Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

Elphick: Lowe acted like an absolute animal

Elphick: Lowe acted like an absolute animal

AFC Bournemouth stand in captain Tommy Elphick is set for a scan to discover the extent of the injury he sustained following a nasty challenge by Franchise player Ryan Lowe.

Elphick was forced off in the first half of the Cherries 3-0 victory at stadium:MK after being on the receiving end of a crude challenge, the tackle which was two footed and off the floor sparked a tussle between both sides and Lowe was sent off and forced away from the players in angry scenes during the closing stages of the first half.

Elphick was left in no doubts that if he hasn't seen the challenge and moved slightly he would have been left with a broken leg, whilst Lowe will face a three match ban.

Elphick told the Daily Echo...

"I have never experienced anything like it. I don`t know what it was with the guy but he acted like an absolute animal from the first whistle. I never wind up an opponent because I don`t think there is any need for it. He was doing things I don`t agree with.

"There was an incident before the sending off and he sparked that as well. The pair of us went in for a challenge and we ended up in a bundle on the floor before he tried to stamp on me. He was saying things which were inhumane and was like a man possessed.

"I saw the tackle coming and he had tried to do me two or three times before. I saw him out of the corner of my eye and he jumped off the floor with two feet. If my leg had been planted, there is no doubt in my mind that he would have snapped it in half...'


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


Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:DJ
Date:Monday February 4 2013
Time: 9:11AM

Comments

0
the bloke's an absolute tw*t, the FA (should really be FU for *****ing Useless!) need to look at their punishments again for crimes like this, if elphick is out for 4-6 weeks he could miss up to 10 games or so whereas this little **** only misses 3 & shoud really have been arrested for assault. scumbag
richh81
05/02/2013 00:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

AFC Bournemouth Injury News...

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for AFC Bournemouth and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Howe: The harsh realities of the Premier League

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes the Cherries recent run of fixtures has highlighted just how tough the Premier League.

Arter: I should have known injury wasn't right

AFC Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter has confessed that he was wrong to rush back from injury.

The Penultimate Game Of First Season In The Premier League

Tony Pulis brings his West Bromwich Albion Team to Dean Court for our last home game of the season. Tony Pulis is a former player and manager of AFC Bournemouth and still resides in this area.

Archived AFCB Vital Articles

AFCB Vital articles from

Site Journalists

DJ
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who has been AFCB's best 2016 winter signing?
Suggested By:
Juan Manuel Iturbe (loan)13%
Benik Afobe72%
Lewis Grabban8%
Marius Adamonis (loan)3%
Rhoys Wiggins4%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent AFC Bournemouth Results (view all)

AFC Bournemouth Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Garbo41
2.northstandmark35
3.redharry33
4.AFCBade31
5.red_house27
6.The Alchemist27
7.SlowDownDerek25
8.4FCB24
9.DJ24
10.Druss_the_Legend24