Next Game

B'mouth v Wolves

Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Last Game

B'mouth 0 - 0 Blackburn

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Mitchell sells Cherries stake

Bournemouth chairman Eddie Mitchell has stepped down from his position after selling his 50 per cent share of the Sky Bet Championship club to co-owner Maxim Demin.

Last Updated: 10/09/13 at 18:41 Post Comment

Eddie Mitchell leaves his post after spending four years in charge of the club

Eddie Mitchell leaves his post after spending four years in charge of the club

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Mitchell has enjoyed a successful four years in charge since buying out previous co-owners Jeff Mostyn and Steve Sly, having presided over two promotions.

But, along with wife Brenda, they have now sold their share to the Russian businessman who has been involved with the club since October 2011.

In a statement released this afternoon, Mitchell said of his decision: "(It) has not been made lightly, nor without a great deal of angst, but the outcome will help enable the club to find the financial investment that it needs to keep moving onwards and upwards.

"We would both like to wish our partners, board members and successors the very best for the future and we sincerely hope that the club continues to enjoy its recent success going forward."

Director Josh Mitchell and associate director Dave Roberts have also relinquished their roles on the board with immediate effect.

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

W

e'll be fine, no problem. If they do get relegated, he's definitely going to ask how anyone could ever have thought that Villa were going to be fine given their problems before he came.

treeman1
Premier League Winners And Losers

S

toke though. Hmn. I don't think it was defending that made people dislike Stoke so much as the out and out cheating/nastiness they regularly displayed. That, and they kept buying the odd flair player and then ruining them (Oh! Tuncay, what were you thinking?).

megabrow (cufc)
Being Defensive About Being Defensive...

W

ell that really inspires me with confidence. No point in training, deciding on a coherent formation, or playing players in their best positions, let's just hope we get lucky.

mumbo_jimbo
Van Gaal: Luck is key

Footer 365

FA planning to send men's and women's GB teams to 2016 Olympics

FA are planning to send men's and women's Great Britain teams to compete in the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio.

Tottenham announce that legend and former captain Dave Mackay has died

Tottenham have announced that their former captain Dave Mackay has died. He was 80.

Liverpool boss Rodgers says Coutinho should be named top player

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes the form of Philippe Coutinho should make him player of the year.

Mail Box

Henderson The Best Midfielder In PL?

Jordan Henderson is named by two afternoon Mailboxers as the PL's best midfielder, while another suggests Man United are trying to emulate Barca...

Jose Settles Most Boring Team Debate...

There's lots of reaction to Chelsea and Liverpool's wins on Sunday, plus one Mailboxer asking: Who is the Premier League's best midfielder?

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company