UK time is: 21:58:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ward: I've bought into what the club wants to do

AFC Bournemouth defender Elliott Ward has signed a new two and a half year contract with the Cherries.

The 28 year old, 6ft 3' centre back, initially made the move to Dean Court in June, signing a one year contract.

He brought a wealth of Championship experience to the side having previously played for Norwich during their promotion winning season to the Premier League and at Nottingham Forest on loan last season where he also impressed.

So far this season he has made 18 appearances for the side, building solid central defensive partnerships initially with Steve Cook and more recently alongside Tommy Elphick.

His new deal keeps him with Eddie Howe's squad until the end of the 2015/16 season.

Ward told afcb.co.uk...

"When I signed the one-year contract it was with the view of seeing how things would go and I`ve really enjoyed myself over these first six months, It`s been good for both me and the club; we have worked well together so far.

"We had a good start and we had to learn quickly with a few of the results we had, but that`s fine. Everything was quite new to the club but together I think we have pulled through quite well.

"It`s been important for me to see how the club works and where they want to go to, and we have taken some good steps forward this season.

"There is a long way to go but I`ve really bought into what the club wants to do and how far they want to go. Hopefully I can be a part of that."


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 January 9 2014

Time: 11:51AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

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. billythekid 326
2. kirsikka 287
3. docmandu 229
4. Garbo 164
5. 4FCB 162
6. The Alchemist 157
7. AlGard 150
8. fritter 147
9. USCherry 139
10. AFCBade 130

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Watford 44 26 7 11 +39 85
2. Bournemouth 44 24 12 8 +47 84
3. Middlesbrough 44 25 9 10 +32 84
4. Norwich 44 24 10 10 +38 82
5. Derby County 44 21 13 10 +32 76
6. Ipswich 44 21 12 11 +18 75
7. Brentford 44 21 9 14 +14 72

Breaking League News

Blackburn : 21/04/2015 21:40:01
Millwall : 21/04/2015 21:39:00
BWFC: The Big Lad
Bolton : 21/04/2015 20:39:01
White hoping to feature before end of the season
Leeds Utd : 21/04/2015 20:38:00
Keeper looking to emulate Leeds star youngster
Leeds Utd : 21/04/2015 19:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who has been the Cherries best summer signing?
Suggested By:  
Dan Gosling 7%
Junior Stanislas 7%
Callum Wilson 68%
Andrew Surman 18%