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Match Preview: Wycombe Wanderers

8 November 2019

Match Previews

Match Preview: Wycombe Wanderers

8 November 2019

Setting the scene...

Tranmere Rovers’ Emirates FA Cup journey begins on Saturday afternoon when Wycombe Wanderers visit Prenton Park in the First-Round, kick-off 3pm.

Rovers reached the third-round of the competition last term, which saw them earn a lucrative home tie against Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur after wins over Oxford City and Southport.

Micky Mellon’s men are aiming build upon last Saturday’s 3-1 away victory at MK Dons, where Rushian Hepburn-Murphy’s hat-trick secured three points in Sky Bet League One.

Rovers play Gareth Ainsworth’s Chairboys twice in eight days, with the two teams meeting in the third tier on the Wirral next Sunday lunchtime.

Team News

Evan Gumbs, Mark Ellis, Harvey Gilmour, Jordan Ponticelli and Ollie Banks are all absentees for the cup tie with Wycombe.

Darren Potter is recovering from bruised ribs, while Calum Woods and Morgan Ferrier are back in training at The Campus and could be available for selection.

One to Watch

Forward Scott Kashket has been on the books of Wycombe Wanderers in August 2016.

Born in Chigwell, Essex, Kashket started out his professional career at Leyton Orient, making 16 appearances for the O’s whilst at Brisbane Road, either side of a loan stay at Non-League Welling United.

He made the move from the capital to Buckinghamshire when he signed for Wycombe in the summer of 2016.

The 23-year-old has since gone onto become an important player for boss Ainsworth this term.


Match tickets for our Emirates FA Cup First-Round tie against Wycombe Wanderers are on sale, as affordable football returns to Tranmere Rovers.

Prices for this fixture are as follows: 

Adults: £10

Seniors 65+: £5

Young Persons: (18-22) £5

Disabled: £5

U18s: £1

Carers: FREE

Adults and Seniors, Young Persons and disabled increase by £3 on the day

Any supporters who are Platinum, Gold and 135 Club Season Card Holders can use their Season Card for the game.  

Additionally, any supporters who are a Car Park Season Card Holder can gain entry into the car park using their Car Park Season Card. 

To buy your tickets for Tranmere Rovers vs Wycombe Wanderers can be purchased online by CLICKING HERE

Past Meetings

Tranmere’s record against Wycombe Wanderers stands at won seven, drawn one and lost four.

The two sides last met in Sky Bet League Two during the 2014/15 campaign.

Match Coverage

You can follow the action through our social media channels below, with full text coverage during the fixture, followed by a match report.

Twitter: @TranmereRovers

Facebook: @trfcofficial

Instagram: @tranmererovers

Did you know?

Saturday’s tie will be the first time that Tranmere Rovers and Wycombe Wandere

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