All posts tagged with: Tommy Elphick

Bournemouth v Swansea: soul and identity

Eddie Howe and Alan Curtis have long-held affinities with the clubs they manage. At a time when most Premier League chairmen look abroad to appoint new bosses, Howe and Curtis provide a gentle reminder of the merits of promoting from within. That is not to say that the task of survival, which is now almost guaranteed for… Read more →

Bournemouth Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Bournemouth fan Rob Lee, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Robmatlee Bournemouth surprised many pundits by winning the Championship title last season. What went right for you that year? I would have to say our dominant attacking play. Admittedly, defensively at times we still left a… Read more →

AFC Bournemouth: The Next Chapter

The tributes to AFC Bournemouth have been paid. The club’s journey, from 23rd place in League Two in 2009 to effectively securing promotion to the Premier League 6 years later, is indisputably great. Everybody at the club deserves the credit they are getting for the hard work they have put in, to make Bournemouth’s incredible… Read more →

Bournemouth Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Bournemouth fan Rob Lee, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @Robmatlee. Here, he discusses the signing of striker Callum Wilson, the centre-back pairing of Steve Cook and Tommy Elphick, and the attractive football Eddie Howe has got the team playing. A mixed start, a poor middle,… Read more →