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AFCB have to keep home form going The points to safety might only need a couple wins for AFCB, but the team needs to get those wins as quickly as possible. While the away form has not brought wins this calendar year, it is even more important that the side gets something from its remaining home games.

Ticket point criteria: Leicester Ticket point criteria has been released for the Cherries' visit to Leicester City.

Nuno won't allow Wolves let up Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo says he will not be letting his players take their foot off the gas during the remaining weeks of the season. - Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo says he will not be letting his players take their foot off the gas during the remaining weeks of the season.The.

Get to know Lerma in Saturday's MATCHDAY We sit down for a long-awaited chat with our Colombian midfielder Jefferson Lerma in Saturday's MATCHDAY.

Jota set for Wolves return Diogo Jota is available for Wolves ahead of Saturday's trip to Bournemouth after missing the FA Cup win at Bristol City. - Diogo Jota is available for Wolves ahead of Saturday's trip to Bournemouth after missing the FA Cup win at Bristol City.The striker was unavailable last.

AFC Bournemouth VS. Wolverhampton Wanderers: live stream, date, time, preview, match details & watch online The English Premier League between AFC Bournemouth vs Wolverhampton Wanderers on February 23, i.e. is scheduled to begin at 15:00, and it will be played at the Vitality Stadium. It's not secret that AFC Bournemouth wants to elevate themselves to the top tier of English Premier League.

Bournemouth v Wolves: match preview Wolves will arrive at the Vitality Stadium in good spirits after making the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and will be confident they can halt Bournemouth’s good run at home.

Bournemouth v Wolverhampton Wanderers Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Bournemouth and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Media View: Jacqui Oatley's insight on Wolves AFC Bournemouth will be looking to return to winning ways at Vitality Stadium on Saturday, when they host Wolves in the Premier League.

Team news: Wilson and Brooks still missing Eddie Howe confirmed in his pre-Wolverhampton Wanderers press conference that Callum Wilson and David Brooks will still be missing for Saturday’s Premier League match.

Howe rules out Cherries duo Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has ruled out David Brooks and Callum Wilson for Saturday's clash with Wolves in the Premier League. - Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has ruled out David Brooks and Callum Wilson for Saturday's clash with Wolves in the Premier League.Both first-team players.

Cook eager to finish on a high Bournemouth defender Steve Cook has urged his team to kick on in the final 12 Premier League games after a tough few months. - Bournemouth defender Steve Cook has urged his team to kick on in the final 12 Premier League games after a tough few months.The Cherries have slipped down.

The Eddie Howe Years - Part 2 Yes, I know this isn't in order but I've decided that chronology is something that happens to other people. It's likely I'll zoom forward and backward in time quite dramatically as the ideas come to me.

Wolves will take some stopping Everything is going right for Wolves at the moment. They have progressed to the sixth round of the FA Cup an dare riding high in seventh place in the Premier League. Their manager Nuno Espirito Santo should be on top club's radar, and yet he isn't getting the full praise he deserves yet.

Hungry Wolves Come To Dean Court After our recent defeats and break for the FA Cup, it's back to football again at Dean Court. The last two home games produced 6 points, with defeats for both London clubs, Chelsea and West Ham. The Cherries scored six goals and kept clean sheets in both games.

Supporter information for Bournemouth clash Visiting supporters will be housed in the Vitality East Stand, with supporters able to enter the stadium via turnstile blocks 21-24 up to 90 minutes prior to kick-off. For supporters who want a drink before the match, The Christopher Creek in Bournemouth town centre is usually welcoming to visiting supporters.

Mepham enjoys Premier League Kicks AFC Bournemouth’s newest recruit Chris Mepham is already showing his commitment to the club ethos, by getting involved in one of the club’s community projects.

Lawro's Carabao Cup and Premier League predictions BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson predicts the outcome of this weekend's Carabao Cup final and Premier League fixtures.

Match pack: Wolverhampton Wanderers AFC Bournemouth will be hoping to continue their unbeaten start to 2019 in the Premier League at Vitality Stadium when they host Wolves on Saturday.

Matchday Schedule: Wolves AFC Bournemouth welcome Wolverhampton Wanderers to Vitality Stadium for our Premier League game on Saturday afternoon.

Gallery: Training prep for Wolves The best images from Wednesday's training sessions, as preparations for Wolves ramp up.

Predicting AFC Bournemouth's next five games AFC Bournemouth have lost four of their last five Premier League matches, so will be looking for an upturn in form in their next five outings. That cluster starts off with a difficult looking away trip before matches with two of the top five, meaning it could turn out to be a tough few weeks for Cherries boss Eddie Howe.

Cherries skipper planning for the future Bournemouth skipper Simon Francis is hoping to remain in football in some capacity when his playing career comes to an end. - Bournemouth skipper Simon Francis is hoping to remain in football in some capacity when his playing career comes to an end. Currently sat on the sidelines.

Can Mepham shake up the back four at AFCB? We've only seen a little bit of Chris Mepham and it's going to take time for him to get to grips both with AFCB and the Premier League, but Eddie Howe seems keen for the player to get an early taste of the big time. If an injury occurs to Akà or Steve Cook though in the next few weeks, Mepham is going to find himself right in the limelight.

Cherries sign new goalkeeper Whilst Artur Boruc and Asmir Begovic battle it out for the number one shirt for the immediate, short and possibly medium term, the longer term battle is also hotting up between a whole host of youngsters who have been impressing behind the scenes at Dean Court.

Mings happy with current form If everyone does their job then hopefully the team will benefit from that. ' Mings remains under contract with Bournemouth until the summer of 2022 and, given his current form, it is unlikely the Cherries will consider selling him during the summer.

Ref watch: East steps in for Wolves clash Roger East will take charge of AFC Bournemouth’s Premier League clash with Wolves on Saturday – a change to the original appointment.

Solanke and Clyne visit soccer school Cherries duo Dominic Solanke and Nathaniel Clyne make a surprise visit to the Community Sports Trust's half-term soccer school.

Roach on academy progress JR: We always used to find it difficult to get coaches, who in the main had been part-time, to stay with us, because the finances were never there to reward them properly. There was a bit of a turnstile on the Centre of Excellence door.

AFC Bournemouth keeper returns to Portsmouth for draw with Bristol Rovers The AFC Bournemouth keeper made the short journey across the M27 to watch Pompey's 1-1 draw with Bristol Rovers. Begovic embraced with former boss Andy Awford and Kevin Bond - ex-assistant manager to Harry Redknapp and currently part of Kenny Jackett's scout network.

Matchday programme app now accessible by screen reader Information on how supporters can activate screen reader.

