UK time is: 11:14:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Wycombe Watch Rivals Falter

Although Dagenham's frozen pitch meant Wycombe Wanderers were without a game this weekend, three of their fellow promotion contenders were in action, with 1 winning, 1 drawing and 1 losing.


Brentford started the day in 2nd place, 8 points behind Wycombe but with 2 games in hand.

The Bees were at Lincoln today and went behind to a Danny N'Guessan goal after only 6 minutes. By half-time it was a different story as first Marcus Bean after 12 minutes and then Dean Bowdich 11 minutes later, scored to give Brentford the lead. Things looked even more promising for the away side when Lincoln's Paul Green was sent off after 37 minutes. Charlie MacDonald missed a sitter in the second half which would have surely put the game out of Lincoln's reach and he lived to regret it as the ten-man Imps staged a superb comeback. Anthony Elding's 67th minute equaliser was no more than Lincoln deserved after they outplayed Brentford for most of the second half. Only some great goalkeeping by Brentford's Ben Hamer stopped Lincoln from taking all 3 points. The Imps had more of the possession (52%) and 7 shots on target to Brentford's 4.

Brentford remain in 2nd place and are now 7 points behind Wycombe but with only 1 game in hand.



Bury started the day in 8th place, 13 points behind Wycombe both sides having played 24 games.

Bury were at home to Barnet today and won 1-0 thanks to a Mike Jones goal after 37 minutes. The Shakers dominated the game with 55% of the possession and had 10 shots on target to Barnet's 3.

Bury climb to 4th in the table, 10 points behind Wycombe but having now played a game more.



Exeter started the day in 9th place, 13 points behind Wycombe but with 2 games in hand.

Exeter were away at Notts County and took the lead after 26 minutes when Marcus Stewart converted a penalty after Adam Stansfield was tripped in the box. The home side fought back to equalise through former Chairboy Delroy Facey in the 32nd minute, before Gavin Strachan scored what proved to be the winner for Notts County after 39 minutes. The Magpies had 51% of the possession and 8 shots on target to Exeter's 3.

Exeter remain in 9th place, 13 points behind Wycombe but now with only 1 game in hand.



All in all, a good set of results for Wycombe Wanderers on a day when they could do nothing but watch.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Len Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 10 2009

Time: 8:11PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Archived Articles

List All Vital Wycombe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fleetwood 1 - 0 Wycombe
Wycombe 1 - 1 Northampton
Newport 2 - 0 Wycombe
Wycombe 2 - 0 Dag & Red
Scunthorpe 0 - 0 Wycombe
Burton 1 - 0 Wycombe

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Accrington 44 12 15 17 -4 51
19. Morecambe 44 12 14 18 -15 50
20. Exeter 44 12 13 19 -7 49
21. Wycombe 44 11 14 19 -10 47
22. Bristol Rovers 44 11 14 19 -11 47
23. Northampton 44 11 14 19 -20 47
24. Torquay 44 11 9 24 -23 42

Breaking League News

Nelson Is Argyle Young Player of the Season
Plymouth : 24/04/2014 09:30:00
On this day in history...24th April
Portsmouth : 24/04/2014 07:00:00
Smith Out For The Season
Bristol Rovers : 23/04/2014 18:21:00
Walton Appeal Rejected
Hartlepool : 23/04/2014 17:50:00
Moore Keen To Commit
Wimbledon : 23/04/2014 14:34:00
Bentley Gutted By Defeat
Morecambe : 23/04/2014 14:27:00
Does AA deserve the job?
Portsmouth : 23/04/2014 12:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who was your Man of the Match against Fleetwood?
Suggested By:  
Ingram 2%
Arnold 12%
Pierre 0%
Stewart 0%
Wood 0%
Rowe 62%
Bloomfield 0%
Lewis 12%
Scowen 0%
Kretzschmar 0%
Styche 0%
Morgan 0%
Morias 12%
Jeffrey 0%