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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…

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The season six British clubs made it to semi-finals in Europe (and four lost)

The semi-finals of the European Cup, Uefa Cup and Cup Winners’ Cup all featured a British team in 1983-84By Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports Blog of the Sport NetworkWhen the semi-finals for the European Cup, European Cup, Uefa Cup and Cup Winners’ Cup…

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Rangers hold on to win at Aberdeen after Ryan Jack red card controversy

Ten-man Rangers clung on for a 2-1 victory over Aberdeen after Ryan Jack’s Pittodrie return ended in red card controversy.Ibrox caretaker boss Graeme Murty had backed the former Dons skipper to keep his cool as he ran out at his old stomping ground for…

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Moussa Dembélé double extends Celtic’s run after stroll in Aberdeen

Far more notable than Celtic reaching 61 games in succession without domestic defeat was the consummate ease with which they swatted aside a supposed threat. Celtic entered this fixture level with Aberdeen at the summit of Scotland’s top flight and dep…

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Aberdeen’s Gary Mackay-Steven rescued from river shortly before 3am

• Winger treated for hypothermia after being pulled from water by firefighters
• Mackay-Steven believed to have been in nightclub after win at Partick Thistle

The Aberdeen winger Gary Mackay-Steven has thanked emergency services after he was rescued from a river.

Mackay-Steven was pulled from the River Kelvin in Glasgow by firefighters in the early hours of Sunday. The 26-year-old was on the bench for Aberdeen’s 4-3 victory over Partick Thistle on Saturday and is believed to have been at a nearby nightclub with a fellow player on Saturday before the river rescue. He was treated for hypothermia but is recovering well at home.

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Everton ease through in Europe but Aberdeen crash out after crowd trouble

• Calvert-Lewin scores late winner in Slovakia to seal 2-0 aggregate victory
• Aberdeen beaten 2-0 by Apollon Limassol and are eliminated 3-2

Ronald Koeman believes Dominic Calvert-Lewin could thrive in a two‑man strike force after firing Everton to a 1-0 win against Ruzomberok. The England Under-20s forward scored the winner in Slovakia as Everton booked their place in the Europa League play-off round.

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