FULL-BACK Brad Smith has left Cherries following the expiration of his contract, the club have confirmed.

The Australia international did have his deal extended at Cherries while finishing the season on loan at Cardiff.

But the Dorset club have now confirmed his four-year spell at Vitality Stadium had come to an end.

Since joining Cherries from Liverpool in 2016, Smith made 11 first-team appearances for the club.

His last outing for Cherries came against Wigan Athletic in January 2018, where he was substituted at half-time in a 2-2 draw.