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Where is Simon Francis now?

Where is Simon Francis now?

AFC Bournemouth are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Francis as assistant first team technical director.

Is Simon Francis retired?

But with no supporters allowed into matches due to the coronavirus pandemic, added to the fact Francis never officially announced his retirement, instead taking up a backroom scouting role at the club, one of Cherries’ all-time greats slipped away quietly.

Does Francis still play for Bournemouth?

A statement released on the club’s official website said: “AFC Bournemouth can confirm that club captain Simon Francis and vice-captain Andrew Surman will not be offered new contracts and have left the club.

Who does Francis play for?

Career statistics

Club Season League
Division
AFC Bournemouth 2018–19 Premier League
2019–20 Premier League
Total

Who is Bournemouth FC captain?

Lloyd Kelly on 2021, Parker and captaincy. From play-off disappointment to leading the Championship heading into the new year, 2021 has proven to be an unforgettable year for AFC Bournemouth.

Who paid 1 million for Trevor Francis?

Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest, the reigning First Division champions and League Cup holders managed by Brian Clough, put in a bid for Francis which totalled just over £1 million.

Who was first million pound footballer?

Trevor Francis
In 1979 Trevor Francis became the first British footballer to command a £1 million transfer fee when he moved from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest.

Where is Jonathan Woodgate now?

After huge speculation, on 14 June 2019, Woodgate was appointed as the new permanent manager of Middlesbrough, signing onto a three-year contract.

Who was the first 100 million pound footballer?

The first recorded record transfer was of Willie Groves from West Bromwich Albion to Aston Villa for £100 in 1893 (equivalent to £11,000 in 2020)….Highest transfer payments in association football.

Player Cristiano Ronaldo
From Real Madrid
To Juventus
Position Forward
Fee (€ mln) €100

How much did forest sell Trevor Francis for?

Nottingham Forest, the reigning First Division champions and League Cup holders managed by Brian Clough, put in a bid for Francis which totalled just over £1 million.

Who was the first black player to play for England?

Arthur Wharton (1865-1930) The Ghana-born goalkeeper is widely considered not only England’s, but the world’s first Black professional footballer. He started his career at Darlington and was also part of Preston North End’s so-called ‘Invincibles’ during the 1880s.