He was sent off on his debut in a 1–1 draw with Lewes in the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy on 21 November 2009. His effort was palmed on to the post by the diving Cook, who was shown a red card before Pukki fired home his first league goal since 14 December. This website uses cookies to give you the best and most relevant experience. [32] Cook was ever-present in the 2014–15 season, playing in all 46 games and scoring 4 goals as Bournemouth won the Championship and were promoted to the Premier League. [30] Cook started in and played the full 90 minutes in the pivotal home game against Bolton on 27 April. All you need to know to find out who is the best bet to score next, From Allardyce to Zola, our massive manager database, with histories and win ratios, is sure to get your vote of confidence, BILLY BUNTER 7:00am Tuesday, 10 Mar, 2020, BILLY BUNTER 7:00am Thursday, 5 Mar, 2020, BILLY BUNTER 7:00am Wednesday, 4 Mar, 2020, Champions League: Liverpool v Atletico Madrid preview, Champions League: RB Leipzig v Tottenham preview, FA Cup: Derby v Manchester United preview, FA Cup: Sheffield Wednesday v Man City preview, EFL Cup final: Aston Villa v Man City preview, Man Utd boss Solskjaer is sack race favourite. Cook made his first appearance for Brighton in over two-and-a-half years during the League Cup game against Liverpool in September 2011. Both red cards were the right decision. [15] On 3 January 2012, Cook re-joined Bournemouth permanently for £150,000 signing a three-and-a-half-year deal, after making an initial 8 appearances during his loan spell. That left Bournemouth to play out the remaining 57 minutes with 10 men and they struggled to get going in the second half. Born in Hastings, East Sussex, Cook made his first-team debut for Brighton & Hove Albion during the League Cup third round victory over Manchester City on 24 September 2008. [27] Within this period Cook played in the Cherries 0-8 away win against Birmingham City; which is Bournemouth's highest league win in recorded history. However, they did not roll over and Norwich were forced into some last-ditch defending either side of the hour mark, just managing to keep the ball away from Nathan Aké and Wilson. Cook scored his first goal of the season in this game, which saw Bournemouth promoted to the Championship. The first chance of the match fell to Wilson, with his first attempt on target in the top flight since October, but his soft header was straight at the home keeper, Tim Krul. Steve Cook hands Teemu Pukki a penalty as Bournemouth woes deepen PA Media. [13] Brighton manager Gus Poyet later revealed that he felt Cook would add another ingredient to his footballing education by spending time away from Sussex and that it would force him to "grow up".[14]. [17] Cook appeared in just 8 of the first 20 league games this season, before finally putting together a run of starts for the side, beginning with a 2-1 win against Scunthorpe United on 8 December. With the Cherries far superior goal difference to third placed Middlesbrough FC, a win in the penultimate game would all but confirm the clubs promotion to the Premier League; Bournemouth went on to seal an impressive 3-0 win to do just that. Born in Hastings, East Sussex, Cook made his first-team debut for Brighton & Hove Albion during the League Cup third round victory over Manchester City on 24 September 2008. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot('/5614/soc-soc-racingpost', [[300, 250], [300, 600]], 'div-gpt-ad-1158876267099-0').setTargeting('pos', ['one']).addService(googletag.pubads()); googletag.pubads().enableSingleRequest(); googletag.enableServices(); }); The Cherries would then go on another undefeated streak, which would last until the end of the season, starting with a 0-0 home draw against Blackburn. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. [6] When this loan expired, he once again found himself involved in the Brighton first team, making his third substitute appearance for the club during the Football League Trophy Southern Final penalty shoot-out defeat to Luton Town. I think we have to support the role of the referee. On 4 December 2016, he scored to equalise and then created the winning goal as Bournemouth completed one of the comebacks of the season to beat Liverpool for the first time in their history 4–3 in a sensational Premier League game. See Steve Cook's bio, transfer history and stats here. [19] Cook finished the season having made 38 appearances for the club in total across all competitions. Main position : Last update : Team of the Week: Markovic and Carroll with vital goals and first nomination, Team of the Week: Allen, Austin and Walcott named after braces. [31] Cook repeated the trick with the Cherries by playing the full 90 minutes once more in the final game of the season against Charlton, a 0-3 away win that secured not just the promotion, but the Championship title as well, with Watford failing to beat Sheffield Wednesday in their final game. [20] Cook scored his second goal of the season, and the only goal of the game, in a 0-1 away win against Barnsley on 22 March, [21] and he then scored again in a 2-2 draw away to Ipswich on 21 April. Tierney went to VAR after Godfrey lunged into a tackle on Bournemouth’s Wilson and was originally shown a yellow card, the referee changing his decision to red following a lengthy review. Norwich held on for a crucial victory over fellow strugglers Bournemouth that finished 10-a-side and featured the Premier League’s first pitchside VAR review. There are no statistics available for this player. [16] Cook made a further 18 appearances for the Cherries in the 2011/12 season, as the club finished 11th in League One. Steve Anthony Cook (born 19 April 1991) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Championship club AFC Bournemouth.