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Internationals: Weekend wins for Ake and King AFC Bournemouth had two senior players in international action over the course of the weekend.

Fresh Bosnian talent impresses Begovic 'I must say that it is nice, they have brought new energy and strength to the national team, which is good. They are all great guys, hang out with them for a couple of days, they are very correct and I feel good and nice among them, as if I was not absent.

Paper Talk: £40m Man Utd target rubbishes talk of move A Premier League defender has commented on reports linking him with Man Utd, while a Tottenham star is set to snub a new deal and move to China, according to Monday's papers. Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake has dismissed rumours he is set to join Manchester United in the new year.

Case for the defence Since promotion to the Premier League, AFC Bournemouth have always had their critics in the media. Whilst many are complimentary about the Cherries expansive, positive attacking style of play, it led to easy criticism when the results went against them.

King and Wilson partnership grows I've been waiting to see the Josh King and Callum Wilson partnership flourish. It has been the last thing to click in the Bournemouth team, but I always felt that when they started to score Bournemouth would look a far more serious prospect for winning away games.

BT overlook AFC Bournemouth despite best start to a season So far this season, despite their best start to a Premier League season for AFC Bournemouth, they have only made one appearance on live television on either Sky Sports or BT Sport. That game was the home fixture against Crystal Palace which was switched to Sky Sports Monday Night Football on 1st October.

All tickets issued: Norwich And all tickets have now been issued for the last 16 tie with Norwich, with them reaching 1+ home, away or cup point.

Ake plays down Tottenham link 'This does not say much about my status yet, they are rumours that come on the internet and as long as I do not hear anything myself, I will not go into that.' Spurs are on the lookout for reinforcements in the heart of the defence as Toby Alderweireld's future continues to hang in the balance.

Premier League assistant managers: who are they and what do they do? One shares a flat with his boss, another is known as the manager’s ‘brother’. A run-down of the men who help to shape their clubs’ success.

AFC Bournemouth loanee set to stay at Oldham Athletic until the end of the season despite interest from Preston North End Bournemouth loanee Sam Surridge is set to stay at Oldham Athletic until the end of the season despite interest from Championship side Preston North End. The young striker has proved to be a handful for League Two defence's so far this season, for example, he ran Grimsby Town's defence ragged and added two goals to his account against them.

"We will see" - Ake's response to Tottenham and Manchester United interest Whilst away on international duty with the Netherlands, AFC Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake has been quizzed on rumours linking him with a January transfer window move to either Manchester United or Tottenham Hotspur.

Premier League fans rate the season so far. Part one: Arsenal to Huddersfield Fans assess the best and worst of the opening stages – top performers, biggest mistakes and the funniest moments.

Ted MacDougall - how did he score so many goals? Cherry Chimes has teamed up with Pitch Publishing this week to celebrate, AFCB Club Secretary, Neil Vacher's re-release of his book 'MacDougoal! The Ted MacDougall story' in paperback. Look out later this week for the competition to win a copy of the book.

West Ham approached over January move When Jermain Defoe made the move from Sunderland to AFC Bournemouth in June 2017, it was billed as a bit of a fairytale move for the former England international. 17 years after his loan spell at Dean Court, where he had scored 18 goals, including the famous "ten in a row".

Is Adam Smith AFCB's best full-back? It took me by surprise when Eddie Howe said that Adam Smith has often played in training in the left-back position. He has certainly played very well there in the last couple of Premier League games, even if it is not his natural position. The manager now has a big decision to make when Daniels and Rico look to get back into the team.

AFC Bournemouth U18 vs Bristol Rovers U18 Head to Head Preview, Team Stats and Prediction - England Youth Alliance - 2018 October 13 AFC Bournemouth U18 vs Bristol Rovers U18 team performances, predictions and head to head team stats for goals, first half goals, corners, cards. England Youth Alliance - 2018 October 13.

December / January fixtures moved for TV Four of AFC Bournemouth's fixtures in December and January have now been rescheduled.

Watford: Games against Manchester City, Everton, Chelsea and AFC Bournemouth rearranged Four Watford matches during December and January have been rescheduled - three for live broadcast on TV. The Hornets' clash with champions Manchester City will still be played on Tuesday, December 4 but at a slightly later kick-off time of 8pm, and not 7.45pm, to be shown live on BT Sport.

Connell would love big crowd at Canford AFC Bournemouth Under-18s host Bristol Rovers Under-18s at Canford Arena on Saturday, with the home.

Standards high for Cherries target As the rave reviews keep coming in for the 20-year-old Wales international defender he has revealed he has modelled his game on that of England centre-half Stones. 'I look at John Stones' clips as our analyst at Brentford gets them uploaded to a website we have access to,' Mepham told West London Sport.

Community travel to Oman for skills trip "It was fantastic to be able to share our community practices with the teachers and coaches in Oman as part of the Premier Skills programme. "Working in partnership with the Premier League, British Council and Oman FA, we hope the delivery will prove to be a benefit to all those who took part."

Internationals: Cook, Brooks and Begovic impress AFC Bournemouth had three players on international duty yesterday evening.

Coach travel available for home games AFC Bournemouth will be trialling the use of a coach service for the upcoming home fixture with Southampton later this month.

Defence still an area of concern for Howe Bournemouth's strikeforce has managed to dig the defence out this season at times, hitting the back of the net more often than the likes of Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester United through the first eight games, but Howe is eager to make sure they don't have to score so many to win matches.

Fraser don't have a burnout Ryan Fraser has been brilliant at the start of this season for Bournemouth, but its disappointing that he has had to pull out of Scotland's international squad. it's annoying for McLeash as Fraser has saved has best football for the Cherries, but I do fear that Fraser has to be careful of burnout if he doesn't get some rest soon.

What else do Lewis Cook and Callum Wilson have to do for an England call-up? Steve Cook is better than Tarkowski and Dunk. Lewis Cook is better than Chalobah, Winks, Dier, Maddison and 12-year-old Mason Mount. Callum Wilson is in far better form than Welbeck and Rashford. This one will never happen, but for my money, Adam Smith is a better fullback than Danny Rose too.

Watch Norwich Cup Tie in Style Hospitality places for AFC Bournemouth's Carabao Cup tie with Norwich City are available to supporters.

Alan & Thomas renew partnership with club "The company has been a long-term sterling supporter of AFC Bournemouth, offering expert guidance on commercial insurance matters, and we welcome their renewed and strengthened partnership.

Cherries man open to MLS return Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe insists he could return to the MLS after dropping down the pecking order at the club.

Norwich cup match set for VAR Video Assistant Referee technology will be used for the first time in AFC Bournemouth's Carabao Cup tie with Norwich City.

Cook on start to the season and England duty AFC Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook is enjoying his football at the club, he told TalkSPORT while on international duty.

