Category Archives: Aberdeen

Commons rise poses questions for Helsinki

It would be imprecise to write-off Celtic’s 1-0 win over Aberdeen, as some newspapers have, as a mere result of Jamie Langfield’s 79th minute howler. While the ‘keeper had pathetically failed to keep out Kris Common’s shot worked from a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012/13, Aberdeen, Tactical Preview | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Aberdeen 1 – 1 Celtic: Dons halt Celtic’s winning run in perfect storm

Aberdeen ended Celtic’s 17 match winning streak in the SPL, after claiming a draw at Pittodre. With Neil Lennon concerned with fatigue within his squad following the midweek internationals, the Dons took advantage of an unfamiliar and jaded Celtic. Though … Continue reading

Posted in 2011/12, Aberdeen | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Celtic 2 – 1 Aberdeen: Celtic their own worst enemy

Celtic made hard work of beating a stubborn Aberdeen, meekly allowing the Dons to come back into the game before Charlie Mulgrew’s 72nd minute winner. Neil Lennon had spoke at length before the match about his sides poor record returning … Continue reading

Posted in 2011/12, Aberdeen | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Aberdeen 0 – 1 Celtic: Lennon forced to reject tactical tinker

In the forthcoming edition of 67Fanzine I ask the question: does Neil Lennon have an alternate formation? Before the magazine has gone to print, the manager has already answered the question. In the fairly dominant 1-0 victory over Aberdeen at … Continue reading

Posted in 2011/12, Aberdeen | 9 Comments

Aberdeen 0 – 4 Celtic: Sturdy red defence undermined then overwhelmed

Craig Brown is unable to improve a dreadful record against Celtic in all competition this season after losing for a fifth time. And while he was only in charge for four of these (with Mark McGhee responsible for the 9-0 … Continue reading

Posted in Aberdeen | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Aberdeen 0 – 3 Celtic: Red disaster as Celtic charge on

Celtic stormed Pittodre to complete an 11-day trio of victories over Aberdeen. Like the 4-1 cup demolition, Aberdeen’s cause was severely undermined by a freakish early game occurrence. On Saturday a rather unfortunate goal killed the tie and on Tuesday … Continue reading

Posted in Aberdeen, Match Analysis | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Aberdeen 1 – 4 Celtic: Dons half-hour collapse settles tie

It was a highly anticipated Co-operative Insurance Cup semi-final with Craig Brown’s resurgent Aberdeen taking on Celtic in Glasgow for the second time in 7 days. But the resilient and quietly threatening Dons from last week were nowhere to be seen … Continue reading

Posted in Aberdeen, Match Analysis | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Celtic 1 – 0 Aberdeen: Creaky comfort as Celtic take 3 points

Celtic couldn’t quite kill off a rejuvenated Aberdeen side, inspired by veteran new manager Craig Brown in Saturday’s SPL encounter. With the hosts mainly comfortable and leading by a sole goal for much of the match, the threat of an equaliser loomed ominously over … Continue reading

Posted in Aberdeen, Match Analysis | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Celtic 9 – 0 Aberdeen: Tactics take a back-seat as Dons hammered

For all the thought and preparation Mark McGhee must’ve put into this game, not even in the depths of his worst nightmare could he have imagined the horror that unfolded at Celtic Park this afternoon, as Aberdeen crumbled to an … Continue reading

Posted in Aberdeen, Match Analysis | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment