- Address: Bournemouth
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 11,000
- Opened: 1910
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: AFC Bournemouth (football)
Extra stadium info – Vitality Stadium
The Vitaly Stadium, which is also used for concerts, is nicknamed Dean Court. It was known as the Fitness First Stadium, the Seward Stadium and the Goldsands Stadium before it became the Vitaly Stadium in 2015. The stadium’s record attendance was set in 1957, when 28,000 people showed up for the FA Cup match between AFC Bournemouth and the world famous football club Manchester United. AFC Bournemouth use the Vitality Stadium for home games. The club was founded in 1899 under a different name.
AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League
AFC Bournemouth were promoted to the Premier League, the top-flight football league of England, in 2015 for the first time in their history. They finished 16th place after gathering 42 points in 38 domestic league matches. AFC Bournemouth, nicknamed The Cherries, won 11 of the 38 league games. 9 league games ended in a draw and they lost 18 games. The Cherries drew an average attendance of 11,000 in 19 home games during that Premier League season. It was the lowest average home league attendance in that Premier League season.