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Back of the Net is AFC Bournemouth's only weekly podcast where Cherries fan can listen to match analysis, features, interviews and behind the scenes information each and every Monday morning. We'll bring you fans vox-pops from the latest Cherries game, as well as providing our own take on proceeding… read more

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204 - Pummellings & Perspective

October 2nd, 2023


Andoni Iraola's tough Premier League initiation continued on Saturday as Basque buddy Mikel Arteta oversaw his rampant Arsenal side dominate a poor …

203 - Meltdown Schmeltdown!

September 27th, 2023


This season, Bournemouth are three points better off than the equivalent games in the previous campaign, and with a style of football that is making the media talk about us, Boscombe are once again proving to be an …

202 - We Need To Talk About Lloyd Kelly...

September 18th, 2023


Whilst one swallow doesn’t make a summer, Lloyd Kelly’s majestic performance against Chelsea on Sunday has got tongues wagging in ways which are suggesting that his showing against the Blues might have been his best yet …

201 - Bees Sting Late - But Boy Was That Fun!

September 4th, 2023


Saturday in West London witnessed a rollercoaster game between two sides going toe to toe in a clash which was entertaining for the neutral, but …

200 - Have A Little Patience...

August 28th, 2023


This season under Ange Postecoglou, Tottenham Hotspur are looking sharp and seemingly mean business, but whilst it was a relative stroll against …

199 - Limbs Then Lows at Liverpool

August 21st, 2023


On Saturday, an enthralling encounter at Anfield was somewhat ruined by poor officiating throughout. Bournemouth succumbed to a 3-1 defeat on the day, but there were key moments at key times that played a big part in …

198 - A Taste Of The Difference?

August 14th, 2023


Bournemouth have had the majority of possession only twice at home this calendar year, and both times, it has been against West Ham United. However unlike our previous encounter with David Moyes' side in 2023, this time …

197 - Are AFC Bournemouth "Rock And Roll" Yet?

August 8th, 2023


With "rock and roll football" on the cards this season, Andoni Iraola's first pre-season at AFC Bournemouth has supplied fans with plenty of talking …

196 - Gary O'Neil Departs As Andoni Iraola Arrives!

June 19th, 2023


On June 19th at 12:30pm, it came as a surprise to AFC Bournemouth and the wider footballing world that Gary O’Neil had been relieved of his duties as AFC Bournemouth head coach, just over a month after Cherries …

195 - End Of Season Player Ratings

June 6th, 2023


After a Premier League season of transition for AFC Bournemouth, Sam & Tom return with the Ultimate End of Season Player Ratings Show for 2022/23 to discover which players emerge top of the tier, and which seemingly …

194 - How Did The Media Get It So Wrong?

May 16th, 2023


Nearly every pundit had us down. From Youtubers, TV pundits, and even ex-managers - as Harry Redknapp came on the channel to suggest Bournemouth might be doomed! But how did they get it so badly wrong, and why didn't …

193 - The Vegas GAMBLE That Divided Supporters

May 1st, 2023


The Leeds owner was reportedly in tears and Jack Harrison was despondently sat all on his own after a very disorganised Leeds United lost 4-1 to Gary O'Neil's AFC Bournemouth at Dean Court on Sunday. Cherries fans were …

192 - An Alarming Afternoon

April 24th, 2023


After the jubilation and euphoria of Bournemouth's win at Spurs, Cherries fans thought the arrival of West Ham might provide a "kick on" moment - but …

191 - Scenes At Spurs!

April 17th, 2023


After AFC Bournemouth's stunning 3-2 win on Saturday, the football world saw Tottenham's loss as simply another case of the North London club being "Spursy", meanwhile, Cherries fans were keen to highlight their own …

190 - Leicester Outfoxed!

April 11th, 2023


After Cherries disposed of Leicester City 1-0 on Saturday, Bournemouth's chances of survival look decidedly better, and on what looks to be a huge …

189 - Now Can We Push On?

April 3rd, 2023


It was a game of two halves at Dean Court today as two substitutions in the interval inspired a second half fightback against Fulham which saw Marcus …

188 - Consistently Inconsistent

March 20th, 2023


Amid classy scenes from the Aston Villa faithful who joined Bournemouth supporters in welcoming back David Brooks, there were some bittersweet …

187 - Sal-ah-ha-ha!

March 13th, 2023


It's easy to for things to feel different after a win, but with AFC Bournemouth climbing to 18th in the table over the weekend, there is a "glass …

186 - Last Gasp Heartbreak

March 6th, 2023


On Saturday, Bournemouth fans travelled to North London expecting nothing, but after taking a surprise 2-0 lead, Gary O'Neil's men were on course to cause the shock of the season. However, the latter stages of the game …

185 - The Things We MUST Improve!

March 3rd, 2023


Last week, AFC Bournemouth fans seemed exasperated by going five at the back against Manchester City, because it is a formation which has yielded so LITTLE for Cherries this season! After the 4-1 loss that ensued, …

184 - A Win At Wolves

February 20th, 2023


Gary O'Neil saw his first win as permanent boss in a 1-0 victory at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday, so Sam Davis and Tom Jordan are joined by …

183 - Can We Do That Every Week?

February 13th, 2023


After Saturday's draw with Newcastle United, AFC Bournemouth fans have been given hope for the first time since Gary O'Neil took over his role on a …

182 - It's Getting Untenable

February 6th, 2023


As Leeds United part with their manager Jesse Marsch, Cherries fans are now pondering at what point the AFC Bournemouth hierarchy might consider Gary O'Neil's position untenable.

The Cherries loss against Brighton at …

181 - Improved But Inevitable!

January 23rd, 2023


Two former Bournemouth academy prospects scored either side of half time as Nottingham Forest came away with a draw against AFC Bournemouth thanks to …

180 - A Toxic Terrace

January 16th, 2023


Chants of "sacked in the morning" could be heard from some of the away contingent on Saturday night as AFC Bournemouth succumbed to a 2-0 defeat to …

179 - Brilliant Burnley Banish Bournemouth

January 9th, 2023


Cherries captain Lloyd Kelly was the victim of booing on Saturday after our FA Cup exit to Burnley, and whilst his performance was under par, the …

178 - Calamity at Chelsea and Pathetic vs Palace!

January 2nd, 2023


A Christmas break has us put a few things into perspective. After some lengthy cogitation and soul-searching, this extended pod gives us a chance to …

177 - Gary O’Neil Appointed - The Reaction!

November 27th, 2022


Gary O'Neil has finally been announced as Bournemouth permanent manager after an extended period of conjecture and waiting for Cherries fans. A mixture of circumstances meant that the wait for the rubber-stamping took …

176 - Toffees Chewed Up - Again!

