Posts Tagged "Bournemouth"

Light At The End Of The Tunnel At Bournemouth

By on Oct 2, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

Even I’m getting bored with my cynicism these days, so I can only apologise to you. The moment I saw the ice being applied to Wayne Rooney’s “injured” ankle at Bolton last weekend, I was applying those inverted commas in my head. I was not a jot surprised when Man Yoo’s BBC spokesperson Michael Phelan said that Giggs was the main doubt for the Valencia. Even when...

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AFC Bournemouth – Football Club Pays Taxes Shock!!!

AFC Bournemouth – Football Club Pays Taxes Shock!!!

By on Apr 7, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 4 comments

The more mischievous sub-editors at the Bournemouth Daily Echo must have been tempted to produce the above headline when chairman Eddie Mitchell recently announced that AFC Bournemouth had indeed paid their taxes prior to the latest High Court winding-up hearing involving a football club. It seemed the ultimate good news story at a club which, in unfeasibly young...

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Bournemouth & Cardiff’s Risky Strategies

Bournemouth & Cardiff’s Risky Strategies

By on Mar 2, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Two clubs that haven’t yet resolved their differences with the taxman are AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City, and both of them are still fighting off winding up orders. Mark Murphy has been taking a look at both clubs, and finds a bit of a high risk strategy taking place at each. Of all the parallels between HMRC’s ever-increasing roster of “see-you-in-court”...

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Match Of The Week – AFC Bournemouth 0-4 Rochdale

By on Nov 1, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

1974: The year of the Watergate scandal, West Germany hosting and winning a World Cup made nervous by the hostage crisis of the Olympic Games held in the same country two years earlier, the death of Juan Peron and two British general elections. It was also the last year in which Rochdale AFC last played outside the bottom division of the Football League. The recent...

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