Why were Aberdeen players out after a Rangers defeat?
Never mind Covid-19, the Dons squad should have stayed at home after such a lame opening-day performance
Derek McInnes made the point himself yesterday. Put to one side virus concerns for a moment. Why are Aberdeen players choosing to drink in a busy city centre bar just hours after a terribly disappointing start to their season against Rangers?
The Pittodrie manager said those involved had all been at the club long enough to know this isn’t the wisest thing to do. After all, with fans not allowed to attend, supporters were unable to vent their frustration directly at the team during the tame 1-0 defeat.
Some might have been more inclined than usual to give the players the benefit of their advice later in a bar.
I seem to recall Sir Alex Ferguson slamming his players after a 1-0 win over Rangers in the 1983 Scottish Cup final. He would not have let social distancing guidelines get in the way of his ‘hairdryer’ being directed at certain individuals this week if he was still in charge at Pittodrie, that’s for sure.
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