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Monday, 19 February 2007 - 14:00
redweb has moved
new site launched.
Sunday, 18 February 2007 - 23:26
gretna 2 aberdeen 3 aet
wonder goal wins it.
Chris Maguire
Saturday, 17 February 2007 - 16:11
calderwood comments
on another day we could have taken somehing.
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Jimmy Calderwood.
Saturday, 17 February 2007 - 14:25
dons effort fails to produce points
dons fail to get the breaks.
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Friday, 16 February 2007 - 14:50
this week's redalert
includes new wallpaper
Jamie Wallpaper in RedAlert Issue 152
Friday, 16 February 2007 - 12:32
meet afc players on monday
and donate to goal
AberdeenSaver account
Friday, 16 February 2007 - 00:49
issue 15
Thursday, 15 February 2007 - 20:14
dons out to slow down celts title march
jimmy hopes to end five year wait.
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Aberdeen v Celtic
Tuesday, 13 February 2007 - 14:51
falkirk res v aberdeen res
ft score
Falkirk v Aberdeen
Monday, 12 February 2007 - 09:53
u19s go down
aberdeen 0 falkirk 3
Saturday, 10 February 2007 - 18:16
calderwood comments
these are the games you have to win.
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Jimmy Calderwood.
Saturday, 10 February 2007 - 16:45
three and easy for dons
euro challenge on course.
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Aberdeen 3 v 0 Dunfermline
Friday, 09 February 2007 - 19:20
friday night news
miller ready to face pars as bagshaw shines for scots.
Lee Miller in squad for tomorrow's game.
Friday, 09 February 2007 - 10:23
early valentine gift from afc but... can't win if you're not at the game
A Football Valentine
Thursday, 08 February 2007 - 20:37
dons ready for euro battle
miller a doubt ahead of pars visit.
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Aberdeen v Dunfermline this Saturday at Pittodrie
Thursday, 08 February 2007 - 17:50
issue 14
Thursday, 08 February 2007 - 09:59
international round up
from this week
Wednesday, 07 February 2007 - 17:53
u19 and reserve games
arranged v falkirk
Tuesday, 06 February 2007 - 19:47
tenth don involved in international set up
crawford plays in 2-0 win.
Jonathan Crawford
Tuesday, 06 February 2007 - 12:30
falkirk v aberdeen 3rd march 2007
ticket information
Falkirk v Aberdeen Saturday 3rd March 2007 KO 3pm
Tuesday, 06 February 2007 - 12:00
young dons beat league leaders
celtic put to the sword.
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Willie John Kiely.
Tuesday, 06 February 2007 - 10:28
no reserve
game today
Monday, 05 February 2007 - 00:20
scotland u19s win
maguire scores
Friday, 02 February 2007 - 15:33
jamie langfield
gets scotland call up
Friday, 02 February 2007 - 14:06
goals goals goals wallpaper
in this week's redalert
Goals Goals Goals wallpaper in RedAlert 150
Thursday, 01 February 2007 - 20:30
news update
injured players back running.
Andrew Considine.
Thursday, 01 February 2007 - 15:33
celtic and bohemians
ticket news
Bohemians FC, Dublin
Thursday, 01 February 2007 - 10:50
aberdeen star kicks
off recycle 4 kit
Tuesday, 30 January 2007 - 19:44
dream debut for new signing
ross the hat trick hero.
David Ross
Tuesday, 30 January 2007 - 17:13
dons friendly confirmed
in dublin
Tuesday, 30 January 2007 - 14:31
scotland b squad
daz and chris called up
Tuesday, 30 January 2007 - 13:00
darren mackie
signs new contract
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Darren Mackie
Tuesday, 30 January 2007 - 12:36
mcleish names first
scotland squad
Monday, 29 January 2007 - 16:41
alex mcleish appointed
scotland manager
Saturday, 27 January 2007 - 17:23
calderwood comments
andy's dad had a dream.
Andrew Considine.
Saturday, 27 January 2007 - 16:45
considine sinks saints with first half double
langfield saves spot kick.
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St. Mirren v Aberdeen
Friday, 26 January 2007 - 14:34
signed shirt giveaway
in this week's redalert
RedAlert Issue 149
Friday, 26 January 2007 - 11:24
ticket news
for tomorrow
Friday, 26 January 2007 - 09:00
from paisley to pittodrie
kevin stirling meets frank mcdougall
Frank McDougall
Thursday, 25 January 2007 - 20:59
dons look to bounce back into european contention
touzani back in squad.
St. Mirren v Aberdeen
Thursday, 25 January 2007 - 15:28
u19 fixtures
Wednesday, 24 January 2007 - 18:41
spl and mitre
agree new 4 year deal
Wednesday, 24 January 2007 - 16:05
considine, maguire and bagshaw
recieve scotland call up
Wednesday, 24 January 2007 - 13:27
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sign up to redtv for only 19.99
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Tuesday, 23 January 2007 - 10:24
new date confirmed
for fir park trip
Monday, 22 January 2007 - 19:24
monday update
byrne closer to return.
Jamie faces op this week.
Saturday, 20 January 2007 - 08:17
match postponed
weather knocks out fixture.
Friday, 19 January 2007 - 20:53
aberdeen v motherwell head to head
the complete league record.
Motherwell v Aberdeen
Friday, 19 January 2007 - 15:33
motherwell v aberdeen
pitch inspection at 8.00am
Friday, 19 January 2007 - 11:48
motherwell reduces ticket prices
for tomorrow's match
Motherwell v Aberdeen 20 January
Harry Melrose

08 February 2007 17:50

Issue Number 14 of RedMatchday will be on sale in and around the ground on Saturday, and in the clubshop from Friday. Cost 2.50.