November 14th, 2022


As rumours linking Marcelo Bielsa to AFC Bournemouth gain traction, Cherries put in a performance which would make him purr as they CRUISED to a 3-0 …

175 - Cherries Go To Ell-and Back

November 9th, 2022


Tom Jordan speaks to fans who witnessed the game at Elland Road as Cherries squander another lead for the second game in succession, this time at the hands of Leeds United, who took advantage of Boscombe's naivety - to …

174 - Cherries Drop Points But Is Kieffer The Key?

October 31st, 2022


Frustrated AFC Bournemouth fans react at full time after Cherries squander a two goal lead against Tottenham Hotspur, who netted three second-half …

173 - Another VAR-cical Display

October 25th, 2022


West Ham probably shaded the match at the London Stadium, but we find ourselves once again in a position where the suits at Stockley Park say one thing, however the football fanbase - including ex-professionals, say the …

172 - Cherries Choke In Saints Shocker

October 21st, 2022


AFC Bournemouth lost to Southampton on Wednesday night in a sorry showing at Dean Court which saw the Saints pull out of the relegation zone thanks …

171 - A Cottage Classic!

October 17th, 2022


AFC Bournemouth drew 2-2 in West London in a solid performance against Marco Silva's Fulham - however O'Neil's men will be rueing the manner of the …

170 - Cherries Outfox Leicester At Dean Court

October 10th, 2022


Tigz was the man with the microphone as Bournemouth fans reacted outside Dean Court after witnessing a second half comeback where two goals from Phil Billing and Ryan Christie managed to banish the blues of a …

169 - "Zzzzzz": Bees, Boredom, or Both?!

October 3rd, 2022


The noise that emanated from Dean Court on Saturday was dull "zzzz", and we are still unsure whether it was the sound of the visiting Bees, or a …

168 - Howe's THAT! Cherries Secure Draw At Newcastle!

September 19th, 2022


Alexander Isak scored his first goal at St James' Park but Newcastle remain without a win since the opening day of the Premier League season after being held by a rigid and determined Bournemouth. AFC Bournemouth fans …

167 - Four Points From Six!

September 6th, 2022


This pod provides raw reaction from Bournemouth fans as the Cherries secure four points out of six from Wolves and Forest, the latter of which …

166 - Liverpool HELL & A Parker Farewell

August 31st, 2022


Cherries were humiliated on a global level on Saturday as a rejuvenated Liverpool put Scott Parker's men to the sword in a performance which oozed …

165 - Carabao Delight After Arsenal Fright

August 25th, 2022


Is Defence our best form of Defence? After the 3-0 defeat to the Gunners at Dean Court on Saturday, Scott Parker witnessed an "unacceptable" first …

164 - Manchester City Were Four-Middable!

August 15th, 2022


Scott Parker has suggested that the current incarnation at Manchester City is the "best team" he has ever seen, and after the Citizens' whitewashing of Bournemouth on Saturday, it's hard to disagree. Was 4-0 the best we …

163 - Parker Masterminds A STUNNING Start!

August 8th, 2022


At the weekend, Cherries kicked off their return to the Premier League with a convincing 2-0 win over Aston Villa. The game saw Bournemouth play a tactical blinder over a Villa side that looked less than comfortable at …

162 - This Time Around, It's VERY Different!

August 2nd, 2022


Ahead of what looks to be an enthralling rollercoaster season, Tigz, Sam and Tom are at the Pear at Parley to analyse AFC Bournemouth's incomings and …

161 - Harry Redknapp's Premier League Predictions

July 25th, 2022


Former AFC Bournemouth gaffa and manager of FOUR current top flight clubs Harry Redknapp joins us to chat all things Premier League ahead of what will be an absorbing season.

As well as some amusing stories of Harry's …

Andrew Surman: The Time I FLOORED Zlatan Ibrahimovic

June 19th, 2022


An extended chat with former Cherries midfielder Andrew Surman joins us for a revealing look back at his time at AFC Bournemouth, including some candid reflections on life as a Cherries footballer and the players that …

160 - End of Season Finale!

May 9th, 2022


AFC Bournemouth fans of all ages came on the microphone after the post-match celebrations at Dean Court to react to our 1-0 win over Millwall, a …

159 - The 98 Minutes That Saw Bournemouth Promoted

May 5th, 2022


Jubilant Cherries fans reacted at full time on the pitch, as Bournemouth defeat Nottingham Forest 1-0 thanks to a Kieffer Moore strike late on in the …

158 - Cherries' Three Point Rovers Return

May 2nd, 2022


What a week!

Relieved Cherries fans reacted at full time as Bournemouth leave it late to secure a point against Swansea City thanks to two goals from …

157 - Solanke Spot On!

April 25th, 2022


Dominic Solanke was the man of the moment in our two most recent games, as Boscombe took two from four to keep the promotion bid on track.

Firstly, he …

156 - Goalless Games Spark Cherry Concern

April 16th, 2022


Two goalless games gave Bournemouth fans a lot to think about this week, and this podcast brings you the reaction!

It was a jaded and despondent feeling after the 0-0 with Middlesbrough on Good Friday. Subsequently - …

155 - WOEFUL at West Brom!

April 5th, 2022


Two very different performances from Boscombe sees contrasting views from AFC Bournemouth fans, who firstly react at full-time after beating Bristol …

154 - Cherries Terrorise Terriers & Aid To Ukraine

March 24th, 2022


Cherries fans jubilantly react after AFC Bournemouth beat Huddersfield Town 3-0 at the John Smith’s Stadium thanks to goals from Jaidon Anthony, …

153 - Four From Six Keeps Forest At Bay

March 16th, 2022


Tigz was on the mic at full time to gauge the reaction as fans reacted outside the ground as Cherries got back to winning ways at Dean Court on …

152 - Looking Back Over My Shoulder - A BUMPER Pod!

March 9th, 2022


Annoyed AFC Bournemouth fans reacted at full time after two painful games to watch!

Firstly, Cherries lose 2-1 at Preston North End thanks to a winner …

151 - Jamal Keeps Bournemouth On Track

February 28th, 2022


Exasperated yet ecstatic AFC Bournemouth fans reacted at full time outside Dean Court as Scott Parker’s men left it late to secure victory over Stoke …

150 - Last Minute LIMBS at Blackpool

February 14th, 2022


Cherries left it late against Blackpool on Saturday as Siriki Dembele popped up in injury time to notch a crucial winner that saw AFC Bournemouth …

149 - Cup Chaos But Brum Brilliance

February 10th, 2022


Two games, two very different reactions!

Firstly, Sam and Tom fans react after they witnessed AFC Bournemouth getting humbled on their own patch by National League Boreham Wood in a Sunday night to forget for Scott …

148 - Blundersome at Barnsley and Clive Tyldesley Interview

January 31st, 2022


Forthright views and frank opinion as 1,000 Bournemouth fans travelled up to Barnsley to watch Bournemouth edge out the Tykes in a less than convincing win at Oakwell against the league's bottom side.

