Law student Craig McCracken scored the winner against his old team as Scottish Juniors side Auchinleck Talbot stunned Championship neighbours Ayr 1-0 to reach the last 16 of the William Hill Scottish Cup for the first time in their history.
Motherwell have handed themselves a January boost with the loan signing of Ross McCormack.
A quickly-taken double from Danny Johnson midway through the first half and a third from David Turnbull earned Motherwell a comfortable 3-0 win over Aberdeen and gave Derek McInnes food for thought ahead of next week’s Betfred Cup Final.
The Betfred Cup final may be looming but midfielder Dom Ball insists Aberdeen will not take their eye off the Premiership campaign.
Aberdeen have opened up contract talks with winger Gary Mackay-Steven and are set to offer the Scotland cap a new deal.
A man has been released without charge as police dropped an investigation into the reported rape of a woman in the back of a taxi.
A woman has allegedly been raped in the back of a taxi by a driver who refused to take her home.
Boss Derek McInnes today insisted loan star James Wilson can bring the goal-scoring X-Factor to the Dons.
Tomorrow’s League Cup quarter-final against Hibs gives Aberdeen a great chance to build on the win over Motherwell.
James Wilson showed on Saturday that he can solve Aberdeen’s goal problems.
Stephen Gleeson insists it is just a matter of time before Aberdeen hit top form.
Derek McInnes on Aberdeen’s start: ‘Nobody knows importance of winning games at this club more than me’
With just a solitary victory from the opening five Premiership games Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes is under no illusions as to the importance of returning to winning ways.
Boss Derek McInnes is confident striker James Wilson will become a star goalscorer for the Dons this season.
Aberdeen boss McInnes on early season struggles: ‘We want to get consistency of performance and results’
Despite being rocked by an injury crisis, Dons boss Derek McInnes accepts Aberdeen should still be strong enough to deliver Premiership victories.
Video referees will soon arrive in the Scottish top flight, Motherwell chief executive Alan Burrows has predicted.
A north-east MP who took an unfortunate tumble during the Scottish Cup final has said he has received some stick from Westminster and refereeing colleagues.
Aberdeen’s utility man Dominic Ball is focused on playing as much as he can to help the Dons’ charge for second place.
We need to put cup pain behind us and pick ourselves up for the last five games, says Dons keeper Joe Lewis
Joe Lewis believes Aberdeen’s final five games this season will be a test of the mental strength within the Dons squad.
“A club like Aberdeen should be able to cope without key players. “It (the semi) smacked me between the eyes that the strength of the squad was not good enough."
Aberdeen knew Motherwell’s two strikers were going to ram-rod them at Hampden but they failed to show their class defensively.
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes was left frustrated that referee Kevin Clancy and his fellow officials failed to spot a hand-ball in the build-up to Motherwell’s opening goal.
Analysis: As Motherwell hoisted balls up, the Dons’ dream crashed down and they took route one out of cup
There will be no cup glory for Aberdeen this season – only the bid to finish second, which no one will remember in years to come.
On-loan midfielder Greg Stewart today admitted Aberdeen let their supporters, their club, the city and their manager down by flopping at Hampden.
Willie Miller: Derek McInnes doesn’t know Dons best 11 … no positives to take from cup exit. Yes, there’s work to do
Aberdeen must get their recruitment of new players right in the summer to ensure they go into the new season with renewed enthusiasm.
Aberdeen v Motherwell: My Dons can handle heat says boss McInnes before Steelmen Scottish Cup challenge
Dons boss Derek McInnes has backed his players to handle the big-game pressure of today’s Scottish Cup semi-final.
Aberdeen v Motherwell: These are the sort of games I was talking about when I signed my extensions claims McKenna
When Scott McKenna committed his long-term future to Aberdeen it was to play in games like today’s Scottish Cup semi-final.
Winger Niall McGinn is still haunted by the disappointment of losing last season’s Scottish Cup final – and is gunning for retribution by lifting the trophy this time.
Aberdeen defender Kari Arnason hopes to get rid of some painful memories in tomorrow’s Scottish Cup semi-final against Motherwell.
Aberdeen fans have been warned by police not to bring smoke bombs to a crunch football match tomorrow.
Dons ace Gary Mackay-Steven reckons he is still to show his top form this season.