Cherries: Howe impressed with Demin knowledge

First published in Sport

MANAGER Eddie Howe has revealed that he has been impressed by the passion and footballing knowledge of Cherries co-owner Maxim Demin.

The Russian businessman’s financial support is understood to have enabled Cherries to bring Howe back as successor to Paul Groves in October.

Since then, Howe and Demin have met on numerous occasions to discuss their plans as Cherries bid to claim promotion to the Championship.

Demin arrived at Dean Court last November after striking a deal to buy 50 per cent of the Dorset club from Jeff Mostyn and Steve Sly for a figure believed to have been in the region of £850,000.

He has never spoken publicly about his involvement with Cherries – but Howe says he has seen first-hand Demin’s passion for the club.

The Cherries boss told the Daily Echo: “He is very knowledgeable and he has got a good football brain. I have enjoyed our meetings with him and been very impressed with him.”

Demin is a regular spectator at Dean Court and he has seen Howe mastermind a 13-game unbeaten run since returning to the Cherries hot-seat.

Speaking to the Echo last month, chairman and co-owner Eddie Mitchell said: “Myself and Max have had two or three meetings with Eddie and Jason (Tindall, assistant manager) and I think we can be successful – no problem.”

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9:22am Wed 19 Dec 12

Square Old Codger says...

Given the losses that the Club has to be making, it's comforting that Max Demin is so involved with the Club these days and clearly is supporting Eddie and Jason. I think that we can expect to see a couple of players coming in next month and 3/4 leaving as the squad is sorted out. It;s bad news that we are unlikely to see Shaun back until late March/April - a key player, who will be missed..
Given the losses that the Club has to be making, it's comforting that Max Demin is so involved with the Club these days and clearly is supporting Eddie and Jason. I think that we can expect to see a couple of players coming in next month and 3/4 leaving as the squad is sorted out. It;s bad news that we are unlikely to see Shaun back until late March/April - a key player, who will be missed.. Square Old Codger
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9:29am Wed 19 Dec 12

mrsrat says...

It's nice to know EH has struck up a good relationship with Max and it seems as tho' EH is riding on the crest of a wave now...as our supporters should be.
I most certainly am and my pals are looking forward to a few disappointments before promotion next year...that's the excitement of 'football'
Play up Boscombe.
It's nice to know EH has struck up a good relationship with Max and it seems as tho' EH is riding on the crest of a wave now...as our supporters should be. I most certainly am and my pals are looking forward to a few disappointments before promotion next year...that's the excitement of 'football' Play up Boscombe. mrsrat
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10:05am Wed 19 Dec 12

lionheart says...

It is good to see that the channels of communication are open between Max and Eddie Howe. After Groves and Brooks he obviously appreciates what an excellent management team his money has put in place.

It will be interesting to see what impact the other two Russians make in the boardroom.
It is good to see that the channels of communication are open between Max and Eddie Howe. After Groves and Brooks he obviously appreciates what an excellent management team his money has put in place. It will be interesting to see what impact the other two Russians make in the boardroom. lionheart
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5:55pm Wed 19 Dec 12

smhinto says...

Just Puzzled as to why Moseley was allowed to extend his loan at Aldershot.
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I appreciate that we have plenty of midfielders, but I feel that Moseley could operate in Macdonalds role. Very Puzzling as to why this was allowed to occur especially with all the xmas fixture upon us. It does not make any sense.
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I feel that Arter, Partington, Davids and the others are a different kind of player and therefore not suited to MacDonalds role.
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Hughes might be but he is light years away from full fitness.
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Maybe we should go 3-5-2 at Crewe to fill up the midfield. If we have a weaknes in front of the back four they will exploit it in MacDonalds absence.
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Regard
Just Puzzled as to why Moseley was allowed to extend his loan at Aldershot. . I appreciate that we have plenty of midfielders, but I feel that Moseley could operate in Macdonalds role. Very Puzzling as to why this was allowed to occur especially with all the xmas fixture upon us. It does not make any sense. . I feel that Arter, Partington, Davids and the others are a different kind of player and therefore not suited to MacDonalds role. . Hughes might be but he is light years away from full fitness. . Maybe we should go 3-5-2 at Crewe to fill up the midfield. If we have a weaknes in front of the back four they will exploit it in MacDonalds absence. . Regard smhinto
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1:41pm Thu 20 Dec 12

wookj1 says...

smhinto wrote:
Just Puzzled as to why Moseley was allowed to extend his loan at Aldershot. . I appreciate that we have plenty of midfielders, but I feel that Moseley could operate in Macdonalds role. Very Puzzling as to why this was allowed to occur especially with all the xmas fixture upon us. It does not make any sense. . I feel that Arter, Partington, Davids and the others are a different kind of player and therefore not suited to MacDonalds role. . Hughes might be but he is light years away from full fitness. . Maybe we should go 3-5-2 at Crewe to fill up the midfield. If we have a weaknes in front of the back four they will exploit it in MacDonalds absence. . Regard
When I saw Moseley last week, he was playing for Plymouth Smhinto.
[quote][p][bold]smhinto[/bold] wrote: Just Puzzled as to why Moseley was allowed to extend his loan at Aldershot. . I appreciate that we have plenty of midfielders, but I feel that Moseley could operate in Macdonalds role. Very Puzzling as to why this was allowed to occur especially with all the xmas fixture upon us. It does not make any sense. . I feel that Arter, Partington, Davids and the others are a different kind of player and therefore not suited to MacDonalds role. . Hughes might be but he is light years away from full fitness. . Maybe we should go 3-5-2 at Crewe to fill up the midfield. If we have a weaknes in front of the back four they will exploit it in MacDonalds absence. . Regard[/p][/quote]When I saw Moseley last week, he was playing for Plymouth Smhinto. wookj1
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6:01pm Thu 20 Dec 12

bmthtillidie says...

Sorry Smhinto, going 5-3-2 after the success of 4-4-2 is a mad idea that I would expect from Paul "change it every game" Groves. Stability is what is needed,if there are injuries or suspensions then the basic shape should stay the same to minimise disruption for the players who remain and know the system
Sorry Smhinto, going 5-3-2 after the success of 4-4-2 is a mad idea that I would expect from Paul "change it every game" Groves. Stability is what is needed,if there are injuries or suspensions then the basic shape should stay the same to minimise disruption for the players who remain and know the system bmthtillidie
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