnold Matshazi Aug 2022 Blackpool Free May 2013 Released Free
Alfie Mawson Aug 2014 Brentford Loan May 2015 Returned to Brentford -
Aug 2022 Fulham Free Feb 2023 Retired -
Paul McCarthy July 1996 Brighton £30,000 May 2003 Oxford Utd Free
Marvin McCoy June 2010 Wealdstone Free May 2014 Yotk City Free
David McCracken July 2007 Dundee United Free June 2009 Milton Keynes Free
Steve McGavin Mar 1995 Birmingham City £140,000 Jan 1999 Southend United Free
Stephen McGinn Aug 2015 Dundee Free Jan 2017 Released Free
Scott McGleish Jan 2007 Northampton £30,000 May 2009 Leyton Orient Free
Kevin McLeod Jan 2010 Brighton Free June 2010 Released Free
Jason McCarthy Aug 2018 Barnsley Undiscl. July 2019 Millwall Undiscl.
Matt McClure April 2010 Youth Team - May 2015 Released Free
Jermaine McSporran Nov 1998 Oxford City £75,000 Mar 2004 Walsall Free
Anis Mehmeti Sep 2020 Free agent Free Jan 2023 Bristol City Undiscl.
D'Mani Mellor July 2022 Manchester Utd Free May 2024 Released Free
Nicky Mohan Oct 1997 Bradford City £80,000 Mar 1999 Stoke City Free
Tommy Mooney July 2005 Oxford Utd Free June 2007 Walsall Free
Junior Morias July 2012 Youth Team - Sep 2014 Released Free
Dean Morgan Sep 2012 Chesterfield Free May 2014 Released Free
TJ Moncur Jan 2009 Fulham Free Oct 2009 Released Free
Lewis Montrose June 2009 Wigan Athletic Free June 2011 Released Free
John Mousinho July 2008 Brentford Free June 2010 Stevenage Free
Max Müller July 2016 Free agent Free May 2018 Released Free
Peter Murphy June 2014 Accrington S Free June 2015 Morecambe Free
Keiron Murtagh July 2010 Yeovil Town Free June 2011 Released Free
Stuart Nethercott April 2004 Millwall Free June 2006 Woking Free
Stefan Oakes July 2005 Notts County Free June 2008 Lincoln City Free
Jack Obersteller July 2007 Millwall Free June 2008 Weymouth Free
Jordan Obita Jan 2021 Oxford United Undiscl. June 2023 Hibernian Free
Luke O'Nien July 2015 Watford Free July 2018 Sunderland Undiscl.
Fred Onyedinma July 2019 Millwall Undiscl. May 2021 Luton Town Undiscl.
Dennis Oli July 2012 Gillingham Free June 2013 Released Free
Luke Oliver Feb 2003 Youth Team - Feb 2004 Woking Free
Jan 2009 Stevenage Boro Free June 2010 Bradford City Free
Mark Osborn July 1999 Youth Team - May 2003 Farnborough T Free
Chris Palmer July 2006 Notts County Free June 2008 Released Free
Aaron Patton July 1997 Youth Team   May 1999 Released Free
Josh Parker Aug 2019 Charlton Athletic Free Jan 2021 Burton Albion Free
Alex Pattison July 2019 Middlesbrough Free May 2021 Released Free
Connor Parsons Aug 2021 Free agent Free Dec 2022 Waterford Undiscl.
