AFC Bournemouth have introduced that their supervisor Eddie Howe has stepped down from his place by mutual consent after the membership’s relegation from the Premier League.
Saying the information, the 42-year-old American mentioned that standing down because the supervisor of Bournemouth was one of many hardest choice for him as he has spent a complete of 25 years with the membership.
“Having spent a complete of 25 years with the membership as each a participant and a supervisor this choice – made along with the membership – is without doubt one of the hardest I’ve ever needed to make.Nevertheless, though the love and love I’ve for this soccer membership will all the time stay, we collectively really feel that now could be the best time for the membership to go in a brand new path,”the official web site quoted Howe as saying.
“Bournemouth will all the time be in my coronary heart, however I firmly consider that now could be the best time for the membership to have a change,” he added.
AFC Bournemouth chief govt Neill Blake, alternatively, acknowledged that Howe is the membership’s legend who helped in reworking the identification and historical past of the group.
“Eddie Howe is synonymous with this soccer membership, each as a participant and a supervisor, and that may by no means change.Myself, our proprietor Maxim Demin and the board’s gratitude and appreciation for Eddie’s achievements can’t and can by no means be underestimated,”Blake mentioned.
In December 2008, Howe was roped in because the caretaker supervisor of AFC Bournemouth, who had been sitting on the backside of the Soccer League at the moment.
Since then, Howe has managed Bournemouth in a complete of 450 matches throughout two spells at Vitality Stadium spanning greater than a decade.
Howe, who additionally featured in 300 matches as a participant for the pink and black stripes, additionally had a quick spell in command of Burnley between 2011-2012 earlier than he was purchased again to Dorset.
Below his tenure, AFC Bournemouth additionally remained on the Premier League for 5 years.