Vital Football

Latest AFC Bournemouth News

Howe: We've made real positive steps

Howe: We've made real positive steps

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was pleased to go into the international break with 7 points from a possible 9 against Manchester United, West Ham and Swansea City.

The Cherries had approached those fixtures with four consecutive defeats and without a victory in 2017.

But a point against Manchester United, despite being down to 10 men for the majority of the match has proved a catalyst for an upturn in results.

Wins over West Ham United and Swansea City are the first time the Cherries have recorded back to back victories in the Premier League since March 2016, whilst the win against Swansea provided AFC Bournemouth with their first 'double' over a side since promotion to the top flight of English football.

Howe told afcb.co.uk after the game...

'I think the Manchester United game was a real turning point and we knew how big the two home games against West Ham and Swansea were.

'The players knew the importance of tonight`s game and knowing how important it was they delivered a very good performance.

'I`m very pleased with the team, the way they conducted themselves despite the negative run shows what real character they have.

'Now, we`ve made real positive steps in the last three games and the win against Swansea is a big one for us.'


Your Say...

kirsikka wrote...

Somehow felt really low key. Swansea were the opposite of intense, whatever that may be.

Good result, great three points. Not too much else to say really.
- Join the conversation here.

It's easy to join AFCB Vital

Sign up and have your say on the articles, polls and forums, just click the link to register.

Join The Vital Debate




AFCB Vital - Sponsors of AFCB Supporters Coaches & Cherry Bear





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

Writer:DJ
Date:Sunday March 19 2017
Time: 8:17AM

Login to post a comment

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Cherries training complex referred to the Secretary of State

AFC Bournemouth's proposed new training complex has received approval by Borough of Poole, subject to Secretary of State referral.

Howe: We established ourselves in the game

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was pleased with his sides performance during the narrow defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Stats: Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth

All the stats from Manchester United (1) vs (0) AFC Bournemouth, Old Trafford, Wednesday 13th December 2017, 20:00 Att: 74,798

AFC Bournemouth Injury List Clearing

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

AFC Bournemouth Archived Articles

AFCB Vital articles from

Site Journalists

DJ
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

AFCB's league position at Christmas?
Suggested By:
Top Six3%
7th - 12th20%
13th - 17th56%
Relegation Zone21%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent AFC Bournemouth Results (view all)

AFC Bournemouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.billythekid195
2.BillMcgarrycherry136
3.Garbo133
4.SlowDownDerek109
5.red_house107
6.USCherry93
7.DJ83
8.northstandmark83
9.RobTrent68
10.AlGard67
The Vital Football Members League