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Celtic claim Scottish League Cup after Ryan Christie strike denies Aberdeen

The seventh trophy of Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic tenure felt like the most hard-fought. An under-par Celtic display, coupled with spirited resistance from Aberdeen, contributed to a tight League Cup final. Aberdeen emerge from this game with credit but Ce…

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Celtic v Aberdeen: Scottish League Cup final – live!

Live updates from Hampden Park, kick-off 3pm (GMT)Feel free to email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris you thoughts 2.27pm GMT Leisurewear latest: are these quite the right shade of green? Bit bottle for my tastes. Checking in at Hampden ?#BetfredCup pic.t…

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Aberdeen a club on the move but silverware shortfall still rankles | Ewan Murray

Derek McInnes’s side have an itch to scratch in the League Cup final against Celtic on Sunday and a trophy would sit well for a club with off-pitch developments in the worksIt would be no consolation to Brendan Rodgers but if Aberdeen were to be the si…

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No Scottish League Cup final for Gerrard as Ferguson sends Aberdeen through

• Aberdeen 1-0 Rangers• Lewis Ferguson’s 79th minute header sends Rangers outLewis Ferguson dashed Steven Gerrard’s hopes of leading Rangers out at the Scottish League Cup final as his late winner sealed a 1-0 triumph for Aberdeen at Hampden.The Ibrox …

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From better than Giggs to ‘drinking and drinking’: how Ben Thornley battled back | David Hytner

At Manchester United Thornley was regarded as superior to Giggs, Scholes and Beckham – then a bad tackle shattered his dreams. He talks regrets, rock bottom and why he is finally at peaceIt was a Sunday get-together that featured Manchester United roya…

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David Brooks and James Maddison prove persistence does finally pay off | Ben Fisher

The quality of the young midfield duo was never in doubt but both had to recover from setbacks before reaching the Premier League with Bournemouth and Leicester respectivelyFor David Brooks, there was the toughening-up experience of the midweek under-1…

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Aberdeen’s Anderson strikes late to deny Steven Gerrard’s 10-man Rangers

The Aberdeen youngster Bruce Anderson denied Steven Gerrard and 10-man Rangers a winning start in the Scottish Premiership as his injury-time equaliser snatched a draw at Pittodrie.The new Rangers manager looked set for an impressive domestic bow as hi…

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Aberdeen’s Anderson strikes late to deny Steven Gerrard’s 10-man Rangers

The Aberdeen youngster Bruce Anderson denied Steven Gerrard and 10-man Rangers a winning start in the Scottish Premiership as his injury-time equaliser snatched a draw at Pittodrie.The new Rangers manager looked set for an impressive domestic bow as hi…

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Aberdeen v Rangers: Scottish Premiership – live

Minute by minute updates as Steven Gerrard takes his league bowScottish football unusually buoyant after Rangers’ summerAny thoughts? You can email John | Tweet @JohnBrewin_ 12.17pm BST Those line-ups in a more analogue fashion. Aberdeen: Lewis, Ball, …

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Scottish Premiership 2018-19 preview: Celtic favourites but focus on Gerrard

Brendan Rodgers’ side are in the box seat for an eighth championship running but Rangers’ new manager adds interestThe extent of Celtic’s favouritism for what would be an eighth title in succession has been diminished by excitement surrounding Steven G…

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Europa League: Burnley’s Cork and Barnes sink Aberdeen in extra time

Not content with waiting 51 years to host a European tie at Turf Moor, Burnley put their fans through an agonising wait before confirming there will be another. The Premier League team needed extra-time goals from Jack Cork and Ashley Barnes to finally…

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Burnley v Aberdeen: Europa League qualifying, second leg – live!

Updates from the second-round qualifier at Turf MoorTie poised at 1-1 after first leg at PittodrieWest Brom turn down Burnley bid for RodriguezAnd you can email Scott with your thoughts 6.02pm BST Aberdeen are up against it tonight. The 1983 Cup Winner…

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Burnley seek Uefa permission to register extra keeper for Aberdeen tie

• Injuries to Pope and Heaton have left squad short of cover• Reserve Adam Legzdins will be on bench if registered in timeSean Dyche has sought Uefa’s permission to register a goalkeeper before Burnley’s Europa League second leg against Aberdeen at Tur…

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Back in Europe and Burnley get to be Goliath for a change | Alastair Campbell

The lifelong fan travels to Aberdeen to celebrate the club’s return to European competition“One-nil to the Sunday league, one-nil to the Sunday league …” There was a period on Thursday night when Aberdeen were leading us off the pitch as well on it.T…

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Sam Vokes grabs crucial away goal as Burnley salvage draw at Aberdeen

• Aberdeen 1-1 Burnley• Gary Mackay-Steven had given home side lead with penaltyBurnley substitute Sam Vokes struck a crucial late away goal to deny Aberdeen a famous Europa League win at Pittodrie.The Dons led through Gary Mackay-Steven’s penalty from…

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Financial gulf will not faze Aberdeen in Europa League clash with Burnley

• Manager says Scottish club has no inferiority complex• Adam Rooney exit highlighted gulf between leaguesAberdeen have no inferiority complex leading up to their Europa League clash with Burnley, according to the manager Derek McInnes. Burnley make th…

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Sean Dyche keeps Burnley focused on the familiar before Europa League bow

Burnley will face Aberdeen on Thursday without a single new face in the squad and the coach is adamant his priority remains staying in the Premier LeagueBurnley’s prize for finishing seventh in the Premier League is a first European adventure in over h…

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Former Aberdeen player Neale Cooper dies after collapsing at home

• Ex-midfielder’s death aged 54 confirmed on Monday• Cooper won European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1983Former Aberdeen midfielder Neale Cooper has died after being found injured at his home, the club have announced.Cooper, a member of the Dons team who won t…

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Hibernian’s late equaliser earns point against Rangers in 10-goal thriller

• Rangers secure third having been three down after 22 minutes• Aberdeen get first win at Celtic Park in 26 games beating Celtic 1-0Jamie Maclaren’s stoppage-time equaliser for Hibernian denied Rangers a famous comeback triumph in a breathless 5-5 draw…

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Curtis Main fires Motherwell past Aberdeen and into Scottish Cup final

Curtis Main struck twice as Motherwell swept Aberdeen aside 3-0 at Hampden Park to reach their second cup final of the season.Main and Ryan Bowman scored within two minutes of each other midway through the first half of the Scottish Cup semi-final, bef…