One of Dubai’s “jetmen”, whose flights over the world’s tallest building and alongside a jumbo jet with engines strapped to his back wowed watchers online, has died while training, his organisation said.
While it may originate in the north-east, expats from across the world and Aberdonians alike can't get enough of this local delicacy.
Aberdeen were all smiles as they trained at the Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence in Dubai today. Derek McInnes and his staff put the players, including new midfielder Dylan McGeouch, through their paces in the United Arab Emirates. Here are the best pictures from the session:
PICTURE GALLERY: Dylan McGeouch and new Aberdeen team-mates leave for warm weather training camp in Dubai
Aberdeen were joined by new signing Dylan McGeouch as they left for their warm weather training camp in Dubai. The former Hibs midfielder joined on a two-and-a-half-year deal from Sunderland last night and was with the squad at Glasgow Airport ahead of their journey to the United Arab Emirates. Here are the best pics:
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Aberdeen held an open training session at the Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence yesterday morning.
Aberdeen’s annual winter break trip to Dubai continues today with a match against a local side. Derek McInnes’ men will line up against Dibba Al-Hisn, a second-tier Emirati side, at 2pm UK time. Sean Wallace, of the Evening Express, and the P&J’s Jamie Durent, will bring you all the news throughout the day.
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Aberdeen are on their annual winter break trip to Dubai. The public have been given access to watch the Dons in training. Sean Wallace and Jamie Durent are in the United Arab Emirates with the team and will be keeping fans in the north-east up to date with all the news from the Dons’ camp.
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Aberdeen continued their warm weather training camp at the Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence today. Here are more images from the Dons’ training in the Middle East.
Aberdeen are in Dubai during the Premiership’s winter shutdown, where they are training at the Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence. Reporters Sean Wallace and Jamie Durent give those still in the north-east a look at the facilities.
After two cancelled flights, a drone at Heathrow and a lack of busses to take us off the tarmac, myself and Press and Journal colleague Jamie Durent finally arrived in Dubai – 26 hours late.
Aberdeen are well into their Dubai training camp. These pictures from this morning’s session show Derek McInnes and his staff putting the Dons through their paces.
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