AFC Bournemouth


AFC BOURNEMOUTH captain, Simon Francis, has signed a one-year contract extension. The 33-year-old defender, who had 12 months remaining on his current deal, has put pen to paper on new terms which will keep him at the Vitality Stadium until the summer of 2020. Francis has made 286 appearances for the Cherries in all competitions …

AFC Bournemouth will be without midfielder Junior Stanislas for the remainder of the Premier League season following knee surgery. Manager Eddie Howe confirmed that the midfielder was recovering from an operation. He was taken off just before half-time of last weekend’s 2-2 draw at Watford when subsequent tests revealed anterior ligament damage. “He will be …

AFC BOURNEMOUTH midfielder Lewis Cook said making his England debut against Italy at Wembley Stadium was a “dream come true”. The 21-year-old became the first serving Cherries player to feature for the Three Lions when he took to the field in the 71st minute of the game against the Azzurri. Cook, who had captained the …

HISTORY was made at Wembley on Tuesday evening when Lewis Cook became the first AFC Bournemouth player to represent England at full international level. After being an unused substitute for the last two matches Cook (21) mde his debut after 70 minutes of the 1-1 draw against the Italy. The midfielder captained the England under-20 …

AFC BOURNEMOUTH’S Lewis Cook has been included in Gareth Southgate’s full England squad for the upcoming international friendlies against Italy and The Netherlands. Cook (21) became the first England captain since Bobby Moore back in 1966 to lift a world trophy when he led the Under 20s to World Cup glory with a 1-0 victory …

AFC BOURNEMOUTH midfielder Dan Gosling has been a solid presence in the Cherries squad ever since joining the club in the summer of 2014. The Brixham-born player came through the ranks at Plymouth Argyle, after being spotted aged 12 playing for local club Brixham United. In December 2006, aged 16 and 310 days, Gosling made …

IN THE professional footballing world, most players are done before they reach their mid-30s. But not AFC Bournemouth’s Jermain Defoe, 35, who was recalled to the national squad last year. So, what’s his secret? Jermain spoke to the Indy… Jermain Defoe puts the longevity of his career down to one thing: His recent adoption of …

AFC BOURNEMOUTH head to Chelsea on Wednesday evening undefeated in the Premier League since December 23rd. “We’re in pretty good shape,” manager, Eddie Howe told afcb.co.uk. “Joshua King and Junior Stanislas are back available, which has been a huge boost for us, and everyone else is fit with the exception of Jermain Defoe. “He’s still …