The Cherries made …

147 - The Tiger Who Came... For THREE!

January 24th, 2022


At one point this season, Bournemouth were NINE points clear of the team in third, yet now, we are three points behind the team in second. It's all a bit tense, so let’s come together, breathe, and talk… so, to talk …

146 - A Kenilworth Calamity

January 17th, 2022


We take a comprehensive dissecting of Saturday lunchtime’s 3-2 defeat at the hands of Luton Town with Sam Davis, Tom Jordan, Jeff Hayward, plus your thoughts after the game too!

It was a last minute goal from the Hatters …

145 - Half Season Player Grading Report

January 10th, 2022


With AFC Bournemouth more than half way through the season, it's time to do our analysis of the Cherries players who impressed, and also those that …

144 - Press Pass: The Season So Far

January 3rd, 2022


After Saturday's turgid performance at Middlesbrough, Jacob Tanswell from Dorset Live joins Tigz, Tom and Jeff to mull over the sorry showing at the …

143 - Where Is It All Going Wrong?

December 21st, 2021


After Saturday's turgid performance at Middlesbrough, Jacob Tanswell from Dorset Live joins Tigz, Tom and Jeff to mull over the sorry showing at the …

142 - Rovers Return... With Three Points

December 14th, 2021


A resurgent Blackburn Rovers came to Dean Court full of confidence after their incredible run of games, and they continued that form thanks to a goal …

141 - Five Seconds In Fulham

December 7th, 2021


Fulham was always going to be a tough game wasn’t it? Form, momentum, injuries - everything seemed to dictate a home win, but despite the confidence …

140 - Two from Nine? Eek!

November 29th, 2021


Cherries form recently hasn't been the best. With a loss at Derby, followed by a couple of frustrating draws where we've let the lead slip on both …

139 - Bounce-back-ability? Check!

November 8th, 2021


After Cherries suffered their first defeat of the season on Wednesday night against a stubborn and clinical Preston North End, all eyes were on the visit of Swansea on Saturday - with a reaction needed against a team …

138 - Insert Biscuitmen Crumbling Pun Here...

November 2nd, 2021


Cherries carried on their unbeaten run at the weekend with Reading being the latest victim after a 2-0 win at the Madejski Stadium, one which had punmasters across the South scrabbling for Royals and Biscuit related …

137 - Terrible Terriers Dom-inated at Dean Court

October 26th, 2021


This weekend, Boscombe comprehensively took apart Huddersfield 3-0 at Dean Court, and as a result, Cherries sit atop the Championship, with a five …

136 - A Cold & Rainy Tuesday Night In Stoke

October 20th, 2021


Sam Davis and Jeff Hayward spend just under an hour looking at two very different performances over the last few days as AFC Bournemouth gained …

135 - The Goalscorer's Dad

October 11th, 2021


In our last league game, Bournemouth overcame a deficit for the first time this season as Solanke and Billing netted inside three minutes to ensure …

134 - Hatters and Handbrakes

September 27th, 2021


Bournemouth survived a second-half fightback to defeat Luton Town 2-1 to return to the Championship summit, so in this pod, Sam Davis and Mr Tigz get together to chat over the weekend's antics - as resilience and …

133 - Iechyd Da - We're Top Of The League!

September 20th, 2021


The match against the Bluebirds at the Cardiff City Stadium was always going to pose a unique challenge For The Cherries, not least because the majority of their side were over 6ft - but enough of that tall story, …

132 - Plenty To Like As Tykes Out-Psyched

September 13th, 2021


After a number of draws, AFC Bournemouth got back to winning ways at the weekend - as they managed to wrecked the Tykes - psyche, in an accomplished …

131 - To Hull And Back

August 30th, 2021


A chance to analyse the weekend's 0-0 at the MKM Stadium in Hull as AFC Bournemouth failed to display their attacking prowess, and instead, took part …

130 - Boscombe Shock As Blackpool Rock

August 23rd, 2021


Despite a mesmeric first half against our Seaside rivals on Saturday, Bournemouth were made to pay for a lacklustre second 45 as Blackpool clawed a …

129 - Tricky Trees Felled

August 16th, 2021


Sam Davis is joined by Tom Jordan and Neil Dawson as they dissect Saturday's encounter at the City Ground in Nottingham where the Cherries overcame Forest in a tense 2-1 victory.

AFC Bournemouth sported the green kit and …

128 - Bagging A Draw

August 9th, 2021


The 2021/22 season started at home, with all of the world able to watch our curtain-raiser against West Brom, a match which obviously Sky thought …

127 - The Benefit of Hindsight

June 10th, 2021


This week, Kris Temple from BBC Radio Solent released a chat with Bournemouth Chairman Jeff Mostyn, the first time he has chatted at length for four …

126 - Play-Off Post-Mortem

May 24th, 2021


So then, another season in the Championship! Last season, we were disappointed with being relegated from the Premier League, but we were perversely excited to experience the Nottingham Forest away, trips to antiquated …

125 - Squeaky Bum Time

May 19th, 2021


It was very much a nerve jangling time at Dean Court on Monday, but the win against Brentford showed a lot of desire, a lot of discipline, and even at times a little bit of swagger - so with the hoodoo against Brentford …

124 - Are We "Derren Brown-ing" Them?

May 9th, 2021


AFC Bournemouth limped over the finish line against Stoke City in a display which has single-handedly managed to erode any optimism ahead of a Play-Off Semi-Final against an in-form Brentford. On this show, Sam Davis, …

123 - Am I Bovvered

May 2nd, 2021


As Catherine Tate once said: "Am I Bovvered?", and reading between the lines, that was the message that was gleaned from most of the post-match Cherry soundbytes - so despite our 1-0 loss at Wycombe on Saturday, the …

122 - Turn It Off And Turn It On Again

April 26th, 2021


After Bournemouth's magnificent seven wins in a row, Brentford were the visitors to Dean Court on Saturday, and whilst Cherries were After Eight, it was the 10-man away side that were mint - with a display of resilience …

121 - The Joy of Six

April 18th, 2021


The last time AFC Bournemouth won six in a row, we were promoted to the Premier League. Can we?! Well, the Cherries came away from Carrow Road with a 3-1 victory against Norwich City in a match which saw a number of …

120 - Ecstatic With Danjumagic

April 11th, 2021


A chance to dissect the weekend's match at Dean Court where AFC Bournemouth managed to dispose of Coventry City 4-1. It was a frenetic start with two early goals, but then it became a familiar affair where the Cherries …

119 - Easter Egg-stravaganza

April 5th, 2021


Cherries are honing in on the Play-Offs after two Easter wins, starting off with a 3-1 victory against Middlesbrough at Dean Court - a win that, whilst it saw no change of league position, leaves us on the coat-tails of …

118 - Managed Debt And Cup Regret

March 29th, 2021


Cherries posted a £60m+ loss for the last financial year in some jaw-dropping figures that were released this morning. AFC Bournemouth also posted confirmation that its owner is in to the club to the tune of £160m - a …

117 - We Will Not Be Seduced!