Bournemouth star refuses to rule out MLS return Jermain Defoe has refused to rule out a move back to the MLS after seeing his game time at Bournemouth decrease. The former England international striker spent a year with Toronto FC in 2014, scoring 11 goals in 19 games before returning to the Premier League with Sunderland.

Cook vows to shine for Cherries and make England squad Cook has been overlooked for the latest senior squad and will instead feature for the under-21s, but he is determined to force his way back into Gareth Southgate's plans sooner rather than later. 'It was a massive achievement for me to be on standby for such a massive tournament.

Are AFCB headed for new territory? The win at Watford was a real break through in terms of the mentality of AFCB. AFCB had lost to Chelsea and Burnley and earlier in the season and taking on another away game against a team that had started the season well was no easy game.

Bournemouth must maximise this period Heading into the October international window, AFC Bournemouth are ahead of Arsenal and Manchester United in the Premier League table, holding on to fifth place. Eight games have brought 16 points, with the Cherries 1 point behind Chelsea, 2 behind Tottenham Hotspur and just 3 points behind leaders Manchester City and Liverpool.

Lerma catches Howe's eye Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe believes summer signing Jefferson Lerma has come on leaps and bounds since his arrival at the club.

Cherries remain keen on Mepham Bournemouth are set to renew their interest in highly-rated Brentford defender Chris Mepham during the January transfer window.

Ticket point criteria: Newcastle The tickets for our fixture with Newcastle United have not yet been sent to the ticketing department; as a result, any tickets booked in person during the first few days of sale will be posted to supporters. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Points Schedule.

Can Bournemouth hold on to Nathan Aké? The Daily Star has been reporting that both Man United and Tottenham are lining up January bids for AFCB star player Nathan AkÃ.

Bournemouth for now and for the future It really is starting to feel like this AFC Bournemouth side is a Premier League team not only for now but also for the future as well. Looking at the starting team against Watford:. Asmir Begovic - 31 years-old. Simon Francis - 33 years-old Steve Cook - 27 years-old Nathan Ake - 23 years-old Adam Smith - 27 years-old.

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe: I wouldn't be here had it not been for Portsmouth's Pitman Eddie Howe has credited Brett Pitman’s pivotal role in AFC Bournemouth’s remarkable success.

Next Generation 2018: 20 of the best talents at Premier League clubs We picks the best prospect from each club born between 1 September 2000 and 31 August 2001, an age band known as first-year scholars.

Man United manager Jose Mourinho eyeing Nathan Ake move: report Jose Mourinho eyeing Nathan Ake move as Manchester United look to bolster their defence, possibly in the January transfer window.

Manchester United and Tottenham chase £40million star AFC Bournemouth could be set to brace themselves for a January transfer window raid from both Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. According to a report in the tabloid newspaper, The Daily Star Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino are both interested in AFC Bournemouth and Netherlands defender Nathan Ake.

150 guests welcomed at Directors' Dinner "In a message which clearly resonated with a lot of business people in the room, what came across was the determination to overcome adversity and the drive to always move forward, accepting that setbacks and defeats are part of the journey." AFC Business is AFC Bournemouth's free-to-join business club which offers a host of benefits to its 1,600...

AFC Bournemouth set to submit new transfer offer for Brentford defender English Premier League club AFC Bournemouth will make a renewed bid to land Brentford defender Chris Mepham in January according to reports by The Sun. The 20-year-old Hammersmith-born centre-back…

Fraser pulls out of Scotland squad Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser has pulled out of the Scotland international squad after picking up an injury.

International break welcome by Watford chief Javi Gracia says he views the international break as a positive, claiming it means his team will be better prepared to face Wolves.

Paper Talk: Man Utd look to beat Tottenham to £40m Bournemouth man Manchester United are ready to rival Tottenham to the signing of a £40m-rated Bournemouth star in January, while the eye-watering cost for Premier League clubs to sign Jadon Sancho has been revealed, according to Tuesday's newspapers.

Bournemouth can get better Eddie Howe was pleased with the 0-4 win at Watford, as he should be, but he was quick to say there were things that Bournemouth could do better. It seems a bit hard to talk about things to improve after a comprehensive away win at a side that was in the top six.

The £25million bargain During the summer, it appears that the AFC Bournemouth board made a decision to invest in the playing squad ahead of any potential plans for either a new training ground complex or a new stadium. The Cherries went on to make three eight-figure signings.

Rival duo target move for Cherries defender Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake is in demand with both Manchester United and Tottenham chasing his signature.

Win a copy of Dean Court Days - Harry Redknapp's Bournemouth story I was lucky enough to own one of the early copies of Dean Court Days, written by AFC Bournemouth supporter and podcaster Michael Dunne.

AFC Bournemouth new stadium proposals halted AFC Bournemouth announced on Thursday that they were intially 'overly optimistic' with their plans to build a new stadium by 2020. The Cherries currently have the smallest capacity stadium within the Premier League with only 11,000 seats inside. Ross Millen spoke to fans and Eddie Howe about the plans and what this means for the club.

FPL round up: New leader, King back, players elsewhere Maryasha Suhan joint-top scored in the AFC Bournemouth Official FPL Fan League this week with a massive haul of 109 points the envy of most FPL managers - the average score for Gameweek 8 was 50. Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson both featured in Maryasha's team, scoring a combined 20 points in total.

Loan watch: Hyndman strikes for Hibs AFC Bournemouth had eight players in action for their respective loan clubs over the weekend.

AFC Fylde drawn against Chesterfield in FA Cup AFC Fylde will play Chesterfield in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup. READ MORE: Match report from Chesterfield 0-0 AFC Fylde. AFC Fylde will play Chesterfield in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup. The Coasters, who drew 0-0 with the Spireites in league action on Saturday, will host the fixture at Mill Farm.

Hornets must work hard to get back our best level - Gracia Javi Gracia put Saturday's 4-0 home defeat against Bournemouth down to a 'bad day' and he wants an immediate response from Watford.

Be the 13th man or woman for Norwich Applications are now being taken to be the 13th man or woman for the Cherries’ Carabao Cup fixture against Norwich City.

Mascot opportunities available for Norwich Supporters can register their interest for a matchday mascot package for the upcoming Carabao Cup game against Norwich City.

Cherries boss plays down start Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is playing down the Cherries' start to the season. saying 'nothing has been achieved yet'.

Who's playing where this international break? AFC Bournemouth look set to have nine players representing their countries over the international break.

Good news for bet365 Toon backers and ClubCall followers! There was good news this weekend for those who backed Newcastle to beat Manchester United with bet365. A dramatic late turnaround saw Man United score three times in the last 20 minutes to secure an unlikely 3-2 victory.

AFCB's devastating counter-attacks Bournemouth look more of a complete team now. The Cherries have become a very effective force away from home and it's something they didn't have last season.

