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Chairboys hit Paint Pot Challenge trail

30 January 2013

Wanderers burst into the Johnstone’s Paint Pot Challenge spotlight as they became the seventh club to compete in the exciting inaugural initiative.

and manager Gareth Ainsworth flew the flag for the npower League 2 club in the unique challenge, which tests the crossing accuracy of the most competent footballer.Chairboys' squadNine players from the

Club mascot Bodger .here  Watch Wycombe's effort by clicking

was also in attendance, bringing extra colour to the beautiful game.

involves players trying to chip a ball from the corner of the 18-yard box situated in a central position on the six-yard line.Paint Pot ChallengeThe

A perfect ‘lick’ for a successful chip-in is worth 10 points, while one point is awarded for each attempt which ‘brushes’ the paint pot.

Sam Wood’s lofted left-foot effort was perfectly placed as it found its way into the paint pot, while the attempts of Matt Spring and manager Ainsworth boosted their club’s tally by a point each.

That left Wycombe with 12 points and enough to see them into fourth place on the leaderboard.

 “Gareth Ainsworth and the lads at Wycombe relished the chance to get involved in the Paint Pot Challengeenjoyed it,” said Ben Wilde, Johnstone’s Paint Brand and Sponsorship Manager.and their reactions proved just how much they

“The presence of Bodger the mascot also added to the occasion and it was another very successful Paint Pot Challenge.”

 Oxford United continue to lead the way on 32 points, with Coventry City and Doncaster Roverssecond and third respectively on 25 and 14 points.


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