Aberdeen FC legend takes bow on night to remember
Neil Simpson says it was ‘the highlight of my career’
AN EMOTIONAL Neil Simpson today described his benefit match at Pittodrie as “the highlight of my career.”
A sell-out 21,000 crowd paid tribute to loyal servant Simmy as Aberdeen FC beat Manchester United 2-1, their first friendly victory over the Red Devils since 1972.
Jonny Hayes and Joe Shaughnessy scored for Aberdeen FC, but the result was irrelevant on a night when fans turned out in force to pay homage to one of their own.