We do need to improve facilities says Howe On Thursday, AFC Bournemouth released a statement regarding the proposed new stadium in Kings Park and the new training ground complex at Canford. Since July 2017 Kings Park has been the preferred location for a new stadium, with a quoted completion date of the summer of 2020.

Olympic gold medal hero headlines AFC Bournemouth business event Two sporting heroes entertained nearly 150 directors from businesses across Dorset and Hampshire with inspirational stories at the seventh annual AFC Business Directors' Dinner. Double Olympic gold medal rower and adventurer James Cracknell, 46, was the keynote speaker at the event, held at AFC Bournemouth's Vitality Stadium.

Cherries duo backed to make England impact Striker Wilson and midfielder Cook were overlooked by Gareth Southgate for England's latest senior squad - but Howe believes both Bournemouth as a collective and his two England hopefuls embody the kind of brand so craved by the national team boss.

Cherries Sour Vicarage with Stinging Record Breaking Performance After the victory over Crystal Palace on Monday, Bournemouth travelled up North to face Watford, a team that had battled with us for the Championship title in the 2014/15 season. Previous meetings were rather difficult for us, with five of the six previous Premier League meetings consisting of draws, and the other being a 0-2 loss last season.

In-form King key for Cherries The Cherries registered their biggest-ever Premier League away win in thrashing 10-man Watford 4-0 at Vicarage Road, moving as high as fifth in the table on Saturday night. Bournemouth now boast 16 points from eight matches - when last term it took them twice as many matches to reach the same tally.

Bournemouth smash Watford, but have played better AFC Bournemouth travelled to Vicarage Road to face Watford, with both sides impressing in the top half of the Premier League table.

Watford vs AFC Bournemouth player ratings: Defenders disappoint in desperate Premier League loss An abject Watford were thrashed 4-0 by AFC Bournemouth as Josh King netted a brace at Vicarage Road. The Hornets went behind to David Brooks' early opener before Christian Kabasele was sent off for a second bookable offence and conceded a penalty for a foul on King.

Bournemouth dismantle 10-man Watford 0-4 It was rainy, damp and mise… Games against Watford for Bournemouth usually end up seeing a penalty or two and Watford don't tend to get many of them.

Watford vs AFC Bournemouth: Christian Kabasele red card put Cherries in control, says Joshua King Joshua King says Christian Kabasele's red card was the pivotal moment in Watford's 4-0 defeat to Bournemouth on Saturday. The Hornets centre-back was given his marching orders for two bookable offences in the first period, the second of which led to a penalty which King dispatched.

Howe on ruthlessness, defensive work and Lerma display AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was pleased not only with the Cherries' ruthless attacking display at Watford but also the defensive side of things after the win at Vicarage Road.

Gallery: Celebrations and more from Watford win AFC Bournemouth recorded their first ever Premier League victory over Watford, and got the result in swashbuckling fashion.

Watford mauling boosts our levels of belief - Howe Eddie Howe has told Bournemouth to raise their levels of "belief" after thrashing Watford 4-0 to set a new record Premier League away win. Joshua King bagged a brace with David Brooks and Callum Wilson also on the scoresheet as the Cherries thumped 10-man Watford at Vicarage Road.

Watford vs AFC Bournemouth: Eddie Howe felt Christian Kabasele's two yellow cards was 'right call' Eddie Howe felt Christian Kabasele could have been sent off for his challenge on Asmir Begovic but was "absolutely delighted" with Bournemouth's 4-0 victory over Watford.

Watford 0-4 AFC Bournemouth Full Highlight Video - Premier League 2018/2019 The latest soccer live news, live scores, results, transfers, fixture schedules, table standings and player profiles from around the world.

Joshua King makes Watford’s Kabasele pay with double for Bournemouth Joshua King scored twice – the first a penalty for which Christian Kabasele collected a second booking and a red card – as Bournemouth beat Watford 4-0 at Vicarage Road.

Watford 0-4 Bournemouth Bournemouth took full advantage of facing 10-man Watford at Vicarage Road for an hour as they recorded an easy 4-0 win.

Watford v AFC Bournemouth Match Report, 10/6/18 Premier League Match Report for Watford v AFC Bournemouth on October 6, 2018, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.

Watford v AFC Bournemouth Match Report, 06/10/2018 Premier League Match Report for Watford v AFC Bournemouth on 6 October 2018, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.

Watford vs. AFC Bournemouth - Football Match Report - October 6, 2018 - ESPN Get a report of the Watford vs. AFC Bournemouth 2018/2019 English Premier League football match.

King at the double as Bournemouth thrash 10-man Watford Joshua King’s 12-minute brace propelled Bournemouth to their biggest Premier League away win as they thrashed 10-man Watford 4-0 at Vicarage Road.

Bournemouth record their biggest Premier League away win at Watford to continue rise up the table Bournemouth took 16 matches to record 16 points last season. They've reached that total after just eight games and are three points off the top of the league after this emphatic away victory. It is nosebleed territory for Eddie Howe's side as the Bournemouth manager continues his seemingly unstoppable rise with the Dorset club.

AFC Bournemouth U23s 7 Burnley U23s 1 The development squad fell to a heavy 7-1 defeat in their opening Premier League Cup fixture against AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. Former Clarets youth team player March Pugh stole the show on a wet and windy afternoon on the South coast.

Bournemouth have to peak if they are to beat Watford While some may believe that Watford have gone off the boil, following their 2-0 away defeat against Arsenal, I don't share that view. At Vicarage Road they remain a difficult proposition having only lost there once this season to Man Utd.

Win a copy of AFCB the Fall & Rise Pitch Publishing have kindly offered three readers of Cherry Chimes the chance to own a copy of the latest book to chart the history of AFC Bournemouth, Neil Meldrum's 'AFC Bournemouth - The Fall and Rise'. This is the astonishing rags-to-riches tale of the Premier League's smallest club.

Watford v Bournemouth: match preview Watford’s excellent opening gambit has come to a close but Bournemouth could get them back on track considering their poor run away from home.

Being in exalted company at the top of the league Bournemouth fans may wonder if this is as good as it gets. Our team is sitting in seventh place in the Premier League in our fourth season in the top flight. How much better can it get?

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

Ref watch: Moss to officiate at Watford And Moss will be at the heart of it. This season, the official has handed out 15 yellow cards, two red cards and awarded two penalties in his five top flight games. He also took charge of August's Community Shield between Chelsea and Manchester City, with the latter running out 2-0 winners.

Coming soon: AFC Bournemouth in the new ePremier League We can't wait to get started with the opening online rounds in January 2019." The ePL competitive gaming tournament on EA SPORTS FIFA 19 kicks off in January 2019 and players will compete for three months across three rounds: online qualification, live club playoffs and the eventual live ePL final.

Gallery: Cherries getting set for Watford The AFC Bournemouth players have been busy in training readying themselves for their trip to Watford on Saturday.

