Cherries: Dutchmen line up against the Grecians

First published in Cherries News Bournemouth Echo: Photograph of the Author by

CHERRIES manager Eddie Howe will give Dutch duo Frank Demouge and Lorenzo Davids chance to impress in a reserve friendly tomorrow afternoon.

Howe is set to field a very strong-looking Cherries XI when he runs the rule over a number of his fringe players at Exeter City (1pm).

Demouge and Davids will be joined by a host of senior squad members as Howe hands valuable game-time to his men.

Wes Thomas will be given an opportunity to catch the eye following his return from a loan spell at Portsmouth.

The likes of Mark Molesley, Stephane Zubar, Eunan O’Kane, Donal McDermott, Joe Partington and Wes Fogden are also set to play.

The friendly match against the Grecians will represent a chance for marquee summer signings Demouge and Davids to show Howe what they can do.

Neither player has featured in the first team since Howe succeeded Paul Groves as Cherries boss.

An experienced striker in the Dutch top-flight, Demouge joined Cherries from FC Utrecht. But the 30-year-old has been restricted to just two appearances, the last of which saw him suffer concussion at Crawley Town.

Davids, cousin of Dutch legend Edgar, is a versatile midfielder who joined Cherries after being released by German club FC Augsburg.

Having signed a two-year contract, the 26-year-old has so far made three appearances for the Dorset outfit.

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7:43pm Mon 12 Nov 12

golfer33 says...

thats great news.
thats great news. golfer33
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7:56pm Mon 12 Nov 12

lionheart says...

So when is tomorrow today at 1pm?

Good to see all the fringe squad players getting a run out.

We could do with at least one reserve game a week when there isn't a first team match.
So when is tomorrow today at 1pm? Good to see all the fringe squad players getting a run out. We could do with at least one reserve game a week when there isn't a first team match. lionheart
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8:11pm Mon 12 Nov 12

West moors 1 says...

Can see why we sign Demouge but David's is a mystery to me. He looks a busy player but offers no creativity.
Can see why we sign Demouge but David's is a mystery to me. He looks a busy player but offers no creativity. West moors 1
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8:17pm Mon 12 Nov 12

Ian Wadley says...

lionheart wrote:
So when is tomorrow today at 1pm?

Good to see all the fringe squad players getting a run out.

We could do with at least one reserve game a week when there isn't a first team match.
Sorry for the confusion. Copy was initially written for tomorrow's Echo. The match is tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday).
[quote][p][bold]lionheart[/bold] wrote: So when is tomorrow today at 1pm? Good to see all the fringe squad players getting a run out. We could do with at least one reserve game a week when there isn't a first team match.[/p][/quote]Sorry for the confusion. Copy was initially written for tomorrow's Echo. The match is tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday). Ian Wadley
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8:19pm Mon 12 Nov 12

RedhillPete says...

In different times all of these names could be in the first team. A few good performances could give Eddie a welcome headache and keep the others on their toes!!
In different times all of these names could be in the first team. A few good performances could give Eddie a welcome headache and keep the others on their toes!! RedhillPete
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9:04pm Mon 12 Nov 12

RED LETTER DAY says...

. . LIONHEART, . . The press article states Monday 7-26pm, 12th November. . . . . and so that makes tomorrow, Tuesday........... SIMPLES.
. . LIONHEART, . . The press article states Monday 7-26pm, 12th November. . . . . and so that makes tomorrow, Tuesday........... SIMPLES. RED LETTER DAY
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10:44pm Mon 12 Nov 12

horsted says...

EH and JT will move on around 6 players in January, and possibly bring in 2, we are a bit top heavy with players, some poor signings methinks by TM, EH will sort them out.
EH and JT will move on around 6 players in January, and possibly bring in 2, we are a bit top heavy with players, some poor signings methinks by TM, EH will sort them out. horsted
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12:52am Tue 13 Nov 12

Aussie Cherry says...

Responding to the above post regarding player movement.

Brett Pitman is a certain transfer target for manager Eddie Howe. Pitman has only played 3 times for Bristol City this season, albeit from the substitutes bench.

