AFC Bournemouth

Manager
Eddie Howe
Established
1899
Nick Name
The Cherries
Stadium
Vitality Stadium
Capacity
11700
Twitter
https://twitter.com/afcbournemouth
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/afcbournemouth
Website
http://www.afcb.co.uk/

General Information

The Early Years

The present football club can trace its roots as far back as 1890 when Boscombe St. Johns Institute Football Club were playing in local football. They disbanded in 1899 and from the remains of that club, Boscombe FC were formed at a meeting under the streetlights in Gladstone Road, Boscombe.

The Club competed in the Bournemouth and District Junior League playing at a ground in Castlemain Avenue, Pokesdown. They moved to Kings Park, adjacent to the current stadium in...
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