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Has Eddie Howe missed his big opportunity?
19:01 Thursday 6th February 2020

For almost the last decade, Eddie Howe has often been lauded for his unbelievably brilliant work at AFC Bournemouth. The now 42-year-old guided the Cherries to two promotions in three years, then consolidated their place in the Premier League…

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Wilson, Fraser propel youthful Bournemouth forward
19:01 Monday 16th September 2019

Putting faith in youngsters is always viewed as a gamble. Less-experienced players tend to be more error-prone, rash in their decision-making and, simply put, sporadic. This weekend, AFC Bournemouth fielded the youngest ever starting line-up…

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How will Bournemouth spend their summer?
15:01 Thursday 20th June 2019

A quote from Muhammed Ali can be found inside Bournemouth’s training facility. What you are thinking is what you are becoming. Ali's mindset is reflected in how the club operates under the Englishman Eddie Howe. Howe is not your typical…

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Unai Emery is slowly perfecting the art of rotation at Arsenal
16:00 Monday 4th March 2019

Unai Emery's Arsenal reign polarises opinion. Fans expected a magician who makes the Gunners' problems disappear, transforming the North Londoners into a champion much like his previous club, Paris Saint-Germain. Instead,…

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Is breaking into the Premier League top six an insurmountable task?
08:00 Tuesday 29th January 2019

Manchester United. Manchester City. Chelsea. Liverpool. Arsenal. Tottenham Hotspur. Since the 2009-10 Premier League season, at least five of these teams made the top six places. All six did in four of the nine full seasons, including…

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It's time to put some respect on Callum Wilson's name
17:00 Tuesday 20th November 2018

The year is 2011, Callum Wilson is sent out on loan by parent club Coventry City. The striker heads to Kettering Town, for whom he plays seventeen times, scoring just one goal. During the season following, the-then teenager was off on loan…

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AFC Bournemouth continue to go from strength-to-strength under Eddie Howe
17:00 Thursday 30th August 2018

AFC Bournemouth; a modern-day success story. Just a decade ago, The Cherries almost had to fold due to rising debt. They were playing in League Two at the time, as the Football League almost blocked their participation in that competition,…

Would signing Jack Wilshere be a good move for AC Milan?
08:00 Monday 9th July 2018

Could it be that the former Arsenal midfielder is the ‘’important midfielder” that Gennaro Gattuso wanted to sign? In a June press conference, the bullet-headed AC Milan midfield-legend-cum-manager responded to questions about…

Premier League asks Eddie Howe, "What have you done for us lately?"
11:00 Saturday 4th November 2017

Until this season, Eddie Howe's rise through the Premier League managerial ranks was the stuff of fairy tales. Suddenly, the happy ending is in doubt.Howe's extraordinary story began in the League Two cellar. He took over the reins at Dean…

Is Leicester City's Demarai Gray worth the hype?
10:00 Wednesday 20th September 2017

With reports claiming he'll sign a new £50k-a-week deal to extend his contract at Leicester City, questions have been asked about 21-year-old winger Demarai Gray. Is he really good enough for the Foxes to rely upon this term and beyond?…

Jermain Defoe scores his first AFC Bournemouth goal, now he has to kick on
12:00 Saturday 16th September 2017

On Friday Night Football, AFC Bournemouth overcame a 1-0 deficit to win their first Premier League points of the season. Jermain Defoe scored his first goal in over fifteen years for The Cherries, now he has to kick on and aid their bid to…

Three potential replacements for under-fire Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe
10:15 Wednesday 13th September 2017

The Premier League is a dog eat dog world, nobody's job is safe (unless you're Arsene Wenger). The financial pressures of football have forced club owners to become more ruthless by the day. A string of bad results has become less tolerable…

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Premier League Saturday Review
17:06 Sunday 10th September 2017

The Saturday after the International Break is always welcomed in a festive manner. It brings back club football and the Premier League, of course. This Saturday was no different. It was pretty exciting and had all the ingredients of a typical…

In defence of Jack Wilshere
13:10 Wednesday 30th August 2017

Jack Wilshere is a talented player, whose career has been blighted by lengthy injury problems. After his latest incident with the U23's is he being unfairly targeted? Jack Wilshere deserves another chance - whether that be at Arsenal or elsewhere.Recent…

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Jack Wilshere's career won't be rekindled at Arsenal
15:00 Thursday 3rd August 2017

Jack Wilshere was in Arsenal's first team squad for the Emirates Cup. Given Arsene Wenger's options in midfield, it's not a place he should wish to stay.  Arsenal ended the tournament on a disappointing note, although its 2-1 defeat to Sevilla…