On Saturday guest of the club will be Harry Melrose, a former great for both Aberdeen and Dunfermline:

"As a winger, Melrose scored an incredible amount of goals; six in one game against Partick Thistle remains a record for a winger in Scottish football. During Jock Stein's reign as Dunfermline manager, he tinkered with a new 4-4-2 formation which effectively converted Harry into more of an old fashioned inside forward. Dunfermline enjoyed their most successful period and Melrose was part of the side that won the Scottish Cup in 1961. On the back of that success, Dunfermline enjoyed relative success in Europe and Harry Melrose scored the decisive goal that knocked Everton out of the old Inter Cities Fairs Cup (now UEFA Cup) in 1962. Three years later, another goal in the cup final against Celtic was not enough, as Celtic won 3-2. Not long after that, Harry was signed by Aberdeen and he was in immediate favour with Eddie Turnbull and made captain shortly after establishing himself."

Steve Lovell
This weeks main interview is with Dons striker Steve Lovell:

"I suppose if you want to try and find a positive to the injury, you could say that I'll still be fairly fresh towards the end of the season, because I won't have played as much football as everybody else, but that's not much of a consolation! I'm just glad I'm injury free at the moment, I've scored a few goals which has helped my confidence and I really just want to play a full part now."

There are the usual articles from the various columnists, including -

Richard Gordon:

"Then I went to Ibrox and watched Rangers and Hearts draw 0-0 a fortnight ago. Neither side was particularly inspiring, neither looked any better than we have in recent weeks and it was a reminder that, at the very worst, a top three finish remains a viable objective. Hibernian are also in the mix of course. They play the best football in the country at times, but seem liable to implode when least expected and that being the case, there's no reason why the Dons cannot finish above them."

Russell Anderson:

"Because of the number of players and staff who've changed between the two clubs, these games always have an extra edge to them, and Dunfermline have shown in the cup what they are capable of. They've really tightened up at the back and I can't see there being too many goals."

Chris Crighton:

"Last weekend showed us the two extremes of competitive team sport. Stateside, there was the extravagant jamboree that is the Superbowl, where the best two teams at a sport which nobody else plays compete for the right to call themselves world champions. It's like the Camanachd Cup final, only with cheerleaders. And although it is the single most important and prestigious day in American sport, every year it passes off in high spirits and without trouble. Two nights previously, on Sicily, abominable events were unfolding at the scene of a heated Serie A football match between two teams separated by so little in terms of geography and league position."

David Beckham
There are feature articles on David Beckham:

"It's somehow appropriate than Posh and Becks have ended up in the USA because they are the latter day John and Yoko, him beloved by the nation, but went weird when he met this woman with a voice like iron filings. As Yoko took John away from The Beatles, so Posh took David away from Old Trafford. As John grew his hair and spent days on end in a bag, so Becks drew tattoos and spent his time with a WAG. Still, at least it put an end to Victoria's singing."


With the Dons having recently arranged a trip to the Republic of Ireland to play a friendly against Bohemians in Dublin on 23rd February, thoughts turned to the other and once better known, Bohemians football team, from Prague in the Czech Republic. The Dons visited Bohemia in May of 1911 on a summer tour which also took in matches in neighbouring Poland. They played two matches in Prague, their first ever clashes with continental opponents. Fittingly it was on 11th May, a date to feature later in the Dons' European history, that they played the first match, against Slavia Prague.

And on new Scotland boss Alex McLeish:

"Everyone here wishes Alex the very best of luck as he tries to take Scotland to the finals of a major tournament for the first time in too long. On the other hand, if Russell Anderson isn't the first name on his first Scotland teamsheet, he'd better not plan on coming back to the Granite City again in any hurry!"

Also in this weeks edition, the Dark Blue Dons profile is on Stewart McKimmie. There is a feature on Third Lanark who became the first high profile Scottish club to be declared bankrupt and dissolved. There are also some exclusive pics from games against Aberdeen.

This weeks Cup Victories Poster is from the 1990 Scottish Cup final. There is a look back at an Aberdeen v Dunfermline game from 1974 - the old First Division set up was coming to an end with the new Premier League era just over the horizon. Many clubs did not fully realise the implications of being left outside of the new top flight, which was going to take effect in the 1975/76 season with only 10 teams in the new Premier League as opposed to the tired 18 team division that had been in place for several decades.

There is a look back at the infamous night against Porto in 1984, when the Dons came so close to becoming the only ever side to retain the Cup Winners Cup:

"Aberdeen had due cause to rue some of the decisions by Czech referee Krcnak who, it emerged some 20 years later, had enjoyed some fringe benefits during his career as a FIFA whistler, freely admitting to accepting bribes from certain clubs. While it was never proven that Krcnak had been up to anything sinister in the Dons matches against the Portuguese, it nevertheless did cast a shadow over what had happened in 1984."

And finally of course there is a look at Saturday's opponents Dunfermline:

"The big concern is that as well as playing the Dons, those last seven games also include games against Celtic and Hibernian, but they not only can they point to the cup run as cause for hope, they can look at the in the last four SPL matches, they've conceded only three goals, evidence that they're starting to shore things up in that department, crucial if they're to prosper."