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20 years ago - relegation from the third tier looked certain
Sat Mar 16, 2019 19:11
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Wycombe 1 Northampton 2
Saturday 13th March 1999

I recall this game as being particularly dire and there seemed little hope of avoiding relegation.

League table read



Bottom half of Division Two table including 13 March 99
P W D L F A PTS
13 Blackpool 34 10 12 12 33 37 42
14 Luton 34 11 8 15 40 47 41
15 Bristol R 33 9 12 12 44 38 39
16 Colchester 35 8 15 12 39 52 39
17 Notts Co 33 10 7 16 38 48 37
18 Oldham 35 10 7 18 37 49 37
19 York 35 9 9 17 42 61 36
20 Lincoln C 34 10 6 18 33 53 36
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21 Burnley 34 8 10 16 36 63 34
22 Northampton 35 7 12 16 28 40 31
23 Macclesfield 34 7 9 18 24 41 30
24 Wycombe 34 6 10 18 32 46 28



Perhaps significant then was the ability to still sign players up until the mid March transfer deadline. A certain Sean Devine helping Wanderers out on this occasion.

http://www.chairboys.co.uk/onthenet/mar99.htm#NORTHAMPTON_HOME

Wanderers now need a heroic performance at Oxford to match the selection below

http://www.chairboys.co.uk/onthenet/news1415/2014_11_01_oxford_united.htm

http://www.chairboys.co.uk/onthenet/reports0001/oxford_a_10feb01.htm

http://www.chairboys.co.uk/history/1995-1996/1995_10_21_oxford_united.htm

http://www.chairboys.co.uk/history/1994-1995/1994_12_27_oxford.htm


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