Ainsworth might get the boots back out

Gareth Ainsworth takes on Izzy Brown in last night's game

Gareth Ainsworth takes on Izzy Brown in last night's game

First published in Sport Bucks Free Press: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

GARETH Ainsworth hasn't ruled out the possibility of making a playing comeback this season.

The Blues boss retired from playing at the end of the 2012/13 season to concentrate on his managerial duties but remained registered on non-contract terms last year.

The 41-year-old named himself as a substitute on more than one occasion towards the end of last season and said he could do the same for the new campaign.

Ainsworth played for the last quarter of an hour of Matt Bloomfield's testimonial match last night, but said that was to give the players in his small squad chance to take a break.

He said: "We're really small on numbers at the moment. Mine was more to make sure people got a little rest. Not many players are ready for 90 minutes at the moment, we're only two and a half weeks in. Me coming on was to relieve a player.

"We'll see what happens this season. Money's tight, the club's been through the mill in the last two years and people have got to understand on and off the pitch where we are.

"If I have to I will put the boots back on but keeping everyone fit and fresh and using the small squad we have with quality, I'm sure we are going to be competitive in every game."

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5:10pm Fri 18 Jul 14

bayriver says...

See what happens graculus ! firstly im not a troll in fact as an ex wwfc player i think i am qualified to have my say ! lets see if i am proved right by christmas, i really do hope im not correct in my assumptions,but im afraid mr ainsworth talks a great game but fails to deliver ! Like i say i do hope i am wrong........
See what happens graculus ! firstly im not a troll in fact as an ex wwfc player i think i am qualified to have my say ! lets see if i am proved right by christmas, i really do hope im not correct in my assumptions,but im afraid mr ainsworth talks a great game but fails to deliver ! Like i say i do hope i am wrong........ bayriver
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12:35pm Sat 19 Jul 14

u5r23 says...

bayriver wrote:
See what happens graculus ! firstly im not a troll in fact as an ex wwfc player i think i am qualified to have my say ! lets see if i am proved right by christmas, i really do hope im not correct in my assumptions,but im afraid mr ainsworth talks a great game but fails to deliver ! Like i say i do hope i am wrong........
As (supposedly) an ex-player you would think you might have a bit of class and keep your opinions to yourself.
[quote][p][bold]bayriver[/bold] wrote: See what happens graculus ! firstly im not a troll in fact as an ex wwfc player i think i am qualified to have my say ! lets see if i am proved right by christmas, i really do hope im not correct in my assumptions,but im afraid mr ainsworth talks a great game but fails to deliver ! Like i say i do hope i am wrong........[/p][/quote]As (supposedly) an ex-player you would think you might have a bit of class and keep your opinions to yourself. u5r23
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5:46pm Sat 19 Jul 14

bayriver says...

Wow, why keep my opinions to myself you fool i am now a supporter of wwfc so i am more than entitled to an opinion. How on earth is expressing my opinion having no class !!! Come back at christmas and we will see who is correct in our assumptions, Grow up or dont comment at all !! I could go on but you are probably an expert in football having watched or played in how many pro games ? I suppose a game on the rye could be classed as comparable ! Grow up pal !!!!
Wow, why keep my opinions to myself you fool i am now a supporter of wwfc so i am more than entitled to an opinion. How on earth is expressing my opinion having no class !!! Come back at christmas and we will see who is correct in our assumptions, Grow up or dont comment at all !! I could go on but you are probably an expert in football having watched or played in how many pro games ? I suppose a game on the rye could be classed as comparable ! Grow up pal !!!! bayriver
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6:55pm Sat 19 Jul 14

u5r23 says...

bayriver wrote:
Wow, why keep my opinions to myself you fool i am now a supporter of wwfc so i am more than entitled to an opinion. How on earth is expressing my opinion having no class !!! Come back at christmas and we will see who is correct in our assumptions, Grow up or dont comment at all !! I could go on but you are probably an expert in football having watched or played in how many pro games ? I suppose a game on the rye could be classed as comparable ! Grow up pal !!!!
Typical response from a footballer, resorting to name calling and displaying a sheer lack of intelligence in crafting a well-reasoned response.

I feel your original comment displayed a lack of class due to the words that you used. I hardly think that using the terms 'prat', 'joke' and 'tit' are the best way to describe the current manager of the club that you claim you used to represent. Of course you are entitles to your opinion, I just don't think you express it particularly well. But then what would you expect from someone who used to play professional football? Such wonderful role models for the nations children.

I don't suppose you'd be brave enough to declare which ex-Wycombe player you are?
[quote][p][bold]bayriver[/bold] wrote: Wow, why keep my opinions to myself you fool i am now a supporter of wwfc so i am more than entitled to an opinion. How on earth is expressing my opinion having no class !!! Come back at christmas and we will see who is correct in our assumptions, Grow up or dont comment at all !! I could go on but you are probably an expert in football having watched or played in how many pro games ? I suppose a game on the rye could be classed as comparable ! Grow up pal !!!![/p][/quote]Typical response from a footballer, resorting to name calling and displaying a sheer lack of intelligence in crafting a well-reasoned response. I feel your original comment displayed a lack of class due to the words that you used. I hardly think that using the terms 'prat', 'joke' and 'tit' are the best way to describe the current manager of the club that you claim you used to represent. Of course you are entitles to your opinion, I just don't think you express it particularly well. But then what would you expect from someone who used to play professional football? Such wonderful role models for the nations children. I don't suppose you'd be brave enough to declare which ex-Wycombe player you are? u5r23
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9:05am Sun 20 Jul 14

bayriver says...

sure ****** ***********. work it out from that ! Or if you like i can meet you at adams park to discuss. Or would you prefer the rye ? i dont mind either way !
sure ****** ***********. work it out from that ! Or if you like i can meet you at adams park to discuss. Or would you prefer the rye ? i dont mind either way ! bayriver
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5:33pm Sun 20 Jul 14

u5r23 says...

bayriver wrote:
sure ****** ***********. work it out from that ! Or if you like i can meet you at adams park to discuss. Or would you prefer the rye ? i dont mind either way !
Loser
[quote][p][bold]bayriver[/bold] wrote: sure ****** ***********. work it out from that ! Or if you like i can meet you at adams park to discuss. Or would you prefer the rye ? i dont mind either way ![/p][/quote]Loser u5r23
  • Score: 0

10:43pm Sun 20 Jul 14

bayriver says...

Now who is showing the lack of intelligence !!
Now who is showing the lack of intelligence !! bayriver
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10:45pm Sun 20 Jul 14

u5r23 says...

bayriver wrote:
Now who is showing the lack of intelligence !!
Quite clearly you judging by your pathetic and childish last response. And what exactly is it that you'd like to discuss?
[quote][p][bold]bayriver[/bold] wrote: Now who is showing the lack of intelligence !![/p][/quote]Quite clearly you judging by your pathetic and childish last response. And what exactly is it that you'd like to discuss? u5r23
  • Score: 1

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