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Howe predicts Cherries' fans can play a 'huge role' in Huddersfield Town showdown EDDIE Howe believes Cherries’ fans will play a "huge role" when his side lock horns with Huddersfield Town.

Begovic backs striker Wilson to get among the goals in the Premier League GOALKEEPER Asmir Begovic has tipped Callum Wilson to get among the goals in the Premier League.

Ake insists Terriers will 'make everything difficult' for Cherries DEFENDER Nathan Ake believes Huddersfield Town will “make everything difficult” for Cherries when the teams lock horns at Vitality Stadium.

Battle-hardened Arter will be ready for Premier League fight after World Cup woe EDDIE Howe insisted the "incredible spirit" of Harry Arter would help him recover from World Cup heartbreak and said the tenacious…

Howe's reunion with Huddersfield defender Cranie BOSS Eddie Howe is tomorrow set to reunite with Huddersfield Town’s Martin Cranie – 13 years after the pair lined up together for Cherries.

AFC Bournemouth V Huddersfield at Vitality Stadium : Match Preview Bournemouth check on Joshua King ahead of Huddersfield clash Bournemouth will make a late fitness call on Joshua King because of a back problem ahead of the Premier League match against Huddersfield. Midfielder Junior Stanislas remains sidelined by a groin problem.

Strategic Solutions continue sponsorship The firm was recently awarded the title Investment Adviser of the Year in the 2017 Investment Life and Pensions Moneyfacts Awards. AFC Business is AFC Bournemouth's free-to-join business club which offers a host of benefits to members, such as attendance at regular events and breakfast networking meetings.

Club to support International Men's Day Objectives of International Men's Day include a focus on men's and boy's health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models.

Supporter Liaison: Friday 17th November Cherries Trust and the club are taking a slightly different approach to the format of focus groups going forwards and we will be running a series of themed meetings to which all supporters can attend rather than being based on a specific supporter group.

190+ TV Games For 2019-20 It's been confirmed today that from the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign, a minimum of 190 Premier League games will be screened live on TV. The BBC report that Premier League chairman have voted unanimously to approve the increased package, with the rights set to go out for auction shortly before Christmas.

Huddersfield Town could be without star man for AFC Bournemouth visit Huddersfield Town could be without one of their star performers ahead of their visit to AFC Bournemouth on Saturday. The Terriers are waiting on whether Aaron Mooy will be fit to play in the clash with the Cherries after he helped Australia qualify for the World Cup by beating Honduras on Wednesday.

Disability Talent Hub launched at Vitality Stadium The launch event saw players join us from the England Talent Day, held in early October, who had been recognised as having potential to progress through the England Talent pathway.

Bournemouth v Huddersfield Town: match preview Eddie Howe will be demanding Bournemouth strive to earn a first successive league win of the season, against Huddersfield Town, if unsuccessful they risk dropping into the relegation zone.

Action-packed Matchday for Huddersfield game Comprising of 100 pages - plus a pull-out section especially for younger Cherries fans - the programme is available outside the ground before the game. Priced at £3.50, Matchday this weekend includes:.

Huddersfield Town's Scott Malone raring to go against former side AFC Bournemouth Scott Malone is raring to go as Huddersfield Town resume Premier League action at his old stomping ground AFC Bournemouth this weekend. David Wagner takes his side to the South Coast after a two-week international break which, after the win over West Bromwich Albion, the left-back admits the side really didn't want to take.

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

Eddie Howe confirms key AFC Bournemouth absence for Huddersfield Town clash AFC Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has confirmed Junior Stanislas will be out of tomorrow afternoon's Premier League clash against Huddersfield Town. The winger has still not fully recovered from a groin injury sustained during the 1-0 defeat at home to Chelsea at the end of last month.

Junior Cherries Xmas Party sold out Additionally, Junior Cherries can once again create the club's Christmas card this year, to be posted out to all your fellow members. The competition will be judged by Eddie Howe and Jason Tindall, with prizes for the winners. Find out how to get involved here.

Stanislas sidelined for Huddersfield clash EDDIE Howe revealed he would be without Junior Stanislas for tomorrow's Premier League clash with Huddersfield Town.

Bournemouth To Check On Joshua King Ahead Of Huddersfield Clash Bournemouth will make a late fitness call on Joshua King because of a back problem ahead of the Premier League match against Huddersfield. Midfielder Junior Stanislas remains sidelined by a groin problem. Striker Benik Afobe, though, is back in contention after recovering from a thigh strain picked up before the international break.

AFC Bournemouth Star A Major Injury Doubt For Premier League Clash With Huddersfield AFC Bournemouth Manager Eddie Howe has been dealt a blow ahead of the game with Huddersfield on Saturday with the news that star striker Josh King is a major doubt for the clash with the Terriers.

Cranie: I'm Very Excited For The Bournemouth Match Huddersfield Town defender Martin Cranie spoke to HTTV+ to discuss his time at AFC Bournemouth, the Premier League and his first start this season. Martin Cranie spoke to #HTTV ahead of Bournemouth.

Should we be impressed by the start Huddersfield have made? Huddersfield fans will be pleased with gathering 15 points from 11 games in the Premier League. All of that should have been a recipe for a really toxic mix when coming up against the likes of Man Utd and Tottenham Hotspur, etc.

Watch Afc Bournemouth Vs Town Around The World Live TV coverage for Town fans around the world. - AFC Bournemouth vs Town live on overseas TV - 65 countries showing the game from the Vitality Stadium - Get live UK audio commentary via #HTTV+.

AFC BOURNEMOUTH: Can't leave the Cook's out against Huddersfield Surely Eddie Howe won't leave Lewis and Steve Cook out again, will he? The 'Harry Arter or Lewis Cook' debate should be pretty easy for the Huddersfield game. Both have been on international duty, but only one has played - Mr Harry Arter. And he is the only one with distracting transfer stories.

BBC Report - Premier League Details For 2017 The BBC's Price of Football annual survey was released this week, and their investigation shows that the price of Premier League football has again seen some reductions for 2017/18.

Howe pleased by discipline but warns job is not done CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe praised his team's disciplinary efforts this season but warned: "It can change in a heartbeat."

Wagner to make late call on Australian star Mooy HUDDERSFIELD boss David Wagner will make a late decision on talismanic midfielder Aaron Mooy ahead of Saturday's clash with Cherries.

No envy from Pearce towards former Cherries team-mates JASON Pearce expressed delight for his former Cherries team-mates and insisted he was not envious of them.

Skipper Jason Pearce looks back at Cherries' 2011 play-off heartbreak IN THE eyes of Jason Pearce, Cherries’ 2011 League One play-off heartbreak marked “the end of an era”.

David Wagner says his Huddersfield Town side 'feel prepared' for key AFC Bournemouth game Hopefully we have found some areas where we can hurt them and I'm excited." The manager also spoke of his long-term ambitions for the club: "Our aim is to establish Huddersfield Town in the Premier League", and while he said, "I can see it", he also urged cautioned that "I can't promise it".

Matchday schedule: Huddersfield The Superstore is open from 9am, and there's still time to make the most of our 3 for 2 offer on the winter essentials gear! Elsewhere, the ticket office also opens at 9am, with Swansea City away tickets, West Ham and Everton home tickets available to purchase.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v actor Will Ferrell Mark Lawrenson takes on actor Will Ferrell in the next round of Premier League matches.