March 15th, 2021


Whilst isolated moments throughout the game might have given rise to rose-tinted optimism from some pundits, many Cherries fans will simply not be …

116 - Cruising and Complacent

March 8th, 2021


Cherries dropped two points at Deepdale on Saturday against an unpredictable Preston North End side in a match which was the archetypal game of two …

115 - Harried Hornets Lump on Lerma

March 1st, 2021


Cherries were in free-fall, without a solid performance in a number of games, so a 1-0 win against high-flying Watford ensured that Boscombe fans …

114 - Trust The Process?

February 22nd, 2021


World class candidates, an external appointment, exciting CV's - the future is bright - trust the process! The process? Under Eddie, we had a process - and that process was - "Howe will carry us through". Now though, at …

Eddie Mitchell – My Tenure As AFC Bournemouth Chairman

February 19th, 2021


Being a Cherries fan is never dull, and it certainly wasn’t whilst this person was at the helm of the club. If you wanted a person who could help put …

John Bailey – The Clique Of Players He Simply Couldn’t Stand

February 19th, 2021


We’re joined by yet another character in the Cherries calvary by the way of combative midfielder John Bailey - a player that wore his heart on his sleeve, playing 137 games for Boscombe, spanning five season, scoring 13 …

113 - A Saturday Snooze

February 14th, 2021


This weekend Cherries travelled to Nottingham to face Forest in a clash against an in-form Hughton side that has been difficult to …

112 - Defensive Holes But Back In The Goals

February 8th, 2021


What a season we're having. Jason Tindall departed the club in the week after a poor run of results for the Cherries. Whilst we had …

111 - A Brutal Reality Check

January 31st, 2021


Cherries are sitting sixth in the Championship, but after a series of horrendous performances, the brutal reality is that we are dropping like a stone - unless that is, the team starts to apply …

Shaun Teale – The Most Centre-Half Looking Centre-Half

January 24th, 2021


Shaun Teale is a player who many of us idolised for the two and a half seasons that he was with us. Moving from non-league, he made 62 appearances …

110 - Cherries Asunder After Referee Blunder

January 18th, 2021


Bournemouth made hard work of the beautiful game against yet another team in the bottom half of the table on Saturday as Luton Town …

Matt Tubbs and Josh McQuoid – Our Good (And Bad) Influences!

January 11th, 2021


Bournemouth has always been a club that has been associated with fast free-flowing football, and as a result of that, we have witnessed plenty of …

109 - Stan's The Man In Snowy Stoke

January 3rd, 2021


On Saturday night, Cherries weren’t exactly vintage. A change of formation, two personnel changes, and a familiar frustration for large parts of the game. But Junior Stanislas came good when needed. In …

Kevin Bond – What They Did To Me Was Atrocious

December 27th, 2020


Another episode of the Lockdown interviews where we are joined by former AFC Bournemouth player and manager Kevin Bond as we tell some great stories of his footballing past, including:

- The Man City and Saints days, and …

108 - Goalless and Soulless

December 20th, 2020


It was a tough watch at Kenilworth Road on Saturday as Cherries came away with a point from a very well oiled Luton Town side. Cherries looked leggy today against a determined and well drilled Hatters …

107 - Supporters, Sublime Strikes and Sixteen Year Olds

December 14th, 2020


Boscombe were rampant against the Terriers on Saturday in a five star performance in front of over 1,000 ecstatic Cherries at the Vitality Stadium in a convincing win over Huddersfield, and in this …

106 - Watch Us Wreck The Tykes - Psyche!

December 5th, 2020


In a climate where we all need escapism, some will watch Ant and Dec dishing out kangaroo testicles, but us Bournemouth fans favour …

105 - Cherries Claw Rovram Draw

November 29th, 2020


Start spreading the news... we won't always win every game we play, but at the New York Stadium on Saturday, you can't help but feel as though we were the architects of our own demise! Rotherham were …

Jason Tindall – On Managing AFC Bournemouth

November 28th, 2020


We are delighted to be joined by the current manager of AFC Bournemouth - Jason Tindall. Tom Jordan puts questions to the gaffa, with topics ranging from the formations, signings, but also more-lighted quips such as …

104 - A Royally Good Half Time Bollocking

November 22nd, 2020


On Saturday, Cherries beat Reading 4 - 2 at Dean Court, and it was the archetypal game of two halves. Jason Tindall's half time …

103 - A Blues Cruise and A Cherries Muse

November 8th, 2020


As Cherries pulled our second 3-1 win out of the bag at St Andrews this season, we take a look at proceedings in Birmingham on …

102 - Roro Spares Cherry Blushes

November 2nd, 2020


After Cherries dispatched of Bristol City in the week with a late winner, Derby County were next to visit, with Boscombe fans hoping …

101 - Room 101? - It’s An Unbeaten Run!

October 25th, 2020


With monologues being readied to describe a match which might have been consigned to Room 101, a certain Chris Mepham stepped up to …

100 - And It's Live....

October 18th, 2020


We've reached our centenary, so we thought we'd celebrate with a LIVE special! We've been podcasting on all things Cherries since 2016 and on Youtube since August 2019, and this show reviews our 4 years …

99 - Same Old St Andrews

October 5th, 2020


Bournemouth have never lost at St Andrews, and on Friday night in front of the cameras, this records continued in style, as Cherries …

98 - Danjuma The Difference!

September 27th, 2020


Arnaut Danjuma proved the difference on Sunday in a resilient AFC Bournemouth performance which saw us overcome Norwich City 1-0, thanks to a superb turn and shot from our Dutch delight. The away side …

97 - The Bare Necessi-Tees

September 20th, 2020


At the weekend Cherries travelled to Teesside in a performance against Middlesbrough that garnered a point, but it could have been …

96 - Rovers Returned... But Three Points Earned

September 14th, 2020


Cherries got back to winning ways on Saturday at home to Blackburn Rovers in a satisfying performance which saw a tentative start, the usual Bournemouth mistakes, but then a return to kamikaze Cherries …

95 - Benfica Tests and Championship Guests

August 31st, 2020


AFC Bournemouth's pre-season finally got under way on Sunday against a team with plenty of European pedigree by the way of Portugese side Benfica. Whilst Cherries went down 2-1, there was a mixture of …

94 - Cries & Goodbyes As Cherries Downsize

August 18th, 2020


Once again it's been a busy weekend in the world of AFC Bournemouth, with Cherries "reluctantly" accepting a bid of £18.5 million for Aaron Ramsdale from Sheffield United, plus the news that club …

93 - Can Succession Mean Progression?

