Wycombe Wanderers

Wycombe Wanderers

Nickname: The Chairboys

Year formed: 1887

Ground: Adams Park, Hillbottom Road, High Wycombe, HP12 4HJ

Capacity: 10,000


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2008/09 average: 5,109

For visitors: 2,000 in the Dreams Stand

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Position last season: 3rd in League Two (playoff winners)

Manager: Gary Waddock (October 2009)

Player to watch - Matt Bloomfield: Worth watching, if only to boo. 'Blooms' is the longest-serving player having joined the Blues from Ipswich Town in December 2003. A tenacious, hard-working midfielder, who is more than capable of getting on the score sheet, Bloomfield sustained a serious knee injury towards the end of the 2007/08 season but signed a new two-year deal to carry him through to 2010. The 24-year-old is now fit and going from strength to strength.

Record transfer fee paid: �200,000 (Sean Devine, Barnet, 1999)

Record transfer fee received: �375,000 (Keith Scott, Swindon, 1993)

Ticket office: 01494 441 118

Official website: www.wwfc.com

Distance: 147 miles

Journey time: 2 hrs, 42 mins

For directions to the ground go to www.pinkun.com/content/pinkun/norwich-city/away-guide/Map.aspx

Pub: Adams Park is another ground not blessed with many local pubs. The nearest is The Hour Glass (144 Chapel Lane, High Wycombe, HP12 4BY) with multiple TV screens and a welcoming atmosphere. There's also the White Horse on West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, HP11 2LR.

Last league meeting: Norwich City 5, Wycombe Wanderers 2 (22 August, 2009): Paul Lambert's reign as Norwich City manager began with another Carrow Road goal feast as his drastically overhauled team scored five times against Wycombe Wanderers to chalk up their first League One victory of the season. Grant Holt, captaining City after Gary Doherty was relegated to the bench, scored twice and there were goals from Korey Smith, his first for the club, Jon Otsemobor and Jens Berthel Askou. Holt, Smith and Otsemobor put City 3-0 up inside 35 minutes but goals either side of half-time by Jon-Paul Pittman and Matt Harrold briefly threatened a revival by Wycombe, the club formerly managed by Lambert. But Askou's header and Holt's second goal wrapped up the points in front of a noisy and appreciative crowd of more than 23,000.

City connection: Norwich City manager Paul Lambert was in charge of Wycombe between 2006 and 2008, and took them to the semi-finals of the League Cup.

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