Premier League health check: the overachievers and underperformers - Paul Wilson The table doesn’t lie but some teams are exceeding all expectations while others have disappointed badly. Here’s how the 20 sides rank based on early-season health and vigour.

Christmas Carol Concert Those 1,000 people enjoyed an hour of carols, choirs, band, interviews and fun focusing on the hope that can be found in the birth of Jesus. This year`s event will again be held in the main stand of the Vitality Stadium and will again be free, on Tuesday 5th December with proceedings kicking off at 6.30pm.

Christmas Shopping Event @ Vitality Stadium There is a shopping event taking place at Vitality Stadium on November 21st, Doors opening at 7pm, tickets are £5 in advance and it`s a good chance to grab some xmas presents with many different stall holders there Sign up and have your say on the articles, polls and forums, just click the link to register.

AFC Bournemouth vs Huddersfield Town preview: Terriers look to continue winning ways in six-pointer at Vitality Kasey Palmer is continuing to rehab his injured hamstring, playing 45 minutes in Huddersfield's Under-23 side on Monday in a 2-0 defeat to Sheffield United, and the club hope to have him back after this weekend's clash. Eddie Howe's side are also facing injury issues.

Huddersfield Town vs AFC Bournemouth Predicted XI: Forced changes needed to the starting 11 Huddersfield Town make the long trip down to Dean Court on Saturday afternoon to take on Eddie Howe's AFC Bournemouth in the first match after the international break. The Terriers came out victorious last time out at home to West Bromwich Albion thanks to Rajiv van La Parra's wonder goal, whilst Bournemouth won late on away at Newcastle United.

Carol service confirmed at Vitality Stadium Adam Parrett, Cherries club chaplain, is new to the role of club chaplain and is excited about the event: "The carol service has now become an integral part of the Cherries Christmas season and we invite anyone to come and enjoy carols and hear about the heart of Christmas in a totally unique environment.

AFC Bournemouth facing triple injury worry ahead of Huddersfield Town visit Josh King, Benik Afobe and Junior Stanislas are all doubts for the visit of the Terriers as the Cherries look to record back to back wins in the Premier League for the first time this season.

Calendar signing with Cherries trio confirmed The Cherries trio will be present at the Calendar Signing Session, which takes place on Wednesday 22nd November between 3-5pm. Jermain, Charlie and Emerson will be on hand to sign your Cherries calendars, which can be purchased in the Superstore or online beforehand here.

Fraser - I asked to play for the 21s Fraser was keen to shake off the rustiness by gaining some valuable playing time and was pleased to play for Carl Fletcher's side. "I just need to get back to doing what I do," he said. "When I get to that stage, I just need a little boost in confidence and I'll be back.

LIVE: David Wagner and Scott Malone face the media ahead of AFC Bournemouth clash Huddersfield Town host their pre-Bournemouth press conference today, with David Wagner and Scott Malone due to face the media. The boss will bring an injury update ahead of the clash, with Kasey Palmer likely to be available for selection following his run out for the Under 23s earlier in the week.

Why the Aaron Mooy factor could restrict Huddersfield Town at AFC Bournemouth Coming back to the Premier League, everyone at Huddersfield Town will be buzzing after the win against West Brom. And I think we all know what's been obvious from early in this campaign - that the points will be picked up at the John Smith's and anything picked up anywhere else will be a bonus.

AFC Bournemouth forward Josh King a doubt for Huddersfield Town clash The Cherries' top scorer withdrew from international duty with Norway last week due to a recurring back problem and has not trained with the south coast club over the break. The 25-year-old picked up the injury in March and - despite a summer of recuperation - it once again flared up after Bournemouth's victory over Newcastle United last week.

Gallery: Under-21s secure dramatic win The Pilgrims' starting XI contained ten first team players and the game saw plenty of twists and turns, but the Cherries got the better of the nine goal thriller - winning 5-4. Mikael Ndjoli netted twice while Jaidon Anthony, Emerson Hyndman and Frank Vincent all scored a goal apiece to ensure three points in the Central League.

The AFC Bournemouth Walking Wounded - 16/11/2017 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for AFC Bournemouth and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League. A look look at our injuries following the international break and how they compare to other teams. Eleven games in: Back up to six, just hope the 'no date` becomes 'fit to play` very quickly.

Wagner: Cranie To Start Against Afc Bournemouth David Wagner discusses Marbella, the latest team news and looks ahead to AFC Bournemouth. David Wagner reveals Martin Cranie will start against AFC Bournemouth.

How fit is Josh King? The demands of the Premier League may be pushing Eddie Howe into playing Josh King more often than really would be wise. In the last week we have seen that Josh has been withdrawn from the Norwegian squad from the international friendlies with Macedonia an Slovakia.

Howe grants Fraser's request for game time RYAN Fraser revealed he had pleaded with Eddie Howe to let him turn out for Cherries in the Central League – just days after winning his second…

King's fitness a major concern ahead of Huddersfield clash BOSS Eddie Howe has admitted Joshua King’s fitness is a major concern ahead of Cherries’ Premier League showdown with Huddersfield on Saturday.

How both AFC Bournemouth and Huddersfield Town have triumphed over adversity Below, Sports Writer Daniel Rushworth chronicles the trials and tribulations which have led both club's from administration and the bottom division of the Football League pyramid to Premier League glory…. Huddersfield Town are put into administration and have just six weeks to find a new buyer or the club will be liquidated.

LIVE BLOG - FULL TIME: AFC Bournemouth U21s 5-4 Plymouth Argyle U21s Relive the action on our live blog as AFC Bournemouth Under 21s squandered a 3-0 half time lead but recovered to seal a 5-4 victory over Plymouth Argyle Under 21s.

Mings, Diaz and Seaman visit Strategic Solutions "We run a number of sessions with the academy players throughout the season, the majority of which revolve around the dangers of getting into debt and the pitfalls of dodgy schemes." Speaking after the visit, Mings added: "It's obviously very important for us to keep that relationship between the club and Strategic Solutions going.

International Round Up: Five Cherries in action Here's a look at how they got on. After a goalless first leg, it was heartbreak for Harry Arter and his Republic of Ireland side, with their 5-1 loss at the hands of Denmark crushing any dreams of playing in next summer's World Cup.

Junior Cherries competition for Burnley tickets The Clarets will travel south on Wednesday 29th November, with kick-off scheduled for 7.45pm. The winner will be randomly drawn from a ballot, with all applicants to have a Junior Cherries membership and currently be on zero home points. To enter, just email with their name, Junior Cherries membership number and the parent's contact number.

Franno and Smith are back in right back competition Adam Smith found himself left out of the starting line up at Newcastle. I had expected him to play, but the need to try and keep Francis in the team as captain I feel is now becoming a struggle when there are more than two centre-backs to choose from.

Arter's Russia 2018 World Cup dream is ended HARRY Arter’s hopes of featuring in next year’s World Cup finals were dashed following defeat for the Republic of Ireland by Denmark tonight.

'Artur wants to show he is still the goalkeeper we think he is' CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe believes Artur Boruc is pushing Asmir Begovic for a starting spot in the Premier League.

Fraser aiming to win 100 caps for Scotland CHERRIES winger Ryan Fraser admits he would love to win 100 caps for Scotland.