Oliver Pendlebury June 2021 Reading Free May 2022 Released Free
David Perpetuini Feb 2005 Gillingham Free Mar 2005 Walsall Free
Aaron Pierre May 2014 Brentford Free July 2017 Northampton T Free
Leeyon Phelan July 1999 Youth Team - May 2002 Hayes Free
Giles Phillips Aug 2020 Queens Park Rangers Free May 2021 Released Free
Matt Phillips July 2008 Youth Team Free Aug 2010 Blackpool £325,000+
Mark Philo Mar 2004 Youth Team - Jan 2006 RIP -
Jon-Paul Pittman Jan 2009 Crawley Town Undiscl. June 2011 Released Free
Adam Pryzbek July 2021 Ipswich Town Free May 2022 Released Free
Andy Rammell Sep 2000 Walsall £75,000 Mar 2003 Bristol Rov. Free
Max Ram Aug 2021 Stratford Town Free June 2022 Inverness Caledonian Free
Paul Read Jan 1997 Arsenal £100,000 May 1999 Released Free
Andy Reilly July 2004 Youth Team - Oct 2004 Chesham Utd Free
Scott Rendell June 2010 Peterborough Utd £125,000 June 2012 Luton Town Undiscl
Robert Rice July 2007 Youth Team - May 2009 Released Free
Barry Richardson Jan 2014 Peterborough Utd Free Dec 2017 Released Free
Stuart Roberts Oct 2001 Swansea City £102,500 Feb 2004 Swansea City Free
Mark Rogers Feb 1999 Unattached Free Feb 2004 Stevenage Free
Danny Rowe June 2015 Rotherham Free Oct 2017 Released Free
Keith Ryan Aug 1990 Berkhamsted Free Mar 2006 Retired -
Alex Samuel Aug 2018 Stevenage Free Aug 2021 Ross County Free
Andy Sandell June 2010 Aldershot Town Free Nov 2011 Contract terminated Free
Sam Saunders Jan 2017 Brentford Free Jan 2019 Released Free
Keith Scott July 1997 Norwich City £55,000 Mar 1999 Reading £250,000
Ryan Sellers June 2015 Bolton W Free May 2006 Released Free
Danny Senda July 1999 Youth Team - June 2006 Released Free
Josh Scowen April 2011 Youth Team - Jan 2015 Barnsley £250,000(*)
Ian Simpemba Dec 1996 Youth Team   July 2004 Crawley Town Nominal
Michael Simpson Dec 1996 Notts County £50,000 May 2004 Leyton Orient Free
Scott Shearer June 2007 Bristol Rovers Free June 2010 Free agent Free
Paul Smyth July 2019 Queens Park Rangers Loan July 2020 Queens Park Rangers Returned
Dayle Southwell July 2016 Boston United Free Jan 2018 Guiesley Undisc.
Lewwis Spence June 2008 Crystal Palace Free June 2010 Released Free
Danny Spiller Aug 2009 Millwall Free Aug 2009 Released Free
Matt Spring July 2012 Leyton Orient Free May 2014 Released Free
Mark Stallard Mar 1997 Bradford City £100,000 Mar 1999 Notts County £20,000
Anthony Stewart May 2011
June 2015
Youth Team
Crewe Alex
June 2014
June 2022
Crewe Alex
David Stockdale Sep 2020 Birmingham City Free June 2022 Sheffield Wedensday Free
Sam Stockley July 2006 Colchester Utd Free June 2008 Port Vale Free
Max Stryjek Aug 2022 Livingston Undiscl. May 2024 Released Free
John Sutton June 2007 St. Mirren Free Aug 2008 Motherwell Free
Frank Talia Aug 2002 Unattached Free June 2007 Released Free
Martin Taylor July 1997 Derby County Free May 2003 Telford United Free
Oliver Taylor April 2012 Youth Team NA June 2013 Released Free
Andy Thomson Mar 2002 Bristol Rov. Free May 2004 Released Free
Curtis Thompson Jan/July 2018 Notts County Loan/Free May 2023 Released Free
Richard Thompson Mar 1999 Crawley Town   May 2000 Released Free
Garry Thompson June 2015 Notts County Free May 2017 Released Free
Sergio Torres Aug 2005 Basingstoke Town £17,000 July 2008 Peterboro Utd £100,000(*)
Ben Townsend July 2000 Youth Team - Feb 2003 Woking Free
James Tunnicliffe June 2011 Brighton & HA Free May 2012 Released Free
Gozie Ugwu Sep 2016 Yeovil Town Free May 2016 Released Free
Nathan Tyson Mar 2004 Reading £140,000 Jan 2006 Nottm Forest £675,000
Gus Uhlenbeek July 2004 Chesterfield Free June 2005 Released Free
Magno Vieira June 2008 Crawley Town Free May 2009 Released Free
Chris Vinnicombe Aug 1998 Burnley Free May 2004 Released Free
Jack Wakely July 2021 Chelsea Free May 2024 Released Free
Mark Westhead July 1998 Telford United Free May 2001 Stevenage Boro Free
Ian Westlake July 2009 Cheltenham T Free March 2011 Released Free
Myles Weston July 2016 Southend U Free June 2017 Ebsfleet Free
Chris Westwood July 2009 Peterborough U Free May 2011 Wrexham Free
Guy Whittingham Mar 2001 Portsmouth Free May 2001 Released Free
Steve Williams Aug 2002 Youth Team   Jan 2007 Released Free
Tom Williams July 2007 Swansea City Free Jan 2008 Peterboro Utd Free
Mike Williamson July 2005 Southampton Free Jan 2009 Watford Undiscl.
