What went wrong for Bournemouth this season?

What went wrong for Bournemouth this season?

AFC Bournemouth never had any right to be in the Premier League. A small south coast team with a tiny stadium, they had spent their history slogging away in the lower leagues not even dreaming of one day playing in the top flight. Indeed, until the 1980's they'd never even played in the second tier of English football. But Eddie Howe changed that. He made fans dream, and then he turned those dreams into reality. Having taken over a club …
Bournemouth vs Tottenham | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Bournemouth vs Tottenham | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham will be looking to make it back-to-back wins as they travel to the South Coast on Thursday night to face Bournemouth. The Cherries have been woefully out of form and they look like they are headed towards relegation. That said, they have had some success against top-six opposition at the Vitality Stadium down the years and they will see this match as one that could revive their season. Although Spurs managed to pick up a win against Everton, they …
Chelsea vs Bournemouth Preview

Chelsea vs Bournemouth Preview

This weekend is a big game for Chelsea as they host out-of-form Bournemouth. The Blues have started the season well, with a five point lead over Manchester United in fifth position. They pre-season ambitions of finishing in the top four look to be secure at this stage. However, three defeats in four Premier League matches have caused doubt among supporters. They can't afford to drop any more points this weekend with a need to consolidate their own position. The recent weeks …
Three Achievements of Jurgen Klopp's Three Years at Liverpool

Three Achievements of Jurgen Klopp's Three Years at Liverpool

On October 8 earlier this month, one event happened in Premier League that has become a relative rarity in English football’s top tier. It is increasingly becoming rare that a manager is allowed to complete three years in control of a Premier League side without doing something dramatic – like saving them from relegation, earning a promotion or winning silverware. Jurgen Klopp, on paper, did none of those things, but he still managed to complete three years in charge of …
Chelsea vs Bournemouth Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Bournemouth Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea are looking to maintain their 100% record this weekend as they welcome Bournemouth to Stamford Bridge. The Cherries have started the season well with seven points from a possible nine and won't be easy opposition for the home side. Both sets of players with have a lot of confidence, which should lead to an entertaining match. Maurizio Sarri will be hoping for a more open game than his team endured last weekend, as Newcastle set-up deep and restricted the …
Bournemouth Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Bournemouth Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

When Liverpool last visited the Vitality Stadium – a little more than a year ago – they were flying high. They were strong title contenders and were scoring goals for fun. This season, however, as they prepare for a visit to Vitality on Sunday evening, it would be fair to say that the Reds have had multiple disappointments already. Jurgen Klopp has had to recalibrate targets and rotation plans as his team has gathered six fewer points than they did …
Manchester United v Bournemouth Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Bournemouth Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

As the Christmas period is fast approaching, Manchester United are set to host AFC Bournemouth on Wednesday night - under the lights at Old Trafford. A disappointing derby defeat was made even worse given the reports of post match bust ups for Jose Mourinho and Manchester United who now find themselves a whopping 11 points behind their neighbours at the summit. Not only were United beaten comprehensively for the first time since September 2016 at home - but there cannot …
Arsenal Vs AFC Bournemouth Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Arsenal Vs AFC Bournemouth Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

The fourth game week of the Premier League campaign brings together two teams who are really struggling for form. Arsenal host AFC Bournemouth at the Emirates stadium on Saturday afternoon with both Arsene Wenger and Eddie Howe under pressure to stop their sides’ poor start. Some Arsenal fans are generally derided for being too impatient with their manager. Last few seasons have invariably started with these fans frothing at their mouths and trending hashtags such as #wengerout on social media …
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