Posts Tagged "Bournemouth"

AFC Bournemouth’s Real Ticket Conundrum

By on Jul 3, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

Things, it seems, have finally been moving in the right direction for AFC Bournemouth of late. Promoted into the Football League Championship at the end of last season and with the wackier excesses of the behaviour of co-owner Eddie Mitchell, which featured on these pages before several times, the club seemed to have broken out of something of a straitjacket and has...

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Match Of The Past: AFC Bournemouth

By on Nov 18, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

Having now completed the clubs of the Premier League and the Football League Championship, we continue our series of archive matches this morning by kicking off League One with AFC Bournemouth. Our first match comes from the days when the clubs was still known as Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic, and it’s a home match from the Fifth Round of the 1956/57 FA...

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AFC Bournemouth’s Local Paper Banned – Chairman Edddie Is At It Again

By on Mar 21, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

The relationship between a local newspaper and its closest football club can be a mutually beneficial one. Football remains the one item on the news agenda that is more likely than anything else, and a sizeable proportion of its sales will come from those that want the daily drip of coverage that they might not get from elsewhere. The flip side to this is that local...

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The Continuing Adventures Of Chairman Eddie Of Bournemouth

By on Feb 27, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

For most of us, the idea of drinking alcohol whilst at work would be to stretch the imagination just a little too far. The days of long, boozy lunches in the pub and afternoons spent trying desperately to stay awake are very much a thing of the past, and our productivity is, if we are honest with ourselves, all the better for it. For those that own the means of...

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AFC Bournemouth: There’s Something About Eddie

By on Nov 21, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 0 comments

It was a minor exchange among ‘readers’ comments’ in Bournemouth’s Daily Echo newspaper. But it summed up much about AFC Bournemouth under current chairman Eddie Mitchell. The exchange concerned the relationship between parent company, AFC Bournemouth Limited, and a company set up by Mitchell, AFCB’s then-largest individual shareholder, called Black Label Events...

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