Many Wycombe fans have sent in their well wishes to Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth, has he celebrates his 500th game in charge of the club on Saturday away at Crewe Alexandra.

The 48-year-old has been in the Adams Park hot seat since September 2012 and is currently the second longest-serving manager in the Football League, behind Harrogate Town’s Simon Weaver.

To mark the impressive milestone, supporters far and wide wanted to show their appreciation to the much-loved gaffer, as he prepares for his side’s trip to Crewe Alexandra on March 5.

Aaran White said: “A Wycombe legend.

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“Thank you for so many memories, here's to making more this season.”

Amy Messenger added: “Such a legend!

“Always speaks so lovely to the children when they wait around to greet him and the players after the games.”

Ashley Randall described the boss as a ‘top manager and a top, top bloke’ whilst Bailey Hayler said that ‘no other manager in football comes close’ to Ainsworth’s personality.


Bailey Hayler: No other manahet in football comes close

Bailey Hayler: 'No other manager in football comes close'

Steven Mccafferty echoed the latter’s thoughts by calling Ainsworth a top manager and top bloke’, with Simon WWFC Baker adding that the boss is ‘a pure gentleman, down to earth guy, always has time for the fans. Has taken this club to heights beyond our wildest dreams.’

Miriam Payne said: “Total legend.

“Supported me doing a 100k trek across the Sahara back in the day.

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“Thank you, Gaz, for everything you've done for Wycombe on and off the pitch.”

Lisa Bowker commented: “This man has done so much for the club, the players, and everyone connected with the club.

“So proud to know him and sponsor him.

“Long may his reign continue.”

Leon Dave Byard: To 500 more

Leon Dave Byard: 'To 500 more'

Rosemarie Booth added: “Congratulations Gareth.

“Total legendary gaffer!

“Thank you for your dedication to Wycombe Wanderers! You're the best.”

Robert Priest added: “Gaz, you have given me some of my most favourite WWFC moments including Torquay and the Championship.

“Rich got to see the best of them. Thank you.”

Rob Parish said: “I believe this was one of his first games in charge if not the first.

“A lovely guy, was so great with my nephew too.”

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Barrie Washington Childs said: “Congrats on making your 500th game in charge of Wycombe.

Steven Mccafferty: Top manager and top bloke

Steven Mccafferty: 'Top manager and top bloke'

“Thank you for everything you have done for us. Up the Wyc.”

Ian Bartholomew revealed. “I bumped into Gareth at work before Christmas.

“I was absolutely star-struck but he was so friendly and down-to-earth.

“So happy to stop for a chat.

“You wouldn't get that from many football managers.”

Liam Foster said: “Congratulations on your 500th game in charge of Wycombe!”

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Kathy Locke added: “End of season dinner a few seasons ago. Thanks for all your continuing hard work.”

Leanne Soper commented: “What an amazing person and manager thank you for everything you have done for the club top man.”

Barrie Washington Childs: Congrats in making your 500th game in charge of Wycombe. Thank you for everything you have done for us. Up the Wyc.

Barrie Washington Childs: 'Congrats on making your 500th game in charge of Wycombe. Thank you for everything you have done for us. Up the Wyc.'

Matt Cecil and Karen Harris Kenny both described the boss as ‘simply the best’, with Leon Dave Byard saying ‘to 500 more’.

Charley Farley said: “Complete legend.

“Thank you for all your hard work a true legend and my hero.”

Chris Moore added: “Complete Legend!

“Thanks for everything you have done for my club.”

Phil Jones said: “Thanks for all the good times wild thing even when things were tough you stood by us, 500 up, great achievement.”

Carol Mason then added: "What I would say about The Gaffer is that he never forgets to ensure the fans are made to feel both included and appreciated - win, lose or draw - and he makes sure the players adopt this philosophy too, not by telling them to but by leading by example so it all comes naturally to them.

"It’s been said many a time that our Club feels like a big family - and it’s all down to him."

A true gent that will live forever in Wanderers folklore.