Aberdeen 1 - 0 Ross County: Adam Rooney’s goal extends Dons’ lead over Rangers

Aberdeen’s talisman Adam Rooney netted the only goal of the game as his side extended the gap over third-placed Rangers in the Ladbrokes Premiership to nine points.

Artist impressions of the proposed Aberdeen Football Club new stadium at Kingsford.

Aberdeenshire councillors recommend refusal of Dons stadium

Aberdeen Football Club’s plan to build a £50m stadium to the west of the city has been opposed by a group of councillors.

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Rumour Mill: Irvine and Rowan for Rangers roles | Gordon contract on hold | Hearts to relay pitch

Alan Irvine has emerged as a potential candidate to become next Rangers manager, the Ibrox club have held talks with Robert Rowan about becoming director of football, and Craig Gordon’s contract talks with Celtic have been put on hold.

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Malky Malkay is looking for the backing of Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers (pictured). Picture: SNS

Malky Mackay seeks help of Brendan Rodgers with key plan

Malky Mackay has asked Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers to help him implement the Scottish FA’s “Project Brave” youth development policy.

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Motherwell manager Mark McGhee is sent to the stand during his side's defeat to Aberdeen. Picture: SNS

Why stronger punishments are needed for overzealous managers

Seething and indignant, Mark McGhee made himself known all around the world last week. And unfortunately for the Motherwell manager it wasn’t for his coaching ability.

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Aberdeen's Ryan Christie and manager Derek McInnes (right) celebrate at full time. Picture: SNS

Derek McInnes happy with Aberdeen’s smash-and-grab win

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes admitted his side barely merited yesterday’s dramatic 2-1 victory at 
Kilmarnock but insisted it gave him just as much 
satisfaction as the thumping 7-2 defeat of Motherwell four days earlier.

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Peter Pawlett fires home the winning goal for Aberdeen at Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS.

Kilmarnock 1 – 2 Aberdeen: McInnes subs come up trumps

Caretaker manager Lee McCulloch came within seven minutes of leading Kilmarnock to a first victory over Aberdeen since 2012 before substitutes Jayden Stockley and Peter Pawlett turned the game on its head.

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Derek McInnes has been in charge for almost four years and delivered sustained success. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes is up for the cup

A lunchtime victory at Kilmarnock today will move Aberdeen six points clear of Rangers before they kick off at Dens Park later this afternoon, but Derek McInnes has his eyes on a bigger prize than just the runners-up spot in the Premiership this season.

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Kilmarnock caretaker manager Lee McCulloch

Lee McCulloch won’t depart from Kilmarnock’s cup plan

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Motherwell assistant manager James McFadden has blasted Aberdeen fans for their treatment of Mark McGhee. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Celtic chase EPL striker | James McFadden blasts Aberdeen fans | Rangers target Leeds manager Gary Monk

CELTIC are in the chase for Chelsea youngster Dominic Solanke; James McFadden blasts Dons fans for their treatment of Aberdeen legend Mark McGhee; Rangers have targeted Leeds manager Gary Monk and more in Saturday’s rumour Mill

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Motherwell manager Mark McGhee endured a torrid evening at Pittodrie on Wednesday. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

James McFadden says Mark McGhee’s outburst was understandable

Motherwell assistant manager James McFadden claims Mark McGhee’s anger over his Pittodrie dismissal was understandable. McFadden remains perplexed over the reason why the Motherwell boss was sent to the stands on the advice of fourth official John McKendrick during his team’s 7-2 defeat at Aberdeen on Wednesday.

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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes at full time of their 7-2 win over Motherwell. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Adam Rooney: Dons can keep Derek McInnes and keep building

Derek McInnes couldn’t have asked for a more positive reaction to the news he had no interest in swapping the manager’s position at Pittodrie
for the one at Ibrox than his players delivered just over 24 hours later.

Aberdeen's Adam Rooney celebrates the second of his three goals against Motherwell. Picture: SNS

How Aberdeen have overtaken Rangers as favourites for second

The runners-up in the Ladbrokes Premiership from each of the last two seasons are in position to do so again. Craig Fowler looks at the recent up-turn in form and whether they can keep it going

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Aberdeen and Rangers are leading the battle for second place. Picture: SNS

Stephen McIlkenny: Why the runners-up to Celtic do matter

This week, as Rangers fans moved back to purchasing Kingsmill, there was another talking point that largely went unnoticed in Scottish football. Scotland’s Uefa coefficient slipped from 23rd to 25th meaning that the Scottish Cup winners as well as the league’s second and third-placed clubs will kick off their European campaigns at the end of June.

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Aberdeen's Ryan Jack excelled against Motherwell. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

McInnes: Ryan Jack and Kenny McLean are international class

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has endorsed Ryan Jack and Kenny McLean for international call-ups after the midfield pair excelled in the 7-2 defeat of Motherwell.

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Motherwell manager Mark McGhee is sent to the stand during the 7-2 defeat by Aberdeen at Pittodrie. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Video: Mark McGhee unhappy as fan films him being sent off

Motherwell manager Mark McGhee said he was “disgusted and horrified” with the fourth official after being sent to the stands during the 7-2 defeat by Aberdeen at Pittodrie.

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Aberdeens Adam Rooney completes his hat-trick and celebrates with Ash Taylor, right, on a night Motherwell will want to forget. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Aberdeen 7 - 2 Motherwell: Dons cruise into second spot

Derek McInnes made it clear in the build-up to this match that he wasn’t going to Ibrox as Mark Warburton’s replacement as he still had a lot to achieve at Aberdeen and last night his players proved they are in better shape to deliver that than Rangers right now.

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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has been linked with the Rangers job. Picture: SNS

Derek McInnes ‘sees future at Aberdeen’ amid Rangers talk

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has poured cold water on speculation reports linking him with a return to Rangers.

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Mark McGhee thinks that Tommy Wright (pictured) and Derek McInnes deserve a chance at Ibrox. Picture: SNS

Scottish football managers deserve Rangers job - McGhee

Motherwell boss Mark McGhee would like Rangers to look within Scottish football for their new manager.

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Andrew Considine has signed a contract extension with Aberdeen. Picture: SNS

Andrew Considine signs new two-year contract with Aberdeen

Aberdeen defender Andy Considine has signed a new two-year deal.

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