All posts tagged with: AFC Bournemouth

FA Cup Preview: disgruntlement at Ipswich

Ipswich Town fans are growing weary of the long ball football under Mick McCarthy, so National League leaders Lincoln hope to take advantage. Elsewhere in the FA Cup, Millwall hope to continue their impressive run against Bournemouth while Hull and Swansea face each other in a meeting of two top flight strugglers. Hull v Swansea Conceded over… Read more →

Jay Rod double sinks flat Bournemouth

When Bournemouth produced a magnificent turnaround against Liverpool two weeks ago, they sacrificed their possession principles in the second half and were rewarded for a more direct approach. When they went behind against Southampton, the Cherries did not respond to the ‘now or never’ nature of the situation. They kept the ball and hoped for space to… Read more →

Unsung Hero of the Month: Adam Smith

During last season’s Premier League campaign, we saw a trend in which some of the more impressive players had once experienced hardship in the lower leagues. Adam Smith perhaps follows that theme, first crossing paths with his current manager in a League Two match in December 2009. Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth were pulling ahead in the promotion… Read more →

The Bournemouth Identity: Season Preview

Bournemouth will not change any time soon. As long is Eddie Howe is in charge, they will retain their belief in passing football and playing out from the back. To some, this shows admirable commitment to one philosophy, something rarely seen in the modern game. To others, it shows a lack of pragmatism and an unwillingness… Read more →