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Best Start Ever For Wycombe

Best Start Ever For Wycombe

With the FA Cup taking centre stage this weekend and Wycombe's next League Two encounter not until the 15th November, it seems a good time to take stock of how well Peter Taylor's team have done so far.


This is the 16th season Wycombe Wanderers have played in the Football League, and after 14 games, it's worth noting that so far things are going better than they have ever done before.

It's not the first time The Chairboys have been unbeaten at this stage. In 2005/06 they opened the season with 6 wins and 8 draws which gave them 26 points. This time however, the team has managed 7 wins and 7 draws to chalk up 28 points.

The current tally of 28 points is the highest the Blues have ever achieved at this stage of a Football League campaign. It pips by 1 point the next best start, which was the 27 points accrued fourteen years ago in the 1994/95 season.

There's a long way to go, but it's nice to know that Peter Taylor's team are definitely on the right track.



Below is Wycombe's record after 14 games of every season since they entered the Football League, along with the more sobering evidence of where they finished in the league at the end of each season.



1993/94 W6 D6 L2 Pts 24 finished - 4th

1994/95 W8 D3 L3 Pts 27 finished - 6th

1995/96 W5 D7 L2 Pts 22 finished - 12th

1996/97 W2 D4 L8 Pts 10 finished - 18th

1997/98 W5 D4 L5 Pts 19 finished - 14th

1998/99 W2 D3 L9 Pts 9 finished - 19th

1999/00 W5 D5 L4 Pts 20 finished - 12th

2000/01 W7 D3 L4 Pts 24 finished - 13th

2001/02 W6 D5 L3 Pts 23 finished - 11th

2002/03 W5 D3 L6 Pts 18 finished - 18th

2003/04 W1 D4 L9 Pts 7 finished - 24th

2004/05 W5 D5 L4 Pts 20 finished - 10th

2005/06 W6 D8 L0 Pts 26 finished - 6th

2006/07 W8 D2 L4 Pts 26 finished - 12th

2007/08 W6 D4 L4 Pts 22 finished - 7th

2008/09 W7 D7 L0 Pts 28 finished - ???





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Writer:Len
Date:Tuesday November 4 2008
Time: 6:03PM

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dont spoil it all now !!!
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06/11/2008 09:39:00
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