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McGhee owes the fans an apology for this!!!

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by bernie_79 (U12702626) 16 February 2010
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First up i'm a McGhee fan but he has added some of his own faces to Calderwoods team and regardless of that its basically the same team from Saturday. Raith got gubbed 4-0!!! There is no excuse for another lower league defeat. We should expect to beat lower league teams Mark and our season is now over.

Will be expecting an apology to the fans for a sub standard performance TWICE (which makes it worse) against a lower league team. And after Saturdays performance the big question is why can't we play like that against lesser teams. A disgrace!!!! I DESPAIR!!!!!!

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comment by Pete (U11620728)

posted Feb 16, 2010

Either Mcgee has to go or else he has to transfer list every player on the pitch tonight as someone has to take the blame for yet another dismal failure, but the board need to look at their penny pinching to get some better players in.

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posted Feb 16, 2010

let this be a reminder to the fans who hounded JC out for the same kind of result we have had to-night this should remind all the reason the 2 jimmys were pushed at least when they were in charge we had a half decent league record and never finished outside the top 6 cant see that happening any time soon Willie Miller and Co should hang there heads in shame

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posted Feb 17, 2010

and to the 'paranoid' people who say they only turn up against the old firm. what were you thinking eh.

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posted Feb 17, 2010

I Don't think McGhee should apologise to anyone for the result, given the way he was treated last night. He can only put the players on the park, not control them.

The Players are the main factor in this dissapointing result as none of them are playing for the shirt.

Disgraceful the lot of them, but the blame should NOT be put on McGhee.

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posted Feb 17, 2010

JC should never have been kicked out, he got us into Europe several times and deserved to see his run through.

MMG is as good a replacement as we could hope for.

The players don't care enough about stuffing the wee clubs. Which is a shame since we take more points off the Old Firm than most.

If we were beating everyone else as well we'd be in the top 3 for sure.

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posted Feb 17, 2010

Well,well. The Aberdeen fans got what they deserve! A most fickle bunch. MM is too good a guy for that lot

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posted Feb 17, 2010

Well done Raith Rovers, the arrogance of higher league clubs is astonishing, particularly when they are not very good (ie not Rangers and Celtic) The premier league outwith the big two are the same also rans as the rest of Scottish football and it is about time they just accepted it. Raith are only a league below.

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posted Feb 17, 2010

Yes, the way Mark McGhee was apparently treated last night (haven't seen any video, just read the reports out here in California), warrants a sincere apology from the fans, or at least someone associated with the fan's club. Absolute disgrace!

I met Mark in Singapore about 8 years ago and he was one of the kindest, humble, and most charming men I've ever met. What a human being! He didn't need to take five minutes to have a chat with a 14 year old, but he did. You don't treat people like him the way you Dons fans did. These are the type of people who keep this world an actual decent place because of they way they treat their fellow human beings. You lost to Raith Rovers! Get over it! Stop being so arrogant. Maybe competition in Scottish football might be changing...for the better!

We got humped 4-0 by Caley last week, and did we throw paper cups and scarves at our manager? No! We didn't! The fans took it on the chin like modest, passionate, loyal people and got themselves ready for the trip up to Aberdeen. And with that attitude, we won! With just over a 1,000 Rovers fans turning up at Pittodrie, and getting behind our team, the players were inspired by it, and got the result we were looking for! That is what football is all about!

How many Don's fans turned up? You only turn up when Celtic are in town? But when a "lower league" team come to play, you think you'll just run all over us so you don't need to bother turning up? And then, when we beat you, you think you have the right to actually spit at your manager? Wow! Great face for Scottish football fans. I thought were supposed to have a good reputation, not this one...

Sorry for the long rant. I am in no way taking a pop shot at any individuals on here, just at the general matter at hand. I was ecstatic yesterday when we won. I followed the game by live text out here in America, and was thrilled by the result. Not to mention, we can take Dundee in the next round too if we show the same attitude and commitment. But, my day and good vibes were ruined when I read these awful reports of the Aberdeen fans treating Mark McGhee the way they did.

Modesty is a virtue. Stay modest and patient Aberdeen. Great things can happen.

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posted Feb 18, 2010

False Dons?
Maybe I am the only fan not blaming the players for Tuesday night’s cup exit and would argue that it is just the latest episode in a mostly miserable 15 years under the stewardship of Stewart Milne and the current board members. I was at the game and witnessed some considerable effort on the part of many of the players, Aluko and MacDonald excluded in my opinion. They could leave now for me.
They are not in my opinion motivated (maybe not even their fault) and this malaise seems to pervade many areas of the club, particularly the board as far as I can judge.
Sentiment aside, if you had football talent, would you choose AFC as your employer or just see them as a stepping stone to a more positive environment?
Poor refereeing allowing Raith to commit persistent fouls, giving Aberdeen the free kicks all right, but not taking stronger action to allow the match to flow ruined the game, and suited Raith. In spite of that Aberdeen should of course have a team capable of beating any lower league team but currently we can’t beat any of them.
After 15 years in charge for Stewart Milne to come out and state that the” players have let themselves, their club and the fans down” must surely reflect on the board and his chairmanship. It is under his imposed long term policy for the club that this theme keeps recurring.
Again we have been promised a summer clear out of the squad and replacements but we, the fans, are told we have to live in the real world and understand the financial constraints. Well the real world is that the current strategy for reviving the club’s fortunes is clearly not working. Again we have to remain patient and give the management team and board time to turn things round whilst the chairman and the board pursue the same failed policies of trying to get something for nothing. The board are backing McGhee – will they publish the nature of this support. If it is not financial, what is it?

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