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When the year ends in 1...

Blues have an admirable record.

22 January 2021

It's often said that glory follows Tottenham Hotspur around when the year ends in 1... but Wanderers too have a proud record in the second year of each of the recent decades.

Way back in 1921, the Chairboys were champions of the Spartan League, and a decade later they triumphed in the FA Amateur Cup, overcoming Hayes 1-0 at Highbury.

Fast forward to 1971, and Wycombe were crowned champions of the Isthmian League under manager Brian Lee, while Mike Keen led them to third place in the Isthmian League a decade on.

Martin O'Neill was at the helm for the first of two FA Trophy victories in 1991, while in 2001, Lawrie Sanchez's men enjoyed a run all the way to the semi-final of the FA Cup.

Gareth Ainsworth in the playing side the day the Blues clinched promotion from League 2 in 2011, and 10 years later, they're playing Championship football and looking forward to a prestigious FA Cup meeting with Tottenham Hotspur in round four...


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