Darian MacKinnon will miss Hamilton’s Premiership trip to Pittodrie tonight – after he received a retrospective two-game SFA ban. MacKinnon’s late tackle on Kilmarnock’s Alan Power saw him booked at the time, however, he was cited by compliance officer Claire Whyte and the punishment upgraded, ruling him out of the clash with Aberdeen.
Lewis Ferguson says he never thought about the compensation tribunal hanging over him after joining Aberdeen.
It rumbled on for months yet Dons boss Derek McInnes revealed he has never discussed with the player the tribunal needed to set a training compensation fee for Lewis Ferguson.
Manchester City midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali went on a round trip of more than 9,000 miles to ensure his Dons move didn’t fall through but missed out on the 115-mile drive to Dingwall through illness.
Aberdeen were today closing in on the signing of Hamilton Accies’ centre-back Mikey Devlin.
Aberdeen progressed in the Betfred League Cup with a 1-0 win away to Hamilton Academical at the SuperSeal Stadium.
The Dons missed the chance to move 12 points clear of Rangers in the Premiership losing 1-0 to Hamilton tonight.