Bournemouth News

Harry Arter of Bournemouth celebrates as he scores their first goal against West Ham United at Vitality Stadium on January 12, 2016
Harry Arter: 'Rainbow Laces an important initiative'
Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter praises Stonewall's Rainbow Laces campaign and urges fans across the country to support the initiative.
Nov 22, 14:54
David Wagner watches on during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United on August 20, 2017
David Wagner: 'Two wrong decisions cost Huddersfield Town'
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner says that two wrong decisions in the first half of his side's defeat to Bournemouth cost his team the game.
Nov 19, 09:16
Callum Wilson celebrates the second during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Huddersfield Town on November 18, 2017
Eddie Howe hails Callum Wilson character following injury woes
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that "he is so pleased" after Callum Wilson returned to goalscoring form in the top flight with three goals against Huddersfield Town.
Nov 18, 21:21
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe backs Jermain Defoe for England World Cup squad
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe backs striker Jermain Defoe to force his way into England's squad for next summer's World Cup.
Nov 17, 12:45
General view at the Riverside Stadium ahead of the Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Chelsea on November 20, 2016
Arsenal, Everton keen on Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier?
A report claims that Arsenal and Everton are among a number of clubs closely monitoring Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier ahead of the January transfer window.
Nov 17, 09:09
Lewis Cook in action for Bournemouth on August 14, 2016
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe: 'Lewis Cook is improving rapidly'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that midfielder Lewis Cook deserves his England call-up after impressing on both the domestic and international scene.
Nov 14, 11:33
Phil Jones in action during the World Cup qualifier between England and Slovakia on September 4, 2017
Phil Jones becomes eighth England withdrawal
Dominic Solanke and Lewis Cook are drafted into the England senior squad for Tuesday's friendly against Brazil following the withdrawal of an eighth player.
Nov 11, 22:16
Marko Arnautovic in action for West Ham United in a 2017-18 Premier League match
West Ham United ready to offload record signing Marko Arnautovic?
West Ham United are prepared to sell summer signing Marko Arnautovic in January and could turn to Bournemouth's Harry Arter as a replacement, according to a report.
Nov 10, 09:43
Ayoze Perez of Newcastle United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Newcastle United at Vitality Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Bournemouth, England.
Ayoze Perez: 'Mistakes cost Newcastle United against Bournemouth'
Newcastle United forward Ayoze Perez opens up about his side's defeat at home to Bournemouth.
Nov 5, 19:57
Steve Cook in action during the EFL Cup game between Birmingham City and Bournemouth on August 22, 2017
Steve Cook talks up "vital" victory over Newcastle United
Bournemouth defender Steve Cook talks up the importance of his side's 1-0 win over Newcastle United at St James' Park.
Nov 4, 17:38
A triumphant Eddie Howe after the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Eddie Howe reflects on "deserved" win
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says that his side pulled off "a huge win" in their late defeat of Newcastle United.
Nov 4, 17:38
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez meets Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe prior to their Premier League clash at St James' Park on November 4, 2017
Rafael Benitez: 'Last-gasp defeat is hard to take'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez admits that his side's stoppage-time defeat at home to struggling Bournemouth is difficult to take.
Nov 4, 17:31
Jermain Defoe has a breather during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Jermain Defoe still has England chance'
Eddie Howe refuses to blame Jermain Defoe for Bournemouth's struggles so far this season and insists that the striker can still play a part for England at the World Cup.
Nov 3, 17:40
Simon Francis in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Simon Francis wants "maximum performances" from Bournemouth in November
Bournemouth must aim for maximum Premier League points in November to turn their fortunes after a disappointing start to the season, according to captain Simon Francis.
Oct 31, 20:47
Jermain Defoe on the bench during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Watford on August 19, 2017
Jermain Defoe 'worried England dream is over due to lack of Bournemouth minutes'
Jermain Defoe is reportedly worried that he will be overlooked by England due to his lack of regular game time at Bournemouth.
Oct 31, 10:43
Antonio Conte shouts orders during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Chelsea on October 28, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea deserved win over Bournemouth'
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes that his side deserved their 1-0 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium, but admits that they could have been more clinical.
Oct 28, 20:08
Eddie Howe watches his side go down again during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Eddie Howe 'worried' about Bournemouth form
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that he is worried about his side's form following their 1-0 home defeat at the hands of champions Chelsea.
Oct 28, 20:00
A triumphant Eddie Howe after the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Eddie Howe happy to have Bournemouth selection headache
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that he is struggling to select a settled XI in the Premier League as he has a number of players to choose from.
Oct 27, 13:14
Eddie Howe watches his side go down again during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe: 'We didn't want Chelsea in EFL Cup'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe admits that he did not want to travel to Chelsea in the EFL Cup quarter-finals.