August 10th, 2020


So.. it's Tindall then! Famed for his tan, his touchline tantrums, and perhaps forgettably - The Terras - Eddie's number two has become number one. Cherries fans *seemed* to have mixed emotions about …

92 - Eddie Had A Dream, Will We Have A Nightmare?

August 2nd, 2020


Eddie Had A Dream, but on Saturday evening, the majority of Cherries fans had a nightmare. Emotion has been raw this weekend after the news was announced that Eddie Howe has left AFC Bournemouth by …

91 - The End Of An Era

July 26th, 2020


On Sunday, Bournemouth's 5 year stint in the Premier League came to an end after a survival Sunday showdown which saw Aston Villa claim the point they needed to ensure their Premier League safety. …

90 - On The Precipice

July 19th, 2020


Sometimes, I simply wish I didn't like football. Saints professionally dispatched of Bournemouth 2-0 at the Vitality with goals from Che Adams and former Cherry Danny Ings on Sunday, and whilst a …

89 - The Feet Of Iniesta

July 13th, 2020


In terms of placing moments in the box labelled "things you never thought you'd see", AFC Bournemouth's fall from grace this season is probably up there - however did you ever think the names Dominic …

88 - A "Good" Defeat?

July 5th, 2020


Whilst Cherries lost 5-2 at Manchester United this weekend, you can’t say it was gutless, and you can’t say that the players didn’t care, but once again, our tactical inadequacies were exposed, and …

87 - I Know We Loved The Championship But...

June 28th, 2020


...surely we don't want to return there? Well, if you speak to fans of Bournemouth, Watford, West Ham and Aston Villa - there is unanimous consensus that their respective clubs do not seem to have the …

86 - Do They Know We're Eighteenth?!

June 21st, 2020


Cherries returned to Premier League football on Saturday, live in front of the nation - but lost 0-2 to a well organised Crystal Palace side who barely had to get out of second gear to claim the victory …

Warren Cummings & Brian Stock – The Highs And Lows

June 18th, 2020


We're joined by Warren Cummings & Brian Stock, two players who graced the Cherries shirt for over 16 years between them. One a midfield maestro, …

Tommy Heffernan – “I’d Have Broke Both His Legs”

June 18th, 2020


Some forthright and strongly worded views from one of the legends of the 80’s – Tommy Heffernan. A marauding full-back with a license to score, a man …

Ian Bishop – My Rock And Roll Season At AFC Bournemouth

June 16th, 2020


We're joined by Cherries midfield maestro Ian Bishop, who, despite his short time at the club, has been described by John Williams as the best natural talent he has played with. "Bish" played 54 games for us in the …

Yann Kermorgant – The Premier League Regret

June 15th, 2020


We are delighted to bring you Yann Kermorgant, a player who, despite the relatively short time at the club, is synonymous with the club's success - as his goals and set-ups were a huge part of our Championship winning …

Steve Fletcher – Overcoming Adversity

June 14th, 2020


The word "legend" is often over-used, but Steve Fletcher encompasses the spirit of AFC Bournemouth - with a determination to overcome adversity. His own footballing path wasn't easy, but a combination of loyalty and …

Brett Pitman – The Disastrous Spell I’ll Never Forget

June 14th, 2020


We're joined by Brett Pitman to discuss his career at AFC Bournemouth. On the pitch he has been through it all, with promotions, relegations, medals and more - and off-the-pitch the club was a bit tasty too! Brett …

Kelly Somers, Kris Temple & Peter Rutzler – Clickbait & Conjecture

June 13th, 2020


A media perspective on all things AFC Bournemouth as we chat to current Premier League, BBC, and Optus Sport presenter Kelly Somers, BBC broadcaster and global event sports announcer Kris Temple, with Peter Rutzler - …

Milton Graham and Ian Thompson – Racism in the 80’s

June 12th, 2020


AFC Bournemouth have had some momentous occasions in most of the decades that we've been a professional club. This decade it was promotion to the PL, in the naughties - the play-offs and Minus 17, in the 90's Wembley... …

Harry Redknapp – The Jungle Experience (Post-Dinner)

June 10th, 2020


PART 2: We were delighted to be joined by interviewing footballing royalty by the way of Harry Redknapp. There's a pause for dinner half through, but Harry DID return to complete the tale of his footballing journey, …

Harry Redknapp – My Footballing Journey (Pre-Dinner)

June 9th, 2020


PART 1: We were delighted to be joined by interviewing footballing royalty by the way of Harry Redknapp. There's a pause for dinner half through, but Harry DOES return to complete the tale of his footballing journey, …

Tony Funnell & Keith Williams – How We Greeted George Best

June 9th, 2020


We're joined by ex-Cherries Keith Williams and Tony Funnell, players who were integral to the success in 1981/82 where Cherries won promotion to Division Three with a fourth-place finish. They discuss:

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Matt Ritchie – Howe’s Meticulous Nature

June 7th, 2020


Former Cherry and current Newcastle fan favourite Matt Ritchie joins us, discussing his footballing career, from the turbulence at Swindon under Di …

John Williams and Paul Morrell – Topless And Truthful

June 6th, 2020


An hour long chat with two ex-AFC Bournemouth stalwarts who played a massive part in our success in the eighties - John "Willo" Williams, and Paul …

Marc Pugh – My Future In Football

June 4th, 2020


In the latest of our Lockdown interviews, we chatted extensively with club icon Marc Pugh, who played with us for nearly a decade, being a pivotal part of a rise through the divisions up to the #premierleague. We talk …

Trevor Watkins – “We Stashed Money In Buckets!”

June 4th, 2020


In the latest of The Lockdown interviews, we speak to Cherries supporter and former Cherries Chairman Trevor Watkins, who was thrust into the limelight in 1997 - pioneering a takeover which saw AFC Bournemouth become …

Marvin Bartley – The “Unprofessional Professionals”

June 2nd, 2020


In the third of The Lockdown interviews, we chatted extensively with Marvin Bartley, a player who clocked up over 100 appearances for the club, one of them being our promotion at Burton. We spoke about: ⚽️ Brett Pitman: …

Tommy Elphick – The Most Intense Training EVER

June 2nd, 2020


Tommy Elphick joins us in the Lockdown Interviews - featuring raw unabridged audio from our recent chat on Youtube and Facebook, where we discuss his time at the Cherries - including that infamous Championship winning …

Matt Holland – THAT Night At The Winter Gardens

May 31st, 2020


The first of our Lockdown Interviews - with raw unabridged audio from our recent chats on Youtube and Facebook. The first participant is former AFC …

85 - Football Is Back? Triffic!

