Fleetwood Town travel to Adams Park on Tuesday 11 February for their Sky Bet League One fixture against Wycombe Wanderers, and in our match preview, we have all you need to know ahead of kick-off.
Fixture: Wycombe Wanderers v Fleetwood Town
Competition: Sky Bet League One
Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Venue: Adams Park, Hillbottom road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP12 4HJ
Match officials: Kevin Johnson (Referee), Louis Marks & Maek Derrien (Assistants) Stuart Butler (Fourth Official)
Mr. Johnson last refereed Fleetwood in their 3-0 away win at Shrewsbury Town on Saturday 28 September at Montgomery Waters Meadow. Jimmy Dunne, Josh Morris and Paddy Madden scored the goals that day in Shropshire.
The man in the middle at Adams Park has officiated in 25 games this season. He has shown 83 yellow cards and 6 red card in all competitions this campaign, with four of those coming in Town's fixture at Shrewsbury.
The Cod Army travel to Wycombe Wanderers on the back of their 2-1 victory over 20th place AFC Wimbledon. A Luke O’Neil own goal gave Town the lead in the 22nd minute, with the hosts scoring twelve minutes later to equalise proceedings. However later on in the game, substitute Paddy Madden put the Cod Army back in the lead on the 81st minute and that is how the game would finish.
Madden is now on 14 league goals for the campaign after his goal at the weekend. He scored last time Town faced Wycombe, and the Irishman will be looking to add to his tally on Tuesday night down at Adams Park.
The home team are looking good going into this home game with Fleetwood of the back of a 3-1 victory over Bristol Rovers in the last game and remain unbeaten their last 4 home games. Adebayo Akinfenwa opened the scoring on the 9 minute mark at Adams Park but Rovers drew level on the 27th minute through a Jayden Mitchell-Lawson goal. However Wycombe soon regained the lead through Darius Charles and then went 3-1 up due to a Matt Bloomfield strike, this result kept Wycombe in second place in League One as the Chairboys head into the midweek match.
ONE TO WATCH – ADEBAYO AKINFENWA
One for Town fans to keep an eye out for on Tuesday forward, Adebayo Akinfenwa. He has scored 8 goals and has 6 assists this season in 32 appearances, with his latest goal coming in Saturday’s 3-1 Victory at home to Bristol Rovers.
The 37-year-old began his career at Barry Town in 2002, where he spent a year at the club. The forward then had a few relatively unsuccessful spells at Boston Utd, Leyton Orient, Rushden, Doncaster eventually led him to Torquay.
Akinfenwa had a successful year at Torquay scoring 14 goals in 28 league games. The striker then signed for Swansea City where he scored 21 goals in all competitions over his two year spell at the club. He then moved on a free to Millwall where he struggled for game time, however a move to Northampton kicked his career on as he scored 37 league goals in 78 appearances.
At AFC Wimbledon, the striker has scored 118 goals across four years. Then in the summer of 2016, he moved on a free transfer to Wycombe and has gone on to score 44 league goals in 117 appearances.
WATCH THE GAME LIVE ON iFOLLOW
If you can’t make Tuesday’s match against Wycombe Wanderers, don’t worry as we have it covered with iFollow – meaning you can live stream and listen to full match commentary for £10.
Supporters in the United Kingdom and overseas are eligible for this option, so make sure you get your package before kick-off. Click HERE to buy your Video Match Pass.
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WHAT JOEY BARTON HAD TO SAY
Fleetwood Town head coach Joey Barton spoke after his sides 2-1 victory over AFC Wimbledon, and looked ahead to Tuesday night’s match against Gareth Ainsworth’s Wycombe.
Click HERE to see what Barton had to say on the fixture.
HOW TO GET YOUR MATCHDAY TICKETS
Tickets go off sale on Tuesday 11 February at 12:30, so make sure you buy your match tickets to cheer on the Cod Army.
Prices are as follows:
Adults - £21
Concessions (over 60) - £18
Young Adults (19-25) - £16
Under 18s - £10
Under 12s - FREE
Wheelchair / ambulant – rate as above with carer FREE
The club will be running coach travel for the match. The price is just £5 for Onward Card holders and £20 for all other supporters. Coaches will be departing Highbury at 13:00 pm on the day of the game.
To book tickets for this fixture, please contact the ticket office on 01253 775080 or visit the club shop before they go off sale.
SKY BET’S BETTING ODDS
Fleetwood are 17/4 to pick up all three points away at Wycombe. A draw between the two sides is priced at 21/10, with the hosts 6/4 to win at Adams Park.
One of Sky Bets’ price boosts are for Fleetwood to win and for both teams to score – 11/2
Joey Barton’s side drew to Wycombe 1-1 in the same fixture earlier in the season, and for a repeat of that score line, you can get odds of 5/1
For more odds on SkyBet, click HERE Please remember to bet and gamble responsibly -