Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

'Keepers offered new deals

'Keepers offered new deals

AFC Bournemouth have offered new contracts to goalkeeping duo Darryl Flahavan and Benjamin Büchel.

34 year old Flahavan, was signed by former manager Lee Bradbury and has made 48 appearances for the club.

Flahavan missed the whole of last season after suffering a shoulder injury during a pre-season friendly, he returned in time to make two appearances in the Hampshire Senior Cup and is set to battle with Ryan Allsop and Shwan Jalal for the Cherries number one shirt.

Cherries development squad 'keeper Benjamin Büchel has already undergone an operation to fix his ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), which he suffered in March playing on loan for Dorchester. He has begun his rehabilitation and is expected to be sidelined for around six to nine months.

The duo have both been offered 12 month contracts.

Flahavan told afcb.co.uk...

'I applied myself like I always do in training and whatever game I've got to play - I just do what I've done for 17 years.

'The way I apply myself is how I do it every day, and fortunately for me I was lucky enough that the manager saw that, so I am thoroughly delighted.'


Speaking about Büchel, AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe added...

'Benji was doing really well prior to his injury and is an excellent prospect. Unfortunately, he suffered a nasty injury while on loan to Dorchester.

"As a club, we wanted to show our support at a time when he needs it. It is a bad injury and he won`t be fit for six months so we are going to give him the best chance to recover fully from his injury and look to get him back training in January."


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 May 1 2013
Time: 8:06AM

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Stats: Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth

All the stats from Stoke City (1) vs (2) AFC Bournemouth, Bet 365 Stadium, Saturday 21st October 2017, 15:00 Att: 29,500 (including 1,224 away fans)

Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target

On Friday evening it was confirmed that four clubs had failed to honour their self set deadline for basic access standards for disabled fans.

Important Game For Both Sides

After a narrow one goal defeat against Spurs, the Cherries travel away again this time to the Potteries to play Stoke City. They will meet a Stoke side still smarting from a 7-2 thrashing away against

A Sensible Xmas For 2017/18

Following the speculation that at least one Premier League tie would be moved to Christmas Eve, it has now been confirmed...

Archived AFCB Vital Articles

AFCB Vital articles from

Site Journalists

DJ
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal v Brighton and Hove Albion
Suggested By:
Brighton win18%
Arsenal win66%
Draw16%
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.USCherry151
2.billythekid109
3.NWCherries98103
4.wayne18993
5.RobTrent92
6.SlowDownDerek91
7.Druss_the_Legend86
8.red_house82
9.AlGard81
10.Neil Dawson80
Vital Football Comment