Wycombe’s mid-season crisis continues with just one win in their last nine league games, and from being play-off contenders a few weeks ago they are now dangerously close to the relegation places.

A dreadful performance against Reading was followed by an unfortunate midweek defeat at Barnsley, where a howler by Max Stryjek led to a goal that should have been ruled out for a foul on the goalkeeper. 

Nothing is going right for the Chairboys in League One, so the visit of Morecambe in the FA Cup on Saturday, December 2 provides a welcome distraction. 

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The winners have the added incentive of a potentially lucrative tie against a Premier League club in the next round.

Although Wycombe have a superior overall record against Saturday’s opponents, Morecambe have been a thorn in their side in recent fixtures with Wanderers winning only one of the last seven meetings. 

On their last visit to Adams Park just over a year ago, Morecambe scored a hotly disputed late equaliser after Chris Forino has given Wycombe the lead.

In the return game in April, a Morecambe team that had gone ten games without a win beat Wycombe 1-0 with Cole Stockton scoring a last-minute winner that effectively ended Wanderers’ chances of reaching the League One play-offs.

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It was one of seven goals that Stockton netted in his side’s last four games of the campaign, but his scoring feats could not prevent them being relegated after two seasons in League One.

They have struggled for form in the bottom division and manager Derek Adams, an unpopular figure among Wycombe fans, departed earlier this month for a third spell in charge of Scottish club Ross County.

Former player Ged Brannan was appointed as Morecambe’s caretaker manager, and he got off to the worst possible start with a 6-0 thrashing at Wrexham. 

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He described it as the worst moment of his career and apologised to the fans.

They also lost in midweek at home to Newport County, so confidence is low in both camps ahead of their meeting at Adams Park.