Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

Cherries sign Painter

Cherries sign Painter

AFC Bournemouth have signed Brighton and Hove Albion defender Marcos Painter on loan.

The 26 year old can play at either left back or centre back and has made the move along the south coast for the remainder of the season.

Subject to Football League clearance, the former Birmingham City youth team graduate could make his debut at Preston North End on Saturday with the Cherries struggling for defensive options.

The Cherries have recently lost both Miles Addison and Tommy Elphick who have worn the captains armband this season, along with left back Charlie Daniels, while Stephane Zubar has joined Bury for the remainder of the season.

Howe's lack of defensive cover has forced him to utilise right winger Matt Ritchie at left back in recent weeks, while Steve Cook has continued to play despite not training throughout his recent three week court trial.

Painter has made twenty three Championship appearances for Brighton since their promotion from League One. The defender joined Brighton at the start of their League One championship winning campaign, making fifty four appearances.

Brighton manager Gus Poyet told seagulls.co.uk...

"Marcos is always a great professional to have around the club but he has not had a lot of chances to play this season because of the form and quality of Wayne Bridge.

"It`s important for Marcos to be playing regular football so it was a good decision for him to move to Bournemouth on loan, where he can help them push for promotion out of League One.

"We hope that he has successful remainder of the season."


Get involved

Going to the game this week? Why not send in a match report to AFCB Vital?

It could be a detailed match review discussing tactics and incidents of the match, or a review of your day with tales and photos of your journey, if this interests you please E-Mail DJ or use our online suggestion page to write an article.



Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:DJ
Date:Friday February 15 2013
Time: 6:35PM

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Yet another draw with Watford

Anyone who didn`t put ten quid on this game being a draw and twenty quid on Gomes making a world class save missed the chance of a few bucks as Bournemouth v Watford played out to script at a freezing

Howe: Team showed great character

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe thought his side showed great character to come from behind twice to take a point against Watford.

Stats: AFC Bournemouth v Watford

All the stats from AFC Bournemouth (2) vs (2) Watford, Dean Court, 21st January 2017, 3pm Att:

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (20/1/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Archived AFCB Vital Articles

AFCB Vital articles from

Site Journalists

DJ
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Best summer signing of 2016
Suggested By:
Nathan Ake (loan)26%
Brad Smith2%
Lewis Cook5%
Marc Wilson3%
Emerson Hyndman2%
Lys Mousset7%
Jordon Ibe6%
Jack Wilshere (loan)49%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 22 18 1 3 55 32
2 Arsenal 22 14 5 3 47 27
3 Spurs 22 13 7 2 46 29
4 Liverpool 22 13 6 3 45 24
5 Man City 22 13 4 5 43 15
6 Man Utd 22 11 8 3 41 12
7 Everton 22 10 6 6 36 10
8 WBA 22 9 5 8 32 2
9 Stoke 22 7 7 8 28 -6
10 West Ham 22 8 4 10 28 -7
11 Southampton 22 7 6 9 27 -4
12 AFC Bournemouth 22 7 5 10 26 -7
13 Burnley 22 8 2 12 26 -9
14 Watford 22 6 6 10 24 -13
15 Leicester City 22 5 6 11 21 -13
16 Middlesbrough 22 4 8 10 20 -7
17 Swansea 22 5 3 14 18 -25
18 Crystal Palace 22 4 4 14 16 -11
19 Hull City 22 4 4 14 16 -27
20 Sunderland 22 4 3 15 15 -22
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent AFC Bournemouth Results (view all)

AFC Bournemouth Fixtures (view all)

Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 13 2017 8:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.billythekid246
2.SlowDownDerek190
3.Garbo171
4.The Alchemist157
5.northstandmark146
6.AlGard144
7.kirsikka140
8.paul49129
9.RobTrent119
10.cockbeard116
The Vital Football Members League