Wycombe Wanderers have received the highest score of any host of a FA WSL Continental Cup fixture from a ‘mystery supporter’ report following last Thursday’s final.Manchester City Women claimed the trophy with a 1-0 win over Arsenal Ladies thanks to a goal from Isobel Christiansen in front of an impressive crowd of 3,697 at Adams Park, with plenty of entertainment on offer in the form of a Junior FanZone and a performance from boyband Kingsland Road ahead of kick-off.
The mystery supporter report awarded the club a score of 9.25 out of 10 in relation to first impressions, travel to the stadium, arrival at Adams Park and social offering, while the club also scored 10/10 in relation to likelihood of recommending the match day experience to others, and feeling valued as a supporter.
Chairman Andrew Howard commented: “It was fantastic for Wycombe Wanderers to host such a prestigious event and to be able to welcome so many supporters from far and wide as well as of course our home fans. We were delighted to be a part of such a momentous footballing occasion and would like to thank The FA, players and staff for enabling us to showcase our home ground for this exciting and coveted sporting occasion.”
Katie Brazier, Head of Women's Leagues & Competitions, added: “Wycombe Wanderers FC played the perfect hosts to the FA WSL Continental Cup Final at Adams Park. As one of our key showcase games of the women's football calendar, it's important for us to deliver a great match day experience for fans and competing clubs. It's a super stadium, has great facilities and the WWFC players, staff and volunteers all helped to ensure the family friendly atmosphere and experience was top rate.''