Come along to free human trafficking workshop The free event starts at 9am on Thursday 30th November at Vitality Stadium. The modern slavery workshop, delivered by BCHA Liberty Project and the Safer Poole Partnership, will focus on the role of human trafficking as the fastest growing crime globally - because the risks are low and the profits are high.

How Are Premier League Clubs Helping Away Fans? The Football Supporters' Federation have been looking at what else clubs are doing to engage with away fans following the introduction of the £30 away ticket cap.

Influence afcbTV with survey and win signed shirt The club launched the new website and video platform in the summer, but are now looking for supporters to get involved by telling us what they like and dislike in the production so far and what they'd like to see in the future.

Ladies teams continue to shine Summarising the weekend, Head of Community Steve Cuss told afcb.co.uk: "With the weather effecting the weekend games, we were pleased to get the two fixtures for the under-12s and development squad, who both produced good performances."

AFC Bournemouth vs Huddersfield Town: Our away day guide to the Vitality Stadium Huddersfield Town travel to Bournemouth this weekend to take on the Cherries as the Premier League returns after the international break. Both sides won their last games 1-0, with Town beating West Brom and Bournemouth earning an away point at Newcastle United.

Enterprise Challenge comes to Vitality Stadium They went on to have one-to-one workshops with the AFC Bournemouth Commercial and Branding departments, as they prepared their business idea to present to the Premier League play-off judges at the Emirates.

AFCB are still playing catch up While The Cherries three points at Newcastle has lifted them out of the bottom three this season, they are still going to have to pick up a few more wins in November to pull themselves a head of what they were achieving at the start of last season.

AFC Bournemouth vs Huddersfield Town: Pick your team to take on the Cherries Huddersfield Town travel to the south coast this weekend to take on Eddie Howe's AFC Bournemouth as the Premier League returns following the international break.

No bonus for Leeds should Cook win England cap LEEDS United are unlikely to profit further should Cherries midfielder Lewis Cook win his first full cap for England.

When I said Harry Arter would reach the top, they looked at me as if I was an idiot GRAHAM Baker – the man who helped revive Harry Arter’s career – says the Cherries star is “technically the best player I have ever…

Injured Afobe's World Cup hopes over BENIK Afobe's hopes of playing in next year's World Cup in Russia were dashed in his absence.

Weymouth boss Molesley impressed with Cherries youngster Charlie Seaman WEYMOUTH boss Mark Molesley hailed Cherries youngster Charlie Seaman’s display for the Terras against Kings Langley on Saturday.

Forum provides vital support to AFC Bournemouth travel Going into their eighth year in partnership, www.afcb.vitalfootball.co.uk have sponsored the club's travel, enabling coaches to travel to every away game this campaign. Whether it's the trip to Newcastle this weekend or a shorter journey to Southampton, www.afcb.vitalfootball.co.uk will be with supporters every mile along the way.

Southgate has no hesitations over Cook Southgate has already given 11 players their debut in just over a year in charge of the national side and he has hinted that Cook could get his chance against Brazil at Wembley on Tuesday. "Those guys have fitted in off the field no problem which helps them to fit in on the field - and they're good players, so in training they look fine,"he said.

Loan watch: Seaman on target for Terras The defender was announced as the club's latest recruit ahead of kick-off and ensured he got off to a flying start by finding the back of the net. At the other end of the pitch, Mark Travers was also on hand to keep Kings Langley at bay, with a clean sheet to top off the three points.

International round up A guard of honour, a goalscorer and a head to head clash all featured in a busy international break for the Cherries. Here's how they got on… Artur Boruc received a guard of honour in his final ever cap for Poland. The goalkeeper was called up to face Uruguay so he could be given a special send off from the Polish squad and players.

Parkrun volunteers joined by Cherries trio The Parkrun, which takes place at Kings Park Athletics Stadium is a timed 5k run, is free and it happens every Saturday morning at 9am. The Parkrun event is supported by one of AFC Bournemouth's principle partners Vitality.

Plymouth Argyle LIVE: Bradford reaction, AFC Bournemouth, transfer latest Hello and welcome to today's Live Blog where we will bring you all the latest news from an upwardly mobile Plymouth Argyle. The Pilgrims moved off the foot of League One on Saturday with a coupon0busting 1-0 win at promotion-seeking Bradford City courtesy of Jake Jervis' first half goal.

Begovic is almost as busy as Fabianski I have no doubt that Asmir Begovic has been improving in the last few games and one look at the Premier League stats shows that he is now second, behind Swansea's Lukasz Fabianski, in the number of saves he has made this season.

AFC Bournemouth vs Huddersfield Town predictions, betting tips and preview: Terriers to scrap their way to a point Bournemouth vs Huddersfield Town predictions for their Premier League match on Saturday Harry Arter of Bournemouth in action during a pre-season friendly match Bournemouth vs Huddersfield Town predictions for their Premier League match on Saturday. Both of these teams won their latest game.

Who Has The Busiest Christmas In 2017? With clarity now on when and where clubs will be playing over the festive period and Christmas Eve issues dealt with, who has the toughest schedule…and the perceived advantage over a busier than ever Christmas period.

Cherries ace Arter takes positives from Ireland's World Cup play-off stalemate HARRY Arter was satisfied with the Republic of Ireland's goalless draw against Denmark in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying play-off.

Lewis Cook could have the world at his feet says Cherries boss Eddie Howe EDDIE Howe believes Lewis Cook could have the world at his feet – providing he maintains his “rapid progress” with both club and country.

Liverpool, Bournemouth stars added to England squad v Brazil Dominic Solanke and Lewis Cook have been added to Gareth Southgate's England squad ahead of Tuesday's friendly clash with Brazil. The pair will join goalkeeper Angus Gunn, who was called up on Friday as a replacement for injured Stoke stopper Jack Butland.

Could Ings return to Dean Court Could Eddie Howe be set to bring youth team product Danny Ings back to AFC Bournemouth from Liverpool?The Sun have made the claim that the Cherries are interested in the striker in a possible loan move during the January transfer window.

Arter helps Ireland build a Russian roadblock for the Danes It was good to see Bournemouth's Harry Arter get the call to play against Denmark for the Republic of Ireland in the first leg of their World Cup play-off final last night. Arter was very much used as a blocker and frustrater for the Irish, who set up to make it especially hard for the Danes to break down.

Lewis Cook gets senior England call up Gareth Southgate has been true to his word of getting the U21 players involved in the senior squad even if these players are not getting a great deal of time at their clubs. Bournemouth's Lewis Cook is the latest player that could get a look in against Brazil at Wembley on Tuesday.

Cook receives senior England call up The call-up is Cook's first with the senior Three Lions squad and will see the Cherries man transfer across from the under-21s squad. Gareth Southgate's side play the selecao from Brazil on Tuesday night at Wembley, with the game set to kick-off at 8pm.

Cherries midfielder Lewis Cook promoted to England senior squad CHERRIES midfielder Lewis Cook was one of three new recruits to have been drafted into Gareth Southgate’s England squad.

BBC AFCON Player Of The Year Shortlist 2017 A short time ago this evening the BBC announced their shortlist for the African Player of the Year for 2017. In the BBC's London studios presenters Peter Okwoche and Mimi Fawaz were joined by guests as the shortlist was announced and at approximately 6.50pm the voting for this years competition went live.

