Aberdeen archives October 2008

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Time right for Dons to strike

Dons boss Jimmy Calderwood feels the first home win of the season could well be on the way this weekend as Kilmarnock visit Pittodrie.

Striker remains sidelined

Jimmy Calderwood feels it will be Christmas before Tommy Wright is available to play for Aberdeen once again.

Boss to open defender talks

Aberdeen are set to talk to Jared Hodgkiss about extending his loan deal beyond January after receiving the green light from WBA.

Calderwood axe claims scotched

Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood and defender Zander Diamond have both laughed off reports the manager is set to be sacked.

Dons hit be illness

Aberdeen's squad has been hit by an outbreak of flu ahead of Saturday's SPL clash at Hearts with late selection decisions to be made.

Mulgrew sweats on decision

Charlie Mulgrew is hoping for a recall to the Aberdeen side after serving his 'unjust' ban for the red card against Hibs.

Nicholl rejects Dundee job talk

Assistant boss Jimmy Nicholl says he will not quit Aberdeen for Dundee and only the Northern Ireland job would persuade him to leave.

Boss wants attacking display

Manager Jimmy Calderwood says he is keen for his Aberdeen side to adopt a more attack-minded approach over the next few weeks.

Points a plus for Miller

Match-winner Lee Miller urged his Aberdeen team-mates to use the Falkrik victory as a springboard for a run up the SPL table.

Duo absent for Bairns trip

Charlie Mulgrew (suspended) and Bertrand Bossu (calf injury) are out of the Dons' SPL clash with Falkirk on Saturday.

Surprise support for Dons boss

Jimmy Calderwood's bid to steer Aberdeen away from trouble has been given the backing of Saturday's foe Lee Bullen.

Dons number two not concerned

Assistant boss Jimmy Nicholl is adamant that Aberdeen are not a club looking like they will struggle to avoid relegation from the SPL.

Miller takes aim at SFA

Aberdeen director of football Willie Miller has accused the SFA of a "complete lack of common sense" over the Charlie Mulgrew appeal.

Dons boss makes top-six pledge

Jimmy Calderwood says he is not enjoying his first experience of being bottom of the SPL but believes he is the man to save Aberdeen.

Miller backing for Calderwood

Director of football Willie Miller has insisted there is "no crisis" at Aberdeen and has called on fans to get behind Jimmy Calderwood.

Calderwood rues Dons' mistakes

Jimmy Calderwood blamed defensive mistakes for his Aberdeen side's fourth home defeat in five games against Hibernian on Saturday.

Calderwood gets double boost

Aberdeen defender Andrew Considine and midfielder Scott Severin have been declared fit to face Hibernian on Saturday.

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