UK time is: 02:34:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Howe: We did everything but win

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was pleased with his sides performance at Brentford despite not collecting all three points.

Two of League One's in form sides met on New Years Day, the Cherries unbeaten in 13, whilst Brentford were unbeaten in 11.

A scoreless draw at Griffin Park extended both sides respected unbeaten records, whilst it was the first time AFC Bournemouth have failed to hit the back of the net since the 1-0 defeat to Coventry at the beginning of October.

Josh McQuoid had the Cherries best chance of the game while Wes Fogden, Harry Arter and Matt Tubbs also had opportunities to open the scoring.

Howe told BBC Radio Solent...

'I'm pleased with the point and more pleased with the performance - especially in the second half I thought we were excellent in a different way to how we have been lately.

'We had great chances in the second half. We're kicking ourselves that we didn't take one of them but I'm so pleased with the lads' attitude and commitment to the cause.

'I thought we did everything but win the game in the end. The lads couldn't have given anymore - that's all you can ask and we keep the unbeaten run going.'


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:Tuesday January 1 2013

Time: 9:21PM

Your Comments

Not to forget: That’s a run of four clean sheets now. If we can make it five that will be a celebration match at the Goldsands at the very least.
Cheshunt Cherry
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Video: AFCB v Reading (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Pitman: I wanted the match ball (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Biscuitmen crumble (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Howe: We are a little more ruthless (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Howe: Pitman showed his instincts (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: AFC Bournemouth v Reading (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Cherries host Reading (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Baby Fletch: Pleased with going top (Tuesday October 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. DJ 177
2. billythekid 140
3. AlGard 124
4. Grumpy G 111
5. cockbeard 105
6. kirsikka 78
7. tednphil 74
8. RobTrent 72
9. table 70
10. northstandmark 69

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Norwich 13 6 4 3 10 22
6. Forest 13 5 7 1 9 22
7. Charlton 13 5 7 1 4 22
8. Bournemouth 13 6 3 4 6 21
9. Ipswich 13 5 5 3 4 20
10. Cardiff 13 5 4 4 2 19
11. Blackburn 13 5 4 4 -1 19

Breaking League News

The Reds unbolt the Trotters.
» Charlton : 22/10/2014 23:06:00
LUFC Who should replace Doukara in attack?
» Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 21:26:00
LUFC Cellino backs defender in race row
» Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 20:50:00
LUFC Young defender wants a run in the side
» Leeds Utd : 22/10/2014 20:33:00
Brentford vs Sheffield Wednesday Match Review
» Brentford : 22/10/2014 20:29:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who has been the Cherries best summer signing?
Suggested By:  
Dan Gosling 11%
Junior Stanislas 15%
Callum Wilson 48%
Andrew Surman 26%