Lerma stops tackling to avoid two-match ban Cherries midfielder Jefferson Lerma is again walking a suspension tightrope but this time he could be hit with a two-match ban. - Cherries midfielder Jefferson Lerma is again walking a suspension tightrope but this time he could be hit with a two-match ban.The Colombia international.

Ibe's moment has to be now With Junior Stanislas and David Brooks fighting to get back to fitness, it's Jordan Ibe that has everyone's attention on the right of midfield. He may have some mixed signals though after his game at Liverpool the other week.

The Eddie Howe Years - Part 1 The first in a possible occasional series… maybe. Your say… Love the abs on the wardrobe, nice touch - Join the conversation, click here.

Best of the Rest Arsenal 26 15 5 6 53 37 16 50 6. Chelsea 26 15 5 6 45 29 16 50………. Wolves 26 11 6 9 34 33 1 39 8. Watford 26 10 7 9 34 34 0 37 9. Everton 26 9 6 12 36 39 - 3 33 10. West Ham 26 9 6 11 32 39 - 7 33 11. Leicester 26 9 5 12 31 34 - 3 32.

Ref watch: Hooper handed Wolves clash Simon Hooper has been appointed to take charge of AFC Bournemouth’s Premier League showdown with Wolves on Saturday.

Remedy Oak golf day details announced The event will take place at Remedy Oak Golf Club near Wimborne on Tuesday 28th May, with the cost £450 + VAT per team of four players. Attendees will receive a coffee and bacon roll on arrival, a round of golf on the beautifully maintained 18-hole course, as well as a two-course meal with coffee afterwards.

Camp scores on Scotland U19s debut I got a lot of messages and support from back home, that was great." Camp has now returned to Bournemouth and will be hoping to start in next Tuesday's FA Youth Cup quarter-final with Manchester City, with Scotland under-19s meeting up again in March for a training camp and European Championship qualifiers in Portugal.

FA Youth Cup ticket information: Man City Admission details confirmed for the U18s' FA Youth Cup tie against Manchester City.

Watch England U21s in Style Hospitality tickets are priced at £60 per adult, £50 for an under-16 and £40 for an under-10. There is also a special rate for students, with the package £55 for those with a valid student ID. For more information or to book your place, just call 0344 576 1910 or email.

Cherries swoop for ex-Liverpool trialist Bournemouth have taken teenage goalkeeper Rafal Stefan Danielsson on loan from Icelandic top-flight club Fram. - Bournemouth have taken teenage goalkeeper Rafal Stefan Danielsson on loan from Icelandic top-flight club Fram. The 17-year-old, who has previously spent.

Danielsson joins on loan AFC Bournemouth complete the loan signing of young Icelandic goalkeeper.

Howe quick to praise Taylor Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has backed Kyle Taylor to continue his rise into the first team after impressing during training. - Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has backed Kyle Taylor to continue his rise into the first team after impressing during training.Taylor has been with the.

What's the long-term solution for AFCB's left-back position? Bournemouth have been fortunate to have the services of Charlie Daniels for such a long time. He is a workaholic that has had a terrific engine and while AFCB have brought in Diego Rico last summer it is Adam Smith that is giving Daniels the most competition for the place.

Ticket point criteria: Burnley Ticket information has been released for the visit of Burnley to Vitality Stadium.

Loan watch: O'Connell handed Morton debut Tyler Cordner played 90 minutes in Havant and Waterlooville's 3-2 defeat by Wrexham in the National League, while Frankie Vincent came off the bench in the 71st minute of Torquay's 2-0 reverse at Welling in National League South.

Vacancy: CST Football Activity Co-ordinator The post holder will ensure high standards of service delivery through participation via school links, out of school hour activities, coach education and mentoring, community club development, college links, school holiday provision and opportunities for potential progression pathways.

Francis opens up on Cook impact Bournemouth skipper Simon Francis says he is taking inspiration from the progress of fellow injured Cherries star Lewis Cook. - Bournemouth skipper Simon Francis says he is taking inspiration from the progress of fellow injured Cherries star Lewis Cook.Both players are currently on.

Fareham Town buzzing for Baffins Milton Rovers test then AFC Portchester next 'The players are up for it. 'What we don't want is the pitch playing up and giving us problems. 'It was a bit soft at the weekend and the further rain isn't helping. 'Hopefully it will ease off and we can get the games on. 'We are buzzing after our good performance in the last game.

Howe delighted with defender 'He has settled in really well to the team. 'He hasn't needed a transitional period, he has gone straight in and performed at a really high level. We are delighted with him.'

Eddie should go after teenage Man City midfielder this summer Bournemouth have already pushed the boat out in terms of transfers this winter signing three players, and while fans are likely to want to see Nathaniel Clyne convert his loan to a permanent deal, it may be that central midfield grabs the attention of recruitment in the summer.

Have AFCB got the best keepers they can afford? It's been an intriguing season in regards to the goalkeepers for AFCB. While Asmir Begovic looked nailed on for a 38 games season that has now been well and truly punctured by the appearances of Artur Boruc, who has done extremely well to displace the former Chelsea keeper and hold on to the number one spot.

FA Youth Cup: Have belief says Solanke Dom Solanke is urging the AFC Bournemouth young guns to take confidence and belief into their eagerly-awaited FA Youth Cup clash with Manchester City.

Gallery: Sun shines on Cherries squad The midlands outfit will travel to Vitality Stadium a week today, with a 3pm kick-off scheduled, as the Cherries currently sit eleventh in the Premier League. Today's session included youngster Sam Surridge, who featured on the bench at Anfield last week, while under-21s goalkeeper Will Dennis also partook alongside Mark Travers.

Away nightmare has to end for AFCB The poor away run Bournemouth have been on may seem startling with eight defeats now lined up, but the teams Bournemouth have played in that run are mainly in the top half. If Bournemouth did slip up it was perhaps against Cardiff and Newcastle Utd, where they would have expected to be more in these games.

FA Youth Cup: Date set for sixth round AFC Bournemouth will host Manchester City in the sixth round of the FA Youth Cup on Tuesday 26th February.

Cherries scout checks out Euro clash Bournemouth sent a scout to Greece on Thursday to see Olympiakos' 2-2 Europa League draw with Dynamo Kiev. - Bournemouth sent a scout to Greece on Thursday to see Olympiakos' 2-2 Europa League draw with Dynamo Kiev.The Cherries are not known to be chasing a.

