Vital Football

Latest Wycombe Wanderers News

The Opposition View - Cheltenham

The Opposition View - Cheltenham


In the wake of yesterday's 1-1 draw with Cheltenham Town at Adams Park, here are some views on the game from the Robins' manager Mark Yates and a few of their fans.

"Two points dropped," said Yates.

"We shot ourselves in the foot after three minutes, gifting another calamitous goal, but the response was fantastic."

"We were by far the brighter side in the first-half, and even at the end we're still pressing and pressing and had three or four great chances in the last six or seven minutes."

"My keeper's not had a save to make, he's hardly touched the ball."

"It was sweltering out there, it was hard, but I felt we should have won...we had enough chances to win the game. We knocked it around superbly well but didn't quite have the finishing touch."


The Robins fans were understandably disappointed to leave Adams Park with only a single point.

The following extracts are taken from the Robins Nest Forum.


cheltsaxon wrote:
'Yates' decisions cost us today. Really cheesed off. We were all over them, McGlashan and Deering were ripping them to shreds and he takes them off.'


hEaleR wrote:
'I fail to understand how it was Yatesy's decisions which cost us the game. The changes were all understandable and with the intent of winning the game. Deering and Harrad looked knackered and J wasn't getting any joy from the ref so he was replaced. Goulding and Zeb weren't great but that's not the managers fault.'


Peter Griffin wrote:
'McGlashan was becoming a little frustrated. He started trying to win fouls when he could have kept going and created something.'


jaggy wrote:
'McGlashan has obviously conned this ref before and wasn't getting anything. He still created havoc though.'


R_Payney wrote:
'Have to say the officials were shocking, but in the end our shite finishing and reluctance to shoot cost us. The subs let us down a bit and I thought we shouldn't have made any, with the possible exception of Zeb.'


Robin wrote:
'That really was two points dropped today. We totally dominated from start to finish and Wycombe didn't even register a single shot on target yet we only came away with a point. Our players were repeatedly and cynically fouled (McGlashan in particular) and the ref missed a blatant penalty in the 2nd half but we still should have won by a clear margin.'


Powelly wrote:
'For 80% of the game I thought we were bloody brilliant. Some of the inter-changing and quick tempo passing was the best I have seen at this level. Although at times maybe we were guilty of enjoying it too much and overplaying when the killer ball or a shot was on. To go to Wycombe and limit them to one shot which was dragged 20 yards wide is some going. But that early mix up has cost us 2 big points. Wycombe players and fans were chuffed to bits with a point which tells you everything you need to know.'


taxidave wrote:
'We went to Wycombe, got a draw and a point, and everyone (myself included) is disappointed that we didn't win. It just goes to show how far we have come. A few seasons ago we would have been pleased to go there and get a point but now we have improved so much (and Wycombe possibly got a lot worse) that we consider a draw to be a poor result... we so completely dominated the whole game that to not get all three points feels like a defeat.'


Next Game: Chesterfield v Wycombe - Sat 15th Sept - 3.00pm

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



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

Writer:Len
Date:Sunday September 9 2012
Time: 11:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Articles

The Opposition View - Notts County

What the Magpies thought of yesterday's game

It's seven in a row as Blues down Magpies

Notts County 0 Wycombe Wanderers 2

Stats: Notts County v Wycombe Wanderers

All the stats from Notts County (0) vs (2) Wycombe Wanderers, Meadow Lane Att: 3,680 (396 away)

EFL Trophy Round 3 Draw In Full 2016/17

In midweek, the third round draw for this years EFL Trophy was conducted and here's how the balls fell.

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 Notts County?
Suggested By:
Blackman1%
Harriman0%
Stewart0%
Pierre0%
Jacobson18%
O'Nien0%
Gape0%
Bloomfield18%
Kashket0%
Akinfenwa63%
Cowan-Hall0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Plymouth 20 13 2 5 41 10
2 Carlisle 20 10 9 1 39 14
3 Doncaster 20 12 3 5 39 12
4 Portsmouth 20 10 4 6 34 13
5 Luton 20 8 8 4 32 10
6 Wycombe 20 9 4 7 31 3
7 Blackpool 20 8 6 6 30 13
8 Barnet 20 7 9 4 30 1
9 Cambridge 20 8 4 8 28 3
10 Yeovil 20 8 4 8 28 0
11 Stevenage 20 8 3 9 27 -1
12 Grimsby 20 7 5 8 26 1
13 Mansfield 20 6 8 6 26 -4
14 Crewe 20 6 8 6 26 -5
15 Crawley 20 7 5 8 26 -9
16 Colchester 20 6 6 8 24 1
17 Exeter 20 7 2 11 23 -3
18 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
19 Hartlepool 20 5 7 8 22 -9
20 Notts County 20 6 4 10 22 -10
21 Leyton Orient 20 6 3 11 21 -4
22 Accrington 20 5 6 9 21 -6
23 Cheltenham 20 3 9 8 18 -10
24 Newport 19 4 5 10 17 -7
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Wycombe Wanderers Results (view all)

Wycombe Wanderers Fixtures (view all)

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
Jan 7 2017 3:00PM : Exeter City (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 14 2017 3:00PM : Yeovil Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Vital Football Comment