Ardley plotting Wycombe revenge

The Dons lost 2-0 to Wycombe last month in League Two but, after Matt Tubbs’ late double secured their progression in this first-round replay, Ardley was keen to set the record straight.
He said: “When we played Wycombe in the league we didn’t even get near an attempt on goal. They were so much better than us so I have to make sure I come up with a plan to get past them in the cup but it won’t be easy as Gareth (Ainsworth) is doing a great job there.
“A third-round tie would be massive – if we can be in the draw it is massive. One good tie could set us up for seasons, especially with what we’re trying to achieve here with the stadium.”
York made the perfect start when Wes Fletcher’s brilliant fifth-minute volley looped over James Shea and into the middle of the net from 30 yards.
But Jack Smith’s low drive levelled the scores in the 71st minute. Running in from the left, the former Millwall defender met Adebayo Akinfenwa’s knockdown from a Frankie Sutherland cross.
Tubbs then completed the comeback with two goals in the final 10 minutes.
Ardley added: “In the first half we lacked penetration but second half we added a lot more energy to our play.
“I’m delighted as the boys have had a really tough schedule of late and for them to keep going until they got the win is something they can be proud of.”
Tubbs gave the Dons the lead with nine minutes remaining before firing into an empty net after York keeper Michael Ingham came up for a corner in the closing stages.
York boss Russ Wilcox said: “Wes Fletcher probably needed to come off at half-time, that’s where we seem to be at the moment – not enough players up to speed.
“Tiredness is definitely a factor but sometimes the only choice you have to get their fitness up is to put them out on the pitch.
“The squad is small so I’m going to have to have a conversation with the chairman, I know money is very tight but we can’t keep ticking along with the same personnel. We need to add numbers to the group if we can.
“I think I’ve shown the quality I’ve brought in with Alex Cisak and Stephane Zubar who defended really well again. We need a few more like that.
“Jake Hyde could have been walking away with the match ball but I’m not too critical of him, I would be more disappointed if he had not had any chances.”