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Aberdeen legend Alex McLeish opens up on his Pittodrie career

Aberdeen legend Alex McLeish opens up on his Pittodrie career

May 26, 2020

The iconic centre-half – who is second in the Dons’ all-time appearance list – tells us about his partnership with Willie Miller, scoring a peach in the 1982 Scottish Cup final, going from Gothenburg pass-back nightmare to euphoria, and reflects on the Reds’ title heartbreak in 1991.

Caley Thistle cult hero Alex Fisher opens up on 2016/17 relegation season

Caley Thistle cult hero Alex Fisher opens up on 2016/17 relegation season

May 19, 2020

On this week’s Northern Goal, former Inverness striker Alex Fisher discussed the run of form which almost saw the Highlanders dodge the drop from the Premiership, plus crossing paths with Chris Wilder at Oxford United, Glenn Hoddle’s Spanish academy, and spells in the lower leagues of Belgium and Italy.

Kevin McNaughton on Ebbe’s Aberdeen, cup finals with Cardiff City and his spell in the Highlands with Inverness

Kevin McNaughton on Ebbe’s Aberdeen, cup finals with Cardiff City and his spell in the Highlands with Inverness

May 15, 2020

“Super Kev” tells Northern Goal about his varying fortunes under Skovdahl, Paterson and Calderwood at Pittodrie, and reveals the scenario which could have made him a one-club man with the Dons. He also opens up on his time at Cardiff City – which included FA Cup and Carling Cup finals, Vincent Tan’s takeover, and playing with stars from Robbie Fowler to Aaron Ramsey.

Aberdeen icon Neil Simpson reflects on his career

Aberdeen icon Neil Simpson reflects on his career

May 12, 2020

Gothenburg Great ‘Simmy’ reflects on playing with his Reds heroes, what separated Alex Ferguson as a boss from later Dons managers, the loss he most regrets, his best team-mate, and the Pittodrie youth academy stars he has helped produce. 

Stuart Duff on McGhee’s Aberdeen, Butcher’s Inverness and ‘fantastic’ times in Kazakhstan

Stuart Duff on McGhee’s Aberdeen, Butcher’s Inverness and ‘fantastic’ times in Kazakhstan

May 8, 2020

In this bonus episode, former Aberdeen, Caley Thistle and Cove Rangers midfielder Stuart Duff talks to Northern Goal. He gives his take on clashes with Rudi Skacel and Nacho Novo, why he thinks ex-Dons boss Mark McGhee failed at Pittodrie and how he ended up at Kairat Almaty.

Time to put Premiership out of its misery, skipper Tremarco disembarks, and Robbo may be in St Johnstone’s sights

Time to put Premiership out of its misery, skipper Tremarco disembarks, and Robbo may be in St Johnstone’s sights

May 5, 2020

The boys all agree it's time to stop dreaming up unfeasible ideas and call time on the Premiership. There’s also reflection on departing Caley Thistle skipper Carl Tremarco’s time in Inverness, as well as discussion on whether boss John Robertson will be top of St Johnstone’s list.

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