May 29th, 2020


As the date of the potential resumption of Premier League football is announced, we bring together the seasoned views of former …

84 - Championship Elation and Off-Pitch Vexation

May 3rd, 2020


Whilst Cherries have a very long and proud history, it wouldn't be unfair to suggest the last 25 years have been the tumultuous, and …

83 - All Talk & No Action

April 14th, 2020


It's a phrase that many of us will have heard recently from our partners about not putting that shelf up despite having lots of time on our hands - but it very much has been a case of "all talk - no …

82 - What Do We Do Now?

March 16th, 2020


It was announced last week that all elite football in England has been suspended until at least 3 April as a result of the spread of …

81 - A Sign Of Things To Come

March 9th, 2020


You can take out of this match what you want to. On the one hand there are the individual errors and potential season-defining injuries that might cost us dear, yet conversely, we continue to witness an …

80 - A Point Well Made

March 1st, 2020


On a day riddled with ridiculous weather, Cherries fans "hailed" Jefferson Lerma and Joshua King for giving Cherries a slim …

79 - Staring Down the VAR-rel?

February 23rd, 2020


Cherries lost 3-0 away to Burnley on Saturday in a match riddled with yet more ineptness from the Premier League. Whilst relegation might spell doom for most AFCB fans, to others there's a growing …

78 - Grim Oop North

February 9th, 2020


On Sunday, Cherries travelled to Bramall Lane in another must win encounter but sadly emerged losing 2-1 after Sheffield United gave …

77 - A Team Talk To Inspire And Boscombe On Fire

February 2nd, 2020


Cherries are looking something like the side we know and love after two wins on the spin, with the latest victory coming at the expense of Aston Villa. On the eve of the match, Cherries supporter Dan …

76 - A Learning Curve

January 28th, 2020


Cherries went down 2-1 at home to Arsenal in the Cup on Monday night, evidently with half an eye on the more substantial "cup tie" at the weekend against Aston Villa in the Premier League. Six changes …

75 - A Rallying Cry

January 20th, 2020


Each and every game that goes past, the need for a performance and togetherness becomes more imperative. Against Brighton on Tuesday, we will be seeing a pivotal match in our Premier League history, one …

74 - Flags-A-Plenty But Running On Empty

January 13th, 2020


In order to improve the atmosphere at Dean Court, AFC Bournemouth put out 5000 flags in order to inspire the home supporters to cheer the lads towards three points, however, the team that appeared in …

73 - All the Twenties

January 6th, 2020


As we enter 2020, having scored 20 goals, Cherries sit in the Premier League's relegation zone on 20 points - and after a poor showing against West Ham at the London Stadium, Bournemouth fans were …

72 - Decent Decade But Cherries Fade

December 30th, 2019


What an incredible decade it has been for AFC Bournemouth. This time ten years ago we were entertaining Torquay at Dean Court, with Pitman and Feeney on the scoresheet - and oh how we'd have loved to …

71 - Burnley Bingo? Completed It Mate!

December 23rd, 2019


Clarets fans were gleefully posting their bingo cards on Saturday evening after their 1-0 victory over AFC Bournemouth at Dean …

70 - Jingle All The Way

December 15th, 2019


Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way - oh what fun it is to see the Bournemouth win away! Cherries at the weekend astonished the naysaying media, the bookies, and even their own supporters - …

69 - A Team Full Of Lermas

December 8th, 2019


Whilst it was a Saturday of misfortune for AFC Bournemouth aginst Liverpool, there was one player who was head and shoulders above …

68 - Right Tune But Wrong Notes

December 2nd, 2019


With Eddie Howe recently revealing to the Guardian that he is learning to play the piano, just like the Cherries campaign this season, he’ll not wanting to be hitting any bum notes. On Saturday though, …

67 - Dropping Like A Stone

November 24th, 2019


Cherries poor form continued on Saturday in a frustratingly predictable performance against Wolves which saw us go down to ten men …

66 - A Game Of Three Thirds

November 10th, 2019


AFC Bournemouth's topsy-turvy campaign continued at the weekend in a 2-1 defeat at Newcastle, a match which saw the good, the bad and the ugly - a microchasm of our season in just ninety minutes. There …

65 - A Glint Of Menace

November 3rd, 2019


As Cherries fans celebrated a 1-0 win over Manchester United, supporters seemed jubilant at seeing the return of a menacing Josh King and Ryan Fraser, who, whilst not perfect, looked like they are …

64 - Woulda Shoulda Coulda

October 27th, 2019


It was yet again another missed opportunity to prove ourselves as being “improved on last season”, but with draws against bottom of the league Watford and newly-promoted Norwich, was it simply a case of …

63 - Are We As Good As We Think We Are?

October 20th, 2019


In this pod, we analyse the snore draw at home against the Canaries, with Jeff Hayward joining Sam Davis to make sense of the …

62 - Eddie Had A Dream

October 13th, 2019


In this week's episode, Sam chats to Peter Bell, Cherry Chimes author, who is releasing a book called "Eddie Had A Dream", focusing on the man himself, where you can start to understand some of the …

61 - A Game of Two Halves

October 7th, 2019


It might be considered a lazy narrative, but nothing seems more appropriate to describe Cherries trip to the Emirates against Arsenal on Sunday, as Bournemouth fans were treated to two very different 45 …

60 - Deflated with a Desmond

September 29th, 2019


It was Desmond 2-2 at Dean Court where AFC Bournemouth succumbed to an impressive West Ham United to claim a deserved yet frustrating point. This week Jeff Hayward and Sam Davisetake us through the …

59 - The South Coast Is Ours

September 23rd, 2019


The away side claimed all three points courtesy of a Nathan Ake header, a Harry Wilson left footed effort, and then an open goal for Callum Wilson as he captialised on a Saints defensive calamity. In …

58 - Cookie Acceptance

September 16th, 2019


Cherries fans greeted the return of Lewis with open arms as Bournemouth beat Everton 3-1 at the Vitality Stadium. This week Jeff Hayward and Michael Dunne take us through the analysis of Sunday's …

57 - VAR, Vardy... And Feeling Mardy

September 1st, 2019


Cherries went down 3-1 to Leicester City at the weekend in a controversial match which should have seen the home side down to 10 …

56 - Wilson! Wowee!

August 26th, 2019


BBC Radio Solent commentator Kris Temple provides the title for this episode, as he describes Harry Wilson's wonder-goal in Cherries …

55 - Three Points, Beers on the Train, Happy Days!

