Jocky Scott Returns To Aberdeen FC

13 September 2012 04:12
Former Dons player and co-manager Jocky Scott has made a dramatic return to Pittodrie as first-team coach.

Jocky will join the club to work primarily with the young members of the first team squad.The Aberdeen legend brings with him a wealth of experience and is regarded within the game as being one of the finest coaches Scotland has.

Jocky was co-manager when Aberdeen won the cup double in 1989-90, and the image of him on the Hampden track when Paul Mason scored the winning goal against Rangers in the Skol Cup final will live long in supporters' memories.

The former striker also played over 50 times for the Dons, scoring 17 goals including a hat-trick against Rangers in the semi-final of the League Cup.Aberdeen boss Craig Brown told RedWeb: "We are delighted to be adding Jocky to the coaching staff here at Pittodrie. His expertise in the game is unrivalled and he will undoubtedly enhance the high level of coaching we already provide our players here. "Jocky will work closely with myself and Archie to continue the development of the promising young players that Neil Cooper has helped to produce."

Chief Executive, Duncan Fraser added: "This appointment will also enable Neil Cooper to dedicate 100% of his efforts on developing the U20 squad. The work Neil has done in recent years has been excellent and we are seeing the rewards for all his efforts with the emergence of the young players now making the step up to the first team."

Is it too much of a coincidence that Jocky, a highly experienced manager and 'Dons man', is back at the club with Craig Brown's contract up at the end of the season?

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