The latest news and stories from AFC Bournemouth as the club deals with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
This is a developing article which will be updated as further news on the club's response to the Covid-19 outbreak is made available.
The club has chosen to donate funding from the Cherries Community Fund to five local hospices as they are a sector very much in the news at the moment, dealing with the most challenging and unprecedented times due to COVID-19.
As the CCF cannot run as normal at the moment the panel wanted to ensure existing funds could be put to good use. The hospices that have received a donation from us are Lewis-Manning Hospice, Macmillan Caring Locally, Naomi’s House/Jack’s Place, Forest Holme Hospice and Julia’s House.
CLUB CONFIRM ONE POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST - 24th May
The club confirm that one member of the playing staff has tested positive.
Results of testing to over 700 Premier League players and staff ahead of the resumption of training.
Premier League clubs vote in favour of a return to training.
Premier League CEO on shareholders' collective wish for a return of competition.
Latest from the club's interaction with the community through phone calls, including for members of the squad.
The latest packs brought out by the Community Sports Trust.
PREMIER LEAGUE STATEMENT OF 1 MAY - 1st May
The Premier League's latest statement in regards to the season and its potential resumption.
ACADEMY GAMES PROGRAMME CURTAILED - 1st May
Information on the curtailment of matches involving the AFC Bournemouth Academy.
SQUAD SUPPORT BOOT THE VIRUS CAMPAIGN - 30th April
Club donating boots for a worthy cause.
CLUB PARTNERS HELPING WITH COVID-19 FIGHT - 17th April
How the club's partners are helping in the community during the pandemic.
STATEMENT: COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE BOARD - 14th April
A club statement from the AFC Bournemouth board of directors, including news of reversing the club's decision to furlough employees.
CLUB DONATE THOUSANDS OF ITEMS TO FOODBANK - 14th April
The club donate thousands of non-perishable food items to the town's foodbank.
NEW ACTIVITY PACK AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN - 10th April
Education activity packs for primary and secondary school pupils made available by the Community Sports Trust.
PREMIER LEAGUE SHAREHOLDERS ISSUE STATEMENT - 3rd April
Details of the Premier League's latest statement on the Covid-19 outbreak.
CLUB STATEMENT: COVID-19 UPDATE - 1st April
The club's board of directors give an update on the effect of Covid-19 on AFC Bournemouth.
CLUB DONATE EASTER EGGS TO FOODBANK - 31st March
The Cherries donate 250 unused Easter eggs to Bournemouth Foodbank.
EASTER SOCCER CAMPS CANCELLED- 29th March
Information as Covid-19 cancels Community Sports Trust's Easter Soccer Camps.
WOMEN'S SEASON COMES TO AN END - 26th March
AFC Bournemouth Women's season drawn to a premature close.
CLUB SUPPLIER TO OFFER HOME DELIVERY - 25th March
Harvest, one of the club’s food suppliers has extended its delivery service to households during the pandemic.
CLUB LOOK AT TICKET INITIATIVE FOR KEY WORKERS - 25th March
Cherries investigating initiative to pledge match tickets to key workers during the 2020/21 season.
CLUB REACHING OUT TO AT RISK FANS - 23rd March
Club’s ticketing team and members of the first team squad proactively calling fans on its database who fall into the Government’s ‘at risk’ category.
COMMUNITY SPORTS TRUST COVID-19 UPDATE - 21st March
News after the decision to suspend all non-school activity, with details of how the Trust has been working behind the scenes to develop methods and resources to stay in regular fan contact.
VITALITY STADIUM CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 - 17th March
Stadium and customer-facing functions close their doors due to the pandemic.
PREMIER LEAGUE SUSPENDED BY OUTBREAK - 13th March
The Cherries' Premier League fixtures held up by Covid-19.