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This Season Sponsor your favorite Poppies player

This Season Sponsor your favorite Poppies player

You can now sponsor your very own player for the 2021/22 season!Got a favourite? Be the sponsor! Ryan(Tesco)Johnson is proudly sponsored by PEGASUS Bespoke solutions. specialist in residential and commercial electrical services 01202 835818@Phillpbrown7 @leemiddleton01, We welcome on board this player sponsor. Another new sponsor on board is Fishlock & Dyer ltd. Providing player sponsorship ...

Poppies out of FA Vase to United Services Portsmouth

Poppies out of FA Vase to United Services Portsmouth

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimonejourno) Bournemouth were knocked out of the FA Vase last night, as they went down 3-1 to United Services Portsmouth. Poppies did initially take the lead against the run of play, as Jack Kinge-Phillips’ cross went straight in. However, the Wessex Division One side deservedly equalised midway through the first half ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bournemouth to face huge task against Alresford Town

Bournemouth to face huge task against Alresford Town

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimoneJourno) Bournemouth are looking to bounce back from their 3-1 away defeat to Shaftesbury as they take on Alresford Town this saturday. However, this will prove to be a very difficult task, as Alresford currently top the Sydenhams Wessex Premeir Division with seven wins and a defeat from eight games. In ...

Poppies fall to fourth straight defeat at Shaftesbury

Poppies fall to fourth straight defeat at Shaftesbury

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimoneJourno) Bournemouth fell to a fourth straight defeat in the Sydenhams Wessex Premier Division after Shaftesbury beat them 3-1 at Cockrams. The Rockies took the lead in the first half through Benjamin Mali, only for Tyrone Carkeet’s incredible long-range free-kick to sail over everyone’s heads to equalize. However, a header from ...

Poppies aim for victory against Hamble Club

Poppies aim for victory against Hamble Club

Bournemouth are aiming to get their second league victory of the season as they host Hamble Club this Saturday. ✍️ Carlo Simone / 📷 Giancarlo Bocchetti | –  After a disappointing 6-1 away defeat to AFC Portchester, the Poppies are seeking to end their four match winless run in the league. Hamble currently sit in ...

Bournemouth hit for six by AFC Portchester

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimoneJourno) Bournemouth Poppies were on the end of a thrashing, as AFC Portchester easily won 6-1. In a fairly close first half the Royals took a 2-0 lead, through a Nathan Paxton strike and a Steve Ramsey penalty. Portchester then extended their lead early in the second half after a Mike ...

All sails set on Portchester direction

All sails set on Portchester direction

✍️ Carlo Simone / 📷 Giancarlo Bocchetti | – Bournemouth’s next encounter in the Sydenhams Wessex Premier Division is an away match against AFC Portchester. The Royals currently sit at 11th place in the league having played four games, whilst the Poppies are just below in 14th after playing six. When these two teams met ...

Cabeleira: “Good things will come soon”

Cabeleira: “Good things will come soon”

✍️ Carlo Simone / 📷 Giancarlo Bocchetti | – Poppies Manager Leo Cabeleira gave his thoughts ahead of Saturday’s away game against AFC Portchester. Cabeleira confirmed the team has been working hard during the week in order to bring more goals, as the Poppies have only scored 3 in the last 5 matches. “We’ve been ...

Almeida: “Defense and attack will be at the same level”

Almeida: “Defense and attack will be at the same level”

✍️ Carlo Simone / 📷 Giancarlo Bocchetti Bournemouth FC, Assistant Manager Diogo Almeida explained how the team is getting prepared ahead of Saturday’s away match against AFC Portchester. What exercises have you implemented to try and fix the lack of goals so far this season? “So we’ve been working a lot in finishing, especially in ...

Cabeleira confirmed as new Poppies boss

Bournemouth FC are delighted to announce the appointment of Leo Cabeleira as First Team Manager. Leo had worked alongside Michael Cuffie as Assistant Manager at Victoria Park for two years, and held a major role in the Club’s third place Wessex Premier finish and success in the Bournemouth Senior Cup last season. Diogo Almeida remains ...

Cuffie steps down as Poppies boss

Cuffie steps down as Poppies boss

“I have had a change of life circumstances with my kids and just think it’s time to move on. “There is no animosity, I get on well with everybody there and I think I have left the club in good hands. Leo (Cabeleira) is going to take over. “I have had to sit down and ...

Bournemouth Poppies let two-goal lead slip in draw with Lymington

Written by Carlo Simone (@CSimonejourno) Bournemouth Poppies extended their winless run to four after losing a two-goal lead away to Lymington. After a first half in which Lymington dominated, Poppies took the lead midway through the second half from Manny Ohameje’s finish. River Smith then doubled their lead just a few minutes later with a ...