Vital Football

Latest Wycombe Wanderers News

A Boro fan's views ahead of the game

A Boro fan's views ahead of the game


Ahead of tomorrow's game against Stevenage at Broadhall Way, fcboro editor Matt answers a few questions for us.


What's the biggest difference you've noticed now that you play in the Football League?

The biggest difference I have noticed is that teams are all at a similar standard. There isn't much of a gap between the average and poor teams. I don't think we've been outplayed by anyone so far this season, but then again we haven't played the likes of Rotherham, Chesterfield or Port Vale yet. In the Conference there would be a few games that you would be able to assign 3 points to before you kicked a ball, but you can't do that in League 2. It's a much more competitive league than I previously thought.


You've started quite well, have supporters' expectations changed as a result?

Up until the the last 2 games, we hadn't started that well. I don't think the expectations have changed. A lot of people will be happy and expect a mid-table finish and that's where I expect we will end up.


Where do you personally think you'll finish?

After seeing the first 9 games, I think we will finish around 10th-12th. We are adapting to this level quickly and are a good side, but we're still maybe a little short of a promotion winning side.


How would you describe your team's style of play?

It varies really. When we played Cheltenham and Torquay, there was a lot of long ball which was awful to watch. However against Lincoln and Hereford, we played some nice stuff. I think it depends on the opposition. We seem to resort to long ball tactics against the better teams because we get closed down quicker and are not allowed to play our football. I expect to see that on Saturday.


Where are you strongest - defence, midfield or attack?

I still think we are strongest in defence. We've had a few issues this season, but still haven't conceded more than 1 goal in a game since the opening day of the league season. Our problem before bringing in Holroyd on loan was scoring goals, as we have been doing alright elsewhere.


Who has been your best player so far?

Difficult one really. I think I'll go for John Ashton. He's been solid at the back and very consistent so far this season. Chris Holroyd has come in and done superbly since joining on loan too.


How has John Mousinho been doing?

I like Mousinho. He does the simple things well which I think you need in a team. So far he has played the majority of the games in midfield and done well. He gets around the pitch and likes to get forward as well as do the defensive side of things. One of our better signings over the summer.


What do you expect to see from Wycombe?

I thought at the start of the season that you would be one of the strongest teams in the division. You have made a slow start, but I still think you'll be there or thereabouts. I expect to see an organised outfit that will be difficult to break down.


Take a wild guess at the final score.

I'll go for 1-1. It looks like neither team concede too many goals.


Thank you Matt - good stuff.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Len
Date:Friday October 1 2010
Time: 12:52PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Articles

Preview: Oxford United v Wycombe Wanderers

Saturday 7th May 2016 - 3.00pm

A Vital Challenge - Ben Nevis To Face The Fear

Vitalfootball.co.uk co-owner Jonathan Fear is pushing himself to the limit in order to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis.

Who Will Wycombe Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Single goal defeat in Wycombe`s final home game

Wycombe Wanderers 0-1 Accrington Stanley

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 Stanley?
Suggested By:
Siegrist50%
McCarthy0%
Stewart0%
Pierre0%
Jombati6%
Harriman0%
Bean6%
Rowe35%
Sellars0%
Hayes3%
Thompson0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Northampton 45 28 12 5 96 35
2 Accrington 45 24 12 9 84 26
3 Oxford 45 23 14 8 83 40
4 Bristol Rovers 45 25 7 13 82 30
5 Portsmouth 45 21 15 9 78 32
6 Plymouth 45 23 9 13 78 21
7 Wimbledon 45 20 12 13 72 13
8 Cambridge 45 18 13 14 67 11
9 Leyton Orient 45 18 12 15 66 -2
10 Wycombe 45 17 13 15 64 4
11 Exeter 45 17 13 15 64 1
12 Carlisle 45 16 16 13 64 0
13 Mansfield 45 17 12 16 63 8
14 Luton 45 18 9 18 63 -1
15 Barnet 45 16 11 18 59 -4
16 Hartlepool 45 15 6 24 51 -18
17 Notts County 45 14 9 22 51 -24
18 Yeovil 45 11 15 19 48 -15
19 Stevenage 45 11 14 20 47 -15
20 Crawley 45 13 8 24 47 -30
21 Morecambe 45 12 9 24 45 -22
22 Newport 45 10 13 22 43 -20
R Dag & Red 45 8 10 27 34 -34
R York 45 7 12 26 33 -36
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Results (view all)

Wycombe Wanderers Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : Oxford United (a)
Sky Bet League Two