• AFC Bournemouth:
    AFC Bournemouth:
    "The Vitality Stadium"
    Photo Credit: "Deancourt 14092013 vblackpool" by Matthew Jackson - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Deancourt_14092013_vblackpool.jpg#/media/File:Deancourt_14092013_vblackpool.jpg”
  • AFC Bournemouth:
    AFC Bournemouth:
    "The Cherries"
    Photo Credit: “ABC Bournemouth v Blackburn Rovers” by Chris Parker - Own Work. Licensed via flickr: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/"
  • AFC Bournemouth:
    AFC Bournemouth:
    "Dorset's Professionals"
    Photo Credit: “ABC Bournemouth v Blackburn Rovers” by Chris Parker - Own Work. Licensed via flickr: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisparker2012/16685082325/“

Football Newsstand

Breaking Football News: AFC Bournemouth

Trending Football News on Social Media: AFC Bournemouth

✍ A reminder that the big man extends his deal with the Cherries until summer 2018! ➡ https://t.co/jPsWMglwL3https://t.co/1qfb8h9IoY
✍ A reminder that the big man extends his deal with the Cherries until summer 2018! ➡ https://t.co/jPsWMglwL3https://t.co/1qfb8h9IoY
David L Fells Estate Agent Times is out! https://t.co/e8p2uPEBnP Stories via @SuperPropertyUK @Cardiffmove #fyrefestival #afcb
#TheCherries #SuperCherries Manchester United FC news: Red Devils have conceded fewest goals in 2017 – but whe.. https://t.co/6p0UT8vaNV
#BournemouthFC #AFCB Sunderland v Bournemouth: match preview #TheCherries https://t.co/ki8AyDUYnD
Sunderland v Bournemouth https://t.co/aJHasBvaoO
TEAM NEWS: Who's available for selection for our Premier League game at Sunderland AFC? Details: bit.ly/team-news-sunderland-28-4

Local Football News: AFC Bournemouth

Football Club Background and History

Football Club and Management: AFC Bournemouth

Club Contact Details: Vitality Stadium, Dean Court, Kings Park, Bournemouth BH7 7AF
Telephone: 0844 576 1910

Club Nicknames: The club's nickname is "The Cherries." The origin of this could be the cherry red striped shirts worn by the team or the fact that the stadium - then known as Dean Court - was built next to a large Dorset estate owned by an important family in Bournemouth's early development - the Cooper Deans - which featured many cherry orchards.

Honours

Honours A.F.C. Bournemouth

What have they won?
Photo Credit: Shutterstock "Ball and trophy" Image ID: 106275188 Copyright: bioraven
Ground
Goldsands Stadium
Capacity
11,700
Chairman
Jeff Mostyn
Manager
Eddie Howe
League
Url

Location: The club is currently based in Bournemouth, Dorset in the South West of England.

Football League: AFC Bournemouth

Bournemouth currently play in the Premier League in England

History of Football: AFC Bournemouth

Origins: A.F.C. Bournemouth was founded in 1890 as Boscombe St. John's Institute FC, becoming Boscombe F.C. in 1899. To widen their local appeal they changed their name to Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic Football Club in 1923 before changing to their current name in 1972. 

Book

First Football Histories A.F.C. Bournemouth

Read the book
Photo Credit: Shutterstock "E-book and old books" Image ID: 77047651 Copyright: NADIA IEROKHINA

Football Match Day

Match Day: AFC Bournemouth - Football Fixtures, Scores, Tickets, Television, Podcasts

Match Day: AFC Bournemouth - Football Ground - Information and Directions

Match Day: AFC Bournemouth - Football Results, Match Reports, Statistics, Tables

Match Day: AFC Bournemouth - Football Videos

Football Fans, Opinion and Debate

Football Blogs, Fanzines and Fan Sites: AFC Bournemouth

Football Forums: AFC Bournemouth

Football Supporters Clubs: AFC Bournemouth

What do you think?

Send us your feedback and suggestions for The Cherries and we will put our squad together (include your email address if you want us to reply to you)

The Football Ground is a content aggregating site and is in no way endorsed, authorised or licensed by any of the third-party sites being linked to

You can contact us at any time via our Contact us page

Share this page