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AFC Bournemouth reveal new stand plans

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Image caption A computer generated image of the proposed new stand

AFC Bournemouth have unveiled proposals to redevelop their ground.

Plans for the Vitality Stadium in Kings Park could see a new south stand built, taking the overall capacity to 14,000.

The Cherries, who are playing in the Premier League for the first time, currently have an 11,700-capacity stadium.

The club, owned by Russian Maxim Demin, said improving the stadium's size was needed as "demand for tickets far outweighs our current capacity".

Manager Eddie Howe said on the club's Twitter feed: ""If we can consolidate again and again, the fanbase will grow. It's important we don't just progress the team."

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Image caption The new south stand would have a capacity of 14,000.

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