August 18th, 2019


Bournemouth beat Aston Villa 2-1 at the weekend with goals from Josh King and Harry Wilson, and in the latest installment of the podcast, we talk to a number of Cherries fans, hear the views of Jeff and …

54 - Frustration, Relief, And Total Despair

August 11th, 2019


There are a total of 3420 minutes of Premier League football to play this season and we’re only 90 minutes in, but ALREADY the opinions are flowing! Don’t you just love football! Cherries drew 1-1 with …

53 - My God That Guy Is Talented

August 7th, 2019


Cherries enter their fifth consecutive season in the Premier League, and Back of the Net returns to discuss new signings, club departures, and our thoughts ahead of the opening day encounter against …

52 - Let's Chat Cherries

August 16th, 2017


We're back for the new season, in a revised more relaxed style as Sean Barker is joined this episode by Rob Frank. The lads crack open some beers and talk all things AFC Bournemouth - From our new …

51 - Cheeky Update and Jonesy's Back

July 11th, 2017


We jump into the BOTN archives to replay our interview with Cherries' legend Steve Jones from Feb 2016, as well as bring you a quick run down of what's been going on at the club.

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50 - End of Season Hurrah

June 15th, 2017


We bring you the AFC Bournemouth End of Season review montage, announce the winners of our 2016/17 awards, we look forward to next season - plus we hear your opinion on the highs and lows of the league …

49 - History Makers & Kick-About Capers

May 24th, 2017


Cherries secured an all time high with a ninth place finish in the Premier League at the weekend. We review the match, discuss the End of Season Awards, plus have an exclusive report from Tyrone Mings' …

48 - Craic the Top Ten?

May 17th, 2017


As players enjoy the craic before the final match of the season, fans are in bewilderment at a potential top ten Premier League finish. Sean chats to Geoff Barlow about the game, previews the Foxes …

47 - You Arter Know

May 9th, 2017


As Alanis Morissette once sang about our marauding Number 8: "You Arter Know". A debatable challenge on Joe Allen was the talking …

46 - The King Of Spring

May 3rd, 2017


Whilst Joshua once again won Cherries the points against Sunderland, Michael Dunne describes The Special One - Eddie - as being the "King of Spring", after masterminding the Cherries up to tenth in the …

45 - Pugh Beauty!

April 24th, 2017


Marc Pugh marked his 250th Bournemouth appearance with a fantastic goal on Saturday, as Cherries demolished Middlesbrough 4-0 at …

44 - Boro Meetings And Tottenham Beatings

April 20th, 2017


As Cherries look forward to entertaining Middlesbrough at Dean Court, we go over the weeks news, including Jack's crack, the Terry tittle-tattle, plus we cover-off the Spurs shenanigans - as Bournemouth …

43 - Better In Every Way

April 12th, 2017


Sam analyses the Chelsea defeat with an selection of Cherries fans who all agree the away side were "better in every way". We hear the official report from the Court from Michael Dunne, we preview the …

42 - Kop That!

April 6th, 2017


Bournemouth stunned Liverpool on Wednesday night with a 2-2 draw in front of the Kop. Sean & Sam describe the action, bring you …

41 - Another Week, Another Conspiracy

March 21st, 2017


Whilst Cherries pick up another home win, Sean concocts a new theory about Arsene, Arsenal and Eddie - so in addition to analysing …

40 - King Hat-Trick? Nor-Way!

March 15th, 2017


With Joshua being King of the Court, we discuss the 3-2 win against the Hammers, the Mings/Rojo stamp, the "Benik or Jack" dilemma, plus preview our clash with Swansea. It's certainly exciting to bring …

39 – Where Do We Begin?

March 8th, 2017


With plenty of talking points from the United game, it’s hard to know where to start, but we jump in with Michael’s match report, hear the fan and media thoughts, and Sean & Sam have...

38 – Playing Devil’s Advocate

March 1st, 2017


Given Ranieri’s recent dismissal, Sam successfully baits Sean to question Eddie Howe’s tenure at the Cherries. The boys also discuss …

37 – Blues, Babies and Baggies

February 22nd, 2017


Despite Cherries 2-0 home loss to the Sky Blues, there’s optimism ahead of our hike to the Hawthorns, so Sam and Michael discuss events on the pitch, and also express the joy felt off it, as Harry Arter …

36 – Never Stop Believing

February 8th, 2017


We take a look at Cherries fans online opinions after the 6-3 Merseyside mauling. Amongst a plethora of turbulent tweets, one user …

35 – Deadline Disappointment Day

February 1st, 2017


Gradel to go, and Aké to arrive – that’s what we were thinking during Deadline Day, however, it all ended in disappointment. The boys track the rumours whilst recording the show, discuss the loss at...

34 – Defensive Fails & Transfer Tales

January 25th, 2017


With two set-pieces gifting Watford goals on Saturday, the boys go over the Cherries transfer targets and rumours, chat about the up-coming game against Crystal Palace, and highlight the plight of Ethan …

33 – All The 3’s

January 18th, 2017


Cherries paid tribute to our 33rd podcast at the weekend with another 3 goal debacle, and this week, Sean and Sam discuss the …

32 – Cup’s Gone, Moving On

January 11th, 2017


The boys mull over the “magic” of the FA Cup after a Millwall mauling, discuss player departures & a possible super signing, …

31 – Arsenal Outgunned, Cherries Stunned

January 4th, 2017


Michael Dunne joins Sam to discuss Cherries 3-3 draw with Arsenal on Tuesday, and the festive fixture frolics in December. We …

30 – Aké Out, Who’s In?

December 20th, 2016


The boys discuss “El Clasicoast” where Southampton ran out 3-1 winners, taking in the view from Saints and Cherries fans alike. We preview our next fixture, where an Ake-less Cherries travel to Chelsea, …

29 – Marc Pugh’s Too Good For You

December 14th, 2016


The boys review the Leicester and Burnley matches, discuss a Marc Pugh wonder-strike, a Jeff Hendrick goal-of-the season contender, plus we chart Baily Cargill’s progress at Gillingham, speak to Cherry …

28 – Let’s All Do The Franno

December 6th, 2016


Re-live AFCB vs Liverpool, where a moribund 1st half performance turned into a mesmerising 4-3 win. We bring you Michael’s match …

27 – He Did Him With The Eyes!

November 30th, 2016


Amongst screams for spot-kicks & red-card rancour, Sam & Sean debate the quality of Callum Wilson’s penalty at the Emirates as the Cherries lose 3-1 at Arsenal; Glenn Murray is the subject of …

26 – We’re Not Here To Make Friends

November 23rd, 2016


Sean re-lives a quote which aptly describes Cherries behaviour this weekend, we discuss Eddie’s selection quandry as Arsenal come to …

25 – Defensive Decision Dilemma

November 8th, 2016


We preview the Stoke City game, where Eddie has some important defensive decisions to make, review AFCB’s home defeat against the Black Cats, bring you the latest from Dean Court, plus update on our …

24 – Let’s Go Retro

November 1st, 2016


We launch the AFCB Retro Shirt Poll, as the club want to know which old-school shirt you want to see in the club shop, we dissect …

23 – The Search For Franck Rolling

October 26th, 2016


We review the Cherries draw with Spurs, try to find Franck Rolling, preview the Boro game, give away a copy of FIFA 17, announce the …

22 – A Hull Of A Show

October 19th, 2016


A bumper show as we interview goalscoring legend Ted Macdougall (& giveaway his book), review FIFA17, breakdown the 6-1 Tiger …

21 – Cherries Deeney’ed Three Points

October 5th, 2016


As the AFCB pun-masters have exclaimed – Cherries were “Deeney’ed” 3 points on Saturday as the boys discuss the 2-2 draw with Watford. There’s an exciting announcement about some potential new retro …

20 – Howe Now For England?

