AFC Bournemouth

Bournemouth are a team who’s status has grown significantly over the last decade or so, with spells in the top flight of the English game.

Because of this, many football fans from across the UK have been travelling to the home of Bournemouth FC, The Vitality Stadium, to watch their team in the away end.

Be sure to check out our in depth guide to the vitality stadium to find out all of the essential information such as the quickest route for away supporters, if there are any pubs, restaurants and cafés in the local area that are welcoming for away supporters.

Bournemouth FC are a professional football team that plays in the top league of English football called the Premier League. Their manager is Gary O’Neil, who was appointed as Bournemouth manager in 2022.

Within this Bournemouth FC guide, we’ll run through everything you need to know about this club, from the history, fixtures, squad and more.

Bournemouth Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Bournemouth 2024:

Goal Keepers

GoalkeeperPldGYCRC
Darren Randolph
Neto32 (0)050
Ionut Radu5 (0)000
Mark Travers7 (0)000
Cameron Plain
Callan McKenna

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
Ryan Fredericks
Simon Francis
Milos Kerkez25 (8)061
Lloyd Kelly19 (6)120
Adam Smith28 (3)060
Gary Cahill
Marcos Senesi31 (5)4150
Illia Zabarnyi41 (1)150
Chris Mepham9 (4)020
Maximillian Aarons15 (8)020
Max Kinsey-Wellings
Tarik Gidaree

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Romain Faivre0 (6)010
Ryan Christie37 (5)150
Jack Wilshere
Alex Scott15 (11)260
Marcus Tavernier26 (9)430
Luis Sinisterra10 (12)300
Tyler Adams1 (3)000
Lewis Cook36 (2)061
Junior Stanislas
Antoine Semenyo27 (9)850
Philip Billing17 (16)241
Ajani Burchall
Ferdinand Okoh

Striker

StrikerPldGYCRC
Dango Ouattara14 (18)230
Justin Kluivert27 (9)960
James Hill2 (4)000
Enes Ünal3 (14)220
Dominic Solanke39 (2)2150
Euan Pollock
Michael Dacosta Gonzalez
Dominic Sadi0 (2)000

Bournemouth Current Manager

ManagerAppointment DateToDays in Charge
Andoni Iraola19/06/202319/05/2024335

Bournemouth Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sun 19 16:00Premier League EPLChelseaAway

Bournemouth Previous Results

DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
12 Aug 2023AFC Bournemouth v West Ham UnitedD1-1Premier League
19 Aug 2023Liverpool v AFC BournemouthL3-1Premier League
26 Aug 2023AFC Bournemouth v Tottenham HotspurL0-2Premier League
29 Aug 2023Swansea City v AFC BournemouthW2-3League Cup
02 Sep 2023Brentford v AFC BournemouthD2-2Premier League
17 Sep 2023AFC Bournemouth v ChelseaD0-0Premier League
24 Sep 2023Brighton and Hove Albion v AFC BournemouthL3-1Premier League
27 Sep 2023AFC Bournemouth v Stoke CityW2-0League Cup
30 Sep 2023AFC Bournemouth v ArsenalL0-4Premier League
07 Oct 2023Everton v AFC BournemouthL3-0Premier League
21 Oct 2023AFC Bournemouth v Wolverhampton WanderersL1-2Premier League
28 Oct 2023AFC Bournemouth v BurnleyW2-1Premier League
01 Nov 2023AFC Bournemouth v LiverpoolL1-2League Cup
04 Nov 2023Manchester City v AFC BournemouthL6-1Premier League
11 Nov 2023AFC Bournemouth v Newcastle UnitedW2-0Premier League
25 Nov 2023Sheffield United v AFC BournemouthW1-3Premier League
03 Dec 2023AFC Bournemouth v Aston VillaD2-2Premier League
06 Dec 2023Crystal Palace v AFC BournemouthW0-2Premier League
09 Dec 2023Manchester United v AFC BournemouthW0-3Premier League
23 Dec 2023Nottingham Forest v AFC BournemouthW2-3Premier League
26 Dec 2023AFC Bournemouth v FulhamW3-0Premier League
31 Dec 2023Tottenham Hotspur v AFC BournemouthL3-1Premier League
06 Jan 2024Queens Park Rangers v AFC BournemouthW2-3FA Cup
21 Jan 2024AFC Bournemouth v LiverpoolL0-4Premier League
25 Jan 2024AFC Bournemouth v Swansea CityW5-0FA Cup
01 Feb 2024West Ham United v AFC BournemouthD1-1Premier League
04 Feb 2024AFC Bournemouth v Nottingham ForestD1-1Premier League
10 Feb 2024Fulham v AFC BournemouthL3-1Premier League
17 Feb 2024Newcastle United v AFC BournemouthD2-2Premier League
24 Feb 2024AFC Bournemouth v Manchester CityL0-1Premier League
27 Feb 2024AFC Bournemouth v Leicester CityL0-1FA Cup
03 Mar 2024Burnley v AFC BournemouthW0-2Premier League
09 Mar 2024AFC Bournemouth v Sheffield UnitedD2-2Premier League
13 Mar 2024AFC Bournemouth v Luton TownW4-3Premier League
30 Mar 2024AFC Bournemouth v EvertonW2-1Premier League
02 Apr 2024AFC Bournemouth v Crystal PalaceW1-0Premier League
06 Apr 2024Luton Town v AFC BournemouthL2-1Premier League
13 Apr 2024AFC Bournemouth v Manchester UnitedD2-2Premier League
21 Apr 2024Aston Villa v AFC BournemouthL3-1Premier League
24 Apr 2024Wolverhampton Wanderers v AFC BournemouthW0-1Premier League
28 Apr 2024AFC Bournemouth v Brighton and Hove AlbionW3-0Premier League
04 May 2024Arsenal v AFC BournemouthL3-0Premier League
11 May 2024AFC Bournemouth v BrentfordL1-2Premier League
19 May 2024Chelsea v AFC BournemouthD0-0Premier League

