Pitman: Championship a big step up

Brett Pitman reckons Bournemouth can more than hold their own in the Championship after they secured promotion from League One.

Last Updated: 22/04/13 at 14:50

Brett Pitman: Ready for the step up

Brett Pitman: Ready for the step up

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The November signing from Bristol City curled home his 19th of the campaign late on to beat Carlisle and spark wild celebrations on the south coast.

And Pitman, no stranger to the Championship after his spell at Ashton Gate, says the free-flowing football Eddie Howe has promoted at Dean Court will hold them in good stead.

"It is a tough league and there are some big clubs in there," he told the Daily Echo. "The majority of the squads are full of quality players and there is a lot of experience.

"It is a big step but I think we have proved we will be able to compete. We play the game the right way and our style is more suited to the Championship."

Pitman and Bournemouth head to Tranmere on Saturday knowing three points will see them crowned champions.

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