Scott Wagstaff to get AFC Wimbledon team-mates to dye their hair if they beat Millwall in FA Cup It's nicely blue and yellow now. "The gaffer has told me not to make any more promises so I won't be saying anything else. But if we win I'll make sure someone else gets their beard or hair dyed. "I'm going to have to take it out straight after the weekend.

Boruc can play into his 40s - Howe Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has claimed Artur Boruc could play on into his 40s as long as he has the desire to do so. - Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has claimed Artur Boruc could play on into his 40s as long as he has the desire to do so.The former Poland international is a.

Can Solanke follow in the footsteps of Pitman, Wilson and King? AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe overall has had a very good record of working with strikers and getting them to reach their full potential. During his first spell in charge, Brett Pitman was the player moulded by Howe into a regular goalscorer at league level.

Losing games and not doing jobs is AFCB's problem Eddie Howe didn't hide from criticising his players when he talked about the continued losing run. The players were at fault for the second goal at Liverpool and not doing their jobs from a throw in, and it's clear that Eddie wants to make his players aware that they are making it harder for themselves at times.

AFC Wimbledon v Millwall: The FA Cup tie neither team wanted as giant-killers meet at Kingsmeadow If the FA Cup is a competition most loved for its giant-killings, then Millwall are its best proponents. In the entire history of the world's oldest cup tournament the Lions have produced 25 giant-killings - defined as victories over a top-flight side by one in a lower division - the joint most alongside Southampton.

Sunderland AFC news and transfers LIVE - Watmore update; Jack Ross on pressure Updates and reaction to all things Sunderland AFC as they continue to push for promotion from League One.

AFC Portchester planning to stop Portland United in their tracks AFC Portchester are aiming to turn the Wessex League premier division form book on its head as they host Portland United at the Crest Finance Stadium on Saturday.

Surridge ready to prove his worth Bournemouth striker Sam Surridge insists he will do all he can to earn a first-team spot after a loan move to Sunderland collapsed. - Bournemouth striker Sam Surridge insists he will do all he can to earn a first-team spot after a loan move to Sunderland collapsed.The youngster enjoyed a.

Howe reveals meditation ritual 'It's really good and there are 10-minute exercises that you do. You take yourself away and I recommend it highly. 'It's something I do every morning and I feel it's helped me this year.'

Howe still looking over his shoulder Eddie Howe is not the only one looking over his shoulder at the table and AFCB's gap to the relegation zone.

Tottenham and Manchester United love Bournemouth starlet David Brooks may well be currently sidelined with an ankle injury that will make him unavailable for selection for over a month, but that hasn't kept him out of the headlines. His form since his £11.5million move from Sheffield United has made him a contender for the PFA Young Player of the Year award.

Winners crowned at ePremier League play-off Qualified players from both the PS4 and Xbox platforms headed to the Media Suite at Vitality Stadium for the special ePremier League club play-off on Wednesday evening. Cherries first team duo Callum Wilson and Junior Stanislas kicked off the event with a one-off friendly fixture, before the competitive gaming began.

Roker Roundup: AFC Bournemouth striker reveals details of failed Deadline Day Sunderland move AFC Bournemouth striker Sam Surridge has revealed details of how a loan move to Sunderland broke down on deadline day.

The long read: Andrew Surman It's a place that's close to my heart and I love living down here. Before that, what's the story of your upbringing, being born in South Africa before coming back to England? I was born over there, my mum and dad moved there for work. My brother's two years older and we were both born over there and then moved back over here when I was eight.

Loan watch: Ramsdale cleans up with Dons Aaron Ramsdale kept his first clean sheet for AFC Wimbledon as they claimed a crucial 1-0 win over fellow League One strugglers Walsall last night.

All tickets issued for England friendly Game against Germany at Vitality Stadium officially sold out.

Howe - Injuries are costing us Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has admitted the side are missing their star players who possess 'unique attributes'. - Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has admitted the side are missing their star players who possess 'unique attributes'. A severely depleted Cherries side were.

Fraser vows to improve Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser has vowed to take responsibility for his “quiet” displays after a poor few weeks for the club. - Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser has vowed to take responsibility for his “quiet” displays after a poor few weeks for the club.The Cherries have lost six of.

Bournemouth need their big players back If we didn't know before, after the Liverpool game it is really clear that Bournemouth are missing players big time. No Wilson, no Brooks, no Stanislas, no Lewis Cook and no Simon Francis. The heart of AFCB's team has been wrecked over the winter months and the players that are filling in are having to find their feet very quickly.

Injury problems mean Bournemouth must keep fighting Tepid, that's about the best I can say about AFC Bournemouth's trip to Premier League leaders, Liverpool. Sure, before their offside first goal they were starting to look nervy and we were beginning to make a little headway but as soon as it went in the game was finished.

Cooper and Travers on cup progress Coach Shaun Cooper admitted to having had mixed feelings after watching AFC Bournemouth reach the last 16 of the Premier League Cup last night.

FPL round up: No change at the top Joel Tesfai remains top of the AFC Bournemouth fan league and recorded an impressive gameweek score of 79. Luke Shaw made his mark at the back, picking up six points for his clean sheet against Fulham. Further up the pitch, Paul Pogba's star-studded display saw him total 16 for his two goals, which consequently saw him pick up three bonus points.

Howe admits Cherries are 'stretched' Eddie Howe has admitted his Bournemouth squad is 'stretched at the moment' due to injuries but he's trying to stay positive. - Eddie Howe has admitted his Bournemouth squad is 'stretched at the moment' due to injuries but he's trying to stay positive.The Cherries have a lengthy.

Bournemouth star Ibe vows to improve 'We have two weeks without a game now so it's about trying to perfect things on the training pitch and being ready for the Wolves game.'

Poppy shirts up for auction Supporters can now bid to get their hands on the limited edition match shirts, each of which is signed by their respective player. All proceeds from the bidding is in support of the Royal British Legion, who support serving members of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army, Royal Air Force, Reservists, veterans and their families.

Player’s first months at Bournemouth impressing home country press, ‘silence and much work’ AFC Bournemouth midfielder Jefferson Lerma is extremely praised by his home country’s media this week. Following Carlos Queiroz’s arrival at the Colombian national team, the local press has been predicting what will be of this new management, and AS points out the 24-year-old as a key player for the new era.

Gosling having to play out wide! Dan Gosling had an unusual game against Liverpool. While he was chasing down Wijnaldum and Salah for much of the first half, it was quite a different quest for him in the second half when Solanke came on. Gosling was moved out to the right wing and it was evidence that Bournemouth were having trouble putting out round pegs in round holes.