Who is Bournemouth’s manager?

Bournemouth’s manager is Gary O’Neil.

Gary was appointed in 2022 to replace Scott Parker.

What is Bournemouth’s nickname?

Bournemouth’s nickname is The Cherries.

This nickname was influenced by the red and black colours of their badge and home shirt.

What are Bournemouth’s hooligans called?

Bournemouth’s hooligan firm are called The Bournemouth Casual Element, or BCE for short.

This particular football firm are one of the many notorious football firms in the United Kingdom.

Why are Bournemouth FC so popular?

Bournemouth FC are popular through the UK for the following reasons:

  • History
  • Passionate fans
  • Hard working players and staff
  • “Underdog” mentality

Manager History

PeriodManagerCountryborn
01/07/2023 – 30/06/2026Andoni IraolaSpain22/06/1982
30/08/2022 – 19/06/2023Gary O’NeilEngland18/05/1983
01/07/2021 – 29/08/2022Scott ParkerEngland13/10/1980
03/02/2021 – 30/06/2021Jonathan WoodgateEngland22/01/1980
08/08/2020 – 03/02/2021Jason TindallEngland15/11/1977
14/10/2012 – 01/08/2020Eddie HoweEngland29/11/1977
03/10/2012 – 13/10/2012Dennis RofeEngland01/06/1950
26/03/2012 – 03/10/2012Paul GrovesEngland28/02/1966
15/01/2011 – 25/03/2012Lee BradburyEngland03/07/1975
02/01/2009 – 15/01/2011Eddie HoweEngland29/11/1977
02/09/2008 – 01/01/2009Jimmy QuinnNorthern Ireland18/11/1959
13/10/2006 – 01/09/2008Kevin BondEngland22/06/1957
12/09/2006 – 06/10/2006Joe RoachEngland11/11/1960
01/07/2001 – 30/06/2005Shaun BrooksEngland09/10/1962
19/08/2000 – 08/09/2006Sean O’DriscollIreland01/07/1957
01/07/1994 – 18/08/2000Mel MachinEngland16/04/1945
01/07/1992 – 30/06/1994Tony PulisWales16/01/1958
19/10/1983 – 30/06/1992Harry RedknappEngland02/03/1947
01/01/1983 – 18/10/1983Don MegsonEngland12/06/1936
01/12/1980 – 10/02/1982David WebbEngland09/04/1946
01/01/1979 – 31/12/1980Alec StockEngland30/03/1917
01/07/1975 – 30/06/1978John BensonScotland23/12/1942
01/01/1974 – 30/06/1975Trevor HartleyEngland16/03/1947
01/07/1970 – 31/12/1973John BondEngland17/12/1932
01/07/1965 – 30/06/1970Freddie CoxEngland01/11/1920
01/07/1963 – 30/06/1965Reg FlewinEngland28/11/1920
01/01/1961 – 30/06/1963Bill McGarryEngland10/06/1927
01/07/1958 – 15/02/1961Don WelshEngland25/02/1911
01/07/1956 – 30/06/1958Freddie CoxEngland01/11/1920
01/07/1949 – 30/06/1956Jack BrutonEngland21/11/1903
01/07/1947 – 30/06/1950Harry LoweEngland20/03/1886
01/07/1939 – 31/05/1947Harry KinghornScotland00/00/1886
01/07/1935 – 30/06/1936Bob CromptonEngland26/09/1879
01/07/1930 – 30/06/1935Billy BirrellScotland13/03/1897
01/07/1928 – 30/06/1930Frank RichardsEngland09/07/1869
01/07/1925 – 30/06/1928Leslie KnightonEngland15/03/1887
01/07/1923 – 30/06/1925Harry KinghornScotland00/00/1886
01/07/1914 – 30/06/1923Vincent KircherEngland

Bournemouth Trophies

HonourPositionYear
Division Three (South)Runner-up1947-48
League Division FourRunner-up1970-71
Football League TrophyWinner1983-84
League Division ThreeChampion1986-87
Football League TrophyRunner-up1997-98
League TwoRunner-up2009-10
League OneRunner-up2012-13
League ChampionshipChampion2014-15
League ChampionshipRunner-up2021-22

Summary

So all in all then, we can see clearly why so many people love Bournemouth as a club, and what they represent in the footballing world.

With so many teams nowadays all about the money, it’s refreshing to see a team run organically, with players that give their all on the pitch.

Only time will tell if Bournemouth can retain their premier league status, but one things for sure, and that’s that they won’t go out without a fight.

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