Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

Mitchell: A great coup for the club

Mitchell: A great coup for the club

AFC Bournemouth chairman Eddie Mitchell has stated that the return of Eddie Howe to the Cherries is 'a great coup for the club'.

Howe left the Cherries for Burnley in January 2011 after a very successful period in charge of the club, avoiding relegation out of the football league following a seventeen point penalty and then securing automatic promotion to League One the following season.

His time at Burnley hasn't seen as successful, with Burnley currently still in transition following their relegation from the Premier League.

But whilst Eddie Howe saw his job at Burnley as unfinished, he left the Championship club on Friday evening due to personal reasons and will become the Cherries manager for a second time.

Former assistant manager Jason Tindall will also return to his former role, while Mitchell has also said that former manager Paul Groves and assistant Shaun Brooks could also be added to the new management set-up.

Mitchell told the Daily Echo...

'Eddie (Howe) knows us and we know him and it is almost as if I am appointing another person from in-house because, in the spirit of things, I don't think he ever left.

'It is a great coup for the club and we are very pleased with the deal. We now feel we have got the best off-field team in place and the best squad we could assemble. We have got to do the rest on the pitch now...'

'...We will be looking at trying to retain the services of Paul (Groves) and Shaun (Brooks). With Eddie and Jason (Tindall) coming back on board, the knowledge this would give us would make us unrivalled in our league and we would have to make the best use of it...'


RednBlack Shack

Don't forget to keep checking the RednBlack Shack for great online deals and help to raise money for the AFC Bournemouth Youth Team.

It's easy to join AFCB Vital

With Vital Bournemouth you can win prizes just by having your say on the articles, polls and forums, click the link to register.

Join The Vital Debate




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:DJ
Date:Saturday October 13 2012
Time: 10:30AM

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Officials - WBA v Bournemouth (25/2/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between West Bromwich Albion and Bournemouth this Saturday.

Quigley: I'll be cracking on with Gillingham

AFC Bournemouth striker Joe Quigley is looking forward to getting his season back under way at League One side Gillingham.

Howe: Young Sam Surridge has done really well

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has backed youth team striker Sam Surridge to flourish within the Cherries first team in the absence of Callum Wilson.

Cherries will address 'defensive deficiencies in the summer'

AFC Bournemouth are set to revive their interest in Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic at the end of the season.

Archived AFCB Vital Articles

AFCB Vital articles from

Site Journalists

DJ
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Best summer signing of 2016
Suggested By:
Nathan Ake (loan)27%
Brad Smith2%
Lewis Cook5%
Marc Wilson3%
Emerson Hyndman2%
Lys Mousset6%
Jordon Ibe5%
Jack Wilshere (loan)50%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Results (view all)

AFC Bournemouth Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 12:30PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 5:30PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 8:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.billythekid154
2.SlowDownDerek148
3.Garbo146
4.USCherry137
5.Neil Dawson130
6.northstandmark128
7.AFCBade126
8.cockbeard120
9.Ken Baileys Ghost117
10.RobTrent102
Write for Vital Football