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  • Jamie Devitt could land Carlisle recallJamie Devitt will be hoping his match-winning contribution at the weekend earns him a recall to Carlisle's starting XI.Devitt came off the bench to grab his first goal of the season and seal three points at Colchester.Midfielder Jason Kennedy is still not available to play 90 minutes after fitness problems but could still play some part.Local boy Steven Rigg is eyeing his second debut for the club having re-signed for the Cumbrians last week.Marcus Bean is suspended for Wycombe after he was booked for the fifth time this season in the goalless draw with Exeter.Boss Gareth Ainsworth was only able to name six substitutes for that game but hopes to be boosted by the return of Sam Saunders and Josh Umerah.Saunders was ruled out against the Grecians with a knock he sustained in training on Friday, while Umerah also sat out the clash with an unspecified injury.Nathan Tyson and Michael Harriman are long-term absentees and Ainsworth's sm..

    Carlisle V Wycombe at Brunton Park : Match Preview

    Jamie Devitt could land Carlisle recallJamie Devitt will be hoping his match-winning contribution at the weekend earns him a recall to Carlisle's starting XI.Devitt came off the bench to grab his first goal of the season and seal three points at Colchester.Midfielder Jason Kennedy is still not available to play 90 minutes after fitness problems but could still play some part.Local boy Steven Rigg is eyeing his second debut for the club having re-signed for the Cumbrians last week.Marcus Bean is suspended for Wycombe after he was booked for the fifth time this season in the goalless draw with Exeter.Boss Gareth Ainsworth was only able to name six substitutes for that game but hopes to be boosted by the return of Sam Saunders and Josh Umerah.Saunders was ruled out against the Grecians with a knock he sustained in training on Friday, while Umerah also sat out the clash with an unspecified injury.Nathan Tyson and Michael Harriman are long-term absentees and Ainsworth's sm..
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  • Adebayo Akinfenwa can't take chances as Wycombe draw with ExeterExeter were knocked off the top of League Two after a 0-0 draw at Wycombe.The hosts had the better of the chances but Adebayo Akinfenwa had an off-day in front of goal as their four-game winning streak came to an end.The Chairboys' top scorer could not convert any of several chances that fell his way against the Grecians at Adams Park. The first big chance of the afternoon came from an awful mistake by Exeter's Pierce Sweeney, who presented the ball to Eberechi Eze and his cross was headed over by Akinfenwa.Exeter then had their first opening on the half-hour when Hiram Boateng turned on the edge of the area before his shot forced Scott Brown into a decent save.Jayden Stockley's free-kick from 30 yards then clipped the top of the crossbar for the visitors, who ended the first half well after a quiet start.Wycombe should have broke through in the 64th minute when Eze sent the ball across goal, onl..

    Wycombe 0-0 Exeter – 14-Oct-2017 : Match Report

    Adebayo Akinfenwa can't take chances as Wycombe draw with ExeterExeter were knocked off the top of League Two after a 0-0 draw at Wycombe.The hosts had the better of the chances but Adebayo Akinfenwa had an off-day in front of goal as their four-game winning streak came to an end.The Chairboys' top scorer could not convert any of several chances that fell his way against the Grecians at Adams Park. The first big chance of the afternoon came from an awful mistake by Exeter's Pierce Sweeney, who presented the ball to Eberechi Eze and his cross was headed over by Akinfenwa.Exeter then had their first opening on the half-hour when Hiram Boateng turned on the edge of the area before his shot forced Scott Brown into a decent save.Jayden Stockley's free-kick from 30 yards then clipped the top of the crossbar for the visitors, who ended the first half well after a quiet start.Wycombe should have broke through in the 64th minute when Eze sent the ball across goal, onl..
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  • Tyson KO for Wycombe's clash with ExeterWycombe will be without striker Nathan Tyson for their Sky Bet League Two clash with leaders Exeter at Adams Park.Tyson had to be carried off on a stretcher in the 3-1 win at Cambridge and a scan has revealed ligament damage.Defender Michael Harriman and striker Scott Kashket also face extended spells in the treatment room, according to boss Gareth Ainsworth."The positive side is we are going to be getting some good players back in the middle of the season," Ainsworth told the Bucks Free Press.Exeter hope defender Luke Croll will be available as the Grecians seek to keep top spot.Croll limped off midway through the first half of last weekend's 1-0 win at Carlisle and his presence will be important as captain Jordan Moore-Taylor is still recovering from a knock.Veteran Dean Moxey could switch to central defence if Croll fails to recover in time.Exeter have no other injury concerns with Jayden Stockley and Reuben Reid set to link ..

