Bournemouth Football News

Pickford Wants Toffees Team-mates To Remove Mistakes From Their Game

Jordan Pickford has warned Everton they will have to cut out the “sloppy” mistakes if they are to return to the miserly approach new manager Sam Allardyce has brought to the club. Pickford had been beaten only twice in seven Premier League games as the Toffees welcomed Allardyce with an impressive unbeaten run, before succumbing to both Bournemouth and Manchester ...

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Who Will Follow Harry Kane As New Year's First Scorer?

Harry Kane began his record-breaking 2017 by scoring the year’s first two Premier League goals. As we wait to discover his successor in 2018, Press Association Sport looks back at the first strike of each calendar year in the Premier League. 1993: Mark Brennan, Ipswich 1 OLDHAM 2 1994: Tim Breacker, Everton 0 WEST HAM 1 The full-back’s sixth-minute header ...

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Arsene Wenger's Marathon Stay At Arsenal Will Never Be Repeated – David O'leary

Arsenal greats Lee Dixon, David O’Leary and Alan Smith believe record-breaking Arsene Wenger is the last manager of his kind. On Sunday at West Brom, the Arsenal manager will oversee his 811th Premier League fixture, surpassing the record previously held by Sir Alex Ferguson and at a time when the profession has never been so demanding. The Frenchman was appointed ...

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Eddie Howe To Make Late Decisions Ahead Of Everton Fixture

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe will give a number of players late fitness checks ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash with Everton. Defender Charlie Daniels (groin) and midfielder Harry Arter (calf) have been absent for the last two games, forward Josh King (hamstring) was substituted against West Ham last time out, while Andrew Surman missed that 3-3 draw on Boxing Day ...

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Wayne Rooney Returns To Everton Squad After Illness

Everton’s top scorer Wayne Rooney is available for Saturday’s Premier League away clash with Bournemouth having recovered from the illness that ruled him out of the last two games. James McCarthy, who has not made a first-team appearance since October due to a hamstring injury, should be fit for selection as well, but Idrissa Gueye (hamstring) remains a doubt. Leighton ...

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Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola Wary Of

Pep Guardiola has admitted he wants to “escape” from a “terrible” holiday programme despite seeing Manchester City surge 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Wednesday evening’s 1-0 win at Newcastle extended City’s winning run to 18 games and a record-equalling 11 away victories, but with a trip to Crystal Palace and Watford’s visit to the ...

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Eddie Howe Targeting Winnable Run Of Games

Eddie Howe is hoping a kinder run of fixtures can help reinvigorate Bournemouth’s season but it may be hampered by injuries. The Cherries are winless in their last eight matches, last tasting success against Huddersfield on November 18, and have endured a testing run of matches. Their last three Premier League matches against Manchester United, Liverpool and Manchester City have ...

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Kompany Could Return For Manchester City

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will have a fitness test ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash with Bournemouth. The Belgium defender has been out for three games with a muscular injury but is now back in training and is expected to return soon. The availability of playmaker David Silva, who has missed the past two games for personal reasons, is ...

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Wayne Rooney In Demand Ahead Of Fantasy Premier League Festive Period

Could Wayne Rooney be the man to bring Christmas cheer to your Fantasy Premier League team? The Everton striker has enjoyed a resurgence since Sam Allardyce’s appointment as manager, with a hat-trick during his new boss’ watching brief against West Ham and six goals in his last five games. Throw in three assists and that is 49 fantasy points in ...

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Antonio Conte Will Embrace Opportunities To Improve Chelsea Squad

Antonio Conte would welcome January reinforcements at Chelsea. The Blues head coach has continually bemoaned balancing the hectic fixture schedule with his small squad. “If there is the possibility to improve the squad numerically it would be a good choice,” Conte said on Thursday. “I’m ready to continue to play with all these players. They are showing me great commitment, ...

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