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Listen to match analysis, features, interviews and funnies - as Sean Barker and Sam Davis present BACK OF THE NET - The AFC Bournemouth Podcast. We'll bring you fans vox-pops from the latest Cherries game, as well as providing our own take on proceedings in our Premier League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup campaigns. As well as featuring the first team, we'll go behind the scenes at the Vitality Stadium, as well as featuring other teams including the Ladies team, the Development Squad, and the Under 18's. If you want to get involved, please tweet as @afcbpodcast, visit our website afcbpodcast.com, or give us a call on 01202901048.






52 - Let's Chat Cherries

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 signings, possible sales, pre-season, the opening day defeat to West Brom, our upcoming game against Watford, and our thoughts on the rest of the season. Along the way, there's plenty of memories from the bad old days, and plenty of opinion on who we should sign, who should play where, and a load...

Duration: 01:22:31

51 - Cheeky Update and Jonesy's Back

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.

Duration: 00:25:15

39 – Where Do We Begin?

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...

Duration: 01:06:10

37 – Blues, Babies and Baggies

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 and partner...

Duration: 01:00:51

34 – Defensive Fails & Transfer Tales

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 Burney – AFCB’s own...

Duration: 00:51:37

33 – All The 3’s

Cherries paid tribute to our 33rd podcast at the weekend with another 3 goal debacle, and this week, Sean and Sam discuss the collapse at the K-Com whilst watching the match, preview the forthcoming Watford...

Duration: 00:52:20

32 – Cup’s Gone, Moving On

The boys mull over the “magic” of the FA Cup after a Millwall mauling, discuss player departures & a possible super signing, talk over our Tigers trip – plus announce the Football Manager 17 winner!...

Duration: 01:00:40

31 – Arsenal Outgunned, Cherries Stunned

Michael Dunne joins Sam to discuss Cherries 3-3 draw with Arsenal on Tuesday, and the festive fixture frolics in December. We preview the FA Cup match against Millwall, and give you a last chance to...

Duration: 01:01:15

30 – Aké Out, Who’s In?

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, take in some up to...

Duration: 00:55:50

28 – Let’s All Do The Franno

Re-live AFCB vs Liverpool, where a moribund 1st half performance turned into a mesmerising 4-3 win. We bring you Michael’s match report, fan thoughts, Sean and Sam’s view, plus a bonus montage of all the...

Duration: 01:16:08

27 – He Did Him With The Eyes!

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 loan-watch, plus the...

Duration: 01:03:19

26 – We’re Not Here To Make Friends

Sean re-lives a quote which aptly describes Cherries behaviour this weekend, we discuss Eddie’s selection quandry as Arsenal come to town, and mull over AFCB’s fine 1-0 win at Stoke City. We begin the show with...

Duration: 00:59:59

25 – Defensive Decision Dilemma

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 search...

Duration: 00:55:25

24 – Let’s Go Retro

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 Cherries 2-0 loss at Boro, name a list of...

Duration: 01:03:44

23 – The Search For Franck Rolling

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 winners of the Ted Macdougall book, plus we mull over...

Duration: 00:59:24

21 – Cherries Deeney’ed Three Points

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 shirts, and a preview of the Hull City game, amongst other AFCB news and nonsense. We hear from our Match Summariser Mr Dunne for this week's "Michael's Match Report", catch the fan and media reaction, and convey your online opinions of the game. Sean brings you the latest club news as we check...

Duration: 01:03:06

15 – Picnic, Penalties, and Poor Goals

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 at the Vitality Stadium. As well as hearing the pre-match predictions from our park picnic, we will also be hearing your views on the game in our Fan Thoughts - plus, Sean will be doing his very best NOT to mention the half-time dizzy penalties. We'll also tell you about our very first Back...

Duration: 00:44:58

13 – Live From Sam’s Living Room

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 shows for 2016/17, all from the comfort of Sam's living room. In this episode, we take an extended look at the Valencia match on Wednesday night where the Cherries held La Liga big guns Valencia to a 1-1 draw at Dean Court, plus Sam enters the news booth to bring you up to speed with all the...

Duration: 00:35:39

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

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 hear your Fan Thoughts on the game, and the boys cover a number of points which have been muttered - including thoughts on Sterling, Kane, and Rooney. We have a trip down international memory lane as another 'Do You Remember?' is posed - can you remember the England Euro player of the past?!.....

Duration: 00:53:15

Euro 01 – No England Shirt?!

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 & Sean brings you his puntastic Euro News. They'll be highs and lows, and probably some more lows as we bring you podcasts throughout the tournament. However, as a pair of AFC Bournemouth fans who are still positively beaming from the Cherries stay in the Premier League, we've decided to retain an...

Duration: 00:34:41

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