All Liverpool tickets issued The game has been rescheduled for TV coverage and kicks off at 4.30pm on Sunday 17th December. If you have not purchased a ticket for the game, please do not travel to the stadium ahead of the tie as you will not gain entry into the ground.

Arter and Republic of Ireland's big opportunity Today the Republic of Ireland play Denmark in the first leg of their two-leg play-off final and Harry Arter is hoping to be involved.

West Ham want Bournemouth's Arter but how does he compare to Noble? West Ham want Bournemouth's Harry Arter but would he be an improvement on what they already have in Mark Noble? Harry Arter of AFC Bournemouth celebrates victory after the Premier League match against Newcastle United.

Differing fortunes for Cherries pair on international duty CHERRIES star Ryan Fraser almost made a dramatic entrance after coming off the bench to earn his second full cap for Scotland in a friendly against…

No international action for Cherries strikers King and Afobe CHERRIES star Joshua King has officially withdrawn from international duty with Norway due to an ongoing back problem.

Arter would be ready for World Cup, says Howe CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe backed Harry Arter to star in next year’s World Cup – should Republic of Ireland qualify.

Portsmouth U18 vs AFC Bournemouth U18 Head to Head Preview, Team Stats and Prediction - England Youth Alliance - 2017 November 11 Team goals scored and team goals conceded show the percentage of games that Portsmouth U18 or AFC Bournemouth U18 has managed to score or concede a goal in their last games in the last 2 months.

Newcastle should rival West Ham for Bournemouth's Arter Newcastle should be on the lookout for a new central midfielder ahead of the January transfer window. West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing AFC Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter this summer, but should Rafa Benitez throw Newcastle United's hat into the ring and rival David Moyes' side for the midfielder's signature?

Cherries star open to former club return But the subject of where he will play club football has been raised during an interview in Poland when he was asked if he felt he could yet win back his former starting role with the Cherries from summer signing Asmir Begovic.

Improved Defence Can Push AFC Bournemouth Up The Premier League Table It has been a tough start to the Premier League season for Eddie Howe and AFC Bournemouth, but there is real reason for optimism as Cherries fans sit back and take a deep breath during the long International break.

Design Cherries Christmas cards and win! Junior Cherries can once again create the club's Christmas card this year, to be posted out to all your fellow junior members. You just need to create a Cherries themed Christmas card to be in with a chance of winning some great prizes.

Design great Cherries Christmas cards and win! Designs need to be A5 sized and sent by email to, or dropped in to the Superstore or posted to Junior Cherries, Vitality Stadium, Kings Park, BH7 7AF. Closing date for entries is 23rd November.

Was Lewis Cook unlucky to be dropped for Newcastle game? When the team sheet was called out at St James' Park I had not expected to see Lewis Cook suddenly put on the bench again with preference given to Harry Arter. Arter must have had a good week in training or Eddie might have felt that Arter's aggressive kind of attitude is something that would be needed to counter a player like Johnjo Shelvey.

Southgate criticism is unfair says Cherries boss Eddie Howe EDDIE Howe believes criticism of England under Gareth Southgate is unfair and says he thinks international managers are on a hiding to nothing due…

Football Supporters' Federation's 2017 Shortlists There's still time left for fans to cast their votes in the Football Supporters' Federations 2017 awards. Voting is open until Monday November 20th where 90 shortlisted candidates are vying for 15 different awards categories spanning Player of the Year, through the Best Players to simply the Best Away trip.

Junior Cherries Christmas Party confirmed The exclusive Junior Cherries annual event will take place on Wednesday 6th December at the BIC in Tregonwell Hall - between 4-6.30pm. Manager Eddie Howe and his players will be present for autographs with young supporters, with plenty of other activities for Junior Cherries to enjoy to mark the special day in the Junior Cherries' calendar.

Chelsea cup ticket details announced Tickets will initially go on sale to supporters with three or more cup points, before reducing over the coming days. Opposition - Chelsea FC - Carabao Cup - Stamford Bridge. Kick-off date/time: Wednesday 20th December 2017, 7.45pm K.O. Allocation size: AFC Bournemouth have an allocation of just under 3,000 tickets.

Gallery: Cherries train in international break The hard work hasn't stopped for the squad who are continuing to work ahead of the next game against Huddersfield Town on Saturday 18th November. The list of Cherries players who are on international duty is here.

Premier League Kicks programme in full swing The twenty players, representing their respective football clubs, played their own 5-a-side fixtures on the club's 3G training pitches, ahead of watching the Premier League fixture between the Cherries and Chelsea FC.

Sunderland AFC briefing: In-form Lewis Grabban nominated for award, Duncan Watmore signs up for Common Goal initiative In-form Sunderland striker Lewis Grabban has been nominated for the Sky Bet Championship player of the month award. Grabban scored five goals for a struggling Sunderland side last month with the on-loan Bournemouth man scoring twice against Brentford and Bolton Wanderers and once in the defeat to Bristol City.

Corporate Golf Day takes place at Ferndown 23 teams of four players took part to battle it out to be the winner and although the weather was slightly inclement, guests enjoyed their round of golf before a two course meal following the day's round of golf. Taking place at Ferndown Golf Club, the event was once again proudly sponsored by Eden Vauxhall.

Wilson has no need to worry about missing a chance There are moments as a striker or defender when you want the ground to open up and swallow you. I guess one of those moments came to Callum Wilson in the Newcastle match when he raced into a ball that was fed forward leaving him with just Rob Elliot to beat.

Arter not worried by possible Ireland suspension HARRY Arter insisted the possibility of sitting out the second leg of Ireland’s World Cup qualifying play-off through suspension was not on his…

Begovic eager to 'set the standards' for Cherries' goalkeeping stable ASMIR Begovic insists he will not take his starting spot for granted as he aims to “set the standards” for Cherries’ goalkeeping stable.

Ake boosted by Cherries' defensive improvement NATHAN Ake believes Cherries are heading in the right direction defensively.

Cherries keeper Boruc set for international swansong CHERRIES goalkeeper Artur Boruc is set for his international farewell when his native Poland host Uruguay in a friendly on Friday.

Chairman receives "huge honour" from Bournemouth Uni The chairman was awarded the honour at the Bournemouth International Centre as part of the Faculty of Management's graduation ceremony. Alongside Paralympic athlete Lucy Shuker, Jeff received his doctorate for his dedication and endeavour towards the football club and in the local community over the past ten years.

Howe: We want to leave a legacy AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes the core of his squad want to build 'a legacy that stands the test of time'. The Cherries are currently enjoying their third season in the top flight of English football.

Begovic: This month could be season-defining AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic believes the upcoming month could be season-defining for the Cherries Premier League campaign. AFC Bournemouth had lost seven of their opening ten games of the season prior to a trip to newly promoted Newcastle United last weekend.

Cherries co-owners set to buy League of Ireland side AFC Bournemouth co-owners Peak6 are reportedly in negotiations to purchase League of Ireland Premier Division side Dundalk. AFC Bournemouth majority shareholder Maxim Demin sold 25% of his 100% stake in the Cherries to Chicago based company Peak 6 towards the end of 2015.

Create a poem for your chance to win The Premier League Writing Stars competition looks for students in Key Stage 1 and 2 to use their knowledge of AFC Bournemouth and resilience, alongside their writing talents, to put together a poem. The poem needs to be no longer than 20 lines or 150 words in length.