Begovic will dictate his own future Asmir Begovic losing his place as AFC Bournemouth's first choice goalkeeper has certainly created it's fair share of column inches in the British media. AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was quick to explain the decision was more down to the performances of Artur Boruc in training rather than the poor run of form Begovic had shown in matches.

Klopp calls for Keita consistency And there's a lot more to come. That was a good one.'

Liverpool vs Bournemouth player ratings: Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane fire Reds back to the top Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable victory over AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. Sadio Mane opened the scoring with a well-taken header before Georginio Wijnaldum scored the goal of the game with a delicious chip over the helpless Artur Boruc.

Trust hosts Primary Stars Schools Tournament Speaking after the tournament, head of community Steve Cuss told afcb.co.uk: "We had a brilliant qualification round for this year's Premier League Primary Stars Schools tournament, with an excellent number of schools taking part." "There was a high standard of football played throughout the entire tournament, which each school being respectful...

Midfielder makes non-league loan move Cherries youngster Luke Nippard joined Weymouth on a youth loan deal on Saturday and made his debut in a 4-4 draw at Met Police. - Cherries youngster Luke Nippard joined Weymouth on a youth loan deal on Saturday and made his debut in a 4-4 draw at Met Police.

Loan watch: Mings on target for Villa AFC Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings bagged his first goal in almost four years to spark a dramatic comeback in Aston Villa’s 3-3 draw with Sheffield United on Friday.

Ofoborh targets cup glory "I've been released twice and never expected to be training with a Premier League first-team squad when I arrived here three years ago. "I love it here and the club believed in me when nobody else did. At my age, all I can do is be like a sponge and soak up all the information that I'm getting from everybody.

Cherries wait on injury news Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is anxiously awaiting the outcome of a scan on Junior Stanislas's thigh injury. Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is anxiously awaiting the outcome of a scan on Junior Stanislas's thigh injury.

Were AFCB too reactive at Anfield? The selection problems that Eddie Howe had for the Liverpool match were much more severe than we could have imagined on the morning of the game.

VAR would help Bournemouth claims Howe, is he right? AFC Bournemouth have been on the receiving end of some rather dubious refereeing decisions this season. The latest was Liverpool's opening goal at Anfield on Saturday, with the striker half a yard offside, which the linesman failed to spot.

West Bromwich Albion U23 vs AFC Bournemouth U23 Head to Head Preview, Team Stats and Prediction - England Premier League Cup - 2019 February 11 West Bromwich Albion U23 vs AFC Bournemouth U23 team performances, predictions and head to head team stats for goals, first half goals, corners, cards. England Premier League Cup - 2019 February 11.

Bournemouth striker offered new deal following transfer speculation Last month AFC Bournemouth striker Lys Mousset was strongly linked with a transfer to Premier League rivals Fulham. Later in the transfer window, he was also linked with 21-time Turkish champions Galatasaray and French side Nantes.

Gallery: Liverpool too strong at Anfield A selection of images from the Cherries' defeat against Liverpool at Anfield.

Rigid Reds Run Rings around Injury Plagued Bournemouth After a disappointing trip to Wales, expectations weren't high for a daunting trip to Anfield. Games of recent against Liverpool have been daunting - the reverse fixture resulted in an embarrassing 0-4 loss and the last trip to Anfield resulted in a 3-0 loss.

Bournemouth find no answer to resurgent Liverpool 3-0 The ball is headed out and it's hit back by Milner from the right and Manà heads it down and straight into the goal on 23 minutes. Gosling and Akà didn't get to him and it's 1-0 Liverpool. Rico is booked for a foul on Milner. Ibe has a run until Keita gets to him.

Klopp hails character as Reds prove doubters wrong Jurgen Klopp hailed the character of his Liverpool players as they proved the doubters wrong with a 3-0 win over Bournemouth.

Jürgen Klopp says players’ attitude helped Liverpool overcome wobble Jürgen Klopp praised the mindset of his Liverpool players after beating Bournemouth, with Georginio Wijnaldum a late addition to the side after bout of illness.

Boss on Anfield display, VAR and away form AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe told the written media at his post-match press conference that Liverpool’s opening goal was a “huge moment in the match.”.

Jurgen Klopp praises Liverpool for statement win over Bournemouth Liverpool boos Jurgen Klopp was delighted with his side's 3-0 win over Bournemouth, claiming they had to show a reaction this afternoon. Klopp's men reclaimed top spot from Man City and moved three points ahead of their rivals, who face Chelsea at The Etihad on Sunday.

Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth - Match Report Liverpool moved back to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 3-0 victory at home to Bournemouth on Saturday.

Liverpool 3-0 AFC Bournemouth Full Highlight Video - Premier League 2019 The latest soccer live news, live scores, results, transfers, fixture schedules, table standings and player profiles from around the world.

Mohamed Salah and Liverpool sweep aside Bournemouth to reclaim top spot Goals from Sadio Mané, Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah took Liverpool back to the summit of the Premier League with a 3-0 win against Bournemouth.

Brilliant team goal lights up Anfield as Liverpool charge back to summit Liverpool answered their growing band of sceptics with a convincing 3-0 win over Bournemouth to return to the top of the table and send an unequivocal message they can handle the pressure of a title race.

Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Reds return to top with convincing win Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 3-0 win against AFC Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon with Manchester City playing Chelsea on Sunday with a chance to retaliate.

Liverpool back on top after 3-0 win over Bournemouth Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v AFC Bournemouth - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - February 9, 2019 Liverpool's Joel Matip in action with Bournemouth's Lys Mousset Action Im.

Expect a thriller at Anfield for AFCB's visit Bournemouth have to fly out of the traps at Anfield. If they want respect they have to get in the faces of Liverpool right from the off and show them it is going to be a tough afternoon for the league leaders.

Primary stars pupils visit Vitality Stadium "The pupils from Avonwood and Saint Joseph's took part in a tour and coaching session, and for many this was their first trip to AFC Bournemouth, which I hope they enjoyed." If you are interested in finding out how your school can get involved in the Premier League Primary Stars programme, call our Premier League Primary Stars project lead, Matt...

Reds boss sends out rallying cry Jurgen Klopp has called on his Liverpool squad to play with controlled aggression as they continue to fight for the title.

Liverpool v Bournemouth: match preview Liverpool need to respond to Manchester City usurping them at the top of the Premier League with a win against Bournemouth to put pressure back on the champions.

Liverpool Trio in Fitness Race for Tilt Against AFC Bournemouth With a thin squad putting pressure on match performances, Jurgen Klopp will be glad to welcome any of these Reds back from the medical table.

