Pick Of The Cherries - April 20, 2004
Tomorrow sees Steve Fletcher’s 500th league game at Hillsborough and will move on to 384 for the Cherries making him third in the Appearance Makers chart. Wade Elliott hopes to make his 200th appearance for Bournemouth at the same time.
Sean O’Driscoll believes the team won’t be intimidated by the crowd at Hillsborough in tonight’s big game.
Danny Thomas hopes to beat the summer transfer rush; he has had a trial match for Notts County Reserves. His contract expires this summer.
The services of Claus Jorgensen have been secured for a further (third) month – thanks to Playershare. Danny Thomas has joined Boston United.
Peter Phillips insists keeping the squad together is a main priority with (Thursday’s) deadline approaching. The club are not looking to sell anybody, and not expecting to, although if a substantial offer was made… who knows!
Carl Fletcher sits out the first of his two match ban against Blackpool tonight.
Sean O’Driscoll has called for patience as the club tries to jeep their play off ambitions alive. Warren Feeney is an early doubt for the trip to Hartlepool with an ankle injury.
Derek Holmes “is on alert” to take Warren Feeney’s place this weekend.
For £25, every season ticket holder can get a four course meal in the Top Floor Restaurant before watching the Chesterfield game from an executive box. Non-season ticket holders get the same privileges for £45.
Steve Fletcher could also miss the trip north against his former club.
The club are giving week trials to some Premiership players; Adam Flynn (defender), Andrew Wright (midfield) both Liverpool; Andrew Hodges (defender (Spurs) and Steven Hunt (defender) Southampton.