Wycombe Wanderers

Gareth Ainsworth

Manager

Gareth Ainsworth


Nickname Chairboys

Founded 1887

Stadium Adams Park

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Wycombe Wanderers are managed by Gareth Ainsworth who has been in charge since November 2012 - following a short stint as caretaker - making him one of the longest serving managers in English football. 

The Chairboys enjoyed a cracking 2014/15 season, but one that ended in grave disappointment after they lost out to Southend on penalties in the play-off final. However, they have since been unable to bounce back, finishing 13th and 9th.

Wycombe made into the football League back in 1993 under the master tutelage of Martin O'Neill who is considered a legend of the club. O'Neill led the club into the League before moving onto more success in the game and he is fondly remembered by the fans at Adams Park.

Paul Lambert is another famous Manager to have learnt his trade at Wycombe and he will be remembered as the man who took the club to the League cup Quarter-Final against Chelsea in 2006. Lambert went on to experience great success with Norwich proving that Adams Park really is a top class breeding ground for young managers.

Recent Form

Won
60%
Drawn
30%
Lost
10%

Wycombe Wanderers have reaped 6 wins in the last 10 games, beating Stevenage, Chesterfield, Yeovil Town, Grimsby Town, Crawley Town and Barnet. 3 draws against Lincoln City, Notts County and Port Vale and defeats to Accrington Stanley has seen them score 11 at an average of 1.1 goals per game while shipping 8.

Recent Results

Manager History

ManagerStart Date - End DateRecord
Gareth Ainsworth24 Sep 2012 - PresentWon: 130, Drawn: 78, Lost: 103
Gary Waddock13 Oct 2009 - 23 Sep 2012Won: 47, Drawn: 39, Lost: 61
Peter Taylor30 May 2008 - 09 Oct 2009Won: 22, Drawn: 22, Lost: 19
Paul Lambert30 Jun 2006 - 30 May 2008Won: 44, Drawn: 29, Lost: 35
John Gorman30 Nov 2004 - 05 Jun 2006Won: 30, Drawn: 27, Lost: 26
Keith Ryan *15 Nov 2004 - 30 Nov 2004Won: 2, Drawn: 0, Lost: 1
Tony Adams05 Nov 2003 - 09 Nov 2004Won: 12, Drawn: 21, Lost: 20
John Gorman *02 Oct 2003 - 05 Nov 2003Won: 2, Drawn: 3, Lost: 3
Lawrie Sanchez05 Feb 1999 - 30 Sep 2003Won: 87, Drawn: 71, Lost: 98
Terry Evans *11 Jan 1999 - 05 Feb 1999Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 2
Neil Smillie25 Feb 1998 - 11 Jan 1999Won: 13, Drawn: 15, Lost: 19
John Gregory22 Oct 1996 - 25 Feb 1998Won: 25, Drawn: 23, Lost: 28
29 Jun 1995 - 31 Jul 1996Won: 16, Drawn: 17, Lost: 19
Martin O'Neill01 Aug 1990 - 13 Jun 1995Won: 52, Drawn: 32, Lost: 28
Paul Bence01 Aug 1984 - 31 Jul 1986Won: 2, Drawn: 0, Lost: 1
Mike Keen01 Aug 1980 - 31 Jul 1984Won: 1, Drawn: 2, Lost: 4
Andy Williams01 Aug 1978 - 31 Jul 1980Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 2
John Reardon01 Aug 1977 - 31 Jul 1978Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 1
Ted Powell *01 Aug 1976 - 31 Jul 1977Won: 1, Drawn: 0, Lost: 1
Brian Lee01 Aug 1969 - 31 Jul 1976Won: 4, Drawn: 5, Lost: 4
Barry Darvill01 Aug 1964 - 31 Jul 1968Won: 0, Drawn: 3, Lost: 2
Don Welsh01 Aug 1962 - 31 Jul 1964Won: 1, Drawn: 0, Lost: 1
Graham Adams01 Aug 1961 - 31 Jul 1962Won: 0, Drawn: 1, Lost: 1
Sid Cann01 Aug 1952 - 31 Jul 1961Won: 1, Drawn: 0, Lost: 5

* Caretaker/Interim Manager

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