UK time is: 17:57:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Partington offered new contract

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has offered Joe Partington a new two year contract with the club.

The Cherries youth team graduate made 18 appearances last season, mainly in the holding role in front of the back four under former manager Paul Groves.

He made five substitute appearances following the return of Howe to Dean Court in October, totalling 20 minutes of football and had been training to change his position from midfield to centre half, before he suffered a fractured right fibula in training.

An operation to fix the fracture, should limit the chances of complications but does extend his period on the sidelines beyond pre-season.

Howe told the afcb.co.uk...

"We have been working with Joe as a central defender for the past six months and he has made really good progress in that position, For how we play, we need centre-halves who can handle the ball and he can certainly do that.

"He is developing the defending side of his game all the time and has shown a great attitude to the work we have given him. We are hopeful that, in time, he can develop into a top-class centre-half.


Meanwhile development squad players Jordan Chiedozie, Josh Wakefield, Harrison Gilkes, Aristide Bassele and Dan Strugnell have all been offered short-term three month contracts.

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 May 1 2013

Time: 8:05AM

Your Comments

Good luck to Joe, I am pleased that AFCB still have some decent values and we are not shipping everyone out..whilst we are at it...get Mick Cuningham back!
garbo
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Francis: It's all to play for (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Howe: We have been frustrated (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Cook: My best goal to date (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Howe: We showed real guts (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Bank Holiday Blues Held (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Pugh: It's a must-win game (Monday April 21 2014)

Cherries travel to Ipswich (Sunday April 20 2014)

Meet the Ref: Ipswich away (Sunday April 20 2014)

Archived 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. billythekid 407
2. AlGard 278
3. yesyescherry 270
4. DJ 184
5. ErikthViking 176
6. Garbo 164
7. 4FCB 161
8. thefiendofkingspark 161
9. dragonm8 137
10. kirsikka 131

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Forest 44 16 17 11 7 65
9. Ipswich 44 17 14 13 6 65
10. Blackburn 44 16 16 12 5 64
11. Bournemouth 44 17 12 15 -1 63
12. Watford 43 15 15 13 17 60
13. Middlesbrough 44 14 16 14 7 58
14. Bolton 44 13 16 15 -3 55

Breaking League News

Do Us A Favour Or Two Ash!
Brighton : 23/04/2014 17:24:00
Rose Recalled
Barnsley : 23/04/2014 17:07:00
Match Day Poll: Birmingham Host Leeds
Birmingham : 23/04/2014 17:00:00
Everton Battle Arsenal And Spurs For Midfielder?
Charlton : 23/04/2014 16:16:00
Royals on-course for play-offs with Boro victory
Reading : 23/04/2014 16:00:00
Thorne Could Return
Derby County : 23/04/2014 16:00:00
Danny - Junior Player Of The Year
Millwall : 23/04/2014 15:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you think we can finish better than 12th this season?
Suggested By:  Cheshunt Cherry
Yes 89%
No 10%
Undecided 1%