Internationals: Who's playing where? But who's involved when and where? Here's a list of which of our players could feature for their countries in the last international break of 2017. Boruc retired from international football in March, but is returning for a special swansong against Uruguay.

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Ake relishing Dutch opportunity The Oranje failed to make Euro 2016 while they have also missed out on qualification to the 2018 World Cup in Russia after a poor campaign. Things did pick up towards the end of the group stage but they did not do enough to earn a place in the play-offs.

Cherries shareholders PEAK6 reportedly interested in buying Irish outfit Dundalk PEAK6 Investments – the company which owns a 25 per cent share in Cherries – is reportedly in negotiations to purchase League of Ireland…

More to come from Cherries - Begovic If we can get on a positive run then why can't we at least match last season's total?" He added: "We will use the international break to work hard, to get ready for Huddersfield and will do our best to pick up maximum points." . Signing Date:. Current Deal:.

What did Eddie say at half time in Newcastle game? Bournemouth went in at half time at Newcastle knowing that 0-0 was a bit of a lucky escape. It wasn't that the Cherries had been overly poor, but Newcastle hadn't let Bournemouth play and the form of Ritchie and Shelvey was too hot to handle at times.

Cherries ace Ake eager to help Holland rebuild CHERRIES ace Nathan Ake is eager to enhance his reputation on the international stage and is looking forward to a potential clash with club…

Begovic believes Cherries can hit the heights of previous campaign ASMIR Begovic sees no reason why Cherries cannot match their impressive Premier League points tally from last season.

REACH group play in Mental Health Tournament The day saw teams from across the region who provide a platform for people experiencing mental health difficulties to play football, come together to play in a tournament. Players representing AFC Bournemouth were given the kit to wear and showcased all the hard work they have been putting in during training.

Ticket details for Man United & Palace confirmed Both will go on sale at 9am, and below is the important information surrounding each game:. Opposition: Crystal Palace. Kick-off date/time: Saturday 9th December 2017, 15:00pm K.O. Allocation size: AFC Bournemouth have received an allocation of around 3,000 tickets.

Newcastle United 0-1 Bournemouth match report: Toothless United made to pay again Newcastle had made a bright and breezy start to the game with a Joselu header warming the gloves of Begovic before Matt Ritchie's rasping shot was tipped wide for a corner a couple of minutes later.

Mings supports powerchair football The event, put on by the Cherries' Community Sports Trust in conjunction with Kick It Out, saw Kick It Out's Professional Players Engagement Manager Paul Mortimer take part in a Q and A as well as getting in the powerchair himself!

Hamburg midfielder interesting Newcastle again Newcastle target Lewis Holtby looks like being shipped out by Hamburg with just eight months left on his contract. The 27-year-old midfielder was wanted by Newcastle and Bournemouth in the summer, according to ESPN and now Rafa Benitez could revive his interest in the former Fulham man.

Howe happy to rotate his squad Howe looked to his veteran players in the clash at Newcastle when he made five changes, recalling both Marc Pugh and Harry Arter to the side and the alterations worked as the Cherries picked up a late win thanks to a goal from Steve Cook.

Ritchie reminded Bournemouth of just what they have lost I was shocked to think when reading the programme up at Newcastle that some home fans had expected Matt Ritchie to get a bad reception from the Bournemouth fans.

Fraser Gets Scotland Call Bournemouth's Ryan Fraser has been called up by Scotland interim manager Malky Mackay for the coming international break. The next break of the 2017/18 campaign in November sees Scotland face a friendly against the Netherlands on Thursday November 9.

Mings to step up rehab but could be months away from return DETERMINED Tyrone Mings is set to step up his bid to return from a back injury – but admits he could still be up to two months away from fitness.

Howe praises Cherries' old guard – but says there is no place for sentiment in the Prem BOSS Eddie Howe highlighted the worth of Cherries’ old guard – but insisted there could be no place for sentiment in the Premier League.

Cook In Team Of The Week Bournemouth are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks. Actually Garth is now down as a 'Football Analyst' these days, a posh term for a pundit then!

'I'd have taken one for the team,' says Bournemouth's Cook Bournemouth's match-winner Steve Cook has admitted he fouled Newcastle's Dwight Gayle whilst through on goal in the latter stages of Saturday's game. The defender claimed he was willing to be sent off if it meant protecting the Cherries' vital lead.

Cook praises Cherries display Bournemouth, who finished ninth in England's top flight in the previous campaign, have endured a difficult Premier League season so far and they arrived in the north-east last weekend stuck in the bottom three.

Loan Watch: Cherries feature in FA Cup Here's a look at how our loanees fared. Young Cherries defender Matt Worthington played 90 minutes and kept a clean sheet, as Yeovil beat League One outfit Southend United to go into the FA Cup second round. It was a similar story for striker Sam Surridge, who also played a full part for Darren Way's side at Huish Park.

Tufnell confirmed as speaker for 2018 Sportsman's Dinner The occasion will be headlined by guest speaker Phil Tufnell, who played cricket for England on 42 occasions and now features regularly on tv and radio. Tufnell will also be joined on the night by stand-up comedian Ian Irving, who will be providing more entertainment for guests throughout the evening.

Rafael Benítez "not very happy" with the refereeing decisions during AFC Bournemouth defeat Newcastle United manager Rafael Benítez stated that he was "not very happy" with some of the decisions made by referee Paul Tierney, as The Magpies suffered their second consecutive Premier League defeat with the very late 1-0 loss to AFC Bournemouth.

Fantasy football: Week 11 update Steve Cook's header came in added time at the end of the second half to give Eddie Howe's side their second league victory on the road this season. John Phillips tops the AFC Bournemouth fan league despite only picking up 45 points this week, just one higher than the average score.

Rafa Benitez's Q&A in full after Newcastle United's defeat against AFC Bournemouth Rafa Benitez was probably the angriest he's been in a Press conference for quite some time during the aftermath of Newcastle United's 1-0 defeat to AFC Bournemouth.

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Eden Hazard may tire of being kicked, Tony Pulis is under pressure at West Brom and Pep Guardiola may seek more firepower in January.

Cook magic wins the day Bournemouth have made a habit of getting some late winners in Premier League games over recent seasons and they don't come much more dramatic than coring in injury time. Steve Cook's late headed winner at Newcastle has to rank as one of the most pleasing just because of the situation in the league and how important the three points could be.

Eddie Howe lauds Newcastle match-winner Steve Cook for scoring 'no bigger goal for this club' MANAGER Eddie Howe hailed Steve Cook and insisted the defender had scored “no bigger goal for this club” than his Newcastle match-winner.

Goal hero Steve Cook admits he could have been sent off GOAL hero Steve Cook admitted he had been fully prepared to “take one for the team” during the closing stages of Cherries’ win at Newcastle.

We showed glimpses of our best says Cherries boss Eddie Howe BOSS Eddie Howe felt Cherries had shown “glimpses of our best” during the second-half of their crucial 1-0 win over Premier League rivals…

Toon boss Benitez unhappy with decisions NEWCASTLE boss Rafa Benitez said he had been unhappy with refereeing decisions during the defeat by Cherries but declined to expand on his comments.

Striker King may withdraw from international duty CHERRIES star Joshua King could withdraw from international duty with Norway due to an ongoing back problem.

