How to watch Wycombe Wanderers v Stoke City – Sky red button info, TV channel for landmark game


It will be a strange feeling at Adams Park as Stoke City run out again in front of an actual crowd.

There will only be 1,000 fans – and all home fans – but it is a landmark day, particularly for Wycombe Wanderers, who are playing at the highest level in the club’s history and only now able to open the doors for the first time.

Stoke head to Buckinghamshire without several key men but are hoping to pick up their first mid-week league win of the season.

Here is everything you need to know about the match.

Kick-off time

It’s a 7.45pm kick-off at Adams Park, where Stoke haven’t played since March 2002 – a 1-0 defeat if you were wondering, courtesy of a late goal from Jermaine McSporran. That was Mike Flynn’s last game for Stoke.

Is it live on TV?

The game will be shown live on the Sky Sports red button service, with the broadcast starting at 7.40pm.

Championship mid-week highlights will also be shown on EFL on Quest on Wednesday at 10.30pm.

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How can I follow it?

Stoke City are offering a streaming service through their website. Match passes for fans in the UK and Ireland are £10 and show the full game live, accompanied by commentary provided by BBC Radio Stoke.

Passes for fans elsewhere in the world are £7. Overseas supporters can also buy a season stream pass for £140 or a monthly stream pass priced at £20.

You can also follow the game as it happens with us at StokeonTrentLive.

We’ll have all the build up, team news, action and reaction through the evening.

Wycombe v Stoke – pre-match trivia

  • This is the first league meeting between Wycombe and Stoke since March 2002, a 1-0 win for the Chairboys via a Jermaine McSporran goal.
  • Stoke have won three of their four away league visits to Wycombe, all between November 1998 and March 2002.
  • Stoke haven’t won any of their four midweek league games this season, losing each of the last three while conceding at least two goals in each match.
  • Wycombe have only won two of their last 18 midweek outings in the league (D8 L8), although one of those victories came this season against Birmingham City.
  • Wycombe left-back Joe Jacobson has assisted two of their three home league goals this season; in fact, he is the only Wycombe player with a league assist at Adams Park this season.

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Team news

Michael O’Neill said: “Lee (Gregory) won’t be available. John (Obi Mikel) is… an extreme doubt, and none of the other injured players are able to return at this minute in time.

“We’re still without both goalkeepers, still without Joe (Allen) longer term, Jordan Thompson, Steven Fletcher.

“We’re down a few bodies, there’s no doubt about that, but it gives an opportunity for some others to come in.”

Ryan Shawcross and Thibaud Verlinden travel with the squad for the first time this season.

Ryan Tafazolli and former Port Vale and Crewe striker Uche Ikpeazu are being assessed for Wycombe.





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