Posts Tagged "Bournemouth"

Eddie Mitchell Gives Bournemouth Some Unwanted Publicity

By on Sep 11, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

If the start of this season in League One has been notable for one thing, it has been for the under-achievement of those clubs which arguably over-achieved last season. After seven matches, the bottom four of Rochdale, Bournemouth, Leyton Orient and Exeter City are all clubs did extremely well when swimming against the current last season, but all are finding the...

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Those We Have Lost: Dean Court, Bournemouth

By on Jun 6, 2011 in English League Football, History, Latest | 1 comment

Losing a ground doesn’t always mean moving to a new venue. AFC Bournemouth bulldozed Dean Court, spun it around ninety degrees, and rebuilt it as a three-sided ground. For Andy Smith, it might never be the same again. Can you write something about the old Dean Court, I was asked? Of course, I reply. No doubt I’ll fill it full of the standard ‘old ground’...

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Huddersfield 3-3 Bournemouth (4-4 Agg)

By on May 18, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

In League One, the sense that this was to be the year of the south coast started to grow as winter turn to spring. Brighton & Hove Albion soared away at the top of the table, and as the home straight of the season came into view, the pre-season favourites Southampton also began to pull away into the distance, themselves securing an automatic promotion place with...

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Match Of The Week: Bournemouth 1-3 Southampton

By on Mar 12, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

At some imperceptible point, somewhere between January and March, the football season switches its rhythm. No longer can one look at the league table, work out the gap between your team and the automatic promotion places, and blithely say, “We can make that gap up”. Every match matters, even though three points won in April are, in the overall scheme of...

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Whether For Pragmatic Reasons Or Emotional, Eddie Howe Has Made The Right Decision

By on Jan 11, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 8 comments

We have mentioned the madness surrounding the current employment of football managers on this site before in recent weeks, but today there was a rare outbreak of common sense as Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe decided, after much speculation and tribulation, to stay with the club that gave him his chance in management and turn down the overtures of Crystal Palace and...

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