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Team news: Moriah-Welsh makes debut at Yeovil


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Nathan Moriah-Welsh makes his first AFC Bournemouth start in the Emirates FA Cup third round tie at Yeovil Town.

Moriah-Welsh joined the Cherries’ academy in 2018 and has captained the under-18s and under-21s across his time with the club.

Now, the 19-year-old Guyana international has been trusted by head coach Scott Parker to make his first competitive first-team appearance.

Moriah-Welsh is one of ten changes from the 3-0 win over Cardiff City, with Chris Mepham captaining the side at Huish Park.

Third-year scholar Tarik Gidaree is also in the first team squad for the first time, taking a place amongst the substitutes with eight other academy graduates in the squad.

You can watch the game live on the BBC red button, with kick-off at 5.45pm.

Cherries XI: Nyland; Moriah-Welsh, Ibsen Rossi, Mepham ©, Davis; Kilkenny, Pearson, Marcondes; Rogers, Anthony, Lowe.

Subs: Travers, Dennis, Stacey, Kelly, Camp, Brady, Gidaree, Cook, Saydee.

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