Tag Archives: Aberdeen

Is Ryan Christie worth the gamble?
By J Bleasdale |

WHEN James Maddison’s loan deal expired at the beginning of the month, Aberdeen needed to fill the gap with another creative midfielder capable of unlocking a sturdy defence and winning a game with a piece of skill and brilliance. Initial talk was that the £6million man from Norwich would be allowed to continue his development [Read more]

Scottish Football Review of 2016
By J Bleasdale |

ANOTHER calendar year is almost at an end and it’s that time of year where people look back over the last twelve months – and Scottish Football is no different. The year started with the threat of a title challenge from Aberdeen after they defeated Celtic to close the gap at the top of the [Read more]

Betfred League Cup Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

ONLY five months into the domestic season and already the first major trophy in Scottish Football is up for grabs this weekend as Scotland’s top two sides, Aberdeen and Celtic, go head-to-head in Sunday’s Betfred League Cup Final. Unsurprisingly, Hampden is a sellout, which completely justifies the SPFLs decision to award a 50:50 allocation to [Read more]

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Why Aberdeen and Rangers fans need to move on – as do the media!
By J Bleasdale |

SUNDAY saw the return of one of Scotland’s most volatile fixtures out with the Old Firm and Edinburgh derbies. Aberdeen and Rangers met for the first time since 2012, caused by the latter’s spell outside the top flight following their financial collapse. As with the first Old Firm League match two weeks ago, the media [Read more]

Why Dens Park victory could be springboard for Dons season
By J Bleasdale |

TODAY was a massive test for an Aberdeen side under pressure following an indifferent start to the season. Out of the Europa League in the third qualifying round, the same stage as the last two seasons, and just one win in the first five League games, the Dons faced a tricky test against a Dundee [Read more]

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And then there were two! Another mixed bag for Scottish clubs in Europe
By J Bleasdale |

THIS weeks report card of Scottish clubs in Europe once again produced mixed results in the Second Qualifying stages of the Champions League and Europa League respectively. Celtic and Aberdeen advanced as expected, with the Champions making amends for last weeks freak result by turning over Lincoln Red Imps 3-0 and the Dons producing a [Read more]

Will Celtic win the League and Cup double this season?
By d murray |

The Brendan Rodgers era didn’t get off to the best of starts as Celtic fell 1-0 to Lincoln Red Imps but the Scottish side quickly made up for the defeat as they secured a comfortable 3-0 victory in the second leg to secure their place in the next round of qualifying for the Champions League. [Read more]

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The Greatest Nights In Scottish Football
By S Douglas |

With few exceptions, success in football is difficult to sustain, and even the most prestigious clubs and national teams in history have their down periods. And even though it might feel like Scotland has always been a second-tier (or lower, depending on who you ask) footballing nation, it’s important to remember that things haven’t always [Read more]

The first ever charity bet double
By C Adey |

The SFF podcast is in it’s fifth season, and throughout that time, we have put on a charity bet each episode and then donated the winnings (however small) at the end of the season. We have been very lucky over the last three seasons that McBookie have donated the £10 stake each week, and also [Read more]

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S4E33 Hearts, Hearts, Glorious Hearts
By C Adey |

Laurie returns to the podcast to join me and Krys. Greig is missing, which is unusual timing considering his side got their arguably their biggest win of the season. I suppose it’s only Hamilton. John has homework due for tomorrow. Hearts sealed the Championship title at the weekend, so it’s perfect timing to get Laurie [Read more]