Bournemouth Football News

Jose Mourinho questions Manchester City behaviour after derby clash

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has questioned Manchester City’s behaviour in the wake of the post-derby fracas. Pep Guardiola’s runaway Premier League leaders triumphed in Sunday’s eagerly-anticipated Old Trafford clash, with the 2-1 win at Old Trafford opening up an 11-point gap over the hosts. Pep Guardiola (centre) and his Manchester City team celebrated at the final whistle (Mike Egerton/EMPICS) ...

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Christian Benteke apologises to his manager and team-mates for missed penalty

Crystal Palace’s “pantomime villain” Christian Benteke has apologised to manager Roy Hodgson and his team-mates for ignoring instructions before missing a stoppage-time penalty against Bournemouth. Benteke wrestled the ball off regular penalty taker Luka Milivojevic – who had already converted a first-half spot-kick – only to see his effort saved by Asmir Begovic as Palace drew 2-2. Instead of securing ...

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Ander Herrera hurt by derby loss and diving booking

Ander Herrera admits Manchester United’s loss to bitter rivals City felt like a “big punch”, with the midfielder frustrated by the manner of their defeat and infuriated by his booking for diving. Jose Mourinho’s men saw their club record-equalling 40-match unbeaten home run come to an untimely end on Sunday as they lost to neighbours Manchester City in a heated ...

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A closer look at Manchester City's record-equalling 14-match unbeaten run

Manchester City equalled the Premier League’s record winning run of 14 games by beating Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday. Here, Press Association Sport breaks down the games and the statistics involved in their streak, which moved them level with Arsenal’s achievement in 2002 (the end of the 2001-02 season and the start of 2002-03). Bournemouth 1 Manchester City 2, August ...

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Bournemouth wait for answers on Palace penalties

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe said his club will “await feedback” after complaining to the match officials about both penalty awards in their 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace on Saturday. Wilfried Zaha drew contact from goalkeeper Asmir Begovic for the first-half penalty that Luka Milivojevic converted, before Christian Benteke then failed with his spot-kick in second-half injury time. Howe admitted Bournemouth ...

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5 talking points in the Premier League this weekend

The Manchester and Merseyside derbies will hog the spotlight on Sunday but there are plenty of other sub-plots to this weekend’s Premier League action. Here, Press Association Sport looks at five other talking points. Domestic blitz Tottenham made serene progress in the Champions League – taking four points from Real Madrid to top Group H – but to the detriment ...

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Winter break beckons for Paul Pogba as Manchester United decide against appeal

Paul Pogba will take an enforced winter break after facing CSKA Moscow, with Manchester United deciding not to appeal against his three-match ban. Pogba was sent off at Arsenal for going in late on Hector Bellerin but though United felt it was a harsh decision, they allowed Monday’s deadline to pass without contesting the card. That means their midfield linchpin ...

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Southampton striker Charlie Austin: Jeers from Bournemouth fans 'a bit odd'

Charlie Austin was left baffled by Bournemouth fans booing him after the striker rescued a point for Southampton on Sunday. Austin scored his third goal in three games to cancel out Ryan Fraser’s opener and secure Saints a 1-1 draw at the Vitality Stadium. After slotting home Nathan Redmond’s cross, Austin celebrated in front of the home supporters, who had ...

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Redmond responds to Guardiola encounter with key role in Saints goal

Nathan Redmond followed his feisty face-off with Pep Guardiola by helping Southampton rescue a much-needed point against south coast rivals Bournemouth. FULL TIME: #AFCB 1-1 #SaintsFC It’s honours even, as @chazaustin10‘s second-half strike earns a point on the road. pic.twitter.com/fqgQuUEXyB — Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) December 3, 2017 Redmond was left on the bench by Mauricio Pellegrino but came on at ...

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Eddie Howe eager for Bournemouth to bounce back in local derby

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe hopes a raucous south coast derby atmosphere can inspire his team to bounce back from a disappointing midweek defeat. The Cherries produced a below-par performance in Wednesday’s 2-1 home loss to Burnley but they do not have to wait long for an opportunity to make amends with near-neighbours Southampton due at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday. ...

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