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The Big Match Preview: Luton vs Wycombe

All you need to know.

8 February 2019

Team news, tickets, travel and more...

Luton Town vs Wycombe Wanderers
Saturday 9th February 2019, k.o. 3pm
Kenilworth Road
Referee: Andy Davies

The Chairboys' five-game unbeaten run would do superbly to come through unscathed from successive away games at sides currently unbeaten at home in the league all season, starting with leaders Luton Town on Saturday.

Having both been triumphant in their quest for promotion from League 2 last season, the two sides would likely have been content at the start of the campaign to consolidate their position in the third tier, yet the Hatters have stormed to the top of the table and rightly so following an incredible sequence of results over the winter.

Unbeaten since October, and showing no ill effects from boss Nathan Jones quitting for Stoke City last month, Town now turn their attentions to repeating their FA Cup triumph over the Wanderers in November, and avoiding a fourth defeat in their last five home encounters with the boys from Bucks, as well as equalling a club record for their unbeaten run in league matches.

Gareth Ainsworth has a deep mutual respect with Luton's caretaker boss Mick Harford - a former Wimbledon colleague in the 90s - and knows the size of the challenge lying in wait for his men, who can be buoyed having lost only twice against the current top seven all season.

Tickets
Tickets are now off sale and can no longer be booked. Wanderers sold virtually their full allocation of 772 seats. Home areas are sold out.

Team News
Luton look to be without injured pair Harry Cornick - who scored in the FA Cup win - and Elliot Lee, who's twice scored a brace in home battles with the Chairboys. Glen Rea, Aaron Connolly and Marek Stech are also sidelined. James Justin is set to make his 100th appearance for the club.

Wanderers forward pair Alex Samuel and Adebayo Akinfenwa are injury doubts after collecting knocks against Bradford and Blackpool respectively, with Darius Charles and Yves Ma-Kalambay also both still in the treatment room.

Kit
Wanderers will be in their regular home shirts but with light blue shorts.

Man in the middle
Experienced official Andy Davies is in charge of this one; he last officiated a Wycombe game way back in August 2016 - a 2-1 home win over Grimsby.

This season he's shown 84 yellow and six red cards in 25 games so far.

Travel
By Adrian Wood

POST CODE: LU4 8AW

Using the car? These are the recommended road directions
Take the London bound M40 and then the M25 northbound (clockwise). Exit at Junction 21 then join the M1 motorway (signposted The North). Leave the M1 at Junction 11 and join the A505 towards Luton. Go through one set of traffic lights and at the 1st roundabout, turn right into Chaul End Lane. At the next roundabout turn left into Hatters Way. Whilst continuing down Hatters Way the ground will be seen on your left, although it is not accessible from this road. At the end of Hatters Way turn left and start looking for street parking from here on (the ground will now be on your left).

Mileage from High Wycombe = 42 (approx. journey time 45 minutes)

Recommended area for car parking
There is no car park at the ground, and there is limited space available in the streets around the ground. If you are early, you can find a space close by, but the street parking fills up quite quickly. There is a multi-storey car park in the town centre. Follow the signs for the Galaxy Centre Leisure Complex. There is another large multi-storey car park at Luton railway station.

Using the train?
Thameslink trains operate a very regular service from the capital (St Pancras International, Blackfriars, Farringdon etc.), average journey time is around 35 minutes. Luton station is around a 15-20 min walk from the ground. I have read that there are free buses to / from the ground for away fans. Alternatively, from the Bus Interchange opposite the station, take the “Luton - Dunstable Busway” which stops outside the ground (close to Oak Road stadium entrances). Busway routes A, B, C or F70 to the Clifton Road stop.

Facilities for away fans
The ground capacity is 10,356 (all seated). Away fans are housed on one side of the small, covered Oak Road Stand (on the Executive Stand side) at one end of the ground. The entrance to the Oak Stand is unusual.  The impression is of queuing to go into someone's house and then through their back garden and into the stand! There are a number of supporting pillars in this stand, which may hinder your view. The leg room is tight – possibly one reason why away fans tend to stand.

Spare time on your hands?
There is not a great choice of hostelries around the ground. I am told that the Beech Hill Conservative Club on Leagrave Road welcomes both home and away supporters. To find the club, with the away entrance in front of you, turn left and walk down to the bottom of Oak Road. Proceed through the small arcade of shops opposite and you will see the sign for the club between two shops. There is a good fish and chip shop five minutes’ walk from the ground. Coming out of the away end onto Oak Road, turn left and head up the hill. Turn left, keeping the ground on your left onto Clifton Road. Follow the road over the bridge and the Chip Shop is on the left.

