UK time is: 00:55:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fletch: It feels like home again

AFC Bournemouth legend Steve Fletcher has praised returning management duo Eddie Howe and Jason Tindall.

The veteran striker who turned 40 in the summer believes that Howe and Tindall's return to the club has given him purpose again after being sidelined for long periods under former managers Lee Bradbury and Paul Groves.

Under Howe, Fletch has been involved in the last eight games, with a late substitute appearance against Stevenage coming on Tuesday night.

Fletch told afcb.co.uk...

"For me, they`ve been like a breath of fresh air and they`ve breathed life into the old dog, I feel as excited coming into training as I did when I first signed here in 1992, and I don`t think many people who have played as long as I have can say that. That`s all down to Eddie and Jason.

"I haven`t felt like this for a long time, probably since they left. I feel like I`ve got a purpose to be here.

"It used to be 100% about playing for me but it`s not like that anymore. Being in the squad is fantastic, but even if I`m not it feels like home here again and long may that continue."


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:Thursday November 22 2012

Time: 9:49AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Fletch to start next year in the Championship!
simonhpieman
Report Abuse
22/11/2012 09:52:00

Yes we’re all dreaming at the moment. Let’s hope we don’t wake up too soon.
Cheshunt Cherry
Report Abuse
22/11/2012 11:03:00

...a sad reflection of what the time has been like like since EH & JT were allowed to leave. I feel sure that under Max they would have not gone....anyway we can move on and forget the dark days!
Garbo
Report Abuse
22/11/2012 15:57:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Bournemouth hit wall of Steele (Saturday February 28 2015)

Tindall: It will turn for us (Saturday February 28 2015)

Howe: It's still all to play for (Friday February 27 2015)

Arter: Itching to get out there (Friday February 27 2015)

Video: Nottm Forest v AFCB (Thursday February 26 2015)

Howe: Baffled to have lost (Thursday February 26 2015)

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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Middlesbrough 34 18 9 7 26 63
3. Norwich 34 18 8 8 29 62
4. Watford 34 19 5 10 27 62
5. Bournemouth 34 17 9 8 30 60
6. Ipswich 34 17 9 8 18 60
7. Brentford 34 18 4 12 9 58
8. Wolves 34 16 9 9 7 57

Breaking League News

What The Bosses Said - Blackpool 1 Latics 3
» Wigan : 01/03/2015 23:32:00
Slav Calls On Fans
» Watford : 01/03/2015 20:25:00
McClaren Disappointed With Fulham Performance
» Derby County : 01/03/2015 20:24:00
Emotional amp; Embarrassing Return For Powell
» Charlton : 01/03/2015 20:07:00
Luzon - Huddersfield Performance Was The Standard
» Charlton : 01/03/2015 20:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who has been the Cherries best summer signing?
Suggested By:  
Dan Gosling 7%
Junior Stanislas 8%
Callum Wilson 67%
Andrew Surman 18%