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Otherwise known as AFC Bournemouth, or The Cherries to its fans, their name prior to 1971 was Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic, and the club is registered under this name (with an ownership change in 1997, they became Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic Football Club (1998)'), and A.F.C. Bournemouth is a trade name. The club plays at Dean Court (capacity: 9,600) and have been in existence since 1899.

JD Sports became club sponsor in a 3 year deal starting from 2008 - 2009 season and is associated with the Carbrini Sportswear brand.

In 2008 the club sold their stadium (but not the surrounding land) to property management company Structadene to ease debts. This deal was done on a Sale and Lease back agreement.

In June 2009, a consortium of businessmen  took over AFC Bournemouth. The consortium included Adam Murry, Jeff Mostyn, former Vice Chairman Steve Sly, Neill Blake and former Dorchester Town Chairman Eddie Mitchell.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2004/05

3.388

-0.419

70.1

57

2003/04

3.015

-1.044

80.4

53

2002/03

3.192

-0.743

75.8

56

2001/02

2.660

0.736

83.3

59

2000/01

1.923

-0.712

99.6

57

1999/00

2.375

0.103

81.6

57

1998/99

2.509

-0.786

 

 

1997/98

2.243

-0.868

 

78

1996/97

 

 

 

 

1995/96

0.811

-0.529

 

 

1994/95

0.825

0.154

 

 

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