Premier League Season Review – AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth: 16th FA Cup: Round Five Capital One Cup: Round Four As Bournemouth came into their first ever season in the English top-flight, there were regular reminders that this particular bow came just six years after narrowly escaping relegation from the Football League itself, amid severe financial difficulties. It is an incredible rise led by the mercurial Eddie Howe, who epitomises the spirit of the club and was always up to the task of preventing an instant return to the Championship. In a rather better financial position these days,…

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Southampton vs Bournemouth – Premier League preview and team news

Struggling Bournemouth will be determined to turn things around after two successive heavy defeats in the Premier League when they make the short journey to the St. Mary’s Stadium to take on local rivals Southampton. The home side come into this in good form and will feel that they should be slightly higher up the table after sharing the points in their last two league outings. The game against Leicester City a fortnight ago should definitely have resulted in victory as they squandered a two-goal lead, but last weekend they…

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Bournemouth vs Tottenham – Premier League preview and team news

Bournemouth will be aiming to halt their slide towards the wrong end of the Premier League table by defeating a Tottenham side that is unbeaten in the top-flight since the opening day of the season. It is much easier said than done, but Eddie Howe’s men could really have done with a solid start to their last game away to leaders Manchester City. Instead, they found themselves two goals down within 10 minutes and although they managed to pull one back, the hope that brought was short lived as they…

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Chelsea starlet Christian Atsu joins Bournemouth on season-long loan

Premier League new boys Bournemouth have wasted no time in strengthening their squad ahead of the new season by signing Chelsea youngster Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Chelsea, the Daily Star reports. The Ghanaian international spent last season on loan with Everton, making 13 appearances across all competitions and will now further his development with the side from the south coast. Having joined Chelsea from Portuguese giants FC Porto in 2013, he has yet to make an appearance for the Premier League champions, but was named as the…

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