Category Archives: Bournemouth

Howe: We showed our resilient side

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was pleased with the Cherries performance to secure all three points away to Stoke City. There was a surprise in the team line-up with first choice strikers Joshua King and Jermain Defoe both absent. King was missing through illness, forced to watch on from the stands, whilst Jermain Defoe was… Read More »

Winger in fitness race

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe will wait on the results of a late fitness test before deciding whether Ryan Fraser will face Stoke. Fraser must pass a late fitness test to feature in Bournemouth’s Premier League trip to Stoke as the Cherries look to get their season on the move against fellow strugglers Stoke. The Scotland… Read More »

Boss rues soft goal

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe felt a momentary lapse cost his struggling team as they lost 1-0 at Tottenham. Following a tight first half in which a block from Davinson Sanchez and a superb save from goalkeeper Hugo Lloris prevented Tottenham from falling behind, Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen claimed the winner with a cool finish two… Read More »

Smith injury concern for Bournemouth

Bournemouth will be without Brad Smith for Saturday’s clash at Tottenham due to a serious injury suffered on international duty. The Cherries left-back picked up the problem playing for Australia in their World Cup play-off against Syria and boss Eddie Howe admits the club have concerns about the severity of the injury. “Brad is the… Read More »

Cherries striker content with triple

Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe felt his finishing in the Under-21s’ Premier League Cup win over Norwich was “clinical”. The Cherries hitman bagged a hat-trick in the second string’s 3-2 home win over the Canaries Under-21s on Thursday afternoon, having requested more game-time to sharpen himself up. Afobe came off the bench during the Cherries’ 0-0… Read More »