AFC Bournemouth


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 …

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe was in a reflective mood when asked how he enjoyed his Christmas and his thoughts on the year ahead. “My mind is always on the football. Yes, I enjoyed the Christmas period, but it’s difficult to take your mind away from the football. I think when we look back over 2017, …

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admitted that there haven’t been many times in his Cherries career that he had felt as he did after last Sunday’s game against Liverpool. Goals from Philippe Coutinho, Dejan Lovren, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino gave the Reds a 4-0 away win after a disappointing display by the Cherries. “I think it’s …

Tonight the Cherries will travel to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea FC in the quarter-final of the Carabao Cup, Eddie Howe will be looking to get his side into the next round of the competition with a victory over Chelsea. So far in the competition AFC Bournemouth have played Birmingham City, Brighton & Middlesborough winning …

Tonight the Cherries travel to Old Trafford in what will be the first meeting this season. After Man United lost to City at the weekend there is now a 11 point gap between them at the top of the table. The Cherries have only lost one game in their last six so they will be …

Christian Benteke’s missed penalty denied Crystal Palace a Premier League victory as Jermain Defoe’s stunning lob earned Bournemouth a 2-2 draw at Selhurst Park. Benteke wrestled the ball off regular penalty taker Luka Milivojevic – who had already converted a first-half spot-kick – only to see his added-time effort saved by Asmir Begovic. The Belgium …

Eddie Howe said their has been no “magic formula” as AFC Bourne­mouth enjoyed a change in fortune to form during November. “There’s no magic formula, we’ve stuck to our principles and have hopefully done some good training,” said the Cherries’ boss. “The most important thing is the lads have stuck together and worked as a …

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe praised the resilience of injury-plagued Callum Wilson after he hit a hat-trick in the 4-0 win over Huddersfield. Striker Wilson was sidelined for nine months by serious knee ligament damage suffered in January, having recovered from a similar problem sustained in September 2015. He put the Cherries on course for victory …