Team news: no new injury worries for Howe "That's what you want," he said. "Simon came in and in every game he's played in this year he's done well. Against Palace he started the game and was excellent, both in the defensive aspect and pushing forwards. "At left-back Adam Smith also did well, he's a versatile player who's always been able to play there and on both sides.

Match pack: Watford v AFC Bournemouth AFC Bournemouth are back on the road this weekend as Eddie Howe's side travel to Vicarage Road to face Watford.

Gracia working on Watford remedy Javier Gracia feels improving the little things can make a big difference to his Watford side as they look to get back to winning ways.

Watford vs AFC Bournemouth: No new injury concerns for Cherries ahead of Premier League meeting Bournemouth have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the Premier League match against Watford on Saturday. Winger Junior Stanislas, fit again after knee surgery, came off the bench to score a late penalty in the 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Monday night so should feature again.

Improving Bournemouth a great sight - Howe Eddie Howe says he is pleased with the progress Bournemouth are making after a strong start to the season.

Just one injury concern for Cherries Wideman Junior Stanislas has made a good impact since returning to full fitness and will push for his first league start of the season after his coolly taken penalty on Monday gave the Cherries the win, but summer signing David Brooks and Ryan Fraser are in great form and it would be a surprise if either were left out.

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Rival Lines: 'Contain and then destroy' - the Watford plan? Podcast Interview: From the Rookery EndTwitter: @Watfordpodcast Watford have become a team that Bournemouth have found good rivals in recent season ever since the Championship days.

Hornets boosted by Deulofeu return for Cherries clash Watford winger Gerard Deulofeu is ready to make a first appearance of the season against Bournemouth on Saturday.

What does history tell us? Written by Garbo and tindalls_hairband. .if you look at the clubs who have built new stadiums since the start of The Premier League, more have struggled to stay there? Swansea City Bolton Wanderers Wigan Athletic Reading Sunderland Middlesbrough Hull City Derby County.

Will The Draw Sequence Be Broken? After two wins at Dean Court under floodlights, our next game sees us travel the relatively short distance to Hertfordshire and Vicarage Road, home of Watford. It follows our victories against Blackburn Rovers in the League cup and our first home win in the Premier League against Crystal Palace on Monday.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v Radio 1 DJ Chris Stark BBC Sport football pundit Mark Lawrenson takes on Radio 1 DJ Chris Stark to predict this weekend's Premier League results.

Non-existent forward thinking from Bournemouth confirms what we all feared AFC Bournemouth have released an update on the progress of the Cherries plans to build a new stadium in Kings Park and a new training ground complex. In 2017, the Cherries announced plans to look for a site for a new stadium and in July 2017 AFC Bournemouth announced plans to build a new stadium in Kings Park.

Confidence at home what can Bournemouth do away? Playing Watford at Vicarage road s always a hard match. There is added incentive though for this game with both teams looking to cement a spot on the top six. Bournemouth are out scoring Watford by 12 goals to 11 but the goals against for the Hornets only reads 8 whereas its 12 for the Cherries.

Why Bournemouth have shelved plans to build a new stadium The Cherries had been determined to move from the Vitality Stadium, which with a capacity of around 11,500 is the lowest in the Premier League and is leased from a property company. At the end of 2016, plans had been put forward to redevelop Kings Park, which already includes the club's training pitches and an athletics stadium.

Watford: Javi Gracia ignoring 'best of the rest' claims ahead of AFC Bournemouth visit With Watford and AFC Bournemouth sitting sixth and seventh respectively in the Premier League many have billed Saturday's meeting as a "best of the rest" clash. It is a tag Watford head coach Javi Gracia has little interest in paying attention to as he prepares his side to host a side below them on goal difference alone.

Watford vs AFC Bournemouth: Gerard Deulofeu and Stefano Okaka among quartet pushing to feature Watford boss Javi Gracia has been bolstered by a host of players returning to fitness, with all but three of his squad in contention for Saturday's visit of Bournemouth. Marc Navarro is the only fresh concern and joins Daryl Janmaat and Tom Cleverley in being sidelined for the match at Vicarage Road.

Midfielder gets recall Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad for their matches with Denmark and Wales.

Bournemouth were 'overly optimistic' in plans to move into new stadium by summer 2020 Bournemouth will not be moving into a new stadium by summer 2020, saying they were "overly optimistic" in their plans.

Pre-Academy holding open trials AFC Bournemouth's Pre-Academy are running open trials for children for the under-7s and under-8s age ranges.

Bournemouth's 'overly optimistic' stadium plans on hold In March, the club declared that it was "continuing to work" with the local council regarding the possibility. However, that plan has now been put back with an eye to finances. A club statement from the shareholders and board of directors explained: 'We were overly optimistic that a new stadium would be completed by the summer of 2020.

Bournemouth stadium plans on hold These plans have now been put on the back burner with the club releasing a statement saying the team comes first and there will be no move to a new ground until they can afford it. The statement read: 'Part of the club's vision includes, in time where resources allow, to build first class facilities for the squad, staff and supporters.

Club statement: Proposed developments Those risks paved the way for AFC Bournemouth to become a Premier League club and have given the club the financial support it has today. The follow-on benefits have been significantly felt throughout not only the town but the whole of Dorset.

Watford's form has impressed Deulofeu Watford have impressed in Deulofeu's absence, as they currently sit sixth in the top-flight standings and the winger has been quick to praise his team-mates, although he admits he has been frustrated that he has not been able to contribute.

You bet there will be a penalty at Watford Games against Watford for Bournemouth usually end up seeing a penalty or two and Watford don't tend to get many of them. It is notable that Watford have not had one penalty this season, but Bournemouth have had three in the Premier League. King is likely to resume penalty duties if there is one against Watford.

Watford FC vs AFC Bournemouth Predictions & Betting Tips The only surprise is not how closely matched this duo are but the fact they occupy sixth and seventh positions, three points ahead of Manchester United, with Watford having a better goal difference than Bournemouth.

How exciting is this young talent at Bournemouth? AFC Bournemouth attacker David Brooks scored his first Premier League goal of his career against Crystal Palace in front of the Sky Sports cameras on Monday Night Football. The Wales International signed a four-year-contract at Dean Court when he became the Cherries first summer signing of 2018.

Decisions, decisions for Howe and Bournemouth AFC Bournemouth attacker Junior Stanislas showed that despite not having returned to fitness following a serious knee injury, the Cherries were completely justified in offering him a new and improved contract until the summer of 2021 last month.

The long read: Junior Stanislas From kicking balls against shop shutters as a kid in south London to bending in match-winning free-kicks in the Premier League, the challenge has always been on for Junior Stanislas to make it.

Trust travel to Oman with Premier League Skills AFC Bournemouth’s Community Sports Trust travel will travel to Oman this week as part of the Premier League Skills programme.

