Boss Eddie says school visits keep his stars grounded

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has spoken of how visits to the community keep his star players grounded. The Cherries boss was keynote speaker at the annual Chairman’s Luncheon held at the club’s Vitality Stadium. Eddie told his audience of businesspeople in the Bubbles Champagne Lounge: “Being a Premier League player is a wonderful thing, but it’s like a bubble … Read More

Surman talks internet safety at school

To mark this week’s global Safer Internet Day, AFC Bournemouth vice-captain Andrew Surman was a special guest at a Bournemouth school to talk about the importance of staying safe online. He headed to Bournemouth Collegiate School along with the AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust to help deliver the popular Connect with Care project on the subject and hand out prizes … Read More

Cherries star Lewis earns pupils’ respect

AFC Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook thrilled year five pupils at Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School by coaching them in the value of respect. Corpus Christi in Boscombe is the latest school to benefit from the club’s Citizenship & Respect programme, which is delivered by AFC Bournemouth’s self-funding, non-profit Community Sports Trust and supported by Goadsby. Independent estate agency Goadsby, which … Read More

Cherries stars join Premier League Kicks youngsters

Cherries duo Jefferson Lerma and Diego Rico have joined in with more than 40 young players at the latest Premier League Kicks session at Mudeford Wood Community Centre in Christchurch. Run by the AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust, the sessions – which are free of charge, open to all and held across the area – welcome young players on a … Read More

Company protecting children online signs with Cherries

A Dorset based managed IT service provider helping children to stay safe online, has signed up to support AFC Bournemouth for another season. Bournemouth and London based IT Support Business (ITSB) has renewed its partnership with the Cherries. Under the arrangement ITSB is an official partner of AFC Bournemouth’s self-funding, non-profit Community Sports Trust and sponsors a schools project called … Read More

AFC Bournemouth player tells children to make respect their goal

AFC Bournemouth player Steve Cook has been coaching primary school children on the importance of respect and good behaviour. Central defender Cook and assistant head coach Steve Fletcher visited Winton Primary School in Bournemouth, with AFC Bournemouth’s charitable Community Sports Trust (CST). The CST works with 4000 people each week, from school children to the over 50s, on projects ranging … Read More