With Bristol City amongst the relegation zone, and the Cherries pushing for promotion, Brett could find himself in the Championship next season playing regular football.

This would be a brilliant transfer move for Bournemouth considering his goals to game ratio, and with Lee Barnard moving back to Southampton in January when his loan move expires, Brett would be the perfect replacement.
Responding to the above post regarding player movement. Brett Pitman is a certain transfer target for manager Eddie Howe. Pitman has only played 3 times for Bristol City this season, albeit from the substitutes bench. With Bristol City amongst the relegation zone, and the Cherries pushing for promotion, Brett could find himself in the Championship next season playing regular football. This would be a brilliant transfer move for Bournemouth considering his goals to game ratio, and with Lee Barnard moving back to Southampton in January when his loan move expires, Brett would be the perfect replacement. Aussie Cherry
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7:34am Tue 13 Nov 12

common dog says...

I hope they both do well. I thought they showed some good promise when the played despite lacking match fitness.
I hope they both do well. I thought they showed some good promise when the played despite lacking match fitness. common dog
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12:47pm Tue 13 Nov 12

Bishop7 says...

West moors 1 wrote:
Can see why we sign Demouge but David's is a mystery to me. He looks a busy player but offers no creativity.
What ?

Davids is an extremely gifted midfield playmaker,when fully fit, our forwards will get hatfuls of goals UTCIADS
[quote][p][bold]West moors 1[/bold] wrote: Can see why we sign Demouge but David's is a mystery to me. He looks a busy player but offers no creativity.[/p][/quote]What ? Davids is an extremely gifted midfield playmaker,when fully fit, our forwards will get hatfuls of goals UTCIADS Bishop7
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12:52pm Tue 13 Nov 12

Bishop7 says...

Aussie Cherry wrote:
Responding to the above post regarding player movement. Brett Pitman is a certain transfer target for manager Eddie Howe. Pitman has only played 3 times for Bristol City this season, albeit from the substitutes bench. With Bristol City amongst the relegation zone, and the Cherries pushing for promotion, Brett could find himself in the Championship next season playing regular football. This would be a brilliant transfer move for Bournemouth considering his goals to game ratio, and with Lee Barnard moving back to Southampton in January when his loan move expires, Brett would be the perfect replacement.
We do not need Pitman back! He cant get into a struggling Brizzle side,hope EH has other targets,some of the current squad will be moved on to make way as we clinch promotion in May..... In Eddie we trust
[quote][p][bold]Aussie Cherry[/bold] wrote: Responding to the above post regarding player movement. Brett Pitman is a certain transfer target for manager Eddie Howe. Pitman has only played 3 times for Bristol City this season, albeit from the substitutes bench. With Bristol City amongst the relegation zone, and the Cherries pushing for promotion, Brett could find himself in the Championship next season playing regular football. This would be a brilliant transfer move for Bournemouth considering his goals to game ratio, and with Lee Barnard moving back to Southampton in January when his loan move expires, Brett would be the perfect replacement.[/p][/quote]We do not need Pitman back! He cant get into a struggling Brizzle side,hope EH has other targets,some of the current squad will be moved on to make way as we clinch promotion in May..... In Eddie we trust Bishop7
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3:22am Wed 14 Nov 12

Aussie Cherry says...

Bishop7 wrote:
Aussie Cherry wrote:
Responding to the above post regarding player movement. Brett Pitman is a certain transfer target for manager Eddie Howe. Pitman has only played 3 times for Bristol City this season, albeit from the substitutes bench. With Bristol City amongst the relegation zone, and the Cherries pushing for promotion, Brett could find himself in the Championship next season playing regular football. This would be a brilliant transfer move for Bournemouth considering his goals to game ratio, and with Lee Barnard moving back to Southampton in January when his loan move expires, Brett would be the perfect replacement.
We do not need Pitman back! He cant get into a struggling Brizzle side,hope EH has other targets,some of the current squad will be moved on to make way as we clinch promotion in May..... In Eddie we trust
Pitman has more than enough quality to get into the Bristol side, but the manager hasn't picked him for whatever reason. His goals to games ratio is better, if not the best in the side.

