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#OfficialEFLPodcast: Gareth Ainsworth

Working under Briatore, 7 years at Wycombe and still playing at 46

25 September 2019

Gareth Ainsworth: Celebrating seven years at Wycombe, the importance of looking after his generals and a burning desire to manage in the Championship.

In a special edition of the podcast, Ben Turner meets Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth, as he celebrates seven years in charge at Adams Park. 

In an in-depth interview, Ainsworth also opens up about his playing career: Going through the devastation from being let go by his boyhood club Blackburn Rovers, a memorable initiation when joining the 'crazy gang' at Wimbledon and the difficulties of coming back from a near career ending injury.

The former Queens Park Rangers midfielder also discusses the challenges of working under former QPR Chairman Flavio Briatore, the importance of the experienced players in his Wycombe squad and his ambitions of managing in the Sky Bet Championship. 

Also up for discussion is Ainsworth's music career and resumption of his semi-professional playing career - at the age of 46!

Episode 34 of the #OfficialEFLPodcast is available now on Spotify, below on Buzzsprout, StitcherTuneInAcastPodbean and is also available on Apple Podcasts!

You can also watch the entire interview on YouTube.

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