The view from Bournemouth: The key to Cherries' Anfield hopes Liverpool host AFC Bournemouth at Anfield on Saturday as Jürgen Klopp's side seek to move back into pole position in the Premier League.

If one man can hurt Liverpool it's Ryan Fraser Travelling up to the match at Anfield may not fill AFCB supporters with much hope of a win over the mighty five times Champions League winners. But looking amongst the Bournemouth ranks we do have a player who has cut Liverpool apart before in the famous 4-3 win at Dean Court in December 2016 and Ryan Fraser just might be able to do it again.

Liverpool vs AFC Bournemouth: Premier League Match Preview Manchester City reclaimed top spot in the Premier League with a midweek win over Everton, but Liverpool hold a game in hand and can go three-points clear if they're able to get past AFC Bournemouth at Anfield this weekend.

Liverpool v Bournemouth Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Liverpool and Bournemouth.

Miles Signs for the Cherries AFC Bournemouth Women are delighted to announce the signing of Rebecca Miles from Poole Town Ladies FC.

Cherries sweat on Lerma fitness Manager Eddie Howe is sweating on the availability of midfielder Jefferson Lerma ahead of the Cherries’ Premier League clash with Liverpool tomorrow.

Match pack: Liverpool Liverpool were held to a second successive 1-1 draw in a highly-controversial clash against the Hammers at London Stadium on Monday. Sadio Mane's 22nd-minute opener was allowed to stand even though James Milner had been offside in the build-up.

Merson reveals why Bournemouth are tough test for Liverpool Paul Merson believes that Bournemouth will provide Liverpool with a tough test in their Premier League clash at Anfield on Saturday.

Howe bullish ahead of weekend trip to Anfield Eddie Howe says Saturday's trip to Liverpool offers Bournemouth the chance to add yet more Premier League history to the club.

Key pair out of weekend trip to Anfield 'Callum Wilson and David Brooks are still out, possibly out for around four weeks now,' he said at a press conference on Friday morning.

Liverpool vs AFC Bournemouth - Preview, Lineups, Betting odds and TV guide Liverpool have drawn their last couple of games but must hold their nerves now to claim a win versus Bournemouth.

Liverpool fitness boost ahead of Bournemouth clash Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp's injury worries have eased ahead of the vital home clash with Bournemouth this weekend.

Highs and Lows After the high of Wednesday night after beating Chelsea at Dean Court for the first time. It was a convincing win, especially with the four goals the Cherries scored in the second half of the game. Our next game was only three days later and it was away to Cardiff City.

Rival Lines: 'If Klopp wins the title it would be Liverpool's greatest success' Rival Lines Match Preview Liverpool v AFCB Blogger Interview: This is Anfield Twitter: @thisisanfield CC: This week I spoke to H…

Bournemouth Confirm Injured Duo Callum Wilson and David Brooks Will Miss a Month of Action AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has confirmed that star players Callum Wilson and David Brooks are expected to be out of action for the next four weeks due to injury.

Media view: Jamie Redknapp's Liverpool insight AFC Bournemouth will be looking to register a first win at Anfield when they face Premier League title hopefuls Liverpool.

Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction vs AFC Bournemouth Given what has happened in their recent run of results, Liverpool are probably getting the right opponent at exactly the right time.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v 'A Private War' stars Paul Conroy and Jamie Dornan BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on 'A Private War' stars Paul Conroy and Jamie Dornan to predict the weekend's Premier League results.

Begovic bust up with Howe "did not get physical" In one of the most bizarre articles of the season, British tabloid The Mirror have stated in an exclusive for the newspaper that AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe and goalkeeper Asmir Begovic have had such a big bust up that Begovic's Cherries career is in question after the dispute with Howe.

Loan watch: Defoe and Scrimshaw net again Four AFC Bournemouth loanees were in midweek action this week, and forwards Jermain Defoe and Jake Scrimshaw both added another goal to their tallies.

Guests enjoy annual Chairman's Luncheon Guests of AFC Business were invited to Bubbles Champagne Lounge at Vitality Stadium for the annual Chairman’s Luncheon.

Half price savings to be had in Superstore Supporters can save 50% on all Umbro replica kit and training wear in the AFC Bournemouth Superstore.

No keeper bust-up despite reports Reports of a bust-up between Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe and goalkeeper Asmir Begovic have been played down by sources at the club.

Can Solanke get his dream goal at Anfield? We only saw a first half of football and a few second half minutes of Dominic Solanke against Cardiff. He was making a lot of runs but he didn't seem to get picked up by the Bournemouth forward balls. It's early days, but the Match of the Day pundits might have been right when they said he could have been trying too hard to impress.

All tickets issued: Newcastle All tickets have been issued for the visit of Newcastle to Vitality Stadium.

FPL Round Up: High-scoring week in fan league A double gameweek for two teams and an average score of 65 made the latest round of fantasy football a high-scoring contest.

Howe delighted as Mepham settles in Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says he is delighted that new signing Chris Mepham has settled so well into the squad.

Asmir Begovic's Bournemouth Future in Doubt After 'Massive Fallout' with Boss Eddie Howe AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has placed his future at Bournemouth in major doubt after reportedly engaging in a heated argument with manager Eddie Howe. The Bosnian international had started every Premier League game this season for the Cherries before being unexpectedly dropped from the starting eleven at the end of January.

Liverpool v AFC Bournemouth Live Commentary & Result, 09/02/2019, Premier League - Goal.com Premier League Live Commentary for Liverpool v AFC Bournemouth on 9 February 2019, includes full match statistics and key events, instantly updated.

Should Gosling or Surman make way for Lerma return? The central midfield area for Bournemouth may well see a change from the disappointing Cardiff game. Jefferson Lerma did come on in the second half and he looked as good as ever even if he was not able to turn Bournemouth's fortunes around. But if Lerma is ready to start who gets dropped?

Liverpool v AFC Bournemouth Match Preview, 09/02/2019 Premier League match preview for Liverpool v AFC Bournemouth on 9 February 2019, includes latest club news, team head to head form, as well as last five matches.

Football fan Adam Cox who threw pie onto Chelsea pitch vs AFC Bournemouth faces ban The court heard Cox, an away supporter, had previously served a three-year football banning order, applied in 2012, for a similar matter.

Gallery: Smiles on the grass The AFC Bournemouth squad have been put through their paces ahead of the trip to Anfield.

Gosling frustrated by lack of attacking output Bournemouth midfielder Dan Gosling is hoping his team can improve their fortunes going forward after a poor showing against Cardiff.

Football fan faces ban after throwing pie during Chelsea game Bournemouth supporter Adam Cox convicted of hurling missile on to pitch amid cup tie.