    Wycombe V Exeter at Adams Park : Match Preview

    Tyson KO for Wycombe's clash with ExeterWycombe will be without striker Nathan Tyson for their Sky Bet League Two clash with leaders Exeter at Adams Park.Tyson had to be carried off on a stretcher in the 3-1 win at Cambridge and a scan has revealed ligament damage.Defender Michael Harriman and striker Scott Kashket also face extended spells in the treatment room, according to boss Gareth Ainsworth."The positive side is we are going to be getting some good players back in the middle of the season," Ainsworth told the Bucks Free Press.Exeter hope defender Luke Croll will be available as the Grecians seek to keep top spot.Croll limped off midway through the first half of last weekend's 1-0 win at Carlisle and his presence will be important as captain Jordan Moore-Taylor is still recovering from a knock.Veteran Dean Moxey could switch to central defence if Croll fails to recover in time.Exeter have no other injury concerns with Jayden Stockley and Reuben Reid set to link ..
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  • All too Eze for Wycombe as they beat CambridgeEbere Eze's superb brace helped Wycombe to a 3-1 win at Cambridge,Eze broke the deadlock three minutes into the second half, collecting Adebayo Akinfenwa's pass and unleashing a stunning effort into the top corner from the edge of the box.He repeated the trick in the 57th minute from a similar position, finding the same corner with his left foot with another brilliant effort.The home side were awarded a route back into the game with 20 minutes remaining when Marcus Bean hauled down Uche Ikpeazu, allowing Medy Elito to fire home from the penalty spot.But Cambridge's task was made more difficult eight minutes from time when their captain Leon Legge was sent off for a second yellow card after blocking off Craig Mackail-Smith.In the last minute, Josh Umerah ran through on goal to plant a simple finish beyond David Forde to make the game safe for Gareth Ainsworth's side.Forde had been responsible for the game being goa..

    Cambridge Utd 1-3 Wycombe – 07-Oct-2017 : Match Report

    All too Eze for Wycombe as they beat CambridgeEbere Eze's superb brace helped Wycombe to a 3-1 win at Cambridge,Eze broke the deadlock three minutes into the second half, collecting Adebayo Akinfenwa's pass and unleashing a stunning effort into the top corner from the edge of the box.He repeated the trick in the 57th minute from a similar position, finding the same corner with his left foot with another brilliant effort.The home side were awarded a route back into the game with 20 minutes remaining when Marcus Bean hauled down Uche Ikpeazu, allowing Medy Elito to fire home from the penalty spot.But Cambridge's task was made more difficult eight minutes from time when their captain Leon Legge was sent off for a second yellow card after blocking off Craig Mackail-Smith.In the last minute, Josh Umerah ran through on goal to plant a simple finish beyond David Forde to make the game safe for Gareth Ainsworth's side.Forde had been responsible for the game being goa..
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  • Greg Taylor in contention for Cambridge start against WycombeCambridge defender Greg Taylor should be back in contention for the visit of Wycombe.The centre-half sat out the U's past two league games after suffering a blow to the head against Mansfield, but returned to action for the midweek Checkatrade Trophy defeat by Southampton Under-21s.On-loan Mansfield defender George Taft is ready to step in again if needed, while Cambridge boss Shaun Derry is expecting to recall his regulars having given teenagers Matthew Foy and Leon Davies a place in the starting XI on Tuesday night.Striker Ade Azeez continues his rehabilitation from a knee problem.Wycombe could be unchanged from the 3-1 win over Barnet last weekend.Matt Bloomfield (shoulder), Paris Cowan-Hall (calf) and Luke O'Nien (knee) are all close to returning from injury.But manager Gareth Ainsworth has no need to rush them back after a run of three straight victories lifted Wanderers into the play-off spots.Long-ter..

    Cambridge Utd V Wycombe at Cambs Glass Stadium : Match Preview

    Greg Taylor in contention for Cambridge start against WycombeCambridge defender Greg Taylor should be back in contention for the visit of Wycombe.The centre-half sat out the U's past two league games after suffering a blow to the head against Mansfield, but returned to action for the midweek Checkatrade Trophy defeat by Southampton Under-21s.On-loan Mansfield defender George Taft is ready to step in again if needed, while Cambridge boss Shaun Derry is expecting to recall his regulars having given teenagers Matthew Foy and Leon Davies a place in the starting XI on Tuesday night.Striker Ade Azeez continues his rehabilitation from a knee problem.Wycombe could be unchanged from the 3-1 win over Barnet last weekend.Matt Bloomfield (shoulder), Paris Cowan-Hall (calf) and Luke O'Nien (knee) are all close to returning from injury.But manager Gareth Ainsworth has no need to rush them back after a run of three straight victories lifted Wanderers into the play-off spots.Long-ter..
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  • Wycombe ease to another winWycombe made it three wins in seven days with a stylish 3-1 Sky Bet League Two win over Barnet.Adebayo Akinfenwa opened the scoring against the run of play, while Josh Umerah increased their lead with his first English Football League goal.Nick Freeman's emphatic finish in the 76th minute put the game beyond any doubt, before Mauro Vilhete pulled a goal back in what was a disappointing game for the Bees.Barnet started the game brightly, going close with efforts from Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro, Shaq Coulthirst and Andre Blackman.But Wycombe took the lead when an unmarked Akinfenwa headed Nathan Tyson's looping ball from the left on 23 minutes.They doubled their lead 20 minutes after the restart when Umerah scrambled in Akinfenwa's knock down from a long ball from Scott Brown.Substitute Freeman made it 3-0, chasing a seemingly lost cause before outmuscling Ricardo Santos and crashing the ball in.Barnet restored some pride when Vilhete volleyed..

