Jonathan Woodgate


Jonathan Woodgate insists Dominic Solanke is a better striker than Ivan Toney

Jonathan Woodgate insists record-breaking Brentford hitman Ivan Toney is not as good as “absolutely outstanding” Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke. In-form Toney is arguably the most sought-after frontman outside the Premier League after netting a remarkable 31 Sky Bet Championship goals for the Bees this term, while Cherries forward Solanke registered a more modest total of 15.

Bournemouth slump will not affect play-offs – Jonathan Woodgate

Jonathan Woodgate insists Bournemouth will not be lacking in confidence when they take on Brentford in the play-off semi-finals despite seeing his team slip to a third straight Championship defeat. Stoke were full value for their 2-0 win, given to them by goals from debutant Will Forrester and full-back Tommy...

Jonathan Woodgate urges Bournemouth to be more clinical

Bournemouth boss Jonathan Woodgate urged his side to be more clinical after they hung on to deservedly triumph 2-1 at Huddersfield. The Cherries remain firmly in the play-off zone thanks to a fifth consecutive win but, after leading 2-0 at the break, they were pegged back late on to make it an uneasy final 15 minutes.

Jonathan Woodgate hails Bournemouth’s lightning start

Jonathan Woodgate praised his side’s fast start after Bournemouth thumped Coventry 4-1 to move into the Sky Bet Championship play-off places. Arnaut Danjuma’s goal after just 24 seconds – the first of two for the Dutchman – set the tone for an impressive victory. David Brooks and Dominic Solanke were...

‘Ugly Bournemouth’ a pleasant sight for Jonathan Woodgate

Jonathan Woodgate was pleased with an ‘ugly’ win after Bournemouth maintained their play-off push by beating Blackburn 2-0. Philip Billing slammed home his sixth goal of the season to give the Cherries a first-half lead, which was doubled by Arnaut Danjuma’s well-placed finish in the 75th minute – his fourth in five games.

Jonathan Woodgate delighted with Bournemouth’s team spirit

Jonathan Woodgate praised Bournemouth’s team spirit after they gave their Sky Bet Championship play-off hopes a boost with a crucial 3-1 victory over his old club Middlesbrough. Bournemouth looked comfortable at half-time after Philip Billing’s 14th-minute volley had given them an early lead. But Duncan Watmore’s well-taken equaliser in the...