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 2023:

Goal Keepers

Darren Randolph
Neto13 (0)030
Ionut Radu5 (0)000
Mark Travers
Cameron Plain


Ryan Fredericks
Simon Francis
Milos Kerkez14 (3)040
Lloyd Kelly9 (1)010
Adam Smith6 (3)000
Gary Cahill
Marcos Senesi11 (4)150
Illia Zabarnyi17 (0)030
Chris Mepham4 (3)010
Maximillian Aarons12 (2)010
Ben Greenwood
Max Kinsey-Wellings
Tarik Gidaree


Ryan Christie15 (2)110
Jack Wilshere
Emiliano Marcondes
Joe Rothwell5 (5)100
Alex Scott4 (0)020
Marcus Tavernier10 (4)200
Luis Sinisterra1 (7)100
Lewis Cook11 (2)011
Tyler Adams0 (1)000
Junior Stanislas
David Brooks4 (8)220
Hamed Junior Traore2 (4)100
Antoine Semenyo10 (4)320
Gavin Kilkenny
Philip Billing13 (3)130
Ajani Burchall
Daniel Adu-Addei
Ferdinand Okoh
Jack Wadham


Dango Ouattara3 (7)020
Justin Kluivert9 (5)210
Kieffer Moore1 (8)100
Dominic Solanke16 (1)820
Euan Pollock
Michael Dacosta Gonzalez
Dominic Sadi

Bournemouth Current Manager

Eddie Howe Bournemouth RecordWin PercentageTenure
Managed 102 / Won 51/ Drew 18/ Lost 33. 50%2008-2011
Managed 356/ Won 143/ Drew 77/ Lost 136. 40%2012-2020

Bournemouth Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Sat 09 15:00Premier League EPLMan UtdAway
Sat 16 15:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sat 23 15:00Premier League EPLNottingham ForestAway
Tue 26 15:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sun 31 14:00Premier League EPLTottenhamAway
Sat 06 15:00FA CupFACQPRAway
Sun 21 16:30Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Tue 30 19:45Premier League EPLWest HamAway
Sat 03 15:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sat 10 15:00Premier League EPLFulhamAway
Sat 17 15:00Premier League EPLNewcastleAway
Sat 24 15:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sat 02 15:00Premier League EPLBurnleyAway
Sat 09 15:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sat 16 15:00Premier League EPLWolverhamptonAway
Sat 30 14:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Tue 02 18:45Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sat 06 14:00Premier League EPLLutonAway
Sat 13 14:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sat 20 14:00Premier League EPLAston VillaAway
Sat 27 14:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sat 04 14:00Premier League EPLArsenalAway
Sat 11 14:00Premier League EPLBournemouthAway
Sun 19 15:00Premier League EPLChelseaAway

Bournemouth Previous Results

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 BournemouthPremier 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

01/07/2023 – 30/06/2025Andoni 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

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


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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