Cherries To Take Cardiff Up On Their Offer?
Speaking in the Bournemouth Evening Echo, Bond is quoted as saying: "I'd be glad to take Dave up on his offer. They've got a good set of youngsters at Cardiff and can't give them all a game. They recognise that league games are going to be a million miles better than reserve team football. I've said before that I would really like to get players we could sign rather than loan players but it's trying to get people who tick all the boxes because there are hardly any about. We had a look at Mark Marshall from Eastleigh and although some people were criticising us for looking at a player from Eastleigh, we couldn't get him in the end because Swindon took him. That's how hard it is. I'm very conscious of bringing in too many loan players but the system is essential to us. It gives the not-so-fortunate clubs an opportunity to do something about things without having to have big squads".