Benik Afobe

Born: February 12, 1993 (age 24)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Waltham Forest, London
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Bournemouth (no. 9)
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2, 2016
Career History
Youth2001-2010Arsenal
Senior2010-2015Arsenal
→ 2010-2011Huddersfield Town (loan)
→ 2012Reading (loan)
→ 2012-2013Bolton Wanderers (loan)
→ 2013Millwall (loan)
→ 2014Sheffield Wednesday (loan)
→ 2014-2015MK Dons (loan)
2015-2016Wolverhampton Wanderers
2016-Bournemouth
Sports Mole has 411 articles about Benik Afobe. Articles 1 to 40:
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between under-fire Arsenal and pointless Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium.
Sep 7, 16:56
Jurgen Locadia in action for PSV Eindhoven in December 2015
PSV Eindhoven 'pull plug on Wolverhampton Wanderers deal for Jurgen Locadia'
Wolverhampton Wanderers are left "scrambling" for a new striker after PSV Eindhoven reportedly pull the plug on their move for striker Jurgen Locadia.
Aug 31, 21:00
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe in action during his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on December 31, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers rejected with £15m bid for Benik Afobe?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly knocked back with a £15m bid for Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe.
Aug 31, 19:23
Nouha Dicko in action for Wolves on August 10, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'accept Hull City bid for Nouha Dicko'
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly accept a £3.5m bid from Hull City for striker Nouha Dicko.
Aug 29, 07:57
Charlie Daniels celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Manchester City on August 26, 2017
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 1-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 2-1 victory over Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Aug 26, 12:00
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Team News: Manchester City drop Sergio Aguero, Bournemouth start Jermain Defoe
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola decides to drop Sergio Aguero, but Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe starts the Premier League match between the two clubs.
Aug 26, 11:34
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the match in the Premier League between Bournemouth and Manchester City.
Aug 24, 15:58
Richarlison celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Result: Richarlison, Etienne Capoue give Watford victory over hosts Bournemouth
Watford earn themselves a 2-0 victory over hosts Bournemouth in the Premier League, thanks to away goals from Richarlison and Etienne Capoue.
Aug 19, 16:54
Jordon Ibe in action for Bournemouth on August 14, 2016
Team News: Bournemouth make two changes for Watford clash
Bournemouth recall both Jordon Ibe and Adam Smith as they welcome Watford to Dean Court in the Premier League this afternoon.
Aug 19, 14:07
Tony Pulis calls the shots during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on April 9, 2016
Result: Debutant Ahmed Hegazi heads West Bromwich Albion to victory over Bournemouth
West Bromwich Albion open the new Premier League season with a 1-0 win over visitors Bournemouth, thanks to a debut goal from new centre-back Ahmed Hegazi.
Aug 12, 16:52
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Iceland and Austria on June 22, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker 'set for Reading move'
Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Jon Dadi Bodvarsson is reportedly closing in on a move to Reading.
Jul 13, 23:31
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Report: Benik Afobe tipped to seal Wolverhampton Wanderers return
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe is rumoured to be considering a return to former club Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jul 3, 14:20
Kasper Schmeichel applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Preview: Leicester City vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Leicester City's clash with travelling Bournemouth on the final day of the Premier League season.
May 20, 18:54
Craig Shakespeare smiles during the warm-up prior to the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 13, 2017
Eddie Howe hails Craig Shakespeare's "outstanding" work at Leicester City
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe heaps praise on opposite number Craig Shakespeare, but is hopeful of ending the season on a high with three points in the East Midlands.
May 18, 11:27
Sam Vokes for Burnley on January 5, 2015
Team News: Bournemouth, Burnley unchanged
Bournemouth and Burnley both name unchanged XIs for their clash at the Vitality Stadium.
May 13, 14:08
Lys Mousset in action for Bournemouth on July 23, 2016
Team News: Lys Mousset makes first Premier League start
Lys Mousset makes his first Premier League start as Bournemouth welcome Stoke City.
May 6, 14:02
Joshua King celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Middlesbrough on April 22, 2017
Result: Four-goal Bournemouth send Middlesbrough closer to relegation
Bournemouth beat 10-man Middlesbrough 4-0 at the Vitality Stadium to climb into 12th place in the Premier League and send their opponents closer to a Championship return.
Apr 22, 16:58
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino meets Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe prior to their sides' Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium on October 22, 2016
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth.
Apr 14, 12:34
Eden Hazard celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Chelsea on April 8, 2017
Result: Chelsea see off Bournemouth to move seven points clear
Chelsea secure maximum points at Bournemouth to move seven points clear at the top of the league.
Apr 8, 19:22
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Team News: Nemanja Matic, Victor Moses back for Chelsea
Nemanja Matic and Victor Moses return for Chelsea's trip to Bournemouth.
Apr 8, 16:32
Jurgen Klopp during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Result: Liverpool pegged back by Bournemouth at Anfield
Bournemouth strike late against Liverpool once again to dent the Reds' top-four hopes with a 2-2 draw at Anfield.
