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First Team

Gallery: Squad step up readiness

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The AFC Bournemouth first team take their latest steps with under two weeks to go until the Premier League restarts for Eddie Howe's side.

The Cherries learned on Friday that their first game with take place on the evening of Saturday 20th June, the match at home to Crystal Palace the first ever Premier League game to be shown live on the BBC.

Before the competitive football gets under way, the players have continued their work in phase two of training.

And Howe has been boosted by the return of David Brooks, Arnaut Danjuma, Steve Cook, Chris Mepham and Lloyd Kelly to training.

To see all the images from the training ground, with work also taking place on the main Vitality Stadium pitch, click through our gallery above.

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