Aberdeen archives January 2009

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UEFA's SPL fillip

Aberdeen could win a place in next season's Uefa Cup even if they finish outside the top four because of their disciplinary record.

Miller makes point to Severin

Director of football Willie Miller has warned captain Scott Severin that Aberdeen will not be increasing their contract offer.

Midfielder sets targets high

Mark Kerr believes Aberdeen have shown in the last few weeks that they are capable of taking a place in the top three this season.

Dons handed fitness bonus

Aberdeen will welcome back Derek Young from injury for Saturday's clash against Rangers with Jamie Smith the only absentee.

Calderwood: No fear factor

Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood feels the Old Firm no longer have a stranglehold over the SPL ahead of his side's meeting with Rangers.

Duff hailed for big return

Stuart Duff has been singled out for special praise by Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood for the way he has got his career back on track.

Calderwood in future admission

Jimmy Calderwood says it would take "something special" for him to leave Aberdeen to join either Norwich or Utrecht.

Jimmy hails four-star Dons

Jimmy Calderwood has hailed the spirit of his Aberdeen players after their "deserved" 4-2 win against Celtic at Pittodrie on Sunday.

Dons boss tipped for English role

Jimmy Calderwood is being linked with the vacant manager's role at Norwich City, who parted company with Glenn Roeder this week.

Keeper seeks Dons credit

Jamie Langfield says Aberdeen are 'strong contenders' for a Uefa Cup spot this season and feels the Dons don't get enough credit.

Boss expects Miller to stay

Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood remains optimistic of keeping hold of striker Lee Miller during the January transfer window.

Jimmy sets Dons final berth

Jimmy Calderwood feels the only way Aberdeen can recover fully from last season's Scottish Cup semi-final defeat is to reach the final.

Injury-hit Dons get Mulgrew boost

Aberdeen will welcome Charlie Mulgrew back for Saturday's Homecoming Scottish Cup fourth round tie at Alloa but seven players are out.

Calderwood to contact Albion

Jimmy Calderwood will speak to West Brom manager Tony Mowbray on Monday about the future of loan defender Jared Hodgkiss.

Calderwood happy with Alloa surface

Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood has been impressed by Alloa Athletic's artificial pitch but is opposed to these surfaces in the game.

Dons boss worried about Alloa pitch

Jimmy Calderwood is set to rest a host of players for Aberdeen's Scottish Cup visit to Alloa amid concerns over the artificial pitch.

Rough Diamond admits poorly Dons

Zander Diamond admits several Aberdeen players where still struggling with the effects of flu during Saturday's defeat to Hamilton.

Flu bug hits Dons

Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood says his sides SPL clash with Hamilton will go ahead despite the Dons losing seven players to the flu.

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