Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

Embleton leaves Cherries youth setup

Embleton leaves Cherries youth setup

AFC Bournemouth Youth team manager Ross Embleton has left the club following off the field restructuring at Dean Court.

On Monday evening it was reported that around seven non-playing staff had been made redundant at the club including AFC Bournemouth club photographer and programme editor Mick Cunningham and AFC Bournemouth Commercial executive Tom Jeffes.

Embleton only joined the Cherries in June last year, after former Under 18's manager Paul Groves had been appointed as first team manager on a permanent basis.

Embleton had previously worked at Leyton Orient and Tottenham before making the move to Dean Court, but by October Groves was sacked as first team manager with Cherries chairman Eddie Mitchell stating that Groves would return to his former role.

Former assistant manager Shaun Brooks was also set to return to his former role as head of youth, a position filled over the summer by John Donoghue.

The Daily Echo have also reported that Donoghue also left the club recently.

Embleton wrote on Twitter...

"Many thanks to the people that sent me messages, the rumours are true but as I'm sure you realise I wouldn't make any comments on what has happened, I would like to thank the boys who I have coached and also certain staff at AFCB for helping me during my short period at the club.

"I hope for them (you'll know who you are) that promotion comes at the end of the season. Brilliant card by the way!

"Not forgetting to acknowledge the support and comments of those players that I spoke to yesterday. All the best!


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




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

Writer:DJ
Date:Wednesday March 6 2013
Time: 4:52PM

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Lewis Cook: There is a lot of competition

England Under 20's World Cup winning captain Lewis Cook is hopeful he can enjoy a good second season with AFC Bournemouth.

Four Draws So Far Against Watford

After our poor showing and defeat against WBA, the team have a chance to rectify matters in front of the Dean Court crowd for the opening game at home in our third season in the Premier League. Our visitors are Watford who we always have close games with.

In the Summer it has been all change at Watford with a new manager and some new signings. Marco Silva replacing Walter Mazzarri who was only at Watford for one season before being sacked. Silva the former Hull City boss between January

Premier League Cup Draw - U23s

The draw for the 32 team Premier League Cup took place earlier this afternoon and there are a few significant Midland derby clashes this year.

The AFC Bournemouth Injury Table

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

Archived AFCB Vital Articles

AFCB Vital articles from

Site Journalists

DJ
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

AFCB Vital Player Of The Season 2016/17
Suggested By:
Steve Cook34%
Joshua King36%
Simon Francis1%
Charlie Daniels8%
Junior Stanislas3%
Adam Smith 1%
Jack Wilshere2%
Marc Pugh1%
Harry Arter3%
Ryan Fraser5%
Artur Boruc3%
Andrew Surman1%
Dan Gosling1%
Callum Wilson1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent AFC Bournemouth Results (view all)

AFC Bournemouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Alchemist150
2.billythekid146
3.redharry126
4.SlowDownDerek117
5.AlGard104
6.northstandmark104
7.Ken Baileys Ghost89
8.kirsikka84
9.red_house73
10.4FCB72
Vital Football Comment