Saturday’s match against Doncaster will celebrate the career of Wycombe Wanderers legend, Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Bucks Free Press: The day Akinfenwa signed for the club in July 2016, where he received a standing ovation from those present at Adams ParkThe day Akinfenwa signed for the club in July 2016, where he received a standing ovation from those present at Adams Park

The popular 39-year-old is retiring at the end of the season and has spent the last six years in the light and dark blue quarters at Adams Park, achieving many team and individual accolades.

Bucks Free Press: When promotion to League One was sealed at Chesterfield in 2018 (Anita Ross Marshall)When promotion to League One was sealed at Chesterfield in 2018 (Anita Ross Marshall)

These range from winning the club’s Player of the Year award twice, to gaining two promotions.

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His enthusiasm, energy, positivity, and smile will be missed when he says goodbye to the Adams Park faithful this spring, but the memories will live on.

So, to remember ‘the big man’ as, manager Gareth Ainsworth calls him, here are just some photos that have captured what the last six years have been like for the former Northampton Town, Gillingham, and AFC Wimbledon striker.

Bucks Free Press: A man for the big occasion (PA)A man for the big occasion (PA)

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At the time of writing, he has scored 60 goals in 242 appearances, and in 2020, in what was Wanderers’ final game before the pandemic began, the striker became the club’s all-time EFL goal scorer with 54 goals.

Bucks Free Press: The greatest day in Wycombe's history? (PA)The greatest day in Wycombe's history? (PA)

Coincidentally, this was against Doncaster Rovers – the team he scored his first EFL goal for back in 2004, and they just happen to be Wanderers’ opponents this weekend.

Bucks Free Press: A powerful message (PA)A powerful message (PA)

Bucks Free Press: Always leading by example (PA)Always leading by example (PA)

During his brilliant and long career, Akinfenwa played for 14 different clubs, playing nearly 800 career games.

Bucks Free Press: Akinfenwa with two of his fans following Wycombe's 4-1 home loss against Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup in January 2021 (PA)Akinfenwa with two of his fans following Wycombe's 4-1 home loss against Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup in January 2021 (PA)

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Bucks Free Press: The moment when he became a Championship scorer with that penalty against Bristol City (PA) (PA)The moment when he became a Championship scorer with that penalty against Bristol City (PA) (PA)

After starting out at Watford, he moved to FK Atlantas in Lithuania in 2001, before returning to the UK a year later with Barry Town in Wales.

Bucks Free Press: What a day that was against Bristol City (PA)What a day that was against Bristol City (PA)

Brief stints at Boston United, Leyton Orient, Rushden & Diamonds and Doncaster Rovers followed, before his breakout move to Torquay United in 2004 came.

Bucks Free Press: Everyone was off their feet at the final whistle (PA)Everyone was off their feet at the final whistle (PA)

Bucks Free Press: How could you not love that moment? (PA)How could you not love that moment? (PA)

Bucks Free Press: Smiles all round (PA)Smiles all round (PA)

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He then enjoyed spells at Swansea, Millwall, Northampton Town and Gillingham (twice), AFC Wimbledon and then, of course, Wycombe Wanderers. 

Bucks Free Press: We're going to miss him being around (PA)We're going to miss him being around (PA)