AFC Bournemouth


AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admitted that “he lost himself for a moment” when Steve Cook headed home in the 90th minute of last weekend’s 1-0 win over Newcastle. The managerial team reacted passionately to the dramatic last-minute goal and Howe was proud of his side’s perseverance to get the crucial result. “There have been …

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe reflected on the close defeats the Cherries have received against the top Premier League teams recently, saying his side need to find a way to take points from matches against the leading sides. “We can’t make a habit of these performances, they are misleading,” said Howe. “The games we’ve had, …

Eden Hazard’s first Premier League goal of the season eased Chelsea past Bournemouth 1-0 at Dean Court. The Belgium playmaker’s smart strike ensured Chelsea just about kept in touch with the League’s pacesetters, though the champions still trail leaders Manchester City by nine points. Hazard rescued his side after a host of missed chances and …

Callum Wilson continued his comeback trail with a hat-trick for Bournemouth’s under-21s in their 4-2 win at Southend United. Wilson now has five goals in his last two outings for Carl Fletcher’s side as he continues his return to match fitness. Tyler Cordner netted the other goal as the Cherries came from behind to win. …

Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe is determined to be on the plane to Russia with his England team-mates, but the 35-year-old also knows that his World Cup dreams rely on producing the goods consistently in the Premier League – and he had managed only one goal so far ahead of yesterday’s trip to Tottenham Hotspur at …

Celebrating the fifth year of his return to AFC Bournemouth, manager Eddie Howe remains confident about the immediate and long term future of the club. “We’re almost there, in terms of getting consistent results,” said the Cherries boss who returned ‘home’ from Burnley in October 2012. “The problem at the start was that the performances …

Callum Wilson returned from a knee injury to play more than an hour for AFC Bournemouth’s under-21s in the week. Wilson, who had surgery on the serious injury last February, started the Premier League Cup game against Norwich City, which the Cherries won 3-2. The striker said that he felt sharp during his first taste …

Eddie Howe revealed his “sympathy” for referee Graham Scott despite him missing the penalty decision that potentially cost Bournemouth victory at home to Leicester. The hosts convincingly outplayed their visitors but repeatedly wasted the numerous chances from which they should have scored. In only the third minute, Danny Simpson’s outstretched hand tipped Marc Pugh’s goal-bound …