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Franchise vs. AFC Bournemouth

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2nd February 2013

3pm

Cherries travel to MK

AFC Bournemouth travel to Milton Keynes to take on the team that have made stadium:mk their home over the past five years.

The Cherries go into the game six points ahead of Karl Robinson's side, however the home team do have two games in hand on the Cherries following their FA Cup run.

Despite their giant killing exploits in the FA Cup, their league form has dropped losing four of their last seven games.

The Cherries in contrast have lost just once in the league since October.

Franchise Team News:

Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford has returned to MK on loan for the remainder of the season. The 19 year old made two appearances for the club earlier this season.

Anthony Kay faces a suspension after he was sent off in the recent defeat to Yeovil.

Player to watch: Stephen Gleeson

24 year old Republic of Ireland midfielder Stephen Gleeson can run the game the if allowed and is a technically gifted player.

Has scored four goals so far this season.

AFC Bournemouth Team News:

New signing Matt Ritchie will go straight into the squad following his 500,000 signing from Swindon Town.

The transfer window also saw a few departures from Dean Court with Stephane Zubar (Bury), Frank Demouge (Roda), Lorenzo Davids (Randers), Wes Thomas (Birmingham) all leaving.

Shaun MacDonald, Miles Addison, Darryl Flahavan, Stephen Purches and Charlie Sheringham all remain on the sidelines.

Player to watch: Matt Ritchie

After making the move from League One promotion rivals Swindon Town for 500,000 and signing a three and a half year deal at Dean Court everyone will be watching to see if Ritchie can make an immediate impact for the Cherries.

Match Facts & Stats

Head to Head

Franchise wins - 4
Bournemouth wins - 4
Draws - 3

Last time out

Karl Robinson's side drew 1-1 with Paul Groves AFC Bournemouth earlier this season.

AFC Bournemouth haven't beaten Franchise since October 2010.

Next Fixtures:

9th February 2013, AFC Bournemouth Vs Portsmouth, 3pm.


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