Extra Info (via Luton's Supporter Liaison Officer)

Access to the Oak Road (Away Supporters) stand
Please note there are some 25 steps in order to access this stand from Oak Road. Upon request our stewards and / or "Here To Help" matchday volunteers will be happy to assist ambulant disabled or wheelchair fans to access the ground via an alternative entrance (No. 9 in Maple Road East)

Parking
As parking near the ground is restricted, we encourage fans to park in the town centre (eg. Powercourt Parking on St Mary's Way), then take the Luton-Dunstable busway from opposite the train station. This stops near the Oak Road away fans end (Clifton Road stop).  Oak Road itself is closed to traffic on matchdays, apart from pre-booked official coaches

Food kiosks / Away Supporters bar
Please note some are "card only". But for any cash withdrawals there are ATM machines by Bury Park Arcade (bottom of Oak Road) and Crawley Road (a short walk away)

Details of two  "Away Friendly" bars are in the Guide under "Facilities"

Click here for the Supporter Guide.

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Report: Luton 3-0 Wycombe

Blues fall to defeat to league leaders.

9 February 2019

Wycombe were unable to make it six consecutive games unbeaten as they fell to a 3-0 defeat at first placed Luton Town on Saturday.

The hosts looked sharp throughout the first-half and took the lead just after the half-hour mark through James Collins’ header.

The Chairboys looked a much better outfit in the second period and looked to push for an equaliser but a brace from George Moncur in the final five minutes put the game beyond Gareth Ainsworth’s side despite their best efforts.

Wycombe made two changes to the side that drew 0-0 with Bradford last weekend with Adebayo Akinfenwa and Paris Cowan-Hall coming in for Luke Bolton and the injured Alex Samuel.

Luton made just one change after their 3-0 victory away at Shrewsbury last Saturday with Collins replacing Kazenga LuaLua up front.

Despite losing 2-0 to the Hatters in the FA Cup earlier in the season, Wycombe were coming into the game having won four of their last five football league visits at Kenilworth Road and looked dangerous on the counter-attack in the opening minutes with Akinfenwa and Cowan-Hall looking to make an impact.

From that point onwards however, the League One table-toppers began to insert a foothold in the game.

Goalkeeper, Ryan Allsop came out to collect a central ball played over the top but fumbled under the pressure of Danny Hylton. The ball dropped for Luke Berry but a heroic block from Sido Jombati ensured the tie remained goalless after ten minutes.

Minutes later the home side threatened again as Andrew Shinnie played the ball out wide for Jack Stacey whose low cross fizzled across towards the far-post, but James McCarthy was able to clear just ahead of Berry.

From the resulting corner, the ball fell deep for Sonny Bradley at the back-post and he had the time to chest the ball down and get a shot away but it was blocked on the line by a number of bodies before the Chairboys were eventually able to clear.

Luton were then denied once more as Shinnie played through Hylton whose positioning raised questions of offside but the flag stayed down and Allsop saved his low attempt brilliantly one-on-one.

Ten minutes later though, the Hatters found an opener. Hylton’s diagonal pass found Stacey and the full-back’s cross from the right aimed towards the near-post where Collins was able to nod home just ahead of Allsop.

It was a deserved lead for the home side, but Gareth Ainsworth’s men were still in the tie and came out stronger after the interval.

Akinfenwa was beginning to win a number of knock-downs in the attacking third but a Blues shirt just couldn’t quite latch onto the ball.

The hosts nearly doubled their advantage when Hylton shifted the ball onto his left outside the box before curling the ball just over the bar but from then on, Wanderers began to look the more dangerous of the two sides.

Scott Kaskhet saw a mazy dribble end in an effort over the bar with Akinfenwa unlucky to be tackled just before pulling the trigger inside the area moments later.

Wycombe were unfortunate not to be rewarded with an equaliser and five minutes from time it was game over as Luton grabbed a second.

Jason Cummings skipped past two challenges on the edge of the area before seeing an effort saved by Allsop but George Moncur was there to tap home the rebound.

The second looked to take the stuffing out of the Chairboys and minutes later, they conceded a third as Moncur scored his second to ensure the hosts took all three points.

It was a strong effort from Ainsworth’s side who put on a much better show in the second half. The result sees them drop one place to 10th ahead of a trip to promotion pushing Barnsley next weekend.  