Rob Elliot urges Newcastle United to learn from their mistakes against AFC Bournemouth "We have got to learn from that. "It's still a learning process for us this season as well as a good opportunity, so we need to make sure that we learn from it." Newcastle have two weeks to think about their performance due to the international break before a sustained stint of Premier League fixtures.

Rafa Benitez reveals why he raised his voice in the Newcastle dressing room after Bournemouth loss "My main priority is the team, so we have to look at the things we did wrong, especially in the second half and we have to correct that." Throughout the match, Benitez was visibly frustrated on the touchline - and lamented both Newcastle's mistakes, as well as some refereeing decisions he believes went against the Magpies.

Cherries Cook Up Dramatic Finale We travelled to the north east on the back of a narrow 0-1 defeat to Chelsea full of optimism of getting a similar result to our last visit to these parts. Eddie made changes to both personnel and formation, switching back to a familiar system.

Bournemouth head towards safety with Cook's added time winner Away days are starting to be pretty popular for Bournemouth fans even when the team leaves it late to grab a winner.

FIFA 18 simulation: Newcastle United vs. AFC Bournemouth With limited history between the clubs in real life, a virtual simulation between the two may give us a quality look at what to expect later on today between Newcastle United and AFC Bournemouth. Per our usual rules, the clubs lined up identically to their most recent Premier League outing.

Gallery: Celebrations and more from Newcastle win Our photographer was in prime position to get the best shots of Steve Cook's late winner and the celebrations that followed. Cook nodded in Andrew Surman's corner in injury time to send the Cherries fans' and players into delirium. Here are some of the best shots from the game, which saw the Cherries win back to back Premier League away games.

Newcastle 0-1 Bournemouth analysis: 4-4-2? Do not expect Rafa to return to that any time soon The Magpies' success this term has been built on their ability to remain compact, to restrict the opposition's chances and to ensure they capitalise on mistakes. At times, Bournemouth were able to counter through huge gaps in the Newcastle midfield.

Howe: You work so hard to enjoy moments like that AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes the last minute victory over Newcastle United was one of the best moments of the season to-date. Howe raised a few eyebrows with his team selection for the trip to St James' Park.

Steve Cook’s late winner stuns Newcastle to give Bournemouth a lift The Bournemouth defender’s header in added time condemned Newcastle to a 1-0 home defeat.

Howe - That's up there as the best moment this season The manager reacted to the dramatic 1-0 win at Saint James' Park and was proud of his side's perseverance to get a crucial result. He talked to afcbTV about… THE RESULT. There have been plenty of lows, but that has to be up there with the best moment this season.

Newcastle United 0-1 AFC Bournemouth: Steve Cook heads winner Eddie Howe has urged Bournemouth to build upon their emergence from the Premier League relegation zone. He said: "It's big psychologically for everybody connected with the club. I don't think it matters at what stage of the season you're at, whether it's the first game or the last game.

Newcastle United 0-1 Bournemouth The three points lifted the Cherries out of the relegation zone and they deserved the win after playing well in the second half. However, Newcastle dominated the first period and former Cherries player Matt Ritchie's long-range drive in the fifth minute was kept out by Asmir Begovic.

Newcastle picked off by Cherries as Cook strikes late Steve Cook scored in second-half stoppage-time time as Bournemouth earned a 1-0 win at Newcastle on Saturday. The home side wasted a string of chances in a scrappy match, but the win for the Cherries lifted them out of the bottom three. You can follow how all the action unfolded at St James' Park via our Live Centre.

England - Premier League - TeamTalk Preview: Newcastle have impressed upon their return to the Premier League and they will be looking to add to Bournemouth's woes on Saturday.

Last-gasp Cook goal seals AFC Bournemouth win A late winner from Steve Cook gave AFC Bournemouth a 1-0 victory at Newcastle United as they moved out of the relegation zone. Newcastle started well, with Matt Ritchie forcing a save from Asmir Begovic and then hitting a post, while Dwight Gayle's follow-up was ruled out for offside.

Newcastle United to be without key man for AFC Bournemouth clash Newcastle United will be confident of beating AFC Bournemouth at St James' Park this lunchtime, but they will once again have to make do without one of their key players.

Can AFCB start November off in the right way? AFCB travel to Newcastle knowing they will need a win to keep pace with the fellow strugglers in the table. Whatever anyone can say about the reasons why Bournemouth find themselves in this position, the simple fact is they haven't been winning games.

Howe has been reading up on 'intriguing' Benitez EDDIE Howe admits he has been reading up on Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez.

Newcastle boss Benitez has cover for injured Merino NEWCASTLE United boss Rafael Benitez is confident he has cover for injured midfielder Mikel Merino.

'I still feel he can do it' – Howe backs Defoe for World Cup spot EDDIE Howe has backed Cherries frontman Jermain Defoe to realise his dream of going to a second World Cup.

Howe pained by success of 'magnificent' Ritchie at Newcastle United EDDIE Howe admitted it pained him to see Matt Ritchie starring for Newcastle United and revealed how Cherries had been "powerless" to…

Jeff Mostyn to receive honorary doctrate Jeff will join more than 3000 students graduating and will receive his distinguished award on Wednesday 8th November. Jeff will receive Doctor of Business Administration for his hard work for the football club over the past ten years.

Supporter liaison: 3rd November Another happy supporter was Graham Mead who left with a beautifully boxed and signed man of the match shirt, having been chosen as one of the supporters who had entered the ground by 45 minutes before kick-off. The game was themed around World Mental Health and the supporters' nominated charity partner Cherry Tree Nursery was featured.

Two Cherries new year matches moved for TV The away match at Brighton and Hove Albion on New Year's Day and the home match with Arsenal in mid-January will now be played at the following times:. The away match with the Seagulls will still be played on January 1st, though the kick-off time has been brought forward to 12:30pm.

A historical look at Newcastle United vs. AFC Bournemouth While Newcastle United has extensive history with a majority of the Premier League clubs they'll face this year, there isn't much past with AFC Bournemouth. When the clubs kick off their match tomorrow, it will be the ninth ever fixture between the two.

The transformation at Newcastle United will shock AFC Bournemouth this weekend And you could not blame the fans who pay their hard-earned money for losing patience with the United hierarchy that day as the Cherries easily rolled over a weak Newcastle team that lacked passion.

Newcastle United star Matt Ritchie talks about facing old club AFC Bournemouth for first time Matt Ritchie says it will be strange for him to line up against AFC Bournemouth as a Newcastle United player. Ritchie, 28, was a key member of the Cherries side that won promotion to the Premier League for the first time in the club's history in 2015 before joining Newcastle in a £12m deal last summer.

Newcastle United 0-1 AFC Bournemouth: Cook's last minute header hands Cherries vital win A tight game at St James' Park ended in ecstasy for Eddie Howe and his visiting AFC Bournemouth side, as a stoppage time header from defender Steve Cook secured a 1-0 victory against Newcastle United.

Ex-Bristol City and AFC Bournemouth star Lee Tomlin convicted of part in fight outside nightclub Former Bristol City and AFC Bournemouth midfielder Lee Tomlin has been convicted for his part in a fight in Leicester city centre that left a man with a broken jaw. The 28-year-old, who now plays for Cardiff City, admitted affray following the incident which took place outside the Ghost nightclub in Leicester on January 22.

