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In Spain there are many who call Cristiano Ronaldo “El Bicho”.
Aberdeen have a great chance of going one better than last year by lifting the Scottish Cup this season.
As a feisty, some have said chippy, Scot I can freely admit that, much though I love my adopted country, there are dozens of people around Spain who to this day don’t know how close I came to chinning them when i first arrived to live here all those years ago.
Basically, it’s the Christmas miracle which keeps on giving.
Willie Miller: We are McGinn-ing to see why bringing Niall back was such a tremendous coup for Aberdeen boss McInnes …
Winger Niall McGinn’s superb solo goal in the 3-1 defeat of Kilmarnock and his impressive shift underlined how big a coup securing his return will be.
It goes without saying that were Madrid coached by anyone other than, say, Florentino Perez’s son then he’d be in the dole queue this morning.
Sevilla FC turned 128 on Thursday. So if you want to sing Happy Birthday in Spanish to the same tune we use in the UK and send it to them, go right ahead: “Cumpleaños feliz, cumpleaños feliz ...”
Willie Miller: Dons must right a wrong at Ibrox as third loss to Rangers will dent their claim to be rated as No2
Aberdeen have to right a wrong away to Rangers on Wednesday after their abysmal performance in losing 3-0 at Ibrox earlier this season.
On the face of it, Ronaldinho conjured up the timing of a true showman when he chose to announce his retirement just as Coutinho arrived at Barcelona.
Willie Miller: McKenna’s got a much better chance of succeeding if he stays at Pittodrie and keeps learning
I know Scott McKenna well from my previous involvement in Aberdeen’s development programme.
My view on the Scotland manager’s job is the same, whether it goes to Michael O’Neill or Jose Mourinho – it should be a two-year contract.
It has always intrigued me greatly that football, like ordinary life, has “sliding doors” moments.
Tomorrow is my 70th birthday and for this week’s column the Evening Express have asked me to take a look back.
On the face of it, the Coutinho operation should be nice and simple for FC Barcelona.
Willie Miller: McInnes’ men face toughest test to be second this time as league rivals now look stronger
Aberdeen’s target for the New Year should be to go one better than 2017 by lifting the Scottish Cup as well as securing that second-placed finish again.
Sometimes you really need to understand the context in order to appreciate things properly.
After the defeat by Celtic, Aberdeen will now be looking to finish 2017 on a high by getting wins over Partick Thistle and Hearts at Pittodrie.
Rangers’ appointment of Graeme Murty until the end of the season tells you they don’t really know where they are going as a club.
It was perfect timing, just ahead of Madrid hosting Barça tomorrow lunchtime at their magnificent Santiago Bernabéu stadium ...
Willie Miller: Aberdeen need to show the courage and character to stand up to Celtic in festive thriller
Aberdeen must go to Parkhead with the belief they can inflict another defeat on a Celtic side who are not invincible.
Alex Ferguson’s arrival at Old Trafford in November 1986 saw a gradual flood of fans flying from Aberdeen to Manchester every couple of weeks for United’s home games.
In theory this is the time when the Little Boss must come to Barcelona’s rescue. Again.
Read Graham Hunter's latest column here.
You only needed to take a look at the Barcelona bench away to Juventus to understand how much Valencia have got under the skin of La Liga’s leaders.
Since I moved to Spain I’ve been witness to some properly remarkable events while covering the greatest football the world’s ever seen.
Willie Miller: There’s no hiding place for whoever gets the Scotland job next … failure should lead to axe
Whoever is given the Scotland job, they should be appointed on the proviso it’s a qualify or you’re out gig.
The Scotland upcoming friendly against Holland at Pittodrie offers the chance for Aberdeen players to put forward an argument to be involved in the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.
Willie Miller: It’s time for Gers to act on interest in McInnes or move on to try to entice another manager
If Rangers want Derek McInnes to be their manager, they need to make an approach sooner rather than later so he can decide whether to go to Ibrox or not.
Graham Hunter: It’s not the same Aviemore … delight at seeing the Auld Enemy gubbed seems a thing of the past now
It’s my adopted country, their football has given me almost unparalleled joy over the years, my kids have grown up here and I do love most things about Spain
Well, there’s a very strong chance that we’ve just suffered the weakest week of European football by Spanish clubs since I moved over to Iberia 15 years ago in my single-handed bid to make La Liga’s clubs Uefa-dominant.