Greg Leigh was worried injury might limit him to just one game for Aberdeen in the Europa League.
Aberdeen reached the Europa League third qualifying round by thumping Chikhura Sachkhere 5-0 at Pittodrie.
If Aberdeen need inspiration tonight on how to capitalise on a hard-fought away European draw in the return to progress, they can look back to 1981.
Niall McGinn has called on the Pittodrie crowd to create a “hostile atmosphere” so Aberdeen can dump Chikhura Sachkhere out of Euro qualifying.
The FC Chikhura Sachkhere manager, Samson Pruidze, says dumping Aberdeen would be the club’s biggest ever scalp in Europe.
Boss Derek McInnes today confirmed he is not 100% sure Scott McKenna will still be an Aberdeen player next week.
‘Clean sheet is important so Aberdeen fans have to be patient’ – ex-boss Brown ahead of Chikhura visit
Former Pittodrie boss Craig Brown believes sticking to the philosophy of the club’s greatest manager can help the Dons progress in Europe.
One lucky Evening Express reader will win big as Aberdeen FC take on Chikhura Sachkhere tonight.
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes has praised his new look central midfield for their performance in the 1-1 draw with FC Chikhura Sachkhere in Georgia.
Atlanta United attacker Jon Gallagher signed on loan at Aberdeen to experience and learn from high profiles games.
Chikhura Sachkhere goal-scorer Giorgi Koripadze today warned Aberdeen the visitors aim to “fight with their souls and hearts” at Pittodrie.
Boss Derek McInnes believes the odds are stacked against Scottish teams in Europe – but he also believes the Dons can overcome them.
New signing Funso Ojo feared a dodgy refereeing decision in Tbilisi would wreck his Aberdeen debut.
Dons boss Derek McInnes admits he fears the worst over the hamstring injury suffered by defender Ash Taylor in Georgia.
Chikhura Sachkhere manager Samson Pruidze believes they should have beaten Aberdeen in Tbilisi.
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes slated the Romanian referee who handed Chikhura Sachkhere a penalty in Tbilisi.
Aberdeen moved into pole position to reach the Europa League third qualifying round after a 1-1 draw with Chikhura Sachkhere.
On-loan winger Jon Gallagher today insisted the Dons can make the group stages in the Europa League for the first time under boss Derek McInnes.
Chikhura Sachkhere gaffer says he sees Aberdeen’s ‘weaknesses’ ahead of tonight’s Europa League game
FC Chikhura Sachkhere manager Samson Pruidze insists he has pinpointed weaknesses in the Aberdeen team – but refused to reveal them.
Dons boss Derek McInnes has vowed to put an end to Scotland’s misery in Tbilisi when facing FC Chikhura Sachkhere tonight.
One lucky Evening Express reader will win big as Aberdeen FC head to Georgia to take on Chikhura Sachkhere.
Aberdeen have slashed the allocation for away fans at Pittodrie for next season following discussions with Police Scotland.
New Aberdeen signing Funso Ojo has been doing double training sessions so he can make his debut against FC Chikhura Sachkhere in Georgia.
It is glory and pride first with cash a welcome bonus in boss Derek McInnes’ quest for Europa League group stage qualification.
Experienced Euro campaigner Andy Considine has suffered searing 30C plus heat before and insists the Dons will cope as the mercury soars in Tbilisi.
The latest winner of the Evening Express Dons Strike Force competition will use his prize money to fund a slap up meal with friends.
Niall McGinn was delighted to see manager Derek McInnes and assistant Tony Docherty commit their futures to Aberdeen and is already targeting more success under their charge.
Aberdeen will play HNK Rijeka of Croatia in the third round of Europa League qualifying, should they get past Georgians Chikhura Sachkhere.
Willie Miller: Aberdeen need to work on avoiding little slip-ups ahead of Europa League qualifying tie in Georgia
Apart from a couple of costly lapses in concentration, Aberdeen were well worth their aggregate win over Finland’s RoPS Rovaniemi in Europa League qualifying.
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes began preparation for the Europa League clash with FC Chikhura Sachkere on the flight back to Scotland after defeating RoPS Rovaniemi in Finland.