Newcastle United v Bournemouth: match preview Bournemouth are struggling to find their attacking fluency and may continue against Newcastle United’s well-organised unit that will be out to improve after defeat at Burnley.

Newcastle United v Bournemouth However, Rafael Benitez' side were beaten at Burnley last time out and they also suffered a 3-1 humbling at the hands of Bournemouth when the two sides last met in March 2016.

AFCB know all about Ritchie The game has come around where AFCB will meet up again with Matt Ritchie. Ritchie was very much apart of AFCB's success in getting promoted and staying in the Premier League in that first season and he will get a good reception from the Bournemouth fans who will be hoping he does not show us all his quality up at St James' Park.

Attacking options limited for Bournemouth Both Afobe and Stanislas picked up unspecified knocks in the 1-0 defeat to defending Premier League champions Chelsea last time out and they have not recovered in time for the trip to St James' Park.

Howe hopeful of Stanislas injury boost CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe is hoping winger Junior Stanislas's injury is less serious than first feared – but is still waiting for confirmation.

AFC Bournemouth's Benik Afobe ruled out of Newcastle United showdown AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe revealed that Benik Afobe will miss Saturday's English Premier League encounter against Newcastle United due to an undisclosed injury. The 24-year-old limped off the pitch and was replaced by Callum Wilson in the Cherries' 1-0 loss to Chelsea last weekend at the Vitality Stadium.

Rival Lines: Being Newcastle manager is not a difficult job Rival LinesMatch Preview: Newcastle Utd v AFCBBlogger Interview: Toon BanoTwitter: @ToonBano I had the pleasure of squeezing a few Rival Lines out of Chris at Toon Bano this week. He must be delighted with how Newcastle have started this season and the love for Rafa Beitez seems to know no boundaries up at St James Park.

Premier League PFA Player Of The Month Vote It's that time of the month again where Vital Football readers can help decide last month's PFA Player of the Month Award for the Premier League. Vital Football announced previously that this season we will be assisting in giving fans the opportunity to vote in The PFA Bristol Street Motors Fans' Player of the Month Awards.

Mentally tough Begovic will not be fazed by errors, says pundit Higginbotham DANNY Higginbotham insisted Asmir Begovic would not be fazed by errors made against Chelsea and said his "mentally tough" former team-mate…

Newcastle clash could define our season says Cook DEFENDER Steve Cook believes Cherries' Premier League showdown at Newcastle "could define our season".

Winger Ritchie relishing chance to take on former club Cherries WINGER Matt Ritchie insisted it would be a strange feeling to line up against former club Cherries for Newcastle United on Saturday.

Howe unsure when Wilson will hit peak level CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe believes it is impossible to predict when striker Callum Wilson will be back to his best.

Atsu has 'nothing to prove' to Cherries CHRISTIAN Atsu is adamant he has nothing to prove to Cherries – despite failing to make an impact in Dorset.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v WWE wrestlers Cesaro & Sheamus Mark Lawrenson takes on WWE wrestlers Cesaro and Sheamus in the next round of Premier League matches.

Cherries striker Defoe left out of England squad CHERRIES striker Jermain Defoe has been left out of Gareth Southgate’s England squad for friendly fixtures against Germany and Brazil.

Similar result to last visit is much needed After our defeat at Dean Court the Cherries make the long trip up to the North East to face Newcastle United who were promoted from the Championship as Champions, pipping Brighton by one point.

AFCB need some shooting prowess While the Cherries have looked better at the back since the opening two games, the team still lacks that cutting edge in front of goal and it's clearly been a quandary to Eddie Howe why his players are not getting more strikes on goal.

All tickets issued for Burnley match Vitality Stadium set to be full again for the visit of Burnley in late November.

Charlie Daniels: ‘My dad was in the army and very influential on how I should act’ The Bournemouth defender on joining Juan Mata’s Common Goal charity, giving Harry Kane a lift to training at Leyton Orient and his goal of the season contender.

Newcastle United vs AFC Bournemouth prediction: Magpies will be in mood to rectify their problems Newcastle United face an AFC Bournemouth side currently in the relegation zone of the Premier League. Last time these two sides met it was the Magpies who were struggling at the wrong end of the table but Bournemouth have been improving in recent weeks.

AFC Bournemouth set to be dealt huge blow ahead of Newcastle United visit He showed his quality at Stoke so it would be a really tough one to take." Bournemouth sit second bottom in the Premier League with seven points from 10 matches but have a more favourable run of fixtures to look forward to after the international break.

The AFC Bournemouth Injury News 02/11/2017 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for AFC Bournemouth and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League. An early season look look at our injuries and how they compare to other teams. Ten games in: From four to seven. Hopefully the '1 day' ones prove to be just that.

Front row tickets available for Junior Cherries Junior Cherries members with 0 home league points can apply for a ticket for themselves and a guardian at the match, with successful applicants able to buy the pair of tickets to the game. To apply for the ballot Junior Cherries need to send the following information to.

What to watch for: Newcastle United vs. AFC Bournemouth Newcastle United and manager Rafa Benitez will surely be experiencing that as they prepare to host AFC Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off is set for 3PM local time at Saint James' Park, as the Magpies focus on improving results after a lacklustre 1-0 defeat at Burnley.

Newcastle are difficult to beat at home Last summer anyone looking at the disappointment of Raffa Benitez seeing few of his transfer targets come to fruition. But the Geordies have started the season very well and of the newly promoted teams they are the highest placed currently.

Atsu has nothing to prove The winger put that down to bad luck as he was suffering with injury, while Bournemouth were going well and Howe did not want to tinker with his side too much. Atsu is now a prominent figure in the Magpies side and holds no grudges against Howe and the Cherries in general.

Newcastle United vs AFC Bournemouth - betting tips and predictions Newcastle United have done well for themselves following a poor start to the new season, and they will consider themselves as favourites to beat Bournemouth at St James' Park on Saturday. The Magpies lost 1-0 to Burnley last weekend, but they still occupy a respectable ninth position on the league table with 14 points.

Howe happy to see striker Surridge fire for Yeovil Town BOSS Eddie Howe expressed his delight at seeing Sam Surridge find the net for loan club Yeovil Town.

Height does come into Ed's thinking when picking a team CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe admitted height did come into his thinking when selecting a team for Premier League combat.

Howe has high hopes for 'Wee Man' Fraser EDDIE Howe believes ‘Wee Man’ Ryan Fraser can hit the heights with his country – providing he continues to focus on his form with Cherries.

Officials - Newcastle v Bournemouth The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Newcastle United and Bournemouth this Saturday. Bournemouth travel to Newcastle United on Saturday November 4 for the game at St James' Park and the match carries a 3pm kick off.

Francis: We know how big the next few games are AFC Bournemouth captain Simon Francis insists that the Cherries squad know how vital the upcoming games over the next six weeks are for AFC Bournemouth's 2017/18 Premier League campaign. AFC Bournemouth have lost seven of their opening ten games thus far this season.

Howe: Mousset could become an outstanding player AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has praised developing striker Lys Mousset. AFC Bournemouth completed the signing of Lys Mousset from French club Le Havre for an undisclosed fee reported to be in the region of €7.3million in June 2016.

Howe: Stanislas injury tough one to take AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes the injury Junior Stanislas suffered against Chelsea could be serious. The Cherries attacker was sprinting into the Chelsea midfield when he immediate grabbed his groin and signalled to come off.

