AFC Bournemouth: Bees boss Mark Warburton impressed with Cherries

RIVAL BOSSES: Eddie Howe greets Mark Warburton

RIVAL BOSSES: Eddie Howe greets Mark Warburton

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RIVAL manager Mark Warburton believes Cherries are likely to be one of the best footballing sides Brentford will face this season.

Warburton, who guided the Bees to promotion in May, saw the Londoners beaten by Junior Stanislas’s strike at Dean Court on Saturday.

He said: “I thought we were very dominant in the last 30 minutes. The first half was evenly matched and it was two good teams having a go at each other.

“They came out looking for a goal at the start of the second half but we absorbed it and countered really well. We lacked a bit of quality in the final pass but I thought we broke with real purpose.

“We have to learn the margins are fine at this level – one chance, one goal. It was a great response but we should have scored. We were very disappointed not to get at least a point and I thought we showed a lot of people we can compete in this division.

“Bournemouth are a good team. We need to look at them and learn from what they did last season. They had two heavy defeats at Watford and Huddersfield and responded really well. They had a good run and a fantastic finish. They came 10th and it could have been higher. It was a tremendous achievement by Eddie and his players.

“We knew they were a really good football team. But we prepared accordingly and I thought we dealt with it. When we moved the ball, I felt we posed them some real problems.

“They are a very good footballing side and I don’t think we are going to meet many better this season. I hope we showed we can match that and will make a real mark on the division.”

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9:02am Mon 18 Aug 14

Afcbpete says...

We all know, even Eddie and the players have said as much, that we can play way, way better than that. Had we done so, we'd of played them out of sight. That said, Brentford impressed me, and expect they will finish out of trouble, I hope so anyway. Now let's see how we do against Forest, we will certainly need to be close to our best!! UTCIAD
We all know, even Eddie and the players have said as much, that we can play way, way better than that. Had we done so, we'd of played them out of sight. That said, Brentford impressed me, and expect they will finish out of trouble, I hope so anyway. Now let's see how we do against Forest, we will certainly need to be close to our best!! UTCIAD Afcbpete
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9:03am Mon 18 Aug 14

Solentcherry says...

So am I !!
COYR.
So am I !! COYR. Solentcherry
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10:12am Mon 18 Aug 14

TedMacsCherryPants says...

Generous words from My Warburton and I must say I am impressed by his crumpets, bread and muffins ;-}

Seriously though, I was out of town on Saturday so I “lent” my ST to TMCP JrII who said that Brentford gave us a hard to so all the best to them sounded like a tight, tight game.

Now where has that little ‘scamp’ disapperared to I want my ST back for tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!
Generous words from My Warburton and I must say I am impressed by his crumpets, bread and muffins ;-} Seriously though, I was out of town on Saturday so I “lent” my ST to TMCP JrII who said that Brentford gave us a hard to so all the best to them sounded like a tight, tight game. Now where has that little ‘scamp’ disapperared to I want my ST back for tomorrow!!!!!!!!!! TedMacsCherryPants
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