Stuart Lewis has spoken of his pride at making 100 appearances for the Wanderers, after reaching the milestone in last Saturday’s 2-2 draw at AFC Wimbledon.
Pick up a copy of 1887 at the weekend, available for just £3 from usual outlets around the ground, to hear more from Stu about his love for the Blues, the impact of Gareth Ainsworth and the youngsters, his partnership with Josh Scowen, tackling, that winning feeling, the fans, his hopes for the second half of the season and much, much more.
“Obviously to beat them would taste even sweeter after my time there. I didn’t enjoy it, I’m not going to lie. The decision to leave was the right one and it’s worked out great for me. I’ve got to thank Gary Waddock for that – he gave me an opportunity and I’ve not looked back.”
“It will be a bit of an emotional day as I’ve got a box for all of my family on Saturday – I think there’s coach load of about 30 of them coming so that could get a bit lively!
“I came in on a month loan as probably a bit of a gamble by Gary Waddock and the fans probably thought who is this guy coming on against Torquay, but I put a few tackles in! To be where I am now, 100 appearances on and playing against Dagenham, I wouldn’t have believed it.
appearance is against them, if you would have said that two years ago I wouldn’t have believed you. st As for the game against his former employers, the former Arsenal and Spurs youngster said: “I can’t wait. It’s mad that my 101
He added: “In two years you don’t realise the relationships you can build up with people and I class them as friends. My family come every week and feel part of it too. Wycombe Wanderers is like a family and it’s great.”
“It’s come in quick time as well. It’s one of the biggest achievements in my career so far – to play 100 games for one club nowadays with the merry-go-round of football is a massive achievement. It ranks right up there.”
“To rack up 100 appearances at a club like this is a massive honour for me and a big achievement,” Lewis told 1887, the club’s matchday programme.
The 25-year-old has been an influential figure in the middle of the park since arriving from Saturday’s opponents Dagenham & Redbridge, initially on loan in November 2010.