BLAST FROM THE PAST: Bournemouth v Swans

17th March 2017

With the Swans heading to the Vitality Stadium on Saturday to face Bournemouth, we look at back at some previous encounters between the clubs.
Here, we bring you some classic League One meetings and a five-goal Premier League thriller.




Bournemouth 1-4 Swansea
League One - Sunday, October 14, 2007
Former Bournemouth striker Warren Feeney scored twice as Swansea thumped Bournemouth to go top of League One on goal difference.
Ferrie Bodde curled in a free-kick and Dennis Lawrence nodded Darren Pratley's corner home to put the Swans 2-0 up.
Lee Bradbury pulled one back from the spot after Lawrence brought down Danny Hollands but Feeney netted a penalty of his own after Marc Wilson handled.
And Feeney made no mistake when Pratley played him in to complete the rout.

BOURNEMOUTH: Moss, Telfer, Cooper, Wilson, Pearce, Hollands, Anderton, Lallana, Kuffour (Gowling, 73), Vokes, Bradbury.

SWANS: de Vries, Rangel, Lawrence, Monk, Painter, Butler, Pratley, Bodde, Anderson (Orlandi, 89), Scotland (Allen, 80), Feeney.




Bournemouth 2-2 Swansea
League One - Saturday, April 14, 2007
Swansea came from 2-0 down to earn a late draw against Bournemouth.
Marc Wilson's header from Warren Cummings' corner gave the home side the lead, and with 30 minutes to go David McGoldrick doubled the advantage from close range.
Swansea boss Roberto Martinez threw everything into attack and was rewarded on 83 minutes with a thunderbolt Alan Tate volley from 25 yards.
With two minutes to go, Pawel Abbott's shot was saved by Neil Moss, but it fell to Trundle who made no mistake.

BOURNEMOUTH: Moss, Purches, Young, Gowling, Cummings, Summerfield (Broadhurst, 86), Anderton (Hollands, 63), Wilson, Hayter, McGoldrick (Pitman, 82), Fletcher.

SWANS: Gueret, Duffy (Abbott, 62), Iriekpen, Lawrence, Painter, Britton, Craney, O'Leary (Tate, 52), Butler (Williams, 52), Trundle, Duffy.



Bournemouth 0-1 Swansea
League One - Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Lee Trundle kept Swansea top of League One with his ninth goal of the season.
The striker was in the right place on the half hour mark to fire home after Bournemouth goalkeeper Gareth Stewart had palmed away Izzy Iriekpen's shot.
Swansea wasted a host of chances to double their lead and they needed a fine Willy Gueret save to deny James Keene's effort before the break.
Adebayo Akinfenwa then hit the bar for the visitors before Gueret tipped James Hayter's header round the post.

BOURNEMOUTH: Stewart, Hart, Gowling, Young, O'Connor, Foley, Stock, Browning, Surman, Hayter, Keene.

SWANS: Gueret, Tate, Iriekpen, Austin, Ricketts, Britton, Bean, Martinez, McLeod, Akinfenwa (Robinson, 84), Trundle.




Bournemouth 3-2 Swansea
Premier League - Saturday, March 12, 2016
The Swans went down 3-2 at Bournemouth as their winning run came to an end on the south coast.
The visitors had to come from behind on two occasions after Max Gradel fired into the bottom corner after 37 minutes.
The Swans were soon back on level terms as Modou Barrow became the first Gambian to score in the Premier League as he cut inside before curling low into the net.
After the break, the goals flowed.
The lively Joshua King drilled in via the near post to put Bournemouth ahead once again, but the Swans were level on 63 minutes as Sigurdsson scored his seventh goal in 11 games from Barrow's low cross.
In a final push, it was the Cherries who bagged victory as Steve Cook nodded home from a quickly-taken corner.
Defeat left the Swans on 33 points after 30 games - eight points clear of the dropzone.

BOURNEMOUTH: Artur Boruc, Simon Francis (capt), Steve Cook, Dan Gosling (Eunan O'Kane, ht), Andrew Surman, Max Gradel (Marc Pugh, 76), Charlie Daniels, Adam Smith, Joshua King, Benik Afobe (Lewis Grabban, 66), Matt Ritchie.
SUBS: Adam Federici, Tommy Elphick, Juan Iturbe, Sylvain Distin.

SWANS: Lukasz Fabianski, Angel Rangel, Federico Fernandez, Ashley Williams (capt), Neil Taylor, Jack Cork, Leroy Fer (Ki Sung-Yueng, 84), Gylfi Sigurdsson, Modou Barrow (Marvin Emnes, 79), Wayne Routledge (Bafe Gomis, 60) Alberto Paloschi.
SUBS: Kristoffer Nordfeldt, Kyle Naughton, Jordi Amat, Leon Britton.