UK time is: 23:52:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Howe: Moving in the right direction

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes the Cherries are now progressing as a team.

When the announcement was made that Eddie Howe along with assistant Jason Tindall would be returning to Dean Court after 21 months at Championship side Burnley, the Cherries were struggling in the relegation places in League One.

Despite a summer of spending off the field on facilities in and around the newly named Goldsands Stadium and also on a number of players to bolster the first team squad, the Cherries had suffered four consecutive defeats and just one win in eleven games.

With the Dean Court faithful buoyed by an on pitch appearance by Howe and Tindall, the Cherries went on to win their final game under caretaker manager Dennis Rofe, which acted as a springboard for Eddie Howe to takeover a team with new found confidence.

With Howe and Tindall in the dugout, the Cherries have remained unbeaten in five, winning four and scoring 16 goals. Surpassing the total number of goals scored during Paul Groves tenure as manager during August to October.

The Cherries are now 12th in the League One table, six points off the play-off places and Howe believes that the team are now moving in the right direction.

Howe told the Daily Echo...

"...On the pitch, some of our football has been excellent. I think we are getting more progressive and more threatening as time goes on.

"I see a confidence now within the team, during games, that perhaps wasn`t there a few weeks ago so we are moving in the right direction.

"We are well aware that it is still very early days. We have been on a good run, we want to keep that going for as long as we can, but somewhere along the line there will be a setback or two and we will have to handle that when it comes."


AFCB Vital Travel Coaches

AFCB Vital are sponsoring the Travel Coaches this season.

The sponsorship guarantees that a supporter coach will travel to every league and cup game this season. For prices, departure times and how to book - click here.



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






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: DJ Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 10 2012

Time: 9:38AM

Your Comments

We now have Eddie driving our train at full speed to nirvana with Jason stoking the engine as fast as he can......everyone should clear the tracks because we are coming fast. The Groves "express" is now in the yard being dismantled for spare parts.
RedFlash
Another win today se wan can wipe off that 1 nil defeat to Coventry on the right hand side :)
Will-AFCB
*so we
Will-AFCB
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Video: AFCB v Ipswich (Sunday November 23 2014)

Howe: Loan move could be an avenue for us (Saturday November 22 2014)

Howe: Rantie injury a huge blow (Saturday November 22 2014)

Howe: Result didn't match the performance (Saturday November 22 2014)

Yanns Barnstomer can't blow up tractors (Saturday November 22 2014)

Stats: AFC Bournemouth v Ipswich (Saturday November 22 2014)

AFCB host Ipswich (Friday November 21 2014)

Howe: Workrate, commitment and attitude (Friday November 21 2014)

Wilson: Focusing on my club football (Friday November 21 2014)

Archived AFC Bournemouth Articles

List All AFCB Vital Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. kirsikka 239
2. AlGard 185
3. Garbo 175
4. linuxdoctor 173
5. DJ 172
6. billythekid 151
7. dannyhollandsfan 131
8. Ken Baileys Ghost 98
9. dragonm8 97
10. ErikthViking 91

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 18 10 5 3 +18 35
2. Bournemouth 18 9 5 4 +17 32
3. Middlesbrough 18 9 5 4 +14 32
4. Ipswich 18 8 7 3 +8 31
5. Brentford 18 9 4 5 +2 31
6. Blackburn 18 8 6 4 +4 30
7. Watford 18 8 5 5 +10 29

Breaking League News

Bryson Strike Secures Win
Derby County : 23/11/2014 21:26:00
Derby County : 23/11/2014 21:23:00
Video: AFCB v Ipswich
Bournemouth : 23/11/2014 18:46:00
Bolton : 23/11/2014 17:00:00
Molineux Mauling For Wolves!!!
Forest : 23/11/2014 16:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who has been the Cherries best summer signing?
Suggested By:  
Dan Gosling 9%
Junior Stanislas 10%
Callum Wilson 63%
Andrew Surman 18%