Cherries line up swoop for Italy star Bournemouth are reportedly interested in signing newly-capped Italy international Manuel Lazzari from SPAL.

Wingers were key to stopping Zaha - Ake Nathan Ake says Bournemouth's plan to stop Crystal Palace dangerman Wilfried Zaha relied on their wingers helping out the full-backs.

Hornets set to welcome back summer signing Gerard Deulofeu has hinted he is close to making his return to action for Watford and could feature against Bournemouth on Saturday.

Under-21s to play at Vitality Stadium AFC Bournemouth's under-21s have qualified for the prestigious Premier League Cup and will be taking part in their first game of the competition this Saturday.

Ticket point criteria: Norwich City Ticketing details and on sale dates for the Cherries' Carabao Cup tie against Norwich City at Vitality Stadium.

AFCB still need higher conversion rate The match against Crystal Palace only saw two goal for Bournemouth but it could have been so many more. What is exciting about Bournemouth's play is that they are just too quick for most teams to cope with and with all the front players getting off the mark this season the goals are starting to flow.

Watford vs AFC Bournemouth: Will Hughes confident Hornets can bounce back at Vicarage Road Will Hughes says Watford are always confident of causing a threat on home soil ahead of their Vicarage Road meeting with Bournemouth. The Hornets return to the Vic after two away days at Arsenal and Fulham - games which yielded a solitary point and saw Watford spurn a number of presentable chances in each.

Ryan Fraser Scoops September Michael Matthews award The Scotland international's recognition comes after he also secured the fans' vote for their August Michael Matthews Player of the Month, Fraser looking for a hat-trick during October.

Bournemouth had to keep their attacking play going Watching the players try and win back the control of the game against Crystal Palace when they had conceded made me proud of the way this Bournemouth team can play. They knew that in previous games that losing a goal had hurt them more than just the one goal, and this time they dug in and refused to let the goal Palace scored stand in their way.

Team spirit as strong as ever at Bournemouth AFC Bournemouth is a side that has been built on a strong team spirit. Then there was the squad that turned around relegation form under Paul Groves to promotion winners from League One in just six months and then two short years later, promotion as champions of the Championship to the Premier League.

Stan the Man on the Spot It takes a lot to take a penalty with your first real touch…and it's a sign of Stan's growing stature at the club that you'd have put your house in him burying the late penalty that saw off Palace in an epic win at Dean Court.

Fitness the key for Cherries says Ake Bournemouth's Nathan Ake believes their hard work on the training ground came to fruition in Monday's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Watford vs AFC Bournemouth: Jonathan Moss to referee Premier League meeting Watford will look to conjure up memories of their opening day 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion when Jonathan Moss takes charge of their meeting with AFC Bournemouth on Saturday. Moss was the man in the middle in early August when a Roberto Pereyra double gave the Hornets the perfect start to the season.

Excellent full-back play stopped Palace While the goal scorers always get the headlines, Eddie Howe was more than happy to spare a few words for the efforts of Adam Smith and Simon Francis in the win over Crystal Palace.

Official FPL: September winner announced Gameweek 7 drew to a close following the Monday Night Football between AFC Bournemouth and Crystal Palace, and the Cherries’ Official FPL league now has a new monthly winner.

AFC Bournemouth 2 Crystal Palace 1: Report from Dean Court Junior Stanislas scored a late penalty to condemn Crystal Palace to a 2-1 defeat after a moment of madness from Mamadou Sakho. Welshman David Brooks scored his first top-flight goal in the first half before Patrick van Aanholt fired home an equaliser for Palace who were much improved after the restart.

AFC Bournemouth Res. vs AFC Wimbledon Res. Head to Head Preview, Team Stats and Prediction - England Central League Cup - 2018 October 02 The percentage numbers show the games with specific stats compared to the total games played by each team. First four stats shown in the table illustrate the total number of goals scored in each football match when the team played.For example if team has 100% for over 0.5 goals, that means that at least 1 goal has been scored in their game.

In numbers: Cherries stats from Palace win A look at the best stats and figures from the win over Crystal Palace at Vitality Stadium.

Stanislas the hero for Cherries He's started really well in his time with us, and the potential of his performances are huge.'

Hodgson defends Sakho after 'unintentional collision' costs Palace a point But not with an unintentional collision.'

Sakho lends an elbow to help Cherries beat Palace 2-1 David Brooks gets his first goal for AFCB against Crystal Palace. Games against Crystal Palace are always tight and there was plenty of aggression from both teams in a spirited game, but Mamadou over stepped the line with an elbow on Lerma that threw the game in Bournemouth's favour.

Bournemouth University teams up with AFC Bournemouth BOURNEMOUTH University has joined forces with AFC Bournemouth as its Higher Education Partner for a sixth year.

AFC Bournemouth 2-1 Crystal Palace: How it all unfolded as the Eagles lost out to late penalty Palace slipped to a fourth defeat in the Premier League this season after losing out against AFC Bournemouth.

Crystal Palace fans react to Jordan Ayew's display against AFC Bournemouth Crystal Palace fans have lambasted Jordan Ayew over his performance during their 2-1 loss against AFC Bournemouth in the English Premier League on Monday. The Ghanaian forward was selected to lead the line for Palace at Dean Court, but he could not get on the scoresheet during the contest.

Gallery: Cherries secure eventful victory Under the lights, AFC Bournemouth secured their fourth Premier League win over the campaign over Crystal Palace.

Howe pleased with Palace win Eddie Howe has praised his side’s mentality after Bournemouth achieved a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace at Vitality Stadium.

Howe claims Bournemouth's fitness levels are second to none in PL Eddie Howe thinks Bournemouth's fitness levels are "second to none" after they scored a late winner in their 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Monday night. David Brooks' opener was cancelled out by a Patrick van Aanholt strike just after half-time before Junior Stanislas converted a penalty late on to give the Cherries all the points.

AFC Bournemouth 2 Crystal Palace 1: Player ratings from Dean Court Mamadou Sakho gave away a late penalty as Patrick van Aanholt's stunning second-half strike wasn't enough for Crystal Palace to share the spoils with AFC Bournemouth. David Brooks fired the Cherries into the lead when cracked the underside of the bar with a curling effort after just five minutes.

Bournemouth 2-1 Crystal Palace: Premier League – as it happened Minute-by-minute report: Junior Stanislas came off the bench to score a late penalty for Bournemouth after Mamadou Sakho elbowed Jefferson Lerma in the box.

Bournemouth’s Junior Stanislas keeps cool to make Crystal Palace pay penalty Goals from David Brooks and a late penalty by Junior Stanislas helped Bournemouth to a 2-1 win against Crystal Palace, who equalised through Patrick van Aanholt.

AFC Bournemouth 2-1 Crystal Palace: Cherries edge past Eagles after moment of madness from Mamadou Sakho Mamadou Sakho gave away an 85th-minute penalty which Junior Stanislas converted to give Bournemouth the victory.

