News & Blog

Poppies earn point in tight game with Fleet Town

Poppies earn point in tight game with Fleet Town

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimonejourno) A late header from substitute Ethan Fishlock earned a point for Bournemouth in a 1-1 draw with Fleet Town. Leo Decabo had put the Blues in front early on, and it took until the 81st minute before Fishlock struck to make sure it finished all square. Last week Bournemouth had ...

Poppies through in FA Vase after penalty shootout win over Blackfield & Langley

Poppies through in FA Vase after penalty shootout win over Blackfield & Langley

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimonejourno) Bournemouth came back from 2-0 down to dramatically win on penalties over Blackfield & Langley, to progress to the 1st Round proper of the FA Vase. In a breathless game, Blackfield & Langley scored twice before half-time, following a nasty incident which saw Jamie Wilson and Flavio Tavarez sent-off for ...

Bournemouth back to winning ways after defeating Amesbury

Bournemouth back to winning ways after defeating Amesbury

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimonejourno) Bournemouth got back to winning ways after defeating Amesbury Town 2-0. An own goal and a Martin Warren header were enough to end the Poppies winless streak and get them a second league win of the season. The previous game had seen the Poppies on the end of an 8-0 ...

Bournemouth on the end of 8 goal thrashing at Lymington

Bournemouth on the end of 8 goal thrashing at Lymington

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimonejourno) Bournemouth unfortunately fell to a 8-0 defeat away to Lymington, as they extended their winless streak to five games. A brace from Sam House, as well as efforts from Owen Fee and Steven Flynn saw the Linnets lead 4-0 at half-time. Poppies weren’t able to keep the scoreline down in ...

Bournemouth share spoils in draw with Hamble

Bournemouth share spoils in draw with Hamble

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimonejourno) Bournemouth earned a 1-1 draw with Hamble, after an electrifying first five minutes that preceded a largely uneventful affair. In the third minute striker Max Norrish cracked a delightful effort in off the crossbar, before Hamble’s Josh Batt tapped in from close range just two minutes later. Bournemouth were playing ...

Poppies at home & match day programme

Poppies at home & match day programme

The Poppies will play their first home game of the 2020/21 season on Saturday at Victoria Park when they host Fareham Town FC in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division fixture. Bournemouth FC go into the game having drawn 2-2 last Saturday away to Fleet Town however they were defeated on Tuesday evening at Andover ...

Penalties deny Poppies FA Cup progress

Penalties deny Poppies FA Cup progress

Bournemouth FC were sadly defeated 5:4 on penalties after the game ended 1:1 at full time on Tuesday evening during the FA Cup tie with Basingstoke Town FC which was played at the Rivermoor Stadium, the home of Reading City FC. The Poppies faced a tough and enduring first half chasing “The Stokes” with a ...

FA Cup preview Basingstoke FC v’s Poppies

FA Cup preview Basingstoke FC v’s Poppies

The competitive 2020/21 season gets underway for “The Poppies” on Tuesday evening (1st September) as they face Basingstoke FC in the extra preliminary round of the FA Cup. Basingstoke FC are current members of the Southern League Division 1 South, a league above Bournemouth FC however Poppies manager Leo Cabeleira’s new look side will be ...

Cabeleira assembles his ‘puzzle’ with his mind on Christchurch

Cabeleira assembles his ‘puzzle’ with his mind on Christchurch

Giancarlo Bocchetti @GBitsMedia — The nightmare and the hard days seem to be over at Poppies. Last couple of victories against Brockenhurst (home) and Cowes Sport (away) have raised the morale and confidence of the whole team. Leonardo Cabeleira, manager of Bournemouth FC, shared his thoughts about the last two performances for Poppies and the ...

Poppies will look for a back to back win on the IOW

Poppies will look for a back to back win on the IOW

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimoneJourno) Bournemouth FC is looking to obtain two league wins in a row for the first time this season, as they take on Cowes Sports away from home. Poppies were able to overcome Brockenhurst 1-0 during midweek thanks to Matt Nicholl’s superb 50-yard effort, which gave them only their second three ...

Nicholls: “I kept checking on the keeper”

Nicholls: “I kept checking on the keeper”

Matt Nicholls may only have played a few games this season but the ones he has played, he has shown consistency, good defending and combat spirit. Nicholls broke the deadlock and the ‘curse’ for Poppies on the ’84 after scoring a cracker from 50 yards, chipping the ball over the keeper. “I had a good ...

It was a determined display despite defeat to Alresford

It was a determined display despite defeat to Alresford

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimoneJourno) Bournemouth went down 4-2 at home to Alresford Town, despite a hard-working performance against the league leaders. Poppies took the lead after Howard Nhemachena slammed home from six yards, before Mike Gosney restored parity just two minutes later. The Magpies then took the lead when Duarte Martens slotted in, but ...