AFC Bournemouth News and Features
Founded: 1899 (as Boscombe St. John's Institute FC, became AFC Bournemouth in 1972)
Home ground: Dean Court (known as Vitality Stadium for sponsorship reasons)
League Titles: 0
Bournemouth battled back from the brink of going out of business to reach the Premier League in 2015. Having been deducted 17 points for entering administration, the south-coast club were in the relegation places of the fourth tier and fighting for their future when Eddie Howe was appointed manager in late 2008. Howe guided the Cherries to three promotions in six years, including winning the Championship title. In 2018, Lewis Cook and Callum Wilson became the club's first England internationals. Past players include Ted MacDougall, Sean O’Driscoll, Steve Fletcher, Darren Anderton and Brett Pitman.
NEW KITS Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea have already dropped new Premier League kits for next season – here's a rundown of every new shirt so far...
Manchester City are close to acquiring Nathan Ake, the jewel in Bournemouth’s defence - and at £40m, he looks like he could be a steal
Managers Eddie Howe may never be able to replace what he had at Bournemouth, but that should be what he aims for – and why he shouldn't take whatever job comes up next
PL BALLS The new Nike Flight ball has been released - but which is your favourite in Premier League history?
Premier League Another Premier League season is over, so we've taken a look back at every campaign since 1992/93 to determine where all 49 teams rank overall
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