September 28th, 2016


With Big Sam out, the lads discuss whether Eddie would/could/should take up the England job. We talk about the Cherries 1-0 win as …

19 – Shambolic

September 21st, 2016


Sam was SUPPOSED to be inside Dean Court to witness the Cherries Vs Preston in the EFL Cup, however, he wasn’t due to a “glitch” in ticket distribution. The lads’ forthright opinions are rather …

18 – Wilson’s Back, Back Again

September 15th, 2016


Sean and Sam get their teeth stuck into Bournemouth’s first 3 points of the season as the Cherries beat West Brom 1-0 at Dean Court. We get your fans thoughts after the match, and talk...

17 – Bellissimo!

September 2nd, 2016


We come to terms with how Jack Wilshere turned down Italian giants AC Milan to join little old Bournemouth – as well as cogitating …

16 – One Loss, One Win, Two Great Puns

August 25th, 2016


Sam’s away getting married so Sean is joined by Rob Frank to review the defeat to West Ham and the victory against Morecambe. This week’s Club News supposedly has the best puns ever, and the...

15 – Picnic, Penalties, and Poor Goals

August 15th, 2016


The boys discuss Bournemouth’s opening Premier League match of the season against Manchester United, where Zlatan Ibrahimovic notched his first league goal which condemned the Cherries to a 3-1 defeat …

14 – The Waiting’s Over

August 12th, 2016


Season 2 of AFCB’s life in the Premier League is about to begin so we review our summer transfer business & preview the game …

13 – Live From Sam’s Living Room

August 4th, 2016


Sean makes a surprise visit to the UK, so we sack off the Skype, wipe the webcams, and throw down the time-zones – as he joins Sam to jointly present the first of our two Back of the Net pre-season...

Euro 05 – Soul Destroying And A Stinky Mood

June 29th, 2016


In this episode of Back of the Net – The England Euro 2016 Podcast, Sam Davis is joined by staunch Three Lions supporter Joel Fabian, as the pair aim to dissect the humiliation of England’s...

Euro 04 – We’re All Going To Iceland

June 23rd, 2016


We preview England’s upcoming match vs Iceland & debate the issue with Vardy playing against weaker sides. Sean probes Sam about his recent trip to Lyon, where he was unwittingly (and unwillingly) …

Euro 03 – Inspired Substitution

June 19th, 2016


Sam is away in France, so Sean pulls a ‘Hodgson’ by subbing on Rob Frank to review the Wales victory and preview the Slovakia game… …

Euro 02 – Wales? They’re just Stoke City.

June 14th, 2016


We preview the Wales game whereby Sean tries to compare the Welsh to Stoke City. The lads also discuss England’s opening fixture against Russia – we reflect on the on-field and off-field action. We …

Euro 01 – No England Shirt?!

June 10th, 2016


Sean Barker and Sam Davis preview England’s chances in Euro 2016, Sam admits to what he does with his Three Lions shirt after they exit tournaments, we test your knowledge of past England players …

12 – What a Finale!

May 18th, 2016


A bumper show with a review of the Man U game (bizarre blue mascots, Eddie swearing, & Tindall’s tan), Back Of The Net ‘End Of Season Award’ Winners, Part 2 of the Steve Fletcher interview...

11 – Supa, Supa Fletch

May 10th, 2016


“Legend” is often overused in football, but for Steve Fletcher, it barely scratches the surface – in Part 1 of our chat with Big Fletch, the former AFCB striker talks candidly about his playing career, …

10 – Goosebumps

May 3rd, 2016


Take a trip down memory lane with #OneYearOn, re-living an amazing 7 days where AFCB were crowed Championship Champions (Goosebumps and tears guaranteed!) – From Ross McCormack’s last minute goal at …

09 – Campeones

April 26th, 2016


We bring you the celebrations as the AFC Bournemouth Ladies clinch the title & spray prosecco in their own eyes. There’s the official launch of the Back Of The Net End of Season Awards &...

08 – Sloppy Punnage

April 19th, 2016


The lads discuss great (& not so great) pun headlines sent in by you & there’s a very poor attempt during our club news. We …

07 – All Around The World

April 12th, 2016


This week Sean speaks to Cherries fans far and wide in this weeks extended feature, which brings us chatter, vox-pops, and even music, from all four corners of the globe. We also discuss our cracking...

06 – The Iturbe Conspiracy

April 5th, 2016


Sean has a Columbo moment as he presents his case why Iturbe hasn’t played much, the lads review the Man City debacle, and Sam …

05.5 – A Quick Peep

March 29th, 2016


With no Premier League fixtures, Sean and Sam discuss England’s recent triumph over Germany and then get back to business to preview …

05 – Let’s Fill it With Seagulls

March 22nd, 2016


We bring you analysis of the 3-0 away defeat to title chasing Spurs as well as the thoughts from fans about the stadium expansion …

04 – Two Thousand Fry-Ups

March 15th, 2016


In this week’s Back of the Net – The AFC Bournemouth Podcast, Sean and Sam review AFC Bournemouth’s recent 3-2 win against Swansea City, and we hear your fan thoughts from the game, including the …

03 – Mystery Singer

March 8th, 2016


In this third episode of Back of the Net, as well as reviewing the recent matches against Southampton and Newcastle, we also hear your fans thoughts on the game, including an excellent phone call from …

02 – It’s Gonna Be A Goal Fest!

March 1st, 2016


Fresh after the Watford game, Sam reminds Sean of his previous week's prediction about the game, alas it was not quite the goal Fest Sean was expecting...

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01 – Jonesy Scores And He Wants One More

February 23rd, 2016


This is Episode 1 of the brand new AFC Bournemouth Podcast – Back of the Net, presented by Sean Barker and Sam Davis. In this hour-long beauty, you can hear our thoughts of the Cherries FA...

Back of the Net – Not The First Episode

February 18th, 2016


Welcome to “Not The First Episode” of the brand new AFC Bournemouth Podcast – Back of the Net, with Sean Barker and Sam Davis. Back of the Net will be a weekly show bringing match reports,...

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