Edward John Frank Howe is an English professional football manager and former player. He is the manager of Premier League club AFC Bournemouth. A defender before retirement who spent much of his career at Bournemouth, he was the youngest manager in the Football League when appointed Bournemouth manager in January 2009. Howe rescued Bournemouth from relegation out of the Football League in his first season in charge, after the club started the season on minus 17 points, then led them to promotion the next. After a brief spell as manager at Burnley, Howe returned to Bournemouth and led them to two further promotions in three seasons resulting in the club playing in the top flight of English football for the first time in their history. Howe's successes with Bournemouth resulted in him being given the inaugural Football League Manager of the Decade Award in 2015. The departure of Arsène Wenger from Arsenal in 2018 made Howe the longest-serving active manager in the Premier League.
About Eddie Howe
English soccer player and manager who had success with Bournemouth and Portsmouth during his playing career. In 2009, he was made the manager of Bournemouth, making him the youngest manager in Football League at the time.
He was born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire and made his senior debut for Bournemouth in a match against Hull City in 1994.
He got he letter "R" tattooed on his wrist in honor of Rodney, a black labrador he owned while playing at Bournemouth.
He married a woman named Vicki and has children. His half-brother is former striker Steve Lovell.
He has managed midfielder Andrew Surman during his time as the manager at Bournemouth.
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