Celtic star admits he wanted Rangers to reach Betfred Cup final

Virginia Santiago
October 31, 2018

The major call for Gerrard was to list Umar Sadiq as striker in the absence of the suspended Alfredo Morelos and Kyle Lafferty, who was cup-tied. "Whether that's enough we'll have to judge that moving forward".

"I'll answer that, it's a warning", the former England skipper interrupted.

Dons chief executive Duncan Fraser added: "Our supporters have been our number-one priority through our discussions".

"I just need to stay fit, stay strong and when my chance comes hopefully I take it". Aberdeen didn't have any idea against us, and for 93 minutes it was flawless. They deserved to go through because they created that bit of magic in the business end of the box and they punished us on a set piece, so we got what we deserved.

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The two exchanged gunfire, he said, and Bowers reentered the building before a police tactical squad arrived. Bowers, who underwent surgery and remained hospitalized, is scheduled for a court appearance Monday.

And captain Tavernier was frustrated with a below par performance in the final third as Lewis Ferguson headed home the victor with just 11 minutes remaining to send Derek McInnes' side through to a final with Celtic.

"Based on past attendance figures for Aberdeen versus Celtic in a final at Hampden of 18,000 (2016 League Cup final) and 20,000 (2017 Scottish Cup final), the AFC board took the decision to underwrite and thereby guarantee 16,400 (over 80 per cent) seats, ensuring our most loyal supporters get access to the best seats available", the statement continued.

"There was a time not so long ago where Aberdeen couldn't even beat Inverness and Ross County, with the greatest respect".

Aberdeen will receive 20,000 tickets for the Betfred Cup final against Celtic on Sunday, December 2.

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For Aberdeen, it's a chance for retribution for Celtic's invincible season.

"I know Steve will come and try and frustrate us, he will try and get the crowd on our back", Gerrard said.

It would be the midfielder's third appearance of the season and after two years of injury hell since joining the Gers he is hoping this month can be the turning point in his Ibrox career. "It's not going to be easy but we're 90 minutes away from doing it".

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