Vacancy: Under-13s lead coach The AFC Bournemouth Academy is looking to appoint a full time coach for the under-13s age group.

Ref watch: Taylor to referee at Anfield Anthony Taylor has been appointed to take charge of AFC Bournemouth’s Premier League clash with Liverpool on Saturday.

Ticket point criteria: Huddersfield Ticket point criteria has been released for the Cherries' visit to Huddersfield.

Solanke and Ibe should revel in Anfield return The number of signings from Liverpool seem to go up for Bournemouth each year from Liverpool. Nathaniel Clyne has been excellent for AFCB since his January signing, but he is on loan and is not able to play against Liverpool as has been pointed out to me.

A week to prepare for the potential Champions Preparing for Liverpool shouldn't seem like it is an unenviable position to be in after falling a bit flat at Cardiff.

Brooks secures January Player of the Month Midfielder David Brooks has won his second consecutive Michael Matthews Player of the Month award - scooping January's gong after a magnificent start to 2019.

Surman talks internet safety at school "It's really good to be involved and good to be here with Andrew today, the children are really enjoying themselves and it's a great way to learn, the pupils are really motivated an excited about today." Surman, who is the ambassador for the project, also spoke about his experience at the school.

Hampshire Senior Cup: Match postponed AFC Bournemouth's Hampshire Senior Cup clash against Sholing tonight has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Avonbourne College in Enterprise Challenge AFC Bournemouth’s Premier League Enterprise representatives Avonbourne College travelled to Brighton and Hove Albion for their regional play-off.

Bournemouth have to find more steel for away games The Cherries away record is startlingly bad. I know they have played a lot of the top teams in this run, but the number of goals and lack of clean sheets away from home is as bad as any team in the Premier League at present. There needs to be a change of attitude for away games and a lot more determination to work to get some clean sheets.

300 not out: The rise and rise of Steve Cook Steve Cook has carved his name indelibly on an illustrious list of AFC Bournemouth defenders to have donned the club’s colours.

Cook at 300: Best images Steve Cook registered his 300th appearance for AFC Bournemouth during the weekend's game at Cardiff City.

Hampshire Senior Cup: Door open for young guns Coach Shaun Cooper believes the absence of several members of the AFC Bournemouth under-21 squad will “open the door” for the club’s talented under-18s to showcase their talents at a higher level.

Cherries ace wanted by rivals Bournemouth face a fight to keep hold of attacking midfielder David Brooks at the end of the season with a host of clubs chasing him.

Howe singles out Cook for special praise Bournemouth coach Eddie Howe has piled the praise on defender Steve Cook after he made his 300th appearance for the club.

Why was there no performance at Cardiff? After a win against Chelsea, one might have thought that it would be a little problem to take on Cardiff City who are sitting in the bottom three. But this league slaps you in the face when you think you have it cracked and you have to be mentally right for every minute of the game.

Trying to take on board everything Howe says Last month ended a chase that lasted around 18 months for AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe as he finally got his man in the form of Brentford centre back Chris Mepham. Mepham at just 21-years-old is a full international with Wales, having been capped four times.

Column: 'If you can do it, you'll be a hero' If you can do it, you'll be a hero…"

Solanke will continue to improve - Howe Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is confident striker Dominic Solanke will continue to improve after he made his debut on Saturday.

AFCB master the second half sleepwalk at Cardiff While we can say Steve Cook was a bit unfortunate to get caught off-balance and handle the ball for Cardiff's penalty, it was hard for Howe to come up with an explanation for the second goal right at the start of the second half.

Loan watch: Defoe on the spot in Gers win Jermain Defoe thanked Rangers teammate James Tavernier for giving him the chance to score his first goal at Ibrox.

Cherries will miss Brooks - Howe Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks will be out for a month and Eddie Howe admitted they missed his creativity in the loss at Cardiff.

Bluebirds drag others into relegation scrap Neil Warnock was delighted to drag Premier League rivals into the relegation battle after beating Bournemouth on Saturday.

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Sean Dyche cannot wait for VAR next season, Maurizio Sarri has been lifted by Higuaín and Hazard and the Pogba-Rashford combo looks good for United.

Having Demin back as sole owner is very good news for Howe At the end of last month, there was quite a significant change in the boardroom at AFC Bournemouth. Buying out Peak6 would not have been necessary if Max had another buyer lined up. Peak6 would no doubt have been delighted to sell their share to the new buyer.

Etheridge could have brought a deck chair out against Bournemouth Bournemouth had a lot of possession against Cardiff City. It was as much as 73 per cent according to the BBC website. Yet, Neil Etheridge had very little to do in the Cardiff goal. The stats point to just two shots on target from Bournemouth in the 90 minutes.

The Dozen: this weekend's best Premier League photos – in pictures Our picture editors round up their favourite images from the weekend’s matches.

Welsh woes for dozing Cherries An impeccable minutes silence gave way to a roar of energy from our hosts as the match started. And this was probably the moment we lost the game. As in contrast to Cardiff's intensity, we looked lifeless from the off.

Gallery: Solanke debuts in Cardiff defeat A collection of images from the Cherries Premier League defeat away at Cardiff City.

Paper Talk: Tottenham ready £50m bid to beat Man Utd to winger Tottenham are ready to bid big for a Man Utd attacking target, while Man City are chasing two new full-backs - all in Sunday's papers. Tottenham are reportedly preparing a £50m summer bid for Bournemouth midfield sensation David Brooks as they look to beat off interest from other clubs including Manchester United.

Consistently inconsistent AFC Bournemouth's 2018/19 Premier League campaign could well use the last week to epitomise how the season progressed. On Wednesday under the lights at Dean Court, the Cherries brushed aside Chelsea 4-0. But then, before the euphoria of the result had calmed down came news of the loss of both David Brooks and Callum Wilson to lengthy injuries.

Bobby Reid bags a brace against blundering Cherries Ibe puts a cross in but it's across the six yard area with no red shirt. Fraser and Ibe through to Smith but Smith has fouled Bamba and gets carded on 75 minutes. Adam Smith wins a free kick. Akà heads well wide. Free kick to Cardiff who get the decision from a tussle with Lerma involved.

Cardiff City vs AFC Bournemouth English Premier League Live Cardiff City vs AFC Bournemouth: In today's English Premier League, Cardiff City meets AFC Bournemouth at Cardiff City Stadium. The match will kick-start at 11:00PM IST on 2th February 2019, Saturday. In their last meeting, AFC Bournemouth won the game by 2-0.

The manager on Cardiff display and David Brooks' injury AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe spoke to the written media after the 2-0 defeat at Cardiff City.