Attendance: 10,072 – 751 Wycombe

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Ticket News

Tickets and travel: Luton (A, 09/02) OFF SALE!

747 Chairboys fans backing the Blues at Kenilworth Road.

16 January 2019

Tickets are now off sale for the Chairboys' visit to Luton Town on Saturday 9th February (k.o. 3pm).

Wycombe sold a total of 747 tickets for this fixture, which is an ALL-TICKET game for Wanderers fans; meaning there will be no tickets available on the gate.

Pre-booked tickets are to be collected from Kenilworth Road from 1pm on the day of the game.

To view ticket information for all our upcoming games, please click here.

Travel
By Adrian Wood

POST CODE: LU4 8AW

Using the car? These are the recommended road directions
Take the London bound M40 and then the M25 northbound (clockwise). Exit at Junction 21 then join the M1 motorway (signposted The North). Leave the M1 at Junction 11 and join the A505 towards Luton. Go through one set of traffic lights and at the 1st roundabout, turn right into Chaul End Lane. At the next roundabout turn left into Hatters Way. Whilst continuing down Hatters Way the ground will be seen on your left, although it is not accessible from this road. At the end of Hatters Way turn left and start looking for street parking from here on (the ground will now be on your left).

Mileage from High Wycombe = 42 (approx. journey time 45 minutes)

Recommended area for car parking
There is no car park at the ground, and there is limited space available in the streets around the ground. If you are early, you can find a space close by, but the street parking fills up quite quickly. There is a multi-storey car park in the town centre. Follow the signs for the Galaxy Centre Leisure Complex. There is another large multi-storey car park at Luton railway station.

Travelling by coach?
OWWSA will be running a coach that will leave Adams Park at 12.00. Travel prices are £13 for adults, £12 for seniors, and £11 for juniors. The price for non-members is £18 (no refund if game is cancelled and the coaches have left their depot). If you wish to book by phone (Rena 01494 520179, Graham 07876 267301) or by e-mail (bookings@owwsa.co.uk) you need to do so by Thursday 7th February at 5pm.

Using the train?
Thameslink trains operate a very regular service from the capital (St Pancras International, Blackfriars, Farringdon etc.), average journey time is around 35 minutes. Luton station is around a 15-20 min walk from the ground. I have read that there are free buses to / from the ground for away fans. Alternatively, from the Bus Interchange opposite the station, take the “Luton - Dunstable Busway” which stops outside the ground (close to Oak Road stadium entrances). Busway routes A, B, C or F70 to the Clifton Road stop.

Facilities for away fans
The ground capacity is 10,356 (all seated). Away fans are housed on one side of the small, covered Oak Road Stand (on the Executive Stand side) at one end of the ground. The entrance to the Oak Stand is unusual.  The impression is of queuing to go into someone's house and then through their back garden and into the stand! There are a number of supporting pillars in this stand, which may hinder your view. The leg room is tight – possibly one reason why away fans tend to stand.

Spare time on your hands?
There is not a great choice of hostelries around the ground. I am told that the Beech Hill Conservative Club on Leagrave Road welcomes both home and away supporters. To find the club, with the away entrance in front of you, turn left and walk down to the bottom of Oak Road. Proceed through the small arcade of shops opposite and you will see the sign for the club between two shops. There is a good fish and chip shop five minutes’ walk from the ground. Coming out of the away end onto Oak Road, turn left and head up the hill. Turn left, keeping the ground on your left onto Clifton Road. Follow the road over the bridge and the Chip Shop is on the left.

Extra Info (via Luton's Supporter Liaison Officer)

Access to the Oak Road (Away Supporters) stand
Please note there are some 25 steps in order to access this stand from Oak Road. Upon request our stewards and / or "Here To Help" matchday volunteers will be happy to assist ambulant disabled or wheelchair fans to access the ground via an alternative entrance (No. 9 in Maple Road East)

Parking
As parking near the ground is restricted, we encourage fans to park in the town centre (eg. Powercourt Parking on St Mary's Way), then take the Luton-Dunstable busway from opposite the train station. This stops near the Oak Road away fans end (Clifton Road stop).  Oak Road itself is closed to traffic on matchdays, apart from pre-booked official coaches

Food kiosks / Away Supporters bar
Please note some are "card only". But for any cash withdrawals there are ATM machines by Bury Park Arcade (bottom of Oak Road) and Crawley Road (a short walk away)

Details of two  "Away Friendly" bars are in the Guide under "Facilities"

Click here for the Supporter Guide.

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