A.F.C. Bournemouth

association football club in Bournemouth, England

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 2020–2021 season, Bournemouth are playing in The English Football League Championship.[1]

AFC Bournemouth's football stadium (Dean Court)
A.F.C. Bournemouth
Full nameAthletic Football Club Bournemouth
Founded1899
GroundVitality Stadium
Capacity12,000
ManagerScott Parker
LeagueEnglish Football League Championship
2020/21Premier League, 6th of 24th

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. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   Poland Artur Boruc
2 DF   England Simon Francis (captain)[4]
3 DF   England Steve Cook
4 MF   England Dan Gosling
5 DF   Netherlands Nathan Aké
6 MF   England Andrew Surman (vice-captain)[4]
7 MF   England Marc Pugh
8 MF   Ireland Harry Arter
9 FW   Congo DR Benik Afobe
11 DF   England Charlie Daniels
12 GK   England Aaron Ramsdale
13 FW   England Callum Wilson
14 DF   Australia Brad Smith
15 DF   England Adam Smith
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF   England Lewis Cook
17 FW   Norway Joshua King
18 FW   England Jermain Defoe
19 MF   England Junior Stanislas
22 MF   United States Emerson Hyndman
23 MF   England Connor Mahoney
24 MF   Scotland Ryan Fraser
26 DF   England Tyrone Mings
27 GK   Bosnia and Herzegovina Asmir Begović
29 DF   Wales Rhoys Wiggins
31 FW   France Lys Mousset
32 GK   Australia Adam Federici
33 MF   England 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. Pos. Nation Player
10 FW   Ivory Coast Max Gradel (on loan at Toulouse)
21 GK   England Ryan Allsop (on loan at Blackpool)
28 FW   England Lewis Grabban (on loan at Sunderland)
38 DF   England Baily Cargill (on loan at Fleetwood Town)
39 MF   England Ben Whitfield (on loan at Port Vale)
No. Pos. Nation Player
43 MF   England Matt Worthington (on loan at Yeovil Town)
44 FW   England Sam Surridge (on loan at Yeovil Town)
47 DF   England Jordan Lee (on loan at Torquay United)
53 FW   Ireland 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.