Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

Cook: We can push on next season

Cook: We can push on next season

AFC Bournemouth defender Steve Cook believes the Cherries can push on and challenge for the Championship play-offs next season.

During the Cherries first season in England's second tier for over 20 years, Eddie Howe's side went on to set a number of club records during the campaign including setting a new highest finish of tenth place.

AFC Bournemouth even flirted with the idea of breaking into the top six and challenging for an end of season play-off place during March, only to win just once from the final five games of the season.

But Cook believes the squad can push on further next season and challenge the top six.

Cook told afcb.co.uk...

"...Anyone that says it wasn`t a success was maybe very optimistic. We dropped down to 19th and finished 10th so that shows how far we have come over the season, I think it was a very good season for our first season in the Championship together.

"At the start of the season we looked at the final games thinking we might need a lot of points to keep us in the league and it wasn`t necessary.

"It`s hard to call at the start of the season when not a lot of players have played in this league but we certainly showed a lot of teams how good we are, so hopefully now we can push on next year and break into the play-offs."


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 June 9 2014
Time: 7:55AM

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Stats: Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth

All the stats from Stoke City (1) vs (2) AFC Bournemouth, Bet 365 Stadium, Saturday 21st October 2017, 15:00 Att: 29,500 (including 1,224 away fans)

Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target

On Friday evening it was confirmed that four clubs had failed to honour their self set deadline for basic access standards for disabled fans.

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...

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.USCherry151
2.billythekid109
3.NWCherries98103
4.wayne18993
5.RobTrent92
6.SlowDownDerek91
7.Druss_the_Legend86
8.red_house82
9.AlGard81
10.Neil Dawson80
Write for Vital Football