Tag Archives: Aberdeen

McInnes stays, now he must refocus and galvanise Aberdeen again
By J Bleasdale |

SIX weeks of mayhem and speculation that Derek McInnes would jump ship and join Rangers is over as he has, at last, confirmed that he is staying at Aberdeen, despite a formal approach from his boyhood team. Aberdeen confirmed in a statement, including quotes from the manager himself, that McInnes and his assistant Tony Docherty [Read more]

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Time the media accepted McInnes is HAPPY at Aberdeen
By J Bleasdale |

EVER since Rangers sacked Pedro Caixinha following a disastrous six months in the Ibrox hot seat, large sections of the Scottish media have went into overdrive in trying to get Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes to replace the Portuguese flop. For four weeks, we’ve had to endure endless assurances that McInnes, a former Rangers player and [Read more]

Throwback Thursday – Classic League Cup Finals
By J Bleasdale |

THREE days to go until the first major trophy is handed out as Celtic and Motherwell go head-to-head in the Betfred League Cup Final. The competition has been devalued by some over the years, particularly since the loss of a European place after the 1996/97 season, but it’s seen some enthralling Finals and had the [Read more]

Time for Aberdeen Council to allow the Don of a new era
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN Aberdeen launched their Stand Free DVD back in 2002, as part of the clubs centenary celebrations, then Chief Executive Keith Wyness spoke then about the need for the Dons to move to a new ground, with Pittodrie unlikely to pass new UEFA criteria for hosting matches in European matches cited as one of the [Read more]

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How recent history can inspire Aberdeen in Bosnia
By J Bleasdale |

THURSDAY’S Europa League Second Qualifying Round first leg against Siroki Brijeg did not go according to plan for Aberdeen. A crowd of 17,067 turned up at Pittodrie hoping for a home victory to take in Bosnia, but left disappointed by a 1-1 score line that puts the tie firmly in the balance. The result means [Read more]

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Don despair, we’ll be back!
By J Bleasdale |

PRIDE, despair, respect, hope! These are the four words that spring to mind when assessing the Scottish Cup Final that I witnessed my beloved Aberdeen lose at the very end to Celtic. Pride would describe the performance. Aberdeen gave everything they had on Saturday, were the better side for at least 50 minutes that had [Read more]

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Scottish Cup Final 2016/17 Preview – Aberdeen v Celtic
By J Bleasdale |

SCOTTISH Football’s main showpiece occasion is just three days away when the best two sides in the country this season, Aberdeen and Celtic, take to the Hampden turf on Saturday in the Scottish Cup Final. This will be the seventh time the two sides have met in the Final, Celtic winning the first three in [Read more]

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Scottish Cup Final Throwback: The last time the Cup went to the Granite City
By J Bleasdale |

LAST season, Hibs ended the longest running joke in Scottish Football by ending a 114 year wait for a Scottish Cup triumph. This year, it’s the turn of another one of Scottish Footballs bigger sides outside the Old Firm to end a long hoodoo since they last lifted the famous old trophy. Aberdeen’s famine may [Read more]

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Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

THIS weekend sees the penultimate stage of Scotland’s most prestigious knockout competition as the Semi Finals of the 2016/17 Scottish Cup take place at Hampden. Fans of Hibernian, Aberdeen, Celtic and Rangers descend on the National Stadium, hoping their club can take the next step to lifting the oldest trophy in British Football (it should [Read more]

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S6E27 Levein’s Puppet Show
By C Adey |

John is joined by John B as they discuss the recent events in Scottish football. There is positive news for a change with regards to the charity bet as we actually got a winner. Aberdeen’s fine form continued at the weekend which prevented Celtic from securing the title just yet. In the bottom six, things [Read more]

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