AFC Bournemouth

Country England England
Home town Bournemouth, Dorset
Founded 1899
Premier League
Football League One

AFC Bournemouth is an English football club based in Bournemouth. They currently feature in League Two.

AFC Bournemouth were established in 1899 out of the hubris of the Boscombe St. John’s Club as Boscombe FC. In 1923 they assumed the name Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic FC and in 1972 they became AFC Bournemouth.

In 1986 under the managership of Harry Redknapp, Bournemouth reached the second tier of English club football but were relegated immediately.

AFC Bournemouth play their home matches at Dean Court that can accommodate 9,600 spectators. They bear the nickname ‘The Cherries’.

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