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Three things we learnt from Hull City’s 3-1 victory over Bournemouth

Marco Silva celebrated his first Premier League victory as manager of Hull City after they overturned a lacklustre Bournemouth side at the KCOM Stadium. Two goals from Abel Hernandez turned the match in the Tigers’ favour after Junior Stanislas had given the visitors the lead from the penalty spot in the third minute. Embattled Hull, who had not won in …

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Could this Chelsea star make a shock January move to Bournemouth?

Chelsea captain John Terry is understood to be an ambitious loan target for Bournemouth in this transfer window. According to an article in The Telegraph, Cherries manager Eddie Howe is hoping to persuade the former England skipper to move to the south coast for the remainder of the season. Howe is in the market for a central defender, having seen Nathan Ake return …

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What does Nathan Ake’s recall mean for both Chelsea and Bournemouth?

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s surprise decision to recall Nathan Ake from his loan spell with Bournemouth has implications for both clubs. The Netherlands Under-21 international had put pen-to-paper on a season-long deal with the south coast club, but a clause in the contract to bring him back early has been invoked by Chelsea. Now, supporters of both clubs are wondering what this decision …

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Three things we learnt from Bournemouth’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Arsenal

Olivier Giroud’s dramatic injury-time goal salvaged a point for Arsenal from a pulsating Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium. The Gunners found themselves 3-0 down with less than half an hour to play after Charlie Daniels, Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser had sent Bournemouth supporters wild. A famous victory for the hosts, who had never beaten Arsenal in their history, looked …

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AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Arsenal head into tonight’s televised Premier League clash away to AFC Bournemouth knowing a victory would close the gap on second-placed Liverpool to just one point. The Gunners slipped to fourth in the table by virtue of Manchester City’s unconvincing win against Burnley, but will be aiming to capitalise on the Reds’ failure to beat struggling Sunderland. Three points would …

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Three things we learnt from Chelsea’s 3-0 victory over Bournemouth

Chelsea strolled to their 12th consecutive Premier League victory – a club record – with a 3-0 triumph over Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge. Pedro opened the scoring midway through the first half before Eden Hazard doubled their advantage from the penalty spot, shortly after the half-time restart. The Cherries huffed and puffed, sticking admirably to their passing principles, but were unable …

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Chelsea vs Bournemouth: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Much talk in the Premier League has been about the Chelsea machine in recent weeks, no more so than their most recent outing, a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace, which equalled a club record of 11 consecutive victories. Going into their Boxing Day clash at home to Bournemouth, Antonio Conte’s Blues are seeking to provide the perfect late Christmas present …

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Three key stats ahead of Chelsea vs Bournemouth

Will the Chelsea bandwagon keep on rolling? The Blues top the Premier League table by six points going into this Boxing Day encounter on the back of 11 straight league wins knowing that a victory over Bournemouth will take them nine points clear of the pack at full-time (before Manchester City and Liverpool play.) The team who will be looking …

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How Bournemouth winger Marc Pugh returned with a bang against Leicester

Even in his wildest dreams, Marc Pugh could not have imagined a more memorable first Premier League start of the season. The likeable Lancastrian had been restricted to the occasional substitute’s appearance after slipping down the pecking order, largely due to an injury-blighted few months. But the absence of Ryan Fraser, who rolled his ankle against Burnley, provided Pugh with …

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Bournemouth vs Leicester City: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Leicester City’s barnstorming victory over Manchester City has given them a huge boost ahead of tonight’s trip to AFC Bournemouth. The reigning Premier League champions bounced back from their 5-0 drubbing against Porto in supreme style thanks to a hat-trick by England striker Jamie Vardy. But Claudio Ranieri will be expecting a tough examination on the south coast against a Bournemouth …

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How has Chelsea loanee Nathan Ake improved Bournemouth?

Nathan Ake had to wait three months for his chance to cement a place in AFC Bournemouth’s starting line-up. The Netherlands Under-21 international, on a season-long loan from Chelsea, had been restricted to the role of frustrated onlooker with only the occasional substitute appearance as Eddie Howe kept faith with the back four that was a mainstay of last season. …

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