I think Brett returning to DC would be a great signing. Many supporters may not like his attitude, especially when things aren't going his way, but Eddie knows how to manage him and bring out the best of his goal scoring ability. This was proven before he left and can only have improved playing at a higher level for the last 2 years.

I like Barnard, but he wont score the number of goals that Pitman will.
[quote][p][bold]Bishop7[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Aussie Cherry[/bold] wrote: Responding to the above post regarding player movement. Brett Pitman is a certain transfer target for manager Eddie Howe. Pitman has only played 3 times for Bristol City this season, albeit from the substitutes bench. With Bristol City amongst the relegation zone, and the Cherries pushing for promotion, Brett could find himself in the Championship next season playing regular football. This would be a brilliant transfer move for Bournemouth considering his goals to game ratio, and with Lee Barnard moving back to Southampton in January when his loan move expires, Brett would be the perfect replacement.[/p][/quote]We do not need Pitman back! He cant get into a struggling Brizzle side,hope EH has other targets,some of the current squad will be moved on to make way as we clinch promotion in May..... In Eddie we trust[/p][/quote]Pitman has more than enough quality to get into the Bristol side, but the manager hasn't picked him for whatever reason. His goals to games ratio is better, if not the best in the side. I think Brett returning to DC would be a great signing. Many supporters may not like his attitude, especially when things aren't going his way, but Eddie knows how to manage him and bring out the best of his goal scoring ability. This was proven before he left and can only have improved playing at a higher level for the last 2 years. I like Barnard, but he wont score the number of goals that Pitman will. Aussie Cherry
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6:44am Wed 21 Nov 12

Aussie Cherry says...

Aussie Cherry wrote:
Bishop7 wrote:
Aussie Cherry wrote:
Responding to the above post regarding player movement. Brett Pitman is a certain transfer target for manager Eddie Howe. Pitman has only played 3 times for Bristol City this season, albeit from the substitutes bench. With Bristol City amongst the relegation zone, and the Cherries pushing for promotion, Brett could find himself in the Championship next season playing regular football. This would be a brilliant transfer move for Bournemouth considering his goals to game ratio, and with Lee Barnard moving back to Southampton in January when his loan move expires, Brett would be the perfect replacement.
We do not need Pitman back! He cant get into a struggling Brizzle side,hope EH has other targets,some of the current squad will be moved on to make way as we clinch promotion in May..... In Eddie we trust
Pitman has more than enough quality to get into the Bristol side, but the manager hasn't picked him for whatever reason. His goals to games ratio is better, if not the best in the side.

I think Brett returning to DC would be a great signing. Many supporters may not like his attitude, especially when things aren't going his way, but Eddie knows how to manage him and bring out the best of his goal scoring ability. This was proven before he left and can only have improved playing at a higher level for the last 2 years.

I like Barnard, but he wont score the number of goals that Pitman will.
And my previous post has proven to be correct..........
[quote][p][bold]Aussie Cherry[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bishop7[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Aussie Cherry[/bold] wrote: Responding to the above post regarding player movement. Brett Pitman is a certain transfer target for manager Eddie Howe. Pitman has only played 3 times for Bristol City this season, albeit from the substitutes bench. With Bristol City amongst the relegation zone, and the Cherries pushing for promotion, Brett could find himself in the Championship next season playing regular football. This would be a brilliant transfer move for Bournemouth considering his goals to game ratio, and with Lee Barnard moving back to Southampton in January when his loan move expires, Brett would be the perfect replacement.[/p][/quote]We do not need Pitman back! He cant get into a struggling Brizzle side,hope EH has other targets,some of the current squad will be moved on to make way as we clinch promotion in May..... In Eddie we trust[/p][/quote]Pitman has more than enough quality to get into the Bristol side, but the manager hasn't picked him for whatever reason. His goals to games ratio is better, if not the best in the side. I think Brett returning to DC would be a great signing. Many supporters may not like his attitude, especially when things aren't going his way, but Eddie knows how to manage him and bring out the best of his goal scoring ability. This was proven before he left and can only have improved playing at a higher level for the last 2 years. I like Barnard, but he wont score the number of goals that Pitman will.[/p][/quote]And my previous post has proven to be correct.......... Aussie Cherry
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