UK time is: 18:54:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cherries face FC Zurich

AFC Bournemouth face 12 times Swiss champions FC Zurich this evening in their first pre-season fixture of the season.

The Cherries have enjoyed a five day training camp in Switzerland this week, with the trip culminating in this evenings tie.

Zurich are one of the biggest clubs in Switzerland, winning the Swiss Super League 12 times, the last time coming in 2009, the Swiss Cup 7 times and reaching the semi-finals of the European Cup on two occasions.

Last season they finished sixth with their squad including international players such as Mario Gavranović, Josip Drmić, Yassine Chikhaoui, Avi Reikan, Davide Chiumiento and Amine Chermiti as well as a number of promising under 21's internationals.

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe told afcb.co.uk...

'...FC Zurich have got a really strong history behind them, have won many league titles and have played in Europe on a regular basis, so we are under no illusions.

"It`s one of the toughest pre-season games we could have got and we are privileged to play such a team and have the tie ups at boardroom level that have enabled this to happen.

"It`s really pleasing from my perspective that we start with what should be a competitive game."


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:Friday July 5 2013

Time: 8:05AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

AFCB host Ipswich (Friday November 21 2014)

Howe: Workrate, commitment and attitude (Friday November 21 2014)

Wilson: Focusing on my club football (Friday November 21 2014)

Rantie brace knocks out Nigeria (Thursday November 20 2014)

Boruc plays for Poland against Switzerland (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Football League alter final day fixtures (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Baby Fletch: Big learning curve for me (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Wilson makes England debut (Monday November 17 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. kirsikka 191
2. AlGard 174
3. linuxdoctor 173
4. Garbo 162
5. DJ 159
6. billythekid 139
7. dannyhollandsfan 104
8. Ken Baileys Ghost 95
9. USCherry 91
10. dragonm8 87

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 17 9 5 3 +17 32
2. Bournemouth 17 9 4 4 +17 31
3. Middlesbrough 17 9 4 4 +14 31
4. Ipswich 17 8 6 3 +8 30
5. Watford 17 8 5 4 +11 29
6. Brentford 17 8 4 5 +1 28
7. Blackburn 17 7 6 4 +3 27

Breaking League News

Evan's Downplays Rowett Influence
» Birmingham : 21/11/2014 18:12:00
LUFC Chelsea FA Youth Cup Tie - Ticket Information
» Leeds Utd : 21/11/2014 18:03:00
Holloway Looks To Plan B
» Millwall : 21/11/2014 16:52:00
Bassong: Things Can Go Up And Down
» Norwich : 21/11/2014 16:47:00
Fenelon Heads To Tranmere
» Brighton : 21/11/2014 16:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who has been the Cherries best summer signing?
Suggested By:  
Dan Gosling 10%
Junior Stanislas 10%
Callum Wilson 62%
Andrew Surman 18%