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O'Kane: Backing Howe's philosophy

AFC Bournemouth midfielder Eunan O'Kane believes that the Cherries squad are technically good enough to fulfil Howe's philosophy of passing football.

In recent weeks O'Kane has made the deeper sitting midfield role his own, shielding the back four, whilst helping to keep the midfield ticking and giving the wingers more of a license to get forward.

The former Republic Of Ireland Under 21's midfielder has impressed in his new role and the change in position has coincided with back to back away victories over Reading and Sheffield Wednesday.

O'Kane told the Daily Echo...

"The manager is very clear on what he wants us to do and how he wants us to play. Technically, we are good enough to carry it out and, when we get it right, as we saw at Reading and at times against Wednesday, we are very hard to cope with...'

'...I am pleased with where I am, pleased with the way we play and with the manager's philosophy. Not too many teams in the league try to play the way we do so, if we can keep putting in performances like we have in the past few weeks, hopefully we will do well...'


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Date:Tuesday December 24 2013

Time: 8:00AM

 

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