The Dons chief sought to respond to questions over the future of manager Stephen Glass and issued a stirring defence. It turned into a must-listen for Scottish football fans with a number of eye-brow raising points.
His appearance has added even more intrigue to Aberdeen’s meeting with Hibs at Pittodrie on Saturday.
Attention for the Old Firm is on European action this week. Celtic are in Europa League action today as they kick-off at the very unusual time of 3.30pm against Ferencvaros at Parkhead, while Rangers don’t play until Thursday evening against Brondby at Ibrox. Both require wins after losing their opening two matches of the group stage.
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5. Rangers 'would like' Davis to retire from international future
Dave Cormack has issued a stirring defence of Stephen Glass. The Aberdeen boss has come in for criticism following five successive defeats. The Dons chairman has said the board and players are behind the under-fire manager. He said: “I believe in what we’re doing and it’s way too early to be having these conversations.” (BBC)
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6. McCarthy absence explained
Ange Postecoglou has revealed Celtic midfielder James McCarthy missed the Motherwell game on Saturday due to a small muscular problem. The 30-year-old returned to training on Monday and his boss admitted it has been difficult for the player coming in late. He said: “That means they have to catch up and push themselves at training and we train pretty hard here anyway.” (The Scotsman)
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7. King's surprise at Gerrard comments
Former Rangers chairman Dave King has admitted he is a “little surprised” that Steven Gerrard made comments about the club not spending money in the last two transfer windows. King feels the comment requires comment and said: “As far as I am concerned, the board has certainly supported the manager in the transfer market and I think that is his true belief.” (Daily Record)
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8. SPFL provide financial boost
The SPFL have dished out a £3.6million package to clubs following a ‘record-breaking’ cash distribution last season. Chief executive Neil Doncaster described the funds as "vital" with all 42 clubs getting a share with turnover having increased by nearly 18 per cent. (Various)
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