Bournemouth 2-1 Crystal Palace Junior Stanislas’ late penalty secured Bournemouth a 2-1 Premier League win against Crystal Palace at the Vitality Stadium.

Late Stanislas penalty sees Bournemouth grab win over Palace A late penalty kick gave Bournemouth a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace to continue their excellent start to the Premier League season.

AFC Bournemouth v Crystal Palace live: Build-up, team news and updates from Vitality Stadium Live coverage of Palace's trip to face AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League.

AFC Bournemouth v Crystal Palace Match Report, 01/10/2018 Premier League Match Report for AFC Bournemouth v Crystal Palace on 1 October 2018, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.

Over 80 take part in Golf Day Over 80 local players took part in AFC Business’ Corporate Golf Day which took place ahead of Ryder Cup weekend.

Voting open: September Player of the Month A heavy defeat away to Burnley halted a further three points for AFC Bournemouth, but a third round Carabao Cup tie against Blackburn Rovers under the lights provided the chance to lift spirits at Vitality Stadium again, with Callum Wilson's last-minute winner ensuring progress in the competition.

Sakho's moment of madness gifts Bournemouth late victory Junior Stanislas continued his return from injury by scoring an 87th-minute penalty to earn Bournemouth a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Stanislas stars in Palace MATCHDAY Returning winger Junior Stanislas sat down with MATCHDAY ahead of tonight's Crystal Palace game talk through what it takes to make it to the Premier League.

AFC-BOURNEMOUTH vs CRYSTAL-PALACE Head to Head Preview, Team Stats and Prediction - ENGLAND PREMIER-LEAGUE - 2018 October 01 AFC-BOURNEMOUTH vs CRYSTAL-PALACE team performances, predictions and head to head team stats for goals, first half goals, corners, cards. ENGLAND PREMIER-LEAGUE - 2018 October 01.

Loan watch: six Cherries in action Meanwhile, in the Evo-Stik League Premier South, Weymouth earned a 4-1 win at Staines Town, with Cherries loanee Sam Sherring making his debut for the club. Weymouth came from behind to get a win that keeps them at the top of the league on goal difference.

What the pundits are predicting for Crystal Palace's trip to face AFC Bournemouth Mark Lawrenson and Paul Merson have both predicted wins for Bournemouth against Crystal Palace.

12th man package donated to charity AFC Bournemouth donated last Tuesday’s 12th Man package to Dorset Mental Health Forum.

Bournemouth may need a freshening up for Crystal Palace Eddie Howe is not one to change the team fully that often for league games, and he will be aware that the players have done well enough so far this season.

Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace, Premier League: live score updates "I am in no doubt that he has lost the dressing room, I don't think that is rocket science. "And this is the third time that has happened: Real Madrid, Chelsea and now. "Look at how many sprints Man United have made. They are bottom of that table. A long way bottom.

All tickets issued: Manchester United All tickets have been issued for AFC Bournemouth's home game with Manchester United.

Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace LIVE score and goal updates from Premier League clash The Cherries can move up to seventh in the table with a victory over Palace, who are looking for back-to-back away wins.

Howe - Cherries must stop Zaha Eddie Howe admits Bournemouth will have to be on the top of their game if they are to stop Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha.

PL Preview: Bournemouth vs. Crystal Palace Premier League matchday seven comes to a close as Wilfried Zaha and Crystal Palace head south to visit Bournemouth as both clubs try to position themselves in the heavily-populated mid-table.

From not fit to wear the shirt to Bournemouth's best Premier League signing? AFC Bournemouth striker Joshua King has certainly improved since he first arrived from Blackburn Rovers in May 2015. Following the Cherries promotion from the Championship, King arrived as a summer signing ahead of the clubs first season in the top flight of English football.

Gosling and Daniels still missing for Cherries' Eagles clash Bournemouth are again set to be without Dan Gosling and Charlie Daniels for Monday's Premier League visit of Crystal Palace.

Cherries trip too soon for injured Eagles hitman Benteke Christian Benteke is again missing for Crystal Palace for Monday's trip to Bournemouth, while Jairo Riedewald is also absent.

Hodgson looking for Eagles forwards to start firing Roy Hodgson wants Crystal Palace to ease the goalscoring burden on Wilfried Zaha - beginning with Monday's match at Bournemouth.

It's not just Zaha the AFCB have to worry about Crystal Palace have been steadily accumulating points in the league and it is noticeable that their away games have been fairly profitable. While the media focuses on Wilfred Zaha, Crystal Palace have 10 other players on the pitch that are also working hard and will pose problems for the Cherries.

Daniels inching back to fitness, but will he get his place back? AFC Bournemouth left back Charlie Daniels is fighting to return to full fitness following a knee injury. He suffered the problem against Everton towards the end of August and is yet to return to full training.

Bournemouth defender refuses to blow his own trumpet "Hear ye, hear ye" As the chant for other players goes, Jack Simpson is "one of our own", having come through the AFC Bournemouth youth set up from before he became a teenager.

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Match pack: AFC Bournemouth v Crystal Palace Following the Cherries dramatic 3-2 win over Blackburn Rovers in the Carabao Cup in midweek, Bournemouth return to Vitality Stadium for Premier League football with Crystal Palace. Last season, a lively second half resulted in a 2-2 draw in this fixture, as Joshua King's late equaliser salvaged a point for Eddie Howe's side.

Bournemouth & Crystal Palace, A Game About Wingers? After our win in the League Cup against Blackburn Rovers, the Cherries are back in Premier League action again on Monday night against Crystal Palace, this game is being shown live on Sky. The management and players will want the team to get back to winning ways in the league after that 4-0 defeat away at Burnley.

Is Junior likely to get the start over Brooks? I noted that Eddie Howe was keen to stress after the Burnley defeat that he was happy with how David Brooks played and that his game could easily be lost in the 4-0 defeat. While Brooks didn't play against Chelsea, he has managed to start most games and has lasted around 70 minutes in most of them.

Bournemouth v Crystal Palace Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Premier League game between Bournemouth and Crystal Palace.

Carabao Cup fourth-round draw: Frank Lampard returns to Chelsea with Derby Frank Lampard will take his Derby County side to former club Chelsea in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Cherries to face Norwich City in Carabao Cup AFC Bournemouth have been handed a home tie against Norwich City in the last 16 of the Carabao Cup.

Bournemouth are in it to win it, but who are Bournemouth facing in the Caraboa Cup? Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham from the Premier League's big six all remain in the Caraboa Cup, or the EFL / Football League Cup as it is known to most. Having previously dispatched with the side from stadium: MK and Blackburn Rovers in the second and third round of the competition AFC Bournemouth also feature in the last 16.

Hodgson a role model for Howe Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has admitted he looks up to Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson ahead of their meeting on Monday.

