Vital Football

Latest Wycombe Wanderers News

Wanderers on the Cusp of an Unwanted Record

Wanderers on the Cusp of an Unwanted Record


Wycombe Wanderers are on the cusp of breaking an unwanted club record following their latest defeat. They were beaten 2-0 by Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park (report to follow) which saw the side equal a club record of five successive league games without scoring a single goal.

This season Gary Waddock's men have failed to score against...

Bury (H - L0-2)
Huddersfield Town (A - L0-3)
Brentford (H - L0-1)
Yeovil Town (A - L0-1); and
Tranmere Rovers (A - L0-2).

The last league goal came courtesy of Joel Grant's header that sealed a 3-1 win at Leyton Orient back on Tuesday 16th August.

The current side become the fourth to draw five successive blanks. The last time the Blues failed to score in five successive league games was back in October and November 1996 under caretaker boss Neil Smillie and then John Gregory. They failed to find the net against...

Bristol City (A - L0-3)
Stockport County (H - L0-2)
Wrexham (H - D0-0)
York City (A - L0-2); and
Crewe Alexandra (A - L0-3)

The drought was ended with a 2-1 win over Plymouth Argyle at Adams Park.

Somewhat surprisingly Martin O'Neill's side suffered a similar lack of penetration in March 1995. They failed to notch against...

Bristol Rovers (A - L0-1)
York City (A - D0-0)
Birmingham City (H - L0-3)
Brentford (A - D0-0); and
Crewe Alexandra (H - D0-0)

They finally hit the onion bag in a 3-1 win over Peterborough United at Adams Park.

The first time the club went on such a barren run was way back in April 1900. The side was competing in the Second Division of the Southern League and failed to score against...

Fulham (A - L0-2)
Dartford (A - L0-6)
Wolverton L&NWR (A - L0-5)
Fulham (H - L0-6); and
Grays United (A - L0-9).

That sequence was ended with a 2-2 draw against Brentford in the last league game of the season at Daws Hill Park (which is a part of Wycombe Abbey that was being used as temporary home whilst Loakes Park was levelled).

As mentioned above however, the current team could be set to make history all by themselves. If they fail to score against Sheffield United, who visit Adams Park next Saturday (24th September), they will record a sixth successive blank and that is something no other Wycombe Wanderers team has done in the club's 124-year history.



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

Writer:Benny
Date:Saturday September 17 2011
Time: 8:03PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Articles

The Opposition View - Dagenham & Redbridge

What the Daggers thought of yesterday's game

Blues regain play-off spot with win at Daggers

Dagenham & Redbridge 1-2 Wycombe Wanderers

Stats: Dagenham & Redbridge v Wycombe Wanderers

All the stats from Dagenham & Redbridge (1) vs (2) Wycombe Wanderers, Victoria Road Att:

Preview Stats: Dagenham & Redbridge v Wycombe Wanderers

Tuesday 9th February 2016 - 7.45pm

Archived Vital Wycombe Articles

Vital Wycombe articles from

Site Journalists

Len
Profile
Benny
Profile
Dale Jenkins
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who was your Man of the Match against Dagenham?
Suggested By:
Allsop0%
Harriman0%
McCarthy0%
Pierre100%
Jombati0%
Cowan-Hall0%
O'Nien0%
Bloomfield0%
Wood0%
Hayes0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Northampton 28 19 4 5 61 20
2 Plymouth 29 17 5 7 56 17
3 Oxford 28 14 10 4 52 19
4 Mansfield 31 13 9 9 48 9
5 Bristol Rovers 29 14 5 10 47 10
6 Wycombe 29 13 7 9 46 6
7 Leyton Orient 30 12 10 8 46 5
8 Portsmouth 28 11 12 5 45 20
9 Accrington 26 13 6 7 45 12
10 Cambridge 30 12 8 10 44 3
11 Wimbledon 28 11 9 8 42 7
12 Carlisle 26 11 9 6 42 5
13 Exeter 28 11 7 10 40 -1
14 Luton 30 10 8 12 38 1
15 Crawley 30 11 4 15 37 -13
16 Morecambe 30 10 6 14 36 -3
17 Notts County 27 10 6 11 36 -6
18 Barnet 28 9 6 13 33 -8
19 Stevenage 31 7 10 14 31 -14
20 Newport 28 6 9 13 27 -11
21 Yeovil 29 5 9 15 24 -14
22 Hartlepool 26 7 3 16 24 -19
23 Dag & Red 29 4 8 17 20 -22
24 York 28 4 8 16 20 -23
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Wycombe Wanderers Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Exeter City (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Northampton Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bristol Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Cambridge United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Newport County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Stevenage (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.WhiteHorseWycombe1