Jordan Willis Feb 2023 Free agent Free May 2013 Released Free
Dave Winfield June 2010 Aldershot £25,000 June 2013 Shrewsbury Free
Lewis Wing Jan 2022 Middlesbrough Free June 2023 Released Free
Sam Wood July 2012 Brentford Free May 2017 Released Free
Craig Woodman July 2007 Bristol City Free June 2010 Brentford Undiscl.
Gary Wraight July 1997 Youth Team   Sep 1999 Stevenage Boro Free
Cameron Yates Sep 2018 Leicester City Free May 2021 Released Free
Jamie Young Aug 2006 Reading Free Jan 2010 Released Free
Chris Zebroski July 2005 Millwall £20,000 Jan 2010 Torquay Utd Undiscl.
Player Information Current Squad Recent in's and out's Chairboys Dream Team
Alan BEETON (Defender) Born Watford 4 October 1978 - Signed professional terms for Wycombe in the summer of 1997. A successful player with the Wycombe Youth Team and progressed to first team football with the opening weeks of his first professional season - making his full debut in the 4-2 victory at Blackpool in August 1997. Was in and out of the side before being struck down with a menengitis scare during the summer of 1999. Fought back into the First Team spotlight but after limited appearances left for Chesham United in March 2001 on a free. Made 67 First Team appearances while at Wycombe but never got on the scoresheet.
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John CORNFORTH (Midfield) Born Whitley Bay 7 Oct 1967. Moved to Wycombe in early December 1996 from Birmingham City for a £50,000 fee. A former apprentice at Sunderland who spent 6 years at Roker Park before a £50,000 move to Swansea City in August 1991. Transferred to Birmingham on transfer deadline day in 1996 for a £350,000 fee but failed to make an impression on new City manager Trevor Francis. Had won 2 Full Welsh International Caps before moving to Adams Park. Injured in his first game for Wycombe against Walsall but returned to First Team action in March 97. Had a good start to the 1997/98 season, scoring seven times before Christmas but 'lost his way' as the season unfolded. Made limited appearances during the 1998/99 season and was released on a free in May 1999 having made 57 appearances, scoring 8 times.
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Eddie GRAY (Forward) Born Ascot 4 Sep 1980. Former youth-teamer at Adams Park who joined the full-time ranks at the start of the 1998/99 season but failed to break into the First Team before being released by Lawrie Sanchez in May 2000. Was virtually ever-present for the Youth Team in season 1998/99 and was joint top scorer.
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Lee HOLSGROVE (Defender) Born Wendover 13 Dec 1979. Wycombe's only action in the transfer market on deadline day 1998 and became Neil Smillie's first signing as Manager. A central defender whose older brother Paul spent four years at Reading. Finally made his Wycombe First Team debut in the home game with Wigan in May 1999 but after just seven starts during the 1999/2000 was released by Lawrie Sanchez in May 2000.
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Peter HOLSGROVE (Defender) A Wycombe Youth Team player who was added to the First Team squad during season 2000/2001. Missed practically all of the 1999/2000 through injury. His brother Lee was released by Wycombe at the end of 1999/2000 while his father, John, had a Football League career that took in spells with Crystal Palace, Wolves, Sheffield Wednesday and Stockport County between 1964 and 1975. Released by Lawrie Sanchez in April 2001 after failing to break into the First Team frame.
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Matt LAWRENCE (Defender) Born Northampton 19 June 1974. Returned to Wycombe in October 1998 after a spell at Fulham. Originally moved to Wycombe in January 1996 from Grays Athletic for £20,000 but was sold on to Fulham in February 1997 for a small fee. Made 22 appearances the first time around at Wycombe and played over 60 times for Fulham - winning their Young Player of the Season award for 1997/98. Wycombe had to pay £86,000 to get him back but his performances justified the fee and in March 2000 after taking his total appearances with Wycombe to 98, he was snapped up by Millwall for a £250,000 fee. Had been sponsored by Chairboys on the Net prior to this and gave a joint interview with The Wanderer Fanzine and COTN in November 1999
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Nicky LEACH (Midfield) Born Hemel Hempstead 30 Jan 1981. Signed professional forms for Wycombe at the start of the 1998/99 season but failed to make into the First Team before being released by Lawrie Sanchez in May 2000. Missed just one Youth Team game in season 1998/99.
