Tag Archives: AFC Bournemouth

Premier League round-up: Leaders Manchester City widen gap, while Chelsea and Liverpool win


Leicester City 0-2 Manchester City Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to nine points after seeing off Leicester City at the King Power Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side broke the deadlock just before half time when Gabriel Jesus poked home from David Silva’s square cross. And City stretched their advantage further following the interval ...

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Bournemouth 2-1 Burnley: Cherries secure highest-ever Premier League points tally


Josh King’s late winner ensured Bournemouth will finish the season with their highest-ever points tally in the top flight after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Burnley. Sam Vokes’ 83rd-minute equaliser looked to have mathematically secured the Clarets’ Premier League status but King fired home two minutes later as the Cherries claimed victory in their final home game of the season. ...

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Jack Wilshere joins Bournemouth on loan from Arsenal


Bournemouth have signed England midfielder Jack Wilshere on loan from Arsenal until the end of the season. The move comes after it was announced earlier this week that Arsenal would be willing to let the 24-year-old go out on loan in order to get regular first-team football. And the midfielder has opted for a spell at Bournemouth, despite interest from Crystal ...

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Premier League round-up: West Ham stage second-half comeback, Manchester City hammer Aston Villa, vital wins for Bournemouth and Swansea


West Ham staged a stunning second-half comeback to beat ten-man Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park. Seventeen-year-old Reece Oxford, who started the season so well under Slaven Bilic, was handed his first Premier League start since August, following a number of injuries to United’s back four. The home side were ahead after 13 minutes as Romelu Lukaku’s low shot across goal beat ...

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Premier League round-up: Liverpool win to ease pressure on Brendan Rodgers while Man United go top


Daniel Sturridge scored his first goals in nearly six months as Liverpool got back to winning ways with a 3-2 victory over Aston Villa at Anfield to ease the pressure on under-fire manager Brendan Rodgers. James Milner opened the scoring and his Reds account inside two minutes with an arrowed drive, before Sturridge’s exquisite volley doubled the home side’s advantage ...

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Atsu makes return from injury ahead of West Ham clash


Ghana and Bournemouth winger Christian Atsu is set make his return to the first team following an injury he sustained in pre-season against Yeovil Town. It is unclear if manager Eddie Howe will throw Atsu into the match against West Ham at Upton Park due to his lack of match fitness. Expectations are high for Atsu following his impressive performance ...

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Preseason form excites me, says Atsu


Ghana international Christian Atsu was in action for the second time for Bournemouth when they defeated Football League Two side Exeter City 2-1 in a preseason friendly on Saturday. The 23-year-old winger, who is on loan from Chelsea, earned a starting role as he lasted the first 45 minutes of the game at St. James Park. “I am happy with ...

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