Gallery: Cherries prepare for Palace The AFC Bournemouth squad have been busy putting the hours in at training ahead of Monday night’s Premier League game against Crystal Palace.

BU continues partnership with AFCB He added: "We're also incredibly proud to see our local football team continue their Premier League journey, and we'll be supporting them all the way as the season progresses." Rob Mitchell, AFC Bournemouth commercial director, said: "We are delighted to extend our partnership with Bournemouth University for the new season and academic year.

Bournemouth v Crystal Palace: match preview Bournemouth will want to bounce back immediately after being thrashed by Burnley but Crystal Palace have a great chance of causing further pain with Wilfried Zaha running the show.

Do AFCB need to get to a cup semi-final or final? Bournemouth have been in the Premier League for a forth season now and just being in that league is not perhaps the pinnacle that we all thought getting their might be. It is fantastic that AFCB are in the top division, after so many years of being in the wilderness, but what would a cup semi-final or final do to the club?

Bournemouth have moved on from Burnley - Howe Eddie Howe is confident his Bournemouth squad have got a nightmare performance at Burnley out of their system.

Hodgson primed for Bournemouth trip 'We have a good idea what is awaiting us and it is a question of whether we are good enough to deal with the threats they pose and then whether we are good enough to cause them problems.'

Girls continue good start to season Added to Bournemouth's goal tally with superb long range efforts, whilst the hosts pulled one back to see the first half end 4-1. Portsmouth started the second half strongly, netting twice in ten minutes to the narrow the lead.

Matchday schedule: AFC Bournemouth v Crystal Palace The game kicks off at 8pm and all tickets have been issued – supporters are strongly advised to arrive early to avoid any potential queues as there will be 100% searches taking place.

Best Bets of the Weekend: Premier League Matchday 7 Banker of the Weekend: Tottenham to beat Huddersfield to nil at 11/8: Tottenham appear to be slowly but surely emerging from the woes of their three-match losing streak. It's worth remembering that whatever valid concerns exist two of those defeats were narrow ones against Liverpool and Inter Milan.

Can Ibe start to make a bigger impact? I've been surprised that Jordan Ibe has not been getting more game time since the start of this season. He had a really good spell of games last year when he was never out of the team, and he started to add goals to his game.

Media view: Expert insight on Crystal Palace AFC Bournemouth welcome Crystal Palace to Vitality Stadium in the Premier League on Monday.

Ref watch: Dean in charge for Palace Mike Dean will be the man in the middle for the Cherries’ Premier League game against Crystal Palace on Monday.

Howe highlights importance of veteran Despite his lack of gametime Howe insists the former England international still has a vital role to play behind the scenes. Howe said: 'Jermain has been really good for us particularly behind the scenes, I've seen a good response from him this season.

Team news: Late calls on Rico and Gosling But Howe said that there are no major injury concerns among the squad ahead of Monday night's Premier League game at Vitality Stadium. "We have a few injury concerns," he admitted. "But nothing major, they're injuries that have been lingering the last couple of weeks." Commenting on the difficulties of his team selection, Howe added:.

AFC Bournemouth have a potential problem position in defence ahead of Crystal Palace clash Bournemouth have injury problems in defence ahead of the game on Monday night against Crystal Palace.

AFC Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace Preview and Prediction Live stream Premier League 2018/2019 AFC Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace match is going to be held on 1-th October at Vitality Stadium. It's a very interesting football match at Premier League. They will try to show us their best skills, combinations and tactics to win this match. The table position of Bournemouth is 8-th place and has 10 point.

Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Crystal Palace's match at AFC Bournemouth "Whenever they are at home, Bournemouth always seem to create a lot of chances, regardless of the opposition, so I am backing them here." As such, Lawrenson has predicted a 2-1 win for the Cherries. His opponent for the weekly feature, comedian Karl Pilkington, has predicted a 1-1 draw.

Howe has tough call to make on Lewis Cook AFC Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook's end to the 2017/18 campaign and the start of the 2018/19 campaign could not be more of a contrast.

Conceding goals one after another There is a pattern that has started to develop that is very worrying when Bournemouth concede a goal. It has just taken a couple of minutes after conceding in both the Leicester and Burnley games, and now against Blackburn Rovers. The Cherries seem hell bent on let another goal in just minutes after conceding their first goal.

Ex Liverpool man is ever puzzling and frustrating Written by northstandmark. AFC Bournemouth against Blackburn Rovers in the EFL Cup was another performance to raise more questions than answers about Jordon Ibe. To me it was surprising, and damning to see in comparison how zippy and up to speed Junior Stanislas looked straight back from injury and no preseason.

3 Key Battles That Could Decide Bournemouth's Premier League Clash with Crystal Palace on Monday With both sides arriving into Monday night's Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium in relatively similar form, Bournemouth's clash with Crystal Palace promises to be a tight affair with little to choose between the two sides in terms of there being a clear favourite to take the three points.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v comedian Karl Pilkington BBC Sport football pundit Mark Lawrenson takes on comedian Karl Pilkington to predict this weekend's Premier League results.

Defibrillators Provided At Vitality Stadium South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust are proud to support AFCB with the provision of a number of defibrillators, both at Vitality Stadium and at their training pavillion.

Cherries need to take their chances Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is delighted with the way his side are creating chances - and now wants his strikers to put more of them away.

AFC Bournemouth: The Fall & Rise - Pitman was key figure in Cherries' ascent, says Howe BOSS Eddie Howe hailed striker Brett Pitman’s impact on Cherries’ rise to the Premier League and insisted the Channel Islander would “go down in history” at the Dorset club.

Ake and Ibe go back to school The school, who are involved in the Primary Stars programme for a whole year, hosted a special afternoon for Year 4 pupils, as part of the Premier League's Back to School campaign.

Howe demands Carabao Cup response Eddie Howe has urged a response from AFC Bournemouth against Championship side Blackburn Rovers in the Carabao Cup third round clash on Tuesday night. The Cherries were taken to the sword by Burnley on Saturday, suffering a shock 4-0 defeat at Turf Moor.

Has Carabao Cup win given Bournemouth the lift they needed? The dramatic way in which Bournemouth won through against Blackburn Rovers in the Carabao Cup should be a morale booster for the squad.

Cherries starlet reflects on Rangers interest Jack Simpson has revealed 'it was a bit strange' to hear Rangers wanted him in the summer and says he's staying focused at Bournemouth.

Paul Merson states his prediction for Crystal Palace's trip to face AFC Bournemouth on Monday Paul Merson says he is expecting goals in the game as Crystal Palace travel to face AFC Bournemouth on Monday.

Premier League 2018-19 - AFC Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace Preview When does AFC Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace kick off? Monday 1st October, 15:00. Where is AFC Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace being played? Vitality Stadium. What television channel is AFC Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace on? Sky Sports Premier League. Where can I stream AFC Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace?