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Nicky MOHAN (Defender) Born Middlesbrough 6 Oct 1970. Joined Wycombe in October 1997 from Bradford City for an £80,000 fee. A former trainee at his home town club where he went on to make over 100 appearances in an eigth year spell. Moved to Leicester City in June 1994 for £330,000 before switching to Bradford a year later in a £225,000 deal. His move to Adams Park was a major factor in Wycombe keeping 17 clean sheets during the 1997/98 campaign. Made 68 appearances in a Wycombe shirt but his habit of picking up bookings and red-cards meant regular suspensions. Left on a free transfer on 2nd March 1999 to join Stoke City.
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Aaron PATTON (Midfield) Born London 27 February 1979 A former Wycombe YTS player who was signed on contract in the summer of 1997. Made his Football League debut when he came on as sub in the last game of the 1997/98 season at Walsall. Concentrated on his fitness during the summer of 1998 but failed to break into the First Team and was released in May 1999.
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Paul READ (Forward) Born Harlow 25 Sep 1973. Signed in January 1997 from Arsenal for an initial fee of £35,000 - this fee was due to rise to £135,000 should Read have made 75 First Team appearances for Wycombe. The prolific scorer with The Gunners reserves (41 goals in his last 49 games) made an immediate impact at Adams Park, with 3 goals in his first 4 games but struggled from there on under three different managers. Read is a former trainee at Highbury and has also been on loan at Southend United and Leyton Orient. Made his Wycombe debut against Rotherham and scored his first goals against York. Made 65 appearances for Wycombe scoring 12 times. Released on a free in May 1999 having made his last first team appearance in January 1999.
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Mark STALLARD (Forward) Born Derby 24 October 1974. Signed from Bradford City for £100,000 in March 1997. Made his Wycombe debut in the home clash with Bristol Rovers just 24 hours after signing. Stallard arrived at Bradford from Derby County in January 1996 for a £110,000 fee and scored 11 goals before the end of the season, including two in the play off matches against Blackpool and Notts County. Scored 4 goals in his 11 appearances for Wycombe during season 96/97 and finished the 97/98 season with 18 goals in 47 games. Suffered a major injury blow in October 1998 when he damaged a medial ligament. Briefly returned to the side in early 1999 before leaving for a 'small fee' to join Notts County on 2nd March 1999. Final record at Wycombe was 78 appearances and 25 goals.
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Richard THOMPSON (Forward) Born Lambeth 7 May 1974. Signed from Crawley Town in March 1999 season but only got his chance in the First Team during Wycombe's injury crisis in the early part of 2000. Made his First Team debut when he came on as sub in the AutoWindscreens game at Oxford in January 2000 and made his full debut in the home game with Oldham Athletic in March 2000. Released by Lawrie Sanchez in May 2000.
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Mark WESTHEAD (Goalkeeper) Born Blackpool 19 July 1975. Signed as back-up for Martin Taylor during the close season of 1998 having previously been on the professional books at Oldham Athletic and also played for Telford United in the Conference. Was called upon to make a surprise Wycombe debut in the league game at Burnley in September 1998 and also in the Worthington Cup tie at Middlesbrough. Both performances earned him rave reviews but the form of first choice 'keeper Martin Taylor meant that further chances were rare and he was released by Lawrie Sanchez in May 2001.
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Guy WHITTINGHAM (Forward) Born Evesham 10 November 1964 - Signed by Wycombe on deadline day March 2001 on a short term contract after being released by Portsmouth. Scored the only goal of his spell at Wycombe when he scored a last minute winner in the Division Two game at Ashton Gate against Bristol City. Released by Lawrie Sanchez at the end of the 2000/2001 season.
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Gary WRAIGHT (Midfield) Born Epping 5 March 1979 - A former Wycombe YTS player who was signed on a professional contract in the summer of 1997. Was called upon to make his First Team debut during the 2-1 home defeat to Wigan Athletic in January 1998. Made nine further First Team appearances during the 1998/99 season. Moved to Conference side Stevenage Borough in September 1999 on a free after failing to make an impression on new Manager Lawrie Sanchez.
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