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Cherries hand captaincy to Pearce

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06 Aug 2009 12:30:37

Cherries hand captaincy to Pearce

Defender Jason Pearce will lead Bournemouth into the new season after being named as skipper for their league opener at Bury by manager Eddie Howe. The 21-year-old former Portsmouth trainee will take the armband while captain Danny Hollands is sidelined for a month following knee surgery. "Jason's a winner and a fantastic pro," Howe told BBC Radio Solent. "He wants to achieve success. He's got all the hallmarks of being a really good captain." Howe added: "It's probably come earli.... read more


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