Vital Football

Latest Wycombe Wanderers News

The Opposition View

The Opposition View

Following yesterday's disappointing 4-0 defeat at Yeovil, here are some views on the game from the Glovers' manager Terry Skiverton and a few of their fans.


Skiverton felt it was a well deserved victory for his side.

"We created eight or nine clear scoring chances, and that's no disrespect to Wycombe, but we were well worth these points," he said.

Happy with his strength in depth, the Yeovil boss added: "I brought on three substitutes in Andy Welsh, Jon Obika and Scott Murray and they all enhanced the team and left with me with a few selection problems before we go to Swindon."

Skiverton then praised the quality of his team's finishing: "We were having our worst spell at the start of the second half before we got those goals, but they were certainly great goals and well worth waiting for," he said.



The Yeovil fans were delighted with such a big win but were quick to praise their keeper's contribution.

The following extracts are taken from 'the green room' and 'The Football Forum.'



Madge Cutler wrote:
'it was a massacre but it took two corking saves from McCarthy to stop them levelling at 1-1.'



pager wrote:
'Apart from a 10 minute period when Wycombe made McCarthy pull off a couple of cracking saves it always looked as though we would counter attack them to death after the opener.'



judd wrote:
'I appreciate we got the first goal but I thought the first-half was lacking any real fire from either side. In fact Wycombe were making some nice triangles and cutting us up in places. I reckon at half-time our team had a rocket up their backsides.'



glover4ever wrote:
'McCarthy saved the game for us really. If they had levelled at 1-1 we would have found it difficult to score again. Some of the best saves I've ever seen.'



Benny_boy wrote:
'A truly wonderful performance from McCarthy, made even better by the fact that he's got a bug that meant he nearly didn't play today.'



Tb_yeovil wrote:
'Against better quality we would have conceded at least once today. However, our team is set up in such a way that we seem equally capable of scoring as we do conceding. I like the team to play in this way - it makes for an exciting spectacle.'



Knotty wrote:
'It's strange how we win 4-0 and the MOTM is our goalie but all credit to McCarthy, at 1-0 he made a few very good saves to keep us ahead. Scoreline flattered us in the end and I'm just very glad we managed to hold onto a lead. The 4-0 was hard on Wycombe though, they committed men forward in search of the equaliser and got caught short at the back.'


Next Game: Wycombe v Brighton - 28th December - 3.00pm



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

Writer:Len
Date:Sunday December 27 2009
Time: 12:01PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Articles

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

FA Cup Preview: Chesterfield v Wycombe Wanderers

Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 3.00pm

FA Cup 3rd Round Draw Next Monday

The third round draw for the 2016/17 FA Cup will take place on Monday evening.

How Do Wycombe Fare In The BBC's 2016 Survey?

The BBC's Price Of Football survey for 2016 was released a week last Wednesday evening and as ever they looked at everything from the price of tickets through to the price of pies...

Archived Vital Wycombe Articles

Vital Wycombe articles from

Site Journalists

Len
Editor email
Profile
Benny
no email
Profile
Dale Jenkins
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who was your Man of the Match against Hartlepool?
Suggested By:
Blackman2%
Harriman0%
Stewart0%
Pierre0%
Jacobson2%
Gape6%
O'Nien29%
Bloomfield4%
Hayes0%
Akinfenwa2%
Kashket55%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
2 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
3 Doncaster 18 11 3 4 36 13
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
8 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
9 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
10 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
11 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
12 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
13 Yeovil 18 7 4 7 25 -4
14 Stevenage 17 7 3 7 24 0
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 18 6 5 7 23 -6
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Results (view all)

Wycombe Wanderers Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Chesterfield (a)
FA Cup
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Notts County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Leyton Orient (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Plymouth Argyle (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 30 2016 7:45PM : Cheltenham Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Newport County (H)
Sky Bet League Two
The Vital Football Members League