Aberdeen archives April 2009

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Aberdeen's new stadium has moved a step closer after a recommendation to build it in Loirston Loch received initial backing.

Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood has backed his side to finish the campaign strongly and secure a European place for next season.

Jimmy Calderwood is looking for Andrew Considine to be a rock at the back after the injury to defensive star Zander Diamond.

Aberdeen skipper Scott Severin has dropped a big hint he will leave with several clubs in England interested in him.

Aberdeen trio Zander Diamond, Jamie Smith and Derek Young both picked up knocks at Celtic and are doubtful for the run-in.

Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood has admitted he is hoping to land some quality players on free transfers this summer.

Jimmy Calderwood has vowed to solider on at Aberdeen in the face of more calls from supporters for him to be sacked.

Jimmy Calderwood has indicated Chris Maguire will start up front against Inverness despite Aberdeen's injury problems improving.

Belgian defender Pieter Collen has won the chance to get his career "back on track" with a trial at Aberdeen.

Aberdeen will have to cope without Darren Mackie, Tommy Wright and Mark Kerr for the SPL game against Motherwell.

Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood has hit back at SFA President George Peat's comments that the quality of the SPL has deteriorated.