UK time is: 19:23:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Howe: There will be more quality additions

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is hopeful that he will be able to add new faces to his Cherries squad ahead of the new Championship season.

The Cherries made their first signing of the summer this week with the free transfer of former Norwich defender Elliott Ward.

Howe had made no secret that he wants to get the balance of his squad right ahead of the new campaign, which is likely to see a few departures from Dean Court, however he is also keen to add quality to his squad.

Howe told the Daily Echo...

"We need quality additions and I don`t think we need quantity. Whichever player we sign, we are trying to make sure they are going to improve the team and the squad so there will not be a huge number coming in. Hopefully, there will be more quality additions in the calibre of Elliott.

"We are aiming to build a really competitive squad and one we think can do well in the division. But it is going to be incredibly difficult because we are competing against clubs that are much bigger than ours. Hopefully, Elliott`s signing goes some way to moving in the direction we want to go..."

'...The team we had last season did really well and I would just like to give them a bit more support in terms of a few quality bodies. But, in the main, it will be the squad that did really well for us last season."


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:Thursday June 20 2013

Time: 10:10AM

Your Comments

....oooh can't wait...
garbo
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Pugh: It ticks all the boxes (Thursday April 17 2014)

Cherries host Sheffield Wednesday (Wednesday April 16 2014)

O'Kane: We can still do it (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Cook: We will give it our all (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Howe: Memorable occasion for Cargill (Tuesday April 15 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 281
2. yesyescherry 240
3. AlGard 217
4. DJ 150
5. ErikthViking 123
6. kirsikka 123
7. 4FCB 120
8. Garbo 118
9. thefiendofkingspark 112
10. dragonm8 111

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Reading 42 17 13 12 13 64
7. Brighton 42 17 13 12 12 64
8. Ipswich 42 17 13 12 8 64
9. Bournemouth 42 17 11 14 1 62
10. Blackburn 42 15 15 12 3 60
11. Forest 42 14 17 11 4 59
12. Middlesbrough 42 14 16 12 10 58

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds Greatest Ever
Leeds Utd : 17/04/2014 19:19:00
Away From Home: What To Do About Late Goals?
Watford : 17/04/2014 19:14:00
LUFC Pre-Season Tour Stalemate
Leeds Utd : 17/04/2014 18:00:00
DRFC Can Rovers beat the Rams?
Doncaster : 17/04/2014 18:00:00
Forest Keeper Confident Of Win Against Blues.
Birmingham : 17/04/2014 16:33:00
Charlton v Bolton PREVIEW
Charlton : 17/04/2014 14:37:00
Meet the Referee v Burnley
Blackpool : 17/04/2014 14:04:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you think we can finish better than 12th this season?
Suggested By:  Cheshunt Cherry
Yes 89%
No 11%
Undecided 0%