icon_corner icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_start_stop icon_post icon_miss icon_save icon_card_red icon_save icon_start_stop icon_sub icon_card_yellow accessibility icon account-off icon account-on icon arrow-left icon arrow-right icon attack icon chevron-down icon chevron-left icon chevron-right icon chevron-up icon Combined Shape Created with Sketch. cross icon defence icon icon_disallowed_goal email icon facebook icon giphy icon google icon instagram icon linkedin icon lock icon messenger icon padlock icon Svg Vector Icons : http://www.onlinewebfonts.com/icon Panel Created with Sketch. Pattern Created with Sketch. pinterest icon Icon_PlayButton Created with Sketch. plus-thin icon plus icon Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch. search icon soundcloud icon sub-in icon sub-out icon tweet icon twitter icon icon_user__out icon_user_out vimeo icon whatsapp icon icon_start_stop youtube icon

First team

Team news: Pair could be back for Blades clash

/media/33663/rj2_1622_2019110211649175_20191102012132-1.jpg

AFC Bournemouth AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe could welcome back both Joshua King and Jack Stacey for Sunday’s visit to Sheffield United.

Frontman King and defender Stacey have both been sidelined since sustaining hamstring injuries during the Cherries’ 2-0 defeat at Brighton at the end of December.

The pair have missed the past seven games in all competitions but returned to full training earlier this week as Howe’s squad continued preparations for the trip to Bramall Lane.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference this morning, Howe told the media: “Joshua and Jack have trained this week and are both getting close. We’ll have to make decision if we involve them on Sunday.”

Howe also confirmed long-term injury victim David Brooks was still “some way away” from a return but said the 22-year-old was making progress.

“He’s back in England,” said Howe, with Brooks having spent time in Qatar receiving specialist treatment. “He was running on the grass for the first time yesterday.”

The Cherries head to the Steel City bidding to register a third Premier League win on the trot following back-to-back victories over Brighton and Aston Villa.

Breaking News

Dismiss