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Premier League
Bournemouth take out Callum Wilson insurance with Dominic Solanke signing
09:00 Saturday 9th February 2019

In the Premier League, 2019's January transfer window was a relatively quiet one. I guess the biggest name to make the switch to England was Gonzalo Higuain, but even that's only on a loan basis. To me, the most intriguing move was…

Premier League
Despite dip in form, Bournemouth can still finish 'best of the rest'
15:00 Friday 25th January 2019

The 10-year challenge swept social media over the last few weeks. If you're unfamiliar, the aim is to compare a photo from a decade ago to a recent snap to see any changes. AFC Bournemouth joined in with the fun. In the 2008/09 season,…

Premier League
Jordon Ibe: How it all went wrong for the £15m Bournemouth star
17:00 Friday 14th December 2018

Would it be better to be the little fish in a big pond with low expectations or the big fish in the little pond with all the pressure on your shoulders? Jordon Ibe has already experienced both scenarios in his young career; and has failed twice.…

Premier League
Bournemouth red-faced as £20m experiment with Jermaine Defoe fails
12:00 Sunday 18th November 2018

Jermaine Defoe made his second appearance in nearly two months for Bournemouth on November 10th. Eddie Howe introduced him in the second half of the Cherries’ Premier League defeat to Newcastle United. Defoe was given only eight minutes…

Premier League
High-flying Bournemouth entering into season-defining period
08:30 Saturday 3rd November 2018

Currently sitting sixth in the Premier League table and earning significant praise for the performances, AFC Bournemouth have been amongst the surprise packages during the opening months of the season. The likes of Callum Wilson, Ryan Fraser…

Premier League
Bournemouth's gradual transition under Eddie Howe is showing merit
08:00 Thursday 18th October 2018

After eight games, the Premier League table is starting to take shape. The top five may hold no shocks, but there are a few slightly further down. Manchester United languish in the eighth position, while Bournemouth, after a surprisingly strong…

Premier League
Which early Premier League surprise has staying power?
09:00 Monday 24th September 2018

The times they are a-changin' in the Premier League. The English top-flight's no longer the hunting ground for the cash-rich, traditional “top four” looking to intimidate their opponents with extravagant squads.…

Premier League
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,…

Football
Is hiring a one-club manager a mistake?
12:00 Saturday 26th May 2018

Sean Dyche, Eddie Howe, Diego Simeone. The trio are prime examples of managers who are linked with vacancies when they arise [Dyche to Everton, Howe to Arsenal, Simeone to Chelsea] because they have carved out a reputation at one…

Premier League
Tyrone Mings’ Bournemouth career couldn’t have gone worse
09:00 Wednesday 9th May 2018

Tyrone Mings recently made his long-awaited comeback. The defender came off the bench in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Swansea City during injury time. Obviously, he hopes to play a more prominent role next season. The 25-year-old has endured…

Premier League
Premier League managerial sackings aplenty: are we done?
14:31 Sunday 4th February 2018

We’re now barely into February, yet somehow 40% of Premier League clubs have changed managers. Once again, we see the disparity between the top 6 and the rest, plus the relegation fears that everyone else has. There are only eight…

Premier League
What Antonio Conte must do to turn Chelsea’s fortunes around
10:30 Friday 2nd February 2018

Despite a good run in the Premier League for three months, Chelsea suffered an unexpected defeat at Stamford Bridge to lowly Bournemouth. It was the second time in three years the Blues have lost at home to Eddie Howe’s men. Chelsea had been…

Managerial News
Which Premier League manager is due the sack?
17:30 Tuesday 19th December 2017

As is often said, when it comes to football managers, they can broadly be divided into two categories: those that have just been sacked and those that will soon be sacked. The reason for this is not far-fetched. The world of football is dynamic…

Premier League
Eddie Howe must get best out of Jermain Defoe to fend off relegation
10:15 Monday 4th December 2017

Eddie Howe needs to coax the best out of Jermain Defoe if Bournemouth is to fend off relegation.  The Cherries are by no means struggling. They aren't in the midst of a crisis. They aren't spiralling towards certain relegation,…

Opinion
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…