Apr 5, 21:58
Jack Wilshere and Georginio Wijnaldum in action during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 4, 2016
Live Commentary: Liverpool 2-2 Bournemouth - as it happened
Relive the 2-2 draw between Liverpool and Bournemouth as Joshua King's late strike earns the Cherries a historic point at Anfield.
Apr 5, 19:00
Jack Stephens, Cedric Soares and Joshua King during the Premier League match between Southampton and Bournemouth on April 1, 2017
Result: Harry Arter misses from penalty spot in south coast stalemate
Southampton and Bournemouth play out a goalless draw at St Mary's Stadium, with Harry Arter squandering the best chance from the penalty spot 11 minutes from time.
Apr 1, 19:22
Jay Rodriguez grabs his side's second during the Premier League game between Southampton and Leicester City on January 22, 2017
Team News: Jay Rodriguez in for Southampton
Jay Rodriguez comes in for the injured Manolo Gabbiadini as Southampton welcome Bournemouth.
Apr 1, 16:34
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Bournemouth on December 11, 2016
Eddie Howe: 'Manchester United draw was turning point'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe believes that a 1-1 draw with 10 men away to Man United has proven to be a turning point in his side's season after successive wins since.
Mar 18, 22:26
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015
Paul Clement: 'Swansea City were not good enough against Bournemouth'
Swansea City manager Paul Clement admits that his side were second best during their 2-0 defeat to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Mar 18, 20:26
Benik Afobe celebrates after the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 4, 2016
Benik Afobe "happy" with Bournemouth victory
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe insists that he is not concerned whether he is awarded with the opening goal during his side's 2-0 victory over Swansea.
Mar 18, 19:47
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Result: Benik Afobe sends Bournemouth further clear of danger
Bournemouth beat Swansea City 2-0 at the Vitality Stadium to move nine points clear of danger, with Benik Afobe playing a part in both goals.
Mar 18, 19:20
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe in action during his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on December 31, 2016
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 2-0 Swansea City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Bournemouth's 2-0 win over Swansea City, as Benik Afobe inspired the Cherries to a second win on the bounce.
Mar 18, 16:30
West Ham United Joint Chairman David Sullivan listens to a question during a press conference in east London to announce the new deal between Newham council and West Ham United football club on March 22, 2013
David Sullivan: 'West Ham United players and manager must improve'
West Ham United co-chairman David Sullivan warns manager Slaven Bilic that he and his side must improve following their 3-2 defeat at Bournemouth on Saturday.
Mar 12, 12:29
Joshua King celebrates levelling the scores during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on March 11, 2017
Result: Joshua King hat-trick gives Bournemouth thrilling win over West Ham United
A hat-trick from Joshua King helps Bournemouth claim a 3-2 win over West Ham United in Saturday's Premier League match at the Vitality Stadium.
Mar 11, 17:04
Zlatan Ibrahimovic clashes with Tyrone Mings during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Bournemouth on March 4, 2017
Result: Ten-man Bournemouth earn dramatic draw at Manchester United
Manchester United are held to a 1-1 draw by 10-man Bournemouth in a dramatic Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Mar 4, 14:27
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Team News: Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw handed Manchester United starts
Wayne Rooney and Luke Shaw are surprise inclusions in Manchester United's starting lineup for the visit of Bournemouth to Old Trafford.
Mar 4, 11:32
Benik Afobe in action for Wolves on October 24, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers report £5.8m profit
Wolverhampton Wanderers announce a pre-tax profit of £5.8m for the 2015-16 season.
Mar 1, 14:23
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates his side's second goal against Bournemouth on February 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Bournemouth 0-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 2-0 victory over Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Feb 13, 19:03
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Everton and Bournemouth on February 4, 2017
Result: Romelu Lukaku hits four as Everton beat Bournemouth in nine-goal thriller
Everton prevail in a nine-goal thriller with Bournemouth as Romelu Lukaku nets four times in a 6-3 victory at Goodison Park.
Feb 4, 16:59
Ross Barkley in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Team News: Three changes for Everton
Ronald Koeman makes three changes as his Everton side welcome Bournemouth to Goodison Park.
Feb 4, 14:06
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Everton and Bournemouth on February 4, 2017
Live Commentary: Everton 6-3 Bournemouth - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Everton's 6-3 win over Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Feb 4, 14:00
Lewis Grabban in action for Bournemouth on September 20, 2016
Bournemouth striker Lewis Grabban agrees Reading loan?
Bournemouth striker Lewis Grabban is reportedly set for a deadline-day loan move to Championship promotion chasers Reading.
Jan 31, 19:24
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Bournemouth on December 11, 2016
Team News: Three changes for Bournemouth as they host Crystal Palace
Eddie Howe makes three changes to his Bournemouth starting XI as they prepare to host Crystal Palace in the Premier League at the Vitality Stadium.
Jan 31, 18:52



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City54101621413
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
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