Date: 3rd December 2015 at 6:50pm
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Lots of us like to play 5-a-side football in our spare time, but have you ever considered how the team you support would line-up if they were limited to five players?

Based on current form, and with a formation of one goalkeeper, one defender, two midfielders and one striker, we at Shoot thought it would be interesting to see who would make the grade for each Premier League outfit.

Here’s what we came up with for Bournemouth…


Adam Federici

With Artur Boruc out injured, Adam Federici has got the nod in goal.

Yes, the Australian picked up an injury of his own in the draw with Everton but it is not yet known how long he will be out for.

His bravery and ability to produce unbelievable saves will him a popular keeper in 5-a-side.


Francis’s versatility and ability to adapt makes him the ideal 5-a-side defender

Simon Francis

Someone who has the versatility to be able to play centre-back or full-back in 11-a-side, Francis is the obvious choice to lead the Cherries’ 5-a-side team.

Tough in the tackle and hard to escape, the 6ft 2in defender would add physicality to the side.

The 30-year-old can also play a bit, as proved by the amount of quality runs and crosses he’s produced down the right since signing for the club.


Dan Gosling

Although Harry Arter’s been a big miss having only recently returned from injury, Dan Gosling has stepped up and shown the form which saw him labelled as a ‘wonderkid’ at Everton.

His composure on the ball and fantastic vision means he’ll be a great asset to any team in the 5-a-side format.

Three goals this term also suggests he has an ability to help out in that department.

Matt Ritchie

Ritchie has two goals and 18 key passes to his name this term

Bournemouth’s most creative player, Matt Ritchie seems to have made the step up to the Premier League pretty well.

Although not quite matching his unbelievable tally of goals and assist from last term, the Scotland international is still tormenting full-backs and looks the Cherries’ most dangerous player more often than not.

Has the ability to make goals for others and do something out of the ordinary – qualities needed in 5-a-side.


Junior Stanislas

This no doubt would’ve been Callum Wilson if it wasn’t for his injury, but due to the goal machine’s rotten luck we’ve opted for Junior Stanislas.

After not quite making the grade at West Ham, the 26-year-old has bounced back and is starting to impress in the top flight.

A player with fantastic movement, Stanislas has the ability to interchange with the likes of Ritchie and Gosling in order to create the space needed to score.

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