Cardiff City vs. AFC Bournemouth - Football Match Report - February 2, 2019 - ESPN Bobby Reid scored twice as Cardiff City beat Bournemouth 2-0 on Saturday in a Premier League game that turned into a celebration of Cardiff player Emiliano Sala, missing and presumed dead following a suspected plane crash.

Cardiff City 2-0 Bournemouth A double from Bobby Reid fired Cardiff to an emotional 2-0 win against Bournemouth at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Bobby Reid gives Cardiff win over Bournemouth on day of emotion Bobby Reid scored both goals as Cardiff beat Bournemouth 2-0 in their first home game since the disappearance of Emiliano Sala.

Cardiff City - the perfect banana skin for AFCB Having swarmed all over Chelsea and recorded one of the best Premier League results in Bournemouth's history it befalls Eddie Howe's men to go to Cardiff City, who are fighting for heir lives.

Cardiff City 2-0 AFC Bournemouth: Bobby Reid double helps Bluebirds salute Emiliano Sala with victory This was the Cardiff City's first game at home since new signing Sala went missing whilst on a flight from Nantes to Cardiff last month.

Eastleigh sign Shaun Hobson on loan from AFC Bournemouth EASTLEIGH have bolstered their defensive reserves for the Vanarama National League run-in.

FA Youth Cup: AFC Bournemouth v Aston Villa Jake Scrimshaw scores brace to see AFC Bournemouth past Aston Villa in the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup.

Cardiff City v AFC Bournemouth Match Report, 02/02/2019 Premier League Match Report for Cardiff City v AFC Bournemouth on 2 February 2019, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.

Cardiff City v AFC Bournemouth Match Report, 2/2/19 Premier League Match Report for Cardiff City v AFC Bournemouth on February 2, 2019, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.

Influential duo succumb to lengthy injuries AFC Bournemouth have been rocked with yet another double injury blow. England international Callum Wilson has undergone surgery on his knee and is likely to be out for around a month, whilst Wales international David Brooks has suffered an ankle injury and will also be sidelined for around four weeks according to Sky Sports.

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Gallery: Youth team make quarter-final A Jake Scrimshaw double saw the Cherries progress to the quarter-finals of the FA Youth Cup.

Bacuna set to start for Bluebirds Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock looks set to hand new midfielder Leandro Bacuna a start against Bournemouth on Saturday evening.

Cardiff City v Bournemouth: match preview Dominic Solanke could make his Bournemouth debut as they travel to Cardiff who play their first home game since the disappearance of Emiliano Sala.

Duo nominated for PL awards After some impressive form in front of goal, King has been nominated for the Premier League EA SPORTS Player of the Month for January. King has scored three goals and provided one assist in four appearances throughout January and is one of six players in contention for the award.

Ref watch: Moss in charge at Cardiff Jonathan Moss will be the man in the middle on Saturday at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Cardiff City v Bournemouth Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Cardiff City and Bournemouth.

Top six win is just the ticket for Bournemouth Bournemouth needed something to kick on. The season had come to a sudden halt with the cup exit and no win against a top six team. Now they have the Chelsea win under their belt and can take a lot of comfort for the margin of the victory. Taking on Chelsea is never going to be an easy game.

Bacuna capture great for Cardiff - Warnock Neil Warnock says he is glad Cardiff City managed to get a deal for Leandro Bacuna over the line on deadline day.

Team news: Wilson out, Lerma to be assessed late Team news including updates on Callum Wilson and Jefferson Lerma ahead of AFC Bournemouth’s trip to Cardiff City on Saturday evening.

Match pack: Cardiff City AFC Bournemouth will be looking to complete a hat-trick of wins in the Premier League when they visit Cardiff City tomorrow.

Hobson makes Eastliegh loan move Under-21s defender Shaun Hobson has moved on loan to Eastleigh for the remainder of the season.

Wilson ruled out of Saturday's trip to Wales Eddie Howe has confirmed Callum Wilson will be absent for the second game running when Bournemouth travel to Cardiff on Saturday.

Transfer window verdict: how every Premier League club fared in January Gonzalo Higuaín and Miguel Almirón were among the main signings as clubs tinkered with their squads rather than overhauling them.

Brooks looks to keep form going Bournemouth ace David Brooks is looking to continue his run of excellent form for the Cherries.

Bournemouth show counter-attacking prowess Bournemouth might have wiped the floor with Chelsea in the second half, but they had to earn that right after a difficult first 45 minutes.

Can We Get A Hat-Trick Of Wins? After that ten-day break after our home win against West Ham, now we will have had two games in the space of three days. First that 4-0 second half thrashing of a strong Chelsea side at Dean Court on Wednesday night.

A night to remember for Bournemouth and Chelsea Wednesday night at Dean Court will probably prove to be a night not easily forgotten at Chelsea. Their biggest defeat in over a decade in the Premier League, a capitulation of embarrassing proportions. Chelsea without the ball during the first half was one of the best, if not the best, side to come to Dean Court this season.

AFC Bournemouth 4-0 Chelsea, Player Ratings: Worst of the Hazard Era Instead, let's take a brief look at the five lowest-rated performances in the 6.5-year history of the WAGNH Community Player Ratings, which coincides with the Eden Hazard Era, the Post-Munich Era, call it what you will.

AFC Wimbledon make a double swoop on Deadline Day AFC Wimbledon manager Wally Downes has signed two players on Deadline Day to help in the club's relegation battle. Shane McLoughlin has joined on a free transfer from Ipswich while Watford striker Michael Folivi comes in on loan until the end of the season.

Defender makes deadline day move AFC Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings has made his expected departure from Dean Court on transfer deadline day. The 25-year old was already behind Steve Cook, Nathan Ake and Simon Francis at centre back and even dropped below left back Charlie Daniels out of position in recent weeks.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v NFL stars Mohamed Sanu and Ryan Fitzpatrick BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on NFL stars Mohamed Sanu and Ryan Fitzpatrick to predict the weekend's Premier League results.

Mings makes Villa loan move Defender Tyrone Mings makes loan move to Championship club Aston Villa.

Young guns hope to be heroes against Villans AFC Bournemouth will be hoping to book their place in the FA Youth Cup quarter-finals when they host Aston Villa on Friday.

Gulls swoop for Vincent Torquay, who are managed by Gary Johnson, are currently four points clear at the top of National League South as they look to regain National League status at the first attempt.

Loan move for Jordan AFC Bournemouth defender Corey Jordan has signed a loan deal with National League South outfit Eastbourne Borough.

