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A.F.C. Bournemouth

association football club in Bournemouth, England
AFC Bournemouth's football stadium (Dean Court)

A.F.C. Bournemouth are an English football club. They are based in Bournemouth and play their home games at a stadium called the Vitality Stadium. They started in 1899 and have had Harry Redknapp as a manager and his son Jamie Redknapp as a player. In the 2015–2016 season, Bournemouth are playing in The English Premier League.[1]

A.F.C. Bournemouth
Full nameAthletic Football Club Bournemouth
Founded1899
GroundVitality Stadium
Ground Capacity12,000
ManagerEddie Howe
LeagueEnglish Premier League
2018/19Premier League, 14th

NameEdit

  • 1899–1923 Boscombe F.C.
  • 1923–1971 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic F.C.
  • 1971–present A.F.C. Bournemouth

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 31 August 2017[2][3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Artur Boruc
2   DF Simon Francis (captain)[4]
3   DF Steve Cook
4   MF Dan Gosling
5   DF Nathan Aké
6   MF Andrew Surman (vice-captain)[4]
7   MF Marc Pugh
8   MF Harry Arter
9   FW Benik Afobe
11   DF Charlie Daniels
12   GK Aaron Ramsdale
13   FW Callum Wilson
14   DF Brad Smith
15   DF Adam Smith
No. Position Player
16   MF Lewis Cook
17   FW Joshua King
18   FW Jermain Defoe
19   MF Junior Stanislas
22   MF Emerson Hyndman
23   MF Connor Mahoney
24   MF Ryan Fraser
26   DF Tyrone Mings
27   GK Asmir Begović
29   DF Rhoys Wiggins
31   FW Lys Mousset
32   GK Adam Federici
33   MF Jordon Ibe

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
10   FW Max Gradel (on loan at Toulouse)
21   GK Ryan Allsop (on loan at Blackpool)
28   FW Lewis Grabban (on loan at Sunderland)
38   DF Baily Cargill (on loan at Fleetwood Town)
39   MF Ben Whitfield (on loan at Port Vale)
No. Position Player
43   MF Matt Worthington (on loan at Yeovil Town)
44   FW Sam Surridge (on loan at Yeovil Town)
47   DF Jordan Lee (on loan at Torquay United)
53   FW Joe Quigley (on loan at Newport County)

League positionEdit

Season League Position
2000/01 Second Division 7th
2001/02 Second Division 21st
2002/03 Third Division 4th
2003/04 Second Division 9th
2004/05 League One 8th
2005/06 League One 17th
2006/07 League One 19th
2007/08 League One 21st
2008/09 League Two 21st
2009/10 League Two 2nd
2010/11 [League One 6th
2011/12 League One 11th
2012/13 League One 2nd

Former positionEdit

  • 1923/24 : Third Division – 21st / South
  • 1924/25 : Third Division – 20th / South
  • 1925/26 : Third Division – 8th / South
  • 1926/27 : Third Division – 7th / South
  • 1927/28 : Third Division – 14th / South
  • 1928/29 : Third Division – 9th / South
  • 1929/30 : Third Division – 10th / South
  • 1930/31 : Third Division – 10th / South
  • 1931/32 : Third Division – 15th / South
  • 1932/33 : Third Division – 18th / South
  • 1933/34 : Third Division – 21st / South
  • 1934/35 : Third Division – 17th / South
  • 1935/36 : Third Division – 8th / South
  • 1936/37 : Third Division – 6th / South
  • 1937/38 : Third Division – 13th / South
  • 1938/39 : Third Division – 15th / South
  • 1939/40 : Third Division – - / South
  • 1946/47 : Third Division – 7th / South
  • 1947/48 : Third Division – 2nd / South
  • 1948/49 : Third Division – 3rd / South
  • 1949/50 : Third Division – 12th / South
  • 1950/51 : Third Division – 9th / South
  • 1951/52 : Third Division – 14th / South
  • 1952/53 : Third Division – 9th / South
  • 1953/54 : Third Division – 19th / South
  • 1954/55 : Third Division – 17th / South
  • 1955/56 : Third Division – 9th / South
  • 1956/57 : Third Division – 5th / South
  • 1957/58 : Third Division – 9th / South
  • 1958/59 : Third Division – 12th
  • 1959/60 : Third Division – 10th
  • 1960/61 : Third Division – 19th
  • 1961/62 : Third Division – 3rd
  • 1962/63 : Third Division – 5th
  • 1963/64 : Third Division – 4th
  • 1964/65 : Third Division – 11th
  • 1965/66 : Third Division – 18th
  • 1966/67 : Third Division – 20th
  • 1967/68 : Third Division – 12th
  • 1968/69 : Third Division – 4th
  • 1969/70 : Third Division – 21st
  • 1970/71 : Fourth Division – 2nd
  • 1971/72 : Third Division – 3rd
  • 1972/73 : Third Division – 7th
  • 1973/74 : Third Division – 11th
  • 1974/75 : Third Division – 21st
  • 1975/76 : Fourth Division – 6th
  • 1976/77 : Fourth Division – 13th
  • 1977/78 : Fourth Division – 17th
  • 1978/79 : Fourth Division – 18th
  • 1979/80 : Fourth Division – 11th
  • 1980/81 : Fourth Division – 13th
  • 1981/82 : Fourth Division – 4th
  • 1982/83 : Third Division – 14th
  • 1983/84 : Third Division – 17th
  • 1984/85 : Third Division – 10th
  • 1985/86 : Third Division – 15th
  • 1986/87 : Third Division – Champions
  • 1987/88 : Second Division – 17th
  • 1988/89 : Second Division – 12th
  • 1989/90 : Second Division – 22nd
  • 1990/91 : Third Division – 9th
  • 1991/92 : Third Division – 8th
  • 1992/93 : Second Division] – 17th
  • 1993/94 : Second Division – 17th
  • 1994/95 : Second Division – 19th
  • 1995/96 : Second Division – 14th
  • 1996/97 : Second Division – 16th
  • 1997/98 : Second Division – 9th
  • 1998/99 : Second Division – 7th
  • 1999/00 : Second Division – 16th

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "BBC Sport – Football – Championship". BBC Sport Website. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  2. "First team". A.F.C. Bournemouth. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  3. "AFCB - Squad numbers confirmed for 2017/18". A.F.C. Bournemouth. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Simon Francis named as AFC Bournemouth captain for the 2016/2017 season". A.F.C. Bournemouth. Retrieved 13 December 2016.