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The Big Match Preview: Wycombe vs Stoke

All you need to know.

2 December 2020

Team news and more...

Wycombe Wanderers vs Stoke City
Wednesday 2nd December 2020, k.o. 7.45pm GMT
Adams Park
Sky Bet Championship
Virtual Mascot: Cian Moore

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After 40 weeks and four days... fans are back at Adams Park.

It won't be the dream, packed-out, electric atmosphere that anyone would have wanted or envisaged as the Chairboys step out in front of a crowd for the first time ever in the Championship, but it's a start, as 1,000 season ticket holders take their seats to see Gareth Ainsworth's men take on Stoke City under the lights.

Those fans have been watching games up to now on iFollow and seen gradual improvements from their team throughout the campaign, holding Derby County to a draw in their most recent impressive display at the weekend.

Tonight the Blues welcome strong opposition in Stoke City with matters off the pitch dominating all the pre-match build-up... but those wearing quarters on the field will want to see their names in the headlines after guiding the team to hopefully three more points tonight.

Fan Guide

Tickets

Those season ticket holders eligible to attend received a link to our ticketing portal where they could select their seat. Once the booking is complete, those fans will receive email confirmation containing a QR code which they should bring with them and have scanned at the gate specified on their ticket.

Parking
The club endeavours to limit cash transactions as much as possible and therefore urges fans to pre-book parking in the upper tier by clicking here. Cars are charged at £5 each.

A number of independent car parks will be open along Hillbottom Road.

Arrival
Your e-ticket will specify a Check-In Time Number, which correlates as follows:

Check-In Time 1 – 18.30-18.45
Check-In Time 2 – 18.45-19.00
Check-In Time 3 – 19.00-19.15
Check-In Time 4 – 19.15-19.30

Please make sure you have arrived at the Gate specified on your ticket during these Check-In times.

Covid-19 Precautions
You must not attend Adams Park you have a new cough, a fever or temperature, are unusually short of breath during exercise or at rest, or have a loss of smell or taste. Failure to comply may jeopardise the health of other WWFC supporters and club staff. The club will be conducting temperature checks on randomly selected spectators on arrival; anyone with a temperature above 37.8C will not be permitted entry. Fans should wear a mask at all times.

Seating Arrangements
You should sit in the seat marked on your ticket, and are asked not to move seats even to sit next to someone in your social bubble. As this is a pilot event, the club needs to make sure that all precautions are adhered to.

For this fixture, season ticket holders can select seats in the Origin Family Stand, Frank Adams Stand and Lords Builders Merchants Stand, or the very outer blocks of the PreSonus Stand. The terrace will be closed, and the centre of the PreSonus Stand will be used partially as a ‘red zone’ for playing and coaching staff, and partially for corporate guests and media.

Food And Drink

For this fixture, there will be no catering provision available, and therefore the club will allow fans to bring their own food and drink. No alcohol is permitted on site.

Last Time Out
Here are the highlights from Wanderers' 1-1 draw with Derby:

Meanwhile, Stoke drew 0-0 at Sheffield Wednesday:

Team News
Wycombe will make a call on the fitness of Curtis Thompson and Dennis Adeniran who came off injured at the weekend, with Dominic Gape, Darius Charles, Uche Ikpeazu and Ryan Tafazolli also undergoing checks on their injuries.

Stoke are missing Steven Fletcher, John Obi Mikel and Joe Allen, but James Chester and Ryan Shawcross return to the squad.

Kit
Wanderers will be in their light and dark blue quarters.

Man in the Middle
Darren Bond has shown 27 yellow cards and one red in his nine games so far this season, and takes charge of a Wycombe fixture for the first time since July when Wanderers drew Fleetwood 2-2 in the second leg of the play-off semi-finals.

How to Watch
Click here for details on how to purchase your match pass on iFollow.

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