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Newcastle United expert Sean Douglass explains how Matty Longstaff has ended up at Aberdeen as summer transfer window slams shut

Newcastle United expert Sean Douglass explains how Matty Longstaff has ended up at Aberdeen as summer transfer window slams shut

August 31, 2021

The international break comes at the right time for Aberdeen to reset after a flurry of signings, the end to their busy Euro campaign and cumbersome showing against Ross County. In the final day of the transfer window, Newcastle United fan and journalist Sean Douglass tells us how Premier League starlet Matty Longstaff has ended up on loan at Aberdeen and what he'll offer. The panel also discuss who could leave Pittodrie today and what is still needed at County. There's also more fawning over Billy Dodds' seemingly unstoppable Inverness in the Championship, and a hat-trick of losses for Cove, Peterhead and Elgin to debrief.

 

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Will Austin Samuels complement Aberdeen’s existing forwards? Plus, injuries mount up ahead of Qarabag return

Will Austin Samuels complement Aberdeen’s existing forwards? Plus, injuries mount up ahead of Qarabag return

August 24, 2021

This week, Paul Third gives his verdict on Hearts 1 Aberdeen 1 – which showed the Dons’ fight and fitness, but also saw yet more injury issues emerge. The woeful pitch for last week's clash in Azerbaijan made it hard to compare Qarabag and Aberdeen, so who will emerge victorious from Thursday's monumental Europa Conference League play-off return leg at Pittodrie? Plus, will loan signing Austin Samuels bring different qualities from existing strikers Christian Ramirez and JET? Elsewhere, Ross County hint at potential with display in defeat to Rangers, and Inverness Caley Thistle on a high in the Championship.

What went wrong for Aberdeen against Raith Rovers ahead of huge Qarabag clash?

What went wrong for Aberdeen against Raith Rovers ahead of huge Qarabag clash?

August 17, 2021

This week, our panel reflect on Aberdeen's 2-1 League Cup loss against Championship Raith Rovers. How did they let first half dominance slip, what does it say about the Dons' squad, and where will confidence levels be sitting going into the Conference League play-off first leg against Qarabag? There are sparkling performances from Cove Rangers and Elgin City to discuss, while we also preview Ross County and Caley Thistle's return to action against Rangers and Ayr United, respectively, this weekend.

Will we see Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass making so many changes again this season?

Will we see Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass making so many changes again this season?

August 10, 2021

This week, we reflect on Aberdeen's wins against Breidablik and then Livingston over the last few days. Dons boss Stephen Glass made six changes for the Premiership clash with Livi - who impressed? And were the changes a sign Europe is the Reds' priority right now? Our panel also discuss Ross County's ongoing defensive problems and the resilience which has led to Inverness' perfect Championship start, as well as a tough weekend for Cove Rangers, Peterhead and Elgin City.

Calvin Ramsay shows huge promise for Aberdeen in opening Premiership victory, as Dons prepare to face Iceland’s Breidablik

Calvin Ramsay shows huge promise for Aberdeen in opening Premiership victory, as Dons prepare to face Iceland’s Breidablik

August 3, 2021

On this week's episode, our panel reflect on Aberdeen's straightforward win over Dundee United, which included a man-of-the-match showing from 18-year-old right-back Calvin Ramsay. There's also the evidence Christian Ramirez will be a goal machine, and what Iceland-based Reds legend Jim Bett thinks about Euro opponents Breidablik. Plus, we discuss what Ross County still need, Caley Thistle finally make a fast start in the Championship, and there's also all of the talking points for Cove Rangers, Peterhead and Elgin City after their league openers. 

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