Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

Grabban: Aiming to get in the club`s record books

Grabban: Aiming to get in the club`s record books

AFC Bournemouth striker Lewis Grabban has targeted setting a new goal scoring record for the club as the Cherries push on for the Championship play-offs.

Grabban scored another two goals against Birmingham City on Saturday, the first a tap at the back post, with the second coming from the penalty spot as Grabban was fouled by the home sides 'keeper.

Grabban has now scored 19 goals this season, which brings him level with AFC Bournemouth legend Luther Blissett, who scored 19 goals in the second tier in 1988/89. Another goal would mean he breaks the 20 goals in a season barrier and become the sides leading scorer in the second tier of English football.

The Cherries 4-2 victory over Birmingham, also closed the gap to the Championship top six, with five points now separating Eddie Howe's side and the play-offs.

Grabban told the Daily Echo...

'It would be a good achievement to get my name in the club`s record books and it is something I will be aiming to do in the final seven games of the season.

"I have met Luther Blissett a few times and have seen photos of him around the ground. Trying to score 20 goals a season is something every striker wants to do and it would be great if I could reach that target as soon as possible..."

'...We are closing in on the play-offs and that shows how far we have come in the past few months. The only thing we can do is take it game by game and that is what has been giving us success. We aren`t getting ahead of ourselves or looking too far ahead. We are in a good position so let`s see what happens from here on in...'


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


AFCB Vital - Cherry Bear's Official Sponsor



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:DJ
Date:Monday March 31 2014
Time: 7:59AM

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Important Game For Both Sides

After a narrow one goal defeat against Spurs, the Cherries travel away again this time to the Potteries to play Stoke City. They will meet a Stoke side still smarting from a 7-2 thrashing away against

A Sensible Xmas For 2017/18

Following the speculation that at least one Premier League tie would be moved to Christmas Eve, it has now been confirmed...

Officials - Stoke v Bournemouth (21/10/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Stoke City and Bournemouth this Saturday.

The AFC Bournemouth Walking Wounded - 19/10/2017

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for AFC Bournemouth and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Archived AFCB Vital Articles

AFCB Vital articles from

Site Journalists

DJ
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal v Brighton and Hove Albion
Suggested By:
Brighton win18%
Arsenal win66%
Draw16%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Results (view all)

AFC Bournemouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.NWCherries98102
2.wayne18993
3.USCherry90
4.SlowDownDerek85
5.Druss_the_Legend81
6.red_house80
7.RobTrent80
8.AlGard74
9.billythekid74
10.northstandmark62
Write for Vital Football