AFC Bournemouth Match of My Life

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20 AFC Bournemouth legends come together to relive the magical moments from the most memorable matches in the club's rollercoaster history. From Ted MacDougall's record-breaking nine-goal haul to arguably the Cherries' greatest ever victory against then-holders Manchester United in the FA Cup third round, this book brings to life treasured memories for fans of all ages. AFC Bournemouth Match of My Life includes previously unheard accounts from stars of all eras, including Jermain Defoe on his historic ten goals in as many games. Tommy Elphick takes us behind the scenes during the thrilling climax to the 2014/15 Premier League promotion push. And club legend Steve Fletcher picks out his favorite memories from his 728 games in the famous red-and-black shirt. Goalie Roger Jones and goal-machine James Hayter also turn in characteristic star performances, winding back the clock to relive unforgettable memories of the Match of Their Lives for the Cherries.


Alex Crook is owner of M & Y News Agency and has covered Bournemouth and south coast soccer for the national press since 2002, and is also currently working for TalkSport and Sky Sports. Pat Symes is a lifelong Cherries fan who has been reporting on the club's highs and lows for national newspapers, radio, and TV for more than 30 years.