UK time is: 20:53:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Howe: Ritchie showed a really good attitude

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe praised new signing Matt Ritchie for his performance in the unusual position of left back.

The Cherries 500,000 transfer window signing made a name for himself in Paulo Di Canio's Swindon Town side on the right wing, but with Charlie Daniels injured and Tommy Elphick being forced off with injury, Ritchie was called upon to slot in at left back leaving Dan Seaborne and Steve Cook to take the centre back roles.

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was pleased with Ritchie's debut performance despite admitting that he is a better winger.

Howe told the Daily Echo...

'...he did very well there, technically, going forward. I thought he did excellently and he showed a really good attitude.

"It was not really the debut I wanted to give him, playing in that position. His best position is wide but he did well.

"That was one of the reasons we brought him in - that he can play there. With Charlie out, he did really well for us."


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





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:Wednesday February 6 2013

Time: 7:48AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Howe: Big boost to have Ward back (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Video: Aston Villa v AFCB - FA Cup (Monday January 26 2015)

Howe: Gosling having a scan (Monday January 26 2015)

Gil top of the Bill for the Vill (Sunday January 25 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)

1. USCherry 229
2. Garbo 222
3. DJ 194
4. northstandmark 174
5. red_house 171
6. AlGard 166
7. AFCB Lost in Brum 162
8. kirsikka 159
9. afcbmendes10 151
10. SteveJonesLegend 150

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bournemouth 26 15 6 5 +30 51
2. Ipswich 27 14 8 5 +19 50
3. Brentford 27 15 4 8 +8 49
4. Derby County 26 14 6 6 +23 48
5. Watford 27 14 5 8 +25 47
6. Middlesbrough 26 13 8 5 +23 47
7. Wolves 27 12 8 7 -2 44

Breaking League News

Rotherham Game Re-arranged
Derby County : 27/01/2015 20:48:00
Luzon Looking To Add Two Or Three
Charlton : 27/01/2015 20:40:00
Veljkovic - Luzon Lured Me
Charlton : 27/01/2015 20:34:00
LUFC Leicester City View On Sol Bamba
Leeds Utd : 27/01/2015 20:17:00
Watford Chasing Manchester United Youngster
Watford : 27/01/2015 19:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who has been the Cherries best summer signing?
Suggested By:  
Dan Gosling 7%
Junior Stanislas 8%
Callum Wilson 66%
Andrew Surman 19%