Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth believes it is 'just short of a miracle' that Wanderers are in the Championship and that he and his team will 'give it their all' to avoid relegation.

The Chairboys entered the play-off places in the summer following a points-per-game calculation, and after defeating Fleetwood Town in the semi-finals, they achieved the impossible dream as they beat Oxford United 2-1 at a wet Wembley Stadium on Monday, July 13.

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However, Championship life has been tough on Wanderers as they are currently rock bottom of the division, winning just three of their 23 league matches this season.

But with a positive attitude, new signings and the backing of the board, Ainsworth believes Wycombe can stay in the Championship.

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He said: “We are now in the Championship, which is just short of a miracle.

“Being bottom of the Championship and scrapping away to try and find a way to survive is better than League One and I'll stand by that statement.

“We will give it our all.

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“It’s fantastic being in the Championship and the expectation level always creeps up in people.

"But with me, they are very realistic and with my owners, they back me fully to stay in the Championship which is great."