Date confirmed for Chelsea cup tie Match details announced for Cherries' Carabao Cup quarter final tie against Chelsea.

November breakfast a success for AFC Business Over 80 business delegates attended the event in the Top Floor Restaurant which provided another exciting chance for businesses to promote themselves. The networking opportunities took place between 7.30-10.30am and allowed businesses to create new contacts in the local area.

AFCB need goals in November I don't think any Bournemouth fan thought we would have scored just six goals in 10 Premier League games this season. Two more goals than Crystal Palace and less than all the rest is a stunning statistic.

Loan watch: Grabban hits a double After Sammy Ameobi netted Wanderers' first, the Cherries loanee struck just before the break to even up the scores going into half-time. After the interval, the striker was on target again to put the northern outfit ahead, only for it to be cancelled out three minutes later by Gary Madine.

Wilson's time is now Eddie Howe decided not to start with Callum Wilson in the match against Chelsea. Perhaps he felt 90 minutes in the Middlesbrough match was more than enough for Callum and Chelsea were not the right opponents for him to be tested against.

Quigley on target in friendly win for Cherries under-21s CHERRIES under-21s today defeated Crystal Palace 3-0 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Canford.

'So much more to come' from attacker Mousset EDDIE Howe reckons Lys Mousset can become an "outstanding player" and praised the "dramatic strides" made by the youngster.

Halloween Fanzone fun for Junior Cherries The scarily packed fanzone encouraged plenty of costumes and creativity prior to our game against Chelsea. With drapes and decorations donated by Peeks, Christchurch, the fanzone was spooky and gruesome, but great fun with plenty of activities and games which built up to the big game.

Part-time Academy Physio wanted The physio will be responsible for looking after the health and well-being of academy players ranging from the U9-U16 age groups. It will be expected of the staff member to attend training sessions and matchdays when required and offer additional aid when necessary.

Player of the Month: Voting Open for October Award Four players are nominated for the accolade, after a month that saw the Cherries progress to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup with a 3-1 win over Middlesbrough and record their first away win of the season at Stoke. Nathan Ake has been an ever present in October, playing a part in all four games for Eddie Howe's side.

Eddie's options limited with injuries to Stanislas and Afobe The defeat against Chelsea was not so demoralising in the scoreline, but it has left Eddie Howe with another headache in terms of personnel that he as available to him.

Ticket update: Tuesday 31st October Swansea City : Around 1,300 tickets remain for Swansea away, it's currently on sale to supporters with 7+ away points, but it drops to 4+ away points on Wednesday 1st November at 9am. Liverpool home tickets start on sale on Wednesday 1st November. Click here for more information.

Scouting vacancies within Academy The club are inviting applications for 11 exciting new Senior Scout positions throughout the region:. Successful applicants will be tasked with identifying suitably talented players for all aspects of the AFC Bournemouth Academy player pathway within each designated area.

Part-time academy coach wanted The coach will be responsible for delivering sessions, co-ordinating matchday squads and essentially being involved in the development of players within the U9-U14 age groups to an Academy standard. Ideally, the applicant will have previous experience of working in professional football academies within the targeted age groups.

Simpson top of FPL standings Fabio Borges sits top of the AFC Bournemouth fan league, having accumulated 56 points this week and seeing his total rise to 658. Sead Kolasinac was top points scorer for 'Clichys Cleansheets' with 14, whilst bonus points for Phil Jones after his clean sheet against Tottenham Hotspur saw him pick up nine.

Ticket details announced for Liverpool home game Tickets can be purchased over the phone on 0344 576 1910 and at the club's ticket office, but as ever we'd recommend that supporters buy tickets online at tickets.afcb.co.uk. Here is the points drop schedule for Liverpool:.

Palace, Bournemouth target ready to pen new Leicester deal Leicester winger Demarai Gray is ready to sign a new contract with the club to end lingering speculation over his future. The 21-year-old has been in contract talks and former boss Craig Shakespeare said he was close to a deal almost two months ago.

Ibe has to get off the mark soon It has been Eddie Howe's want that Jordan Ibe gets as much playing time as he can in recent games and in trying to break his goal duck there have been some encouraging signs. But to score in a Bournemouth shirt would be a massive help to Ibe who really needs something to get his career at the club off the ground.

Cherries captain Francis targets maximum points in 'make or break' November INSPIRATIONAL skipper Simon Francis insists Cherries have the mettle to deal with a run of games he believes will make or break the club's season.

Howe tips defender Cook to return to top form CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe reckons centre-half Steve Cook is on the road back to his best.

Defoe just isn't getting a touch I was a bit puzzled why Eddie Howe decided to start the game with Jermain Defoe up front against Chelsea, having just come back from injury and knowing that he had not seen enough of the ball in the game against Leicester and being dropped for the Spurs match.

Swansea City tickets reach 7+ points Tickets for the Premier League match went on sale at 9am on Wednesday 25th October, initially to those fans with 10+ away league points. Opposition: Swansea City. Kick-off date/time: 25th November 2017, 3pm kick-off. Allocation size: 2,000. Tickets will go off sale on Friday 24th November at 12pm.

All tickets issued for Southampton match Vitality Stadium set be full again for the visit of Southampton in early December.

Loan watch: Grabban and Surridge on target Despite a 2-1 loss to Bristol City, Grabban netted Sunderland's only goal of the game to draw them level just before half-time. However, a Milan Duric strike 20 minutes from time ensured that the Robins came away with all three points. Sam Surridge. Surridge, however, was on the winning side, as he netted twice in Yeovil's 3-0 romp over Stevenage.

Ake happy with Bournemouth life Holland international Ake spent the first-half of the 2016/17 season on-loan at Bournemouth before being recalled by parent club Chelsea, who only played the defender twice upon his return.

AFCB must leave their passive displays behind them Eddie Howe was keen to stress that Bournemouth had created problems by being too passive against Chelsea in the first half. They lost the initiative very early on and did not manage to really get hold of it again even when they made substitutions. Bournemouth found it hard to impose their game against Chelsea.

AFC Bournemouth 0-1 Chelsea, Premier League: Tactical Analysis Since Bournemouth opted to go with three midfielders and Afobe they had difficulty matching Chelsea's numbers in their attempts at pressing high, allowing Chelsea to control the speed of possession and not be rushed to play forward-either through the outfielders or after going back to Courtois.

Concerned Howe backs Cherries players to turn tide MANAGER Eddie Howe admitted he was “concerned” at Cherries’ current predicament in the Premier League – but backed his players to turn the…

Surman rues conceding pretty soft goal ANDREW Surman admitted Cherries had been left to rue conceding “a pretty soft goal” during their 1-0 defeat by Premier League champions Chelsea…

Stanislas injury could be serious fears Howe CHERRIES boss Eddie Howe fears Junior Stanislas could be set for another extended spell on the sidelines.

Wiggins making progress but still no timeframe for return EDDIE Howe believes Rhoys Wiggins is finally on the “right track” – a year after the Cherries defender sustained a serious knee injury.

Cook: Chance probably fell to wrong person CHERRIES star Steve Cook admitted his late chance against Chelsea "probably fell to the wrong person".

Conte backs Cherries to pull clear of trouble CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte is convinced Cherries can play their way out of trouble.