FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Season’s End!

The final five games of my first season in charge of The Cherries were fraught with danger as we got sucked into a relegation battle that we thought we’d done enough to avoid! We lost 2-0 at Brighton, missing a plethora of second half chances to complete an ugly 5-0 season aggregate at the handsContinue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Season’s End!”

FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – The Artists!

Formerly known as The Cherries they now call us The Artists… because we like to draw! 1-0 to the good against struggling Manchester City courtesy of the instrumental Lewis Cook’s third goal of the season, we literally threw the lead away from a throw-in, allowing Kevin de Bruyne to equalise. There then followed three consecutiveContinue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – The Artists!”

FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Goal Shy!

Following the conclusion of the January transfer window, we commenced February with a comfortable 2-0 win at home to struggling Cardiff City. Top scorer Josh King scored both goals to take his season tally to 8. In truth, we’ve should’ve scored 8! There then followed a frustrating run of results where King and co. couldn’tContinue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Goal Shy!”

FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – King Shows Character/Bird Flies In!

Matchday twenty in the Premier League ended in a heartbreaking defeat at Old Trafford. Having fallen behind in the first half, our ex-Man Utd frontman Josh King ended a barren spell in-front of goal by finishing off a great team move early in the second half to level the score. Anthony Martial restored the homeContinue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – King Shows Character/Bird Flies In!”

FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Cook on Fire!

We commenced November with a 1-1 draw at home to Manchester Utd. Despite Jeremiah St. Juste conceding possession that led to us falling behind, Lewis Cook was outstanding in midfield and Dominic Solanke equalised to make it two goals in two games for the rejuvenated frontman. St. Juste should’ve scored his first goal for theContinue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Cook on Fire!”

FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Onwards in Autumn!

September started with another defeat, this time at the hands of Chelsea. We were actually on top for the first twenty minutes but captain Simon Cook conceded a penalty to undo the good work. In the second half we fell further behind courtesy of another set-piece, this time a free-kick from Willian. Losing our disciplineContinue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Onwards in Autumn!”

FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Abysmal August!

We commenced the season with a frustrating 2-0 loss at home to newly promoted Cardiff City. With the game still goalless £21.8m new signing Moses Simon struck tamely at the goalkeeper when clean through on goal. After we fell behind the Nigerian then contrived to hit the crossbar when presented with an open goal. AContinue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Abysmal August!”

FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Comings and Goings

On the eve of the new campaign and the club’s first competitive match under my stewardship, I wanted to keep you fully abreast of the transfer dealings (Both in and out) that have occurred during the summer months. Firstly, the following players have left the Vitality Stadium: Junior Stanislas, LM, Watford, £6.7m Lys Mousset, ST,Continue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Comings and Goings”

FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Managerial Appointment!

I’m absolutely delighted to announce that I’ve been appointed as manager of AFC Bournemouth ahead of the upcoming 2019-20 season. Whilst I appreciate that fans may have some reservations about my appointment provided my lack of experience, I thoroughly believe that I possess the skill set to help take AFC Bournemouth to the next level.Continue reading “FIFA 19: Career Mode – AFC Bournemouth – Managerial Appointment!”