Eddie Howe - Staying Or Going?

Last updated : 11 January 2011 By Bournemouth Co-Ordinator

With speculation rife with rumour and counter-rumour as to what was going on at Dean Court, here's the summery of the day's events taken from the Bournemouth Evenign Echo's blog: 

Howe latest: Manager has a meeting with Eddie Mitchell this afternoon to dicuss his future. Press, inc Echo, reporting Howe has turned down Crystal Palace. Dean Court board held a meeting this meeting to discuss Howe's future, according to Echo source.
Charlton understood to have made an official approach, but Echo sources say Burnley have not come in for Howe.

Latest - 12.41pm: Howe leaving training now to go to meeting with Mitchell. Would not answer any other questions and could not confirm if a decision would come today.

Latest - 1.09pm: Echo sources claim JT and EH have turned down an initial offer from Crystal Palace. Eddie Mitchell, it is understood, will offer the duo new contracts this afternoon in a bid to keep them. We expect a decision at some point this evening from EH.
EH and JT met with Charlton officials last night, with the meeting going on late into the night.

Latest - 1.28pm: EH and JT in talks with chairman Eddie Mitchell now - or sat in a car according to Solent :).

Latest - 1.55pm: EH and JT in the cafe having scrambled eggs, bacon and toast.

Latest - 2.08pm: EH and JT inside the stadium to meet with Eddie Mitchell.

Latest - 3.09pm: Solent report second offer from Palace, believed to match that of Charlton.

Latest - 3.15pm: Ian Wadley reports EH and JT still in talks with EM at Dean Court.

Latest - 3.45pm: Echo reporters at Dean Court report EH and JT have finished meeting with Eddie Mitchell.

Latest - 4.09pm: Jason Tindall leaves Dean Court with 'no comment' and apparently picks up Howe from a fire escape to avoid the press.

Latest - 4.14pm: Eddie Howe contacts the Echo's Neil Perrett to tell him no decision has been made on his future. He expects to make that decision tonight and will inform chairman Eddie Mitchell.

Latest - 4.22pm: Eddie Mitchell confirms Eddie Howe has not resigned and no decision on his future has been made.