Aberdeen a club on the move but silverware shortfall still rankles | Ewan Murray

01 December 2018 12:01
Derek McInnes’s side have an itch to scratch in the League Cup final against Celtic on Sunday and a trophy would sit well for a club with off-pitch developments in the worksIt would be no consolation to Brendan Rodgers but if Aberdeen were to be the side to loosen Celtic’s grip on Scottish domestic silverware, that outcome would seem fair. There will be debate about how meaningfully they have done it but no team have recently threatened Celtic more than Aberdeen. The Dons have been runners-up for the past four seasons.Under Derek McInnes, Aberdeen have an itch to scratch. Six semi-finals and three finals have returned one trophy, the 2014 League Cup. McInnes takes his players back to the final of what is generally regarded as the lesser of the two knockout competitions on Sunday with Celtic in wait at Hampden Park. Related: Junior Hoilett’s stunner grabs comeback victory for Cardiff against Wolves Related: No Scottish League Cup final for Gerrard as Ferguson sends Aberdeen through Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian