Seizure Money!

Last updated : 19 March 2014 By Stand Free Ed

In the aftermath of the Dons' League Cup win last Sunday, one song has been stuck in my and every other Red's head - Peter Pawlett Baby, sung along to the Human League's Don't You Want Me Baby. So it was amusing to see a Facebook campaign start to try and get the song to number one in the UK singles chart.

However, while watching the power of social media in action yesterday evening, a thought struck me. OK, it's a bit of fun, but why are thousands of Dons fans giving 99p to Phil Oakey, Apple, and a record company?

So I had an idea. I'd been feeling like I wanted to do something to demonstrate my apologies to Jamie Langfield for criticising him as a bottler on our messageboard in years past. On Sunday he proved he is no such thing, saving the first Inverness Caley Thistle penalty from their most feared marksman Billy McKay.

Clangers proved he's not a bottler in his personal life by battling back from a brain seizure in May 2011 to become Dons first-choice keeper once more - and on Sunday he vindicated every manager that has stuck by him and put online views like mine to shame.

So I tweeted this:

Several of Aberdeen Mad's Twitter followers joined me in donating to The Brain Tumour Charity, the charity Langfield raised cash for last year, and you can too - follow this link and donate online, by text, email and more:

While you're at it, you can ensure that AFC has a future generation of Peter Pawletts coming through the system by signing up to Red Lottery. You can win cash prizes and every penny goes to AFC youth development - and that also costs just £1 per week.

Let's get Peter Pawlett Baby to number one - but why not also put your money to better use?

Craig Stewart