January Player of the Month: Vote now Supporters can cast their vote on the Michael Matthews Player of the Month for January by heading to the club's Twitter account, @afcbournemouth.

FPL round up: Cherries to watch All the latest from the Cherries squad and the AFC Bournemouth Official League as the FPL calendar heats up.

Bacuna hoping to thrive under Warnock Leandro Bacuna has vowed to fight for Cardiff and boss Neil Warnock after completing a permanent switch from Reading.

Villa finalise swoop for Bournemouth defender Mings Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings has joined Aston Villa on loan for the rest of the season, the two clubs have confirmed. Mings joined Bournemouth from Ipswich for around £8million in 2015, but he has found first-team opportunities at the Vitality Stadium limited after suffering a serious knee injury.

Tyrone Mings: Aston Villa sign AFC Bournemouth defender on loan Aston Villa sign AFC Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings on loan until the end of the season.

Gallery: 50 images from historic win The best images from our 4-0 victory over Chelsea.

Sarri offers Higuain backing Maurizio Sarri is convinced Gonzalo Higuain will be a success at Chelsea and believes the striker is lacking match fitness.

Josh King - goal hungry again Top scorer on the night against Chelsea was Josh King and it was great to see him back to his best again. Josh has been under the shadow of Callum Wilson, but he stood up and made himself counted. He took his goals with delight and after the second goal and Bournemouth's third, he loved the celebrations with his team-mates.

'Maybe I'm not able to motivate them,' says Sarri after Chelsea collapse – video It is only the second time Chelsea have lost by a four-goal margin in Premier League history.

Cardiff City vs AFC Bournemouth THIS promises to be another emotional 90 minutes as Cardiff play at home for the first time since the disappearance of new signing Emiliano Sala. Touching tributes were paid to the striker at the Emirates in midweek and the Cardiff players did themselves proud as they were unlucky to fall to a 2-1 defeat.

Sunderland AFC transfer deadline day: Fresh Will Grigg bid as new name enters frame Sunderland's hunt for a new striker looks set to go to the wire as they chase a replacement for Josh Maja. The Black Cats have been busy last night and this morning putting deals together as they look to bring in two strikers, plus complete the loan signing of Lewis Morgan.

Striker injury blow for Cherries Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has confirmed Callum Wilson has undergone a small operation and will be out for three or four weeks.

AFC Bournemouth vs. Chelsea, Premier League: Live blog 79min: Emerson wins a corner and this time Chelsea fashion a chance, but Azpi's header is saved very well by Boruc. Chelsea have another corner, but this time Bournemouth clear. Their counter is stopped by Kante. 78min: Hazard returns the favor and sets up RLC, but his shot drifts well wide of the far post.

King Sings…. Sad Blues There's another one for the 'I was there' file. Unless you weren't of course and are thankful for live streams. This particular file only had ten entries ten years ago and sat in a nice collection of dust…since then it's been opened more than a Wetherspoon's toilet door on a hot bank holiday.

Brooks and King rip Chelsea apart 4-0 Kovacic gets a sift free kick off Surman. Gosling loses the ball on the edge of his box but Akà covers for a Chelsea corner. Bournemouth have seen Pedro off. He is replaced by Willian. Another Chelsea corner. Surman has put it out again. Luiz loses the ball to Brooks.

AFC Bournemouth defender Cordner extends Hawks loan stay The AFC Bournemouth defender will remain at Westleigh Park until the end of the season - just days after the National League side feared the highly-rated 20-year-old could leave in the January transfer window. A number of Football League clubs had reportedly been keeping tabs on the player during his time at the Hawks.

In numbers: Best stats from win over Chelsea Joshua King led the way with a double as AFC Bournemouth registered one of their most famous wins since joining the Premier League.

Howe hails Cherries stars after crushing Chelsea 'The clean sheet is something we had to improve and change, the whole team defended so well tonight and if you saw that you wouldn't think that is where we have struggled this season.' The emphatic nature of Bournemouth's win was all the more surprising given main striker and reported Chelsea target Callum Wilson was missing after undergoing...

Sarri stays defiant as Chelsea crushed by Cherries Maurizio Sarri says he is not feeling the pessure despite watching his Chelsea side hammered 4-0 at Bournemouth last night.

Maurizio Sarri admits: ‘Maybe it’s my fault – maybe I can’t motivate Chelsea’ The Chelsea manager kept his players behind for an hour in an attempt to find an explanation for their 4-0 drubbing at Bournemouth.

Howe on historic win, clean sheet and injuries AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has addressed the media after his side’s incredible 4-0 victory over Chelsea at Vitality Stadium on Tuesday night.

Furious Sarri keeps Chelsea players in dressing room for 45 minutes Maurizio Sarri spent more than 50 minutes speaking to his players in the dressing room after Wednesday night's 4-0 thrashing at Bournemouth. The Italian booted out all of his coaching staff, as he was left solely with his squad after Chelsea's heaviest Premier League defeat since September 1996 when they lost 5-1 to Liverpool.

Sarri explains Hudson-Odoi omission against Bournemouth At least the kid was spared the direct embarrassment of being involved in Chelsea's 4-0 humiliation by Bournemouth?

Bournemouth transfer news - LIVE updates from the Cherries camp on deadline day Follow our live blog below to keep updated with all the Bournemouth-related transfer news throughout deadline day…

Josh King shines in Bournemouth’s stunning demolition of Chelsea Josh King scored twice as Bournemouth surprised Chelsea with a resounding 4-0 win.

AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea Match Report, 30/01/2019 Premier League Match Report for AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea on 30 January 2019, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.

Bournemouth 4-0 Chelsea Chelsea’s top-four hopes took a nosedive at Bournemouth as Eddie Howe’s side thrashed last season’s FA Cup winners 4-0.

Chelsea ripped apart at Vitality by rampant Bournemouth Joshua King scored a brace as Bournemouth thrashed Chelsea at the Vitality Stadium to knock the Blues out of the Premier League's top four. A well-deserved and memorable 4-0 win was secured with all four goals coming in a rampant second-half display for the Cherries, with Blues boss Maurizio Sarri receiving flak from the travelling support.

All tickets issued: Manchester City All tickets were issued after reaching 14+ home priority points this morning. A full on-sale schedule for our remaining games of the season can be found here.

Myself and Lerma can continue to improve - Gosling Bournemouth midfielder Dan Gosling has claimed he and Jefferson Lerma can form a solid partnership despite the language barrier.

Cherries player earns pupils' respect AFC Bournemouth’s Lewis Cook thrilled year five pupils at Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School by coaching them in the value of respect.