Scotsman Fanzone Article Remixed — 4 November 2009

Last updated : 04 November 2009 By Stand Free Ed
Aberdeen-Mad invades the Scotsman


Hidden behind this week's faintly embarrassing whining about Saturday's card-happy referee is one fact: against our pre-season European place rivals Hearts, Dundee Utd and Hibernian, Aberdeen have gathered a solitary point. A wee bit yet to go under our new manager then.

Hibs' new boss - mooted for our hotseat by some Dons fans after the Jimmys' exit - is having a better time of it. Yogi Hughes may talk like a man who would struggle to beat a potato at noughts and crosses, but he is plainly a decent football manager.

That the Dons more than matched the current Old Firm-splitters on their own patch until the sendings off shows McGhee doesn't have too far to go with this team though. By the turn of the year, we should be a different proposition - no panic-button pressing going on by a long chalk.


See the original version of article, and those from other SPL clubs' fans, at:, and in The Scotsman newspaper every Wednesday during the season.

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