UK time is: 08:02:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

O'Kane is ready for The Championship

Eunan O'Kane cannot wait to demonstrate his ability in the second tier next season.

After starting the season in a more unfamiliar role out wide under Paul Groves, the former Torquay player battled his way into Eddie Howe's plans in the centre of midfield and contributed 1 goal and 8 assists over the season.

Having stepped up last season from League 2, he now faces the prospect of facing the likes of Leeds, Leicester, Forest, Blackburn, et al in The Championship. An opportunity he is relishing, as he explained to the Daily Echo:

'I think I have proved to myself that I can stand and play football at League One level and, for me personally, it is the next step to go there and challenge myself at that level... I was a bit optimistic when I came here over whether or not I would make the transition, and I have managed it okay so far. There is a little bit of optimism again going into the Championship. I have faith in my own ability and it is something I am going to look forward to and relish the challenge of.'




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: Tierney Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 13 2013

Time: 6:59PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Wilson: Keeping my feet on the ground (Monday October 20 2014)

Howe: Championship is so tight (Monday October 20 2014)

Howe: A lot more to come from Wilson (Monday October 20 2014)

Video: AFCB v Charlton (Sunday October 19 2014)

Callumity Wilson shoots down Addicks (Saturday October 18 2014)

Howe: We looked resolute (Saturday October 18 2014)

Howe: Icing on the cake for Wilson (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: AFC Bournemouth v Charlton (Saturday October 18 2014)

Howe: Elphick deserves new deal (Saturday October 18 2014)

Elphick signs new Cherries contract (Saturday October 18 2014)

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. DJ 147
2. billythekid 126
3. AlGard 108
4. Grumpy G 94
5. cockbeard 89
6. kirsikka 70
7. table 63
8. tednphil 62
9. RobTrent 58
10. northstandmark 54

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Ipswich 12 5 5 2 6 20
7. Wolves 12 5 5 2 3 20
8. Charlton 12 4 7 1 3 19
9. Bournemouth 12 5 3 4 3 18
10. Brentford 12 5 3 4 -1 18
11. Sheff Wed 12 4 5 3 0 17
12. Cardiff 12 4 4 4 0 16

Breaking League News

LUFC On This Day - October 21st
Leeds Utd : 21/10/2014 07:22:00
Injury Update
Norwich : 21/10/2014 07:00:00
Man of the Match: Demarai Gray
Birmingham : 21/10/2014 07:00:00
Cardiff v Forest: Match Report From Kid's Corner!
Forest : 21/10/2014 00:03:00
Watford v Forest Championship Preview
Forest : 20/10/2014 23:40:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who has been the Cherries best summer signing?
Suggested By:  
Dan Gosling 12%
Junior Stanislas 15%
Callum Wilson 46%
Andrew Surman 27%