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Will Scott Wright leave Aberdeen this month and, if not, will he play for the Dons again?

Will Scott Wright leave Aberdeen this month and, if not, will he play for the Dons again?

January 26, 2021

This week, there's reaction to Scott Wright's pre-contract agreement at Rangers. We also discuss Aberdeen's improved attacking display against Motherwell, Ross County's 5-0 loss at Ibrox ahead of, not one, but two relegation six-pointers, as well as the bid from League One and League Two clubs to get their season restarted.

Fraserburgh stalwart Willie West on his Broch career

Fraserburgh stalwart Willie West on his Broch career

January 22, 2021

We sit down with Willie West, who has spent 17 years playing for Fraserburgh. Utility man Willie talks us through his time in the youth ranks at Aberdeen, scoring a penalty at Hampden, rediscovering his love of the game under Charlie Duncan at the Broch, the trophies he's won and his desperation to complete his silverware set by winning the Highland League title. 

Derek McInnes’ future as Aberdeen manager

Derek McInnes’ future as Aberdeen manager

January 19, 2021

On this week's episode, we discuss Derek McInnes' future as Aberdeen manager in the wake of the 4-1 defeat to Ross County in Dingwall. There have been banners outside Pittodrie and plenty of anger online - but does Dons chairman Dave Cormack have a decision to make yet? There's also praise of Ross County's attacking approach to their survival fight, plus chat on whether the Championship should be put into cold storage.

Part-time football put on pause, but Championship and Premiership continue… for now

Part-time football put on pause, but Championship and Premiership continue… for now

January 12, 2021

In this episode, we discuss the SFA's decision to suspend action for most part-time clubs in detail: Is it the right call? Did it come too late? Was it necessitated in part by recent Premiership misbehaviour? Should the top-flight and Championship have been put on hold as well? Are Caley Thistle in a position to jump straight into mandatory testing? Despite the delay to the fixtures taking place, there's the Scottish Cup third round draw to get excited about, as well as reflections on Aberdeen v Rangers, Scott Wright's impending Dons departure and Livingston v Ross County.

Aberdeen legend Eric Black on winning a trophy every 19 games for the Dons

Aberdeen legend Eric Black on winning a trophy every 19 games for the Dons

January 11, 2021

In this interview for Northern Goal, Ryan Cryle and Andy Skinner chat with Gothenburg Great Eric Black about his Aberdeen career - including his famous heading ability, a trio of Scottish Cup successes by the age of 20, European Cup Winners' Cup glory and feeling the wrath of Sir Alex Ferguson.

Aberdeen’s transfer window wish-list, hospital pass costs County and the best bets for Scottish Cup upsets

Aberdeen’s transfer window wish-list, hospital pass costs County and the best bets for Scottish Cup upsets

January 5, 2021

This week we look ahead to Aberdeen v Rangers after the Dons recorded another goalless draw at the weekend, this time time against Dundee United. What do they need to add in the transfer window? We also talk through another Ross County penalty area mishap, nine-man Peterhead's defeat to local rivals Cove, as well as what teams are set up to take Scottish Cup scalps this Saturday. 

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