Bournemouth can breathe a huge sigh of relief after stretching the gap to the drop zone even further with a well-deserved 2-0 victory over Swansea.
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A Saturday win against Swansea puts Bournemouth further away from the relegation zone in their bid to play in the Premier League in 2017-18.
Bournemouth moved nine points clear of the Premier League's bottom three with victory over relegation rivals Swansea on Saturday night.
Manchester City and Arsenal are both coming off the back of embarrassing European exits, while the Chelsea machine may keep rolling on.
Bournemouth should claim victory over Swansea, but nothing's ever as easy as it seems. Josh King will be key to the Cherries overcoming inconsistency.
The England midfielder, whose Arsenal contract expires next year, is on loan at Bournemouth this season.
Eddie Howe had almost forgotten what a win felt like until Joshua King's hat-trick sank West Ham in dramatic fashion.
Josh King scored a hat-trick but could have had more as Bournemouth shrugged off two penalty misses to beat West Ham 3-2.
Joshua King bagged a hat-trick as Bournemouth broke their 2017 win duck with a dramatic 3-2 victory over West Ham.
Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings has said it is ""upsetting" for people to think he intentionally stamped on Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Bournemouth have been fined £35,000 after admitting a breach of the Football Association's anti-doping rules, the governing body has announced.
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