Oct 27, 09:57
Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring the opener during the EFL Cup game between Swansea City and Manchester United on October 24, 2017
Manchester United to face Bristol City in EFL Cup quarters
Manchester United are drawn away to Bristol City in the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup, while Arsenal are to host West Ham United in one of three all-Premier League ties.
Oct 26, 17:50
Leeds United manager Garry Monk on November 29, 2016
Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk: 'Scoreline flattered Bournemouth'
Garry Monk insists that "it is hard to fault" the attitude of his players on the back of the 3-1 loss at Bournemouth, extending Middlesbrough's winless run to six games.
Oct 25, 09:59
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal in their 6-1 victory over Hull City at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Eddie Howe "very pleased" with Callum Wilson display
Eddie Howe says that Callum Wilson has done his chances of a first Premier League appearance in nine months "no harm" with his display against Middlesbrough.
Oct 25, 09:48
Dejan Lovren is taken off early during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on October 22, 2017
Asmir Begovic: 'Liverpool players lack desire to defend'
Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic says that the Liverpool team lack a "desire to defend".
Oct 24, 12:21
A dejected Eddie Howe after the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Eddie Howe to make changes for EFL Cup tie
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe confirms that he will make changes for his side's EFL Cup fourth-round clash with Middlesbrough.
Oct 23, 15:38
A dejected Eddie Howe after the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe: 'Middlesbrough will be tough to beat in EFL Cup'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says that he is expecting a tough game with Middlesbrough as both teams bid to progress through to the EFL Cup quarter-finals.
Oct 23, 11:08
Charlie Daniels of AFC Bournemouth during the Barclays Premier League match between Bournemouth and Aston Villa at the Vitality Stadium on August 8, 2015
Charlie Daniels, Alfie Mawson sign up to Common Goal campaign
Bournemouth full-back Charlie Daniels and Swansea City centre-back Alfie Mawson are the first English players to sign up to Juan Mata's Common Goal campaign.
Oct 20, 19:56
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Benik Afobe huge part of plans'
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe denies reports that Benik Afobe could leave the Vitality Stadium during the January transfer window.
Oct 19, 12:28
A dejected Eddie Howe after the Premier League game between Arsenal and Bournemouth on September 9, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Bournemouth performances are improving'
Eddie Howe believes that Bournemouth's performances are improving despite seeing the Cherries suffer a fourth consecutive away defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 15, 11:50
A general view inside the stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Bolton Wanderers at Goldsands Stadium on April 27, 2015
Atletico Madrid poach Bournemouth groundsman
Dan Gonzalez is to leave his position at Bournemouth to become Atletico Madrid's new head groundsman in the coming weeks.
Oct 14, 14:31
A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur 'to break Premier League attendance record this weekend'
Tottenham Hotspur will reportedly set a new Premier League attendance record when they take on Bournemouth this weekend.
Oct 12, 20:43
Harry Arter of Bournemouth celebrates as he scores their first goal against West Ham United at Vitality Stadium on January 12, 2016
Harry Arter confident Bournemouth's fortunes will change
Bournemouth's Harry Arter insists that his side can recover from their slow start to the Premier League campaign.
Oct 12, 20:19
Jermain Defoe of England celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Euro 2008 Qualifying match between England and Andorra at Old Trafford on September 2, 2006
Jermain Defoe: 'Playing at a major tournament still the dream'
Jermain Defoe insists that the prospect of playing for England at a major tournament remains a "dream" for him and is hoping to make the squad for the 2018 World Cup.
Oct 11, 19:43
Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Swansea City on March 18, 2017
Bournemouth 'willing to sell Benik Afobe to West Bromwich Albion'
Benik Afobe will reportedly be allowed to leave Bournemouth in January if his £12m valuation is met, with West Bromwich Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers interested.
Oct 8, 14:39
Bournemouth striker Josh King in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the Vitality Stadium on September 30, 2017
Lars Lagerback: 'Joshua King primed for top-six club'
Lars Lagerback believes that Norway and Bournemouth striker Joshua King has all the qualities required to play for a top-six club in the Premier League.
Oct 7, 17:33
Joshua King reacts to missing a penalty during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United on March 11, 2017
Joshua King to miss Norway game against Northern Ireland with hamstring injury
Bournemouth striker Joshua King will miss Norway's World Cup qualifying clash against Northern Ireland after suffering a hamstring injury against San Marino.
Oct 7, 14:13
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal in their 6-1 victory over Hull City at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Bournemouth forward Callum Wilson makes return from long-term knee injury
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson makes a successful return from a long-term knee injury in the club's Premier League Cup match with Norwich City.
Oct 5, 09:40



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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
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