Some Bournemouth players have done themselves no harm at all Ahead of the Football League Cup fixture against Blackburn Rovers at Dean Court, a lot was made of the chance to impress, for many of the AFC Bournemouth squad.

Why do AFCB chase games naively at times? Eddie Howe was not that pleased with the way Bournemouth went after Burnley when they were 2-0 down. The second half goals will be carefully studied as they were similar to the way Leicester City came back at Bournemouth only a week earlier.

Did anyone take their opportunity to impress for Bournemouth? The Football League Cup match between AFC Bournemouth and Blackburn Rovers was a chance for many of the squad players to impress Eddie Howe. It proved to be a strange game - the Cherries should have won this comfortably but neither Lys Mousset nor Jermain Defoe looked sharp enough to take any of the many first-half chances.

Callum Heads Towards Bournemouth Cup Progression Written by northstandmark. Caught up as I was with thousands of others queueing outside Dean Court, waiting to be searched before I could get through a turnstile, I, unfortunately, missed the first incident of note last night. Fair to say it wasn't the last incident though, in what eventually became a dramatic cup tie.

AFC Bournemouth: The Fall & Rise - Elphick and Howe's bust-up on the bus LEGENDARY Cherries captain Tommy Elphick revealed how a bus bust-up with manager Eddie Howe led to Kenwyne Jones’s signing during the club’s dramatic Championship title-winning season of 2014-15.

Cook has been unlucky - Howe Bournemouth coach Eddie Howe insists Lewis Cook is unlucky not to have secured more firs-team football this season.

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Wilson can have a big smile on his face again The form of Callum Wilson is going to be key for Bournemouth this season. Callum only had some 20 minutes to make an impact against Blackburn Roversm but he came good with a special spell. While Eddie Howe will be disappointed that two goals were conceded again in the Carabao Cup, when Wilson is on form Bournemouth can get results.

Ibe and Smith get Cadbury award Adam Smith and Jordon Ibe have now clocked up 100 Premier League appearances each, and pair have been recognised by Cadbury and the Premier League.

Gallery: AFC Bournemouth 3 Rovers 2 Craig Conway believes Rovers can look back at their display against AFC Bournemouth and be proud of a solid team performance. Jack Rodwell finally made his Rovers first team debut on Tuesday night and Tony Mowbray was pleased with what he saw from the former Everton and Manchester City player.

Cherries' spirit delights Howe That's just how I am and until we put that right in the Premier League that will still be with me.' Bournemouth will now have to wait until Monday night for their next game as they welcome Crystal Palace to the Vitality Stadium in the Premier League.

Gallery: Best images from Rovers win A late winner from Callum Wilson saw the Cherries beat Blackburn Rovers to progress to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Howe satisfied by Rovers victory Eddie Howe has discussed his satisfaction after Bournemouth’s 3-2 win over Blackburn Rovers at Vitality Stadium.

Report: AFC Bournemouth 3 Rovers 2 A late Callum Wilson goal a moment before full time put AFC Bournemouth into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup and sent Rovers out in an enthralling five-goal thriller. Rovers showed terrific spirit to recover from going two goals down, with Craig Conway scoring on his 500th club career appearance before Adam Armstrong converted a penalty.

Team news: AFC Bournemouth v Rovers Rovers boss Tony Mowbray has rung the changes for the trip to AFC Bournemouth in the third round of the Carabao Cup. Craig Conway captains the side and makes his 500th club career appearance, with the Scot joined in midfield by Joe Rothwell.

Goadsby extends partnership with club Goadsby has signed up as an official partner of AFC Bournemouth’s charitable Community Sports Trust for a fifth consecutive year.

IT firm signs new deal with AFC Bournemouth A Dorset-based managed IT service provider helping children to stay safe online, has signed up to support AFC Bournemouth for another season. Bournemouth and London based IT Support Business has renewed its partnership with the Cherries.

Venue change for Sunday Morning Coaching Due to the forthcoming Premier League fixture between AFC Bournemouth and Crystal Palace, Vitality Stadium's 3G pitches are unavailable on the morning of Sunday 30th September.

AFC Bournemouth: The Fall & Rise - 'I don't think Paul and Shaun grasped how to treat senior players as a management team' FORMER Cherries goalkeeper Shwan Jalal has labelled ex-boss Paul Groves’s treatment of the club’s senior stars “disgraceful”.

AFC Bournemouth vs Blackburn Rovers Head to Head Preview, Team Stats and Prediction - England League Cup - 2018 September 25 AFC Bournemouth vs Blackburn Rovers team performances, predictions and head to head team stats for goals, first half goals, corners, cards. England League Cup - 2018 September 25.

Match pack: AFC Bournemouth v Blackburn Rovers AFC Bournemouth return to Vitality Stadium on Tuesday night, with Blackburn Rovers travelling down south for the third round of the Carabao Cup.

Blackburn are worthy opponents in the Carabao Cup Blackburn Rovers have had a pretty productive start to their season. They have got themselves within two points of the play-off positions in the Championship and their Carabao Cup form has seen some high scoring with a 1-5 away win at Carlisle Utd in the last round and a 4-1 defeat of Lincoln City in the first round.

Cup still has magic for Howe That in itself is part of the magic of the cup competitions - it's do or die.' The south-coast outfit are now in their fourth Premier League campaign and have made a solid start to sit eighth in the table.

ITSB sign with the Cherries As an executive partner of AFC Business this season, ITSB will continue to be an integral part of AFC Bournemouth's free to join business club and play a role at monthly networking events and other gatherings.

Howe weighs up options for Blackburn visit Bournemouth will make wholesale changes for the Carabao Cup tie against Blackburn, with Jermain Defoe and Lewis Cook set to start.

Hard work the key for Clarets - Barnes Burnley’s revival in the Premier League can be put down to the hard work the squad have put in, according to Ashley Barnes.

Preview: AFC Bournemouth v Rovers Rovers will look to continue what has been a solid start to the 2018-19 campaign when we take on AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium this evening. Here's our guide to the game… STATE OF PLAY. Last time out, Rovers produced an excellent team display to earn the three points against Stoke City to continue our fine start to the season.

Lewis Cook will get a game tonight Lewis Cook is still waiting for his first Premier League start this season. He is not the only one in Bournemouth's squad in that position, but you wouldn't know it looking on social media last Saturday when the team to face Burnley was announced.

Will Lewis Cook and others take the opportunity to impress for Bournemouth? Since promotion to the Championship, AFC Bournemouth have always taken the cup fixtures as an opportunity to rotate the squad and give players, who haven't frequently started during the league campaign, a chance to step in. This has frequently led to mass changes, from just half a dozen to a full starting eleven change.

Bournemouth v Blackburn Rovers: Jack Rodwell could make Rovers debut Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's EFL Cup game between Bournemouth and Blackburn Rovers.