A.F.C. Bournemouth

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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

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]

Name[change | change source]

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

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

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 Poland Artur Boruc
2 DF England England Simon Francis (captain)[4]
3 DF England England Steve Cook
4 MF England England Dan Gosling
5 DF Netherlands Netherlands Nathan Aké
6 MF England England Andrew Surman (vice-captain)[4]
7 MF England England Marc Pugh
8 MF Republic of Ireland Ireland Harry Arter
9 FW Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR Benik Afobe
11 DF England England Charlie Daniels
12 GK England England Aaron Ramsdale
13 FW England England Callum Wilson
14 DF Australia Australia Brad Smith
15 DF England England Adam Smith
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF England England Lewis Cook
17 FW Norway Norway Joshua King
18 FW England England Jermain Defoe
19 MF England England Junior Stanislas
22 MF United States United States Emerson Hyndman
23 MF England England Connor Mahoney
24 MF Scotland Scotland Ryan Fraser
26 DF England England Tyrone Mings
27 GK Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Asmir Begović
29 DF Wales Wales Rhoys Wiggins
31 FW France France Lys Mousset
32 GK Australia Australia Adam Federici
33 MF England England Jordon Ibe

Out on loan[change | change source]

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

League position[change | change source]

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 position[change | change source]

  • 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 websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  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.