    Wycombe 3-1 Barnet – 30-Sep-2017 : Match Report

    Wycombe ease to another winWycombe made it three wins in seven days with a stylish 3-1 Sky Bet League Two win over Barnet.Adebayo Akinfenwa opened the scoring against the run of play, while Josh Umerah increased their lead with his first English Football League goal.Nick Freeman's emphatic finish in the 76th minute put the game beyond any doubt, before Mauro Vilhete pulled a goal back in what was a disappointing game for the Bees.Barnet started the game brightly, going close with efforts from Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro, Shaq Coulthirst and Andre Blackman.But Wycombe took the lead when an unmarked Akinfenwa headed Nathan Tyson's looping ball from the left on 23 minutes.They doubled their lead 20 minutes after the restart when Umerah scrambled in Akinfenwa's knock down from a long ball from Scott Brown.Substitute Freeman made it 3-0, chasing a seemingly lost cause before outmuscling Ricardo Santos and crashing the ball in.Barnet restored some pride when Vilhete volleyed..
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  • Late comeback earns Wycombe dramatic winNathan Tyson completed a remarkable late turnaround for Wycombe as they scored twice in the closing stages to snatch a 3-2 victory against Crewe.The Railwaymen had looked set to end a run of three straight defeats thanks to Chris Dagnall's double, but they were left stunned as the Chairboys claimed their second home win of the season with two late goals.Wycombe led after 29 minutes as a long ball was flicked on by Adebayo Akinfenwa for Craig Mackail-Smith to round Ben Garratt and finish right-footed.Crewe drew level three minutes before half-time when Dagnall tapped in from Michael Raynes' header across, and the same man put the Railwaymen ahead with a calm finish on 66 minutes.But Wanderers drew level with three minutes left as Eberechi Eze's low cross found its way to Michael Harriman, who buried his first-time effort into the bottom corner.And with the clock about to hit 90 minutes, Tyson drove forward down the left before..

    Wycombe 3-2 Crewe – 26-Sep-2017 : Match Report

    Late comeback earns Wycombe dramatic winNathan Tyson completed a remarkable late turnaround for Wycombe as they scored twice in the closing stages to snatch a 3-2 victory against Crewe.The Railwaymen had looked set to end a run of three straight defeats thanks to Chris Dagnall's double, but they were left stunned as the Chairboys claimed their second home win of the season with two late goals.Wycombe led after 29 minutes as a long ball was flicked on by Adebayo Akinfenwa for Craig Mackail-Smith to round Ben Garratt and finish right-footed.Crewe drew level three minutes before half-time when Dagnall tapped in from Michael Raynes' header across, and the same man put the Railwaymen ahead with a calm finish on 66 minutes.But Wanderers drew level with three minutes left as Eberechi Eze's low cross found its way to Michael Harriman, who buried his first-time effort into the bottom corner.And with the clock about to hit 90 minutes, Tyson drove forward down the left before..
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  • Wycombe to give late fitness test to on-loan defender Dan ScarrWycombe will give a late fitness test to defender Dan Scarr ahead of the visit of Barnet in Sky Bet League Two.The Birmingham loanee was substituted after suffering a knock to his knee in the midweek win over Crewe.Midfielder Matt Bloomfield (shoulder) and forward Paris Cowan-Hall (calf) are close to returning after each missing the last two fixtures, but Luke O'Nien (knee), who was absent against Alex, is unlikely to feature.Midfielder Dominic Gape is pushing for a start after returning from a foot problem as an unused substitute in the week, but forward Scott Kashket remains a long-term absentee with a pelvic problem.Barnet boss Rossi Eames has no new selection worries but remains without a host of players.Goalkeeper Jamie Stephens and midfielder Curtis Weston, who have not featured for more than a month, continue to be ruled out with knee problems, in addition to striker John Akinde (hamstring).Forward Dave T..

    Wycombe V Barnet at Adams Park : Match Preview

    Wycombe to give late fitness test to on-loan defender Dan ScarrWycombe will give a late fitness test to defender Dan Scarr ahead of the visit of Barnet in Sky Bet League Two.The Birmingham loanee was substituted after suffering a knock to his knee in the midweek win over Crewe.Midfielder Matt Bloomfield (shoulder) and forward Paris Cowan-Hall (calf) are close to returning after each missing the last two fixtures, but Luke O'Nien (knee), who was absent against Alex, is unlikely to feature.Midfielder Dominic Gape is pushing for a start after returning from a foot problem as an unused substitute in the week, but forward Scott Kashket remains a long-term absentee with a pelvic problem.Barnet boss Rossi Eames has no new selection worries but remains without a host of players.Goalkeeper Jamie Stephens and midfielder Curtis Weston, who have not featured for more than a month, continue to be ruled out with knee problems, in addition to striker John Akinde (hamstring).Forward Dave T..
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