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Information  
Pitch Measurements 105m x 78m
Home Colours Red and black striped Shirt
Black Shorts and Black Stockings
Away Colours Navy Blue Shirt with panels
Navy Blue Shorts and Stockings
Year Formed 1899
Turned Professional 1914
Previous Names 1890 - Boscombe St. Johns
1899 - Boscombe FC
1923 - Bournemouth and Boscombe Ath FC
1971 - AFC Bournemouth
Club Nickname 'Cherries'
Previous Grounds 1899 - Castlemain Road, Pokesdown
1910 - Dean Court
2001 - Dean Court
First League Game 25/8/1923 Swindon (a) Division Three South. 
Lost 3-1. Goalscorer - Lister

 
Records  
Record Attendance 28,799 Vs Manchester United
FA Cup round six, 2/3/1957
Record Receipts £96,753 Vs Bury
Football League Play-off, 13/5/2003
Record League Victory 22/9/1956 Swindon (h) Division Three South.
7-0 - Norris (2), Newsham (2)
Siddell, Arnott, Cutler.  
Record Cup Victory 20/11/1971 Vs Margate (h) FA Cup round one
11-0 MacDougall (9), Machin, Cave
Record Defeat 18/12/1982 Vs Lincoln City (a) Division Three (old)
0-9
Most League Points
(2 for a win)
62. Division Three (old). 1971/1972
Most League Points
(3 for a win)
97. Division Three (old). 1986/1987
Most League Goals
(team)
88. Division Three South. 1956/1957
Most League Goals
(player)
42. Ted MacDougall 1970/1971
Most League Goals
(total for one player)
202. Ron Eyre. 1924 to 1933
Most League Goals
(player in one game)
4
Jack Russell Vs Clapton Orient. Jan 7th 1933
Jack Russell Vs Bristol City. Jan 28th 1933
Harry Mardon Vs Southend. Jan 1st 1938
Jack McDonald Vs Torquay. Nov 8th 1947
Ted MacDougall Vs Colchester. Sep 18th 1970
Brian Clark Vs Rotherham. Oct 10th 1972
Luther Blissett Vs Hull. November 29th 1988
James Hayter Vs Bury. October 21st 2000
Most Capped Player Gerry Peyton. Republic of Ireland. 7 (total 33)
Most League Appearances Steve Fletcher
Youngest League Player Jimmy White. 15 years 321 days
Vs Brentford April 30th 1958
Record Transfer Fee Paid £210,000 to Gillingham for Gavin Peacock, Aug 89
Record Transfer Fee Received £800,000 from Everton for Joe Parkinson, Mar 94
Best FA Cup 1956/1957
Round One: Burton (h) 8-0
Round Two: Swindon (a) 1-0
Round Three: Accrington Stanley (h) 2-0
Round Four: Wolves (a) 1-0
Round Five: Spurs (h) 3-1
Quarter Final: Man Utd (h) 1-2
Best League Cup 1961/1962
Round One: Torquay (a) 1-0
Round Two: Shrewsbury (a) 3-1
Round Three: Cardiff (h) 3-0
Round Four: York (a) 1-0
Best League Finish 1988/1989 - Division Two (old)
Played 46. Won 18. Drew 8. Lost 20. 
For 53 Against 62 Points 62. Position 12 of 24.

 
Honours
Division Three South Runners Up 1947/1948
Division Four (old) Runners Up 1970-71
Promoted from Division Four (old) 1981/1982
Associate Members Cup Winners 1984
Division Three (old) Champions 1986/1987
Auto Windscreen Shield Runners Up 1998
Division Three Play-off Winners 2002/2003

 
Sequences
League Wins 7 - 22/8/1970 to 23/9/1970
League Defeats 7 - 13/8/1994 to 13/9/1994
League Draws 5 - 25/4/2000 to 12/8/2000
Unbeaten League Matches 18 - 6/3/1982 to 28/8/1982
Games Without League Win 14 - 6/3/1974 to 27/4/1974
Successive Scoring Runs 31 from 28/10/2000
Successive non-Scoring Runs 6 from 1/2/1975

Manager History
Vincent Kitcher 1914-23
Harry Kinghorn 1923-25
Leslie Knighton 1925-28
Frank Richards 1928-30
Billy Birrell 1930- 1935
Bob Crompton 1935-36
Charlie Bell 1936-39
Harry Kinghorn 1939-47
Harry Lowe 1947-50
Jack Bruton 1950-56
Fred Cox 1956-58
Don Welsh 1958-61
Bill McGarry 1961-63
Reg Flewin 1963-65
Fred Cox 1965-70
John Bond 1970-73
Trevor Hartley 1974-75
John Benson 1975-78
Alec Stock 1979-80
David Webb 1980-82
Don Megson 1983
Harry Redknapp 1983-92
Tony Pulis 1992-94
Mel Machin 1994-2000
Sean O'Driscoll 2000-2006
Kevin Bond 2006- 2008
Jimmy Quinn 2008-