Adam Rooney helps ease Aberdeen into cup final with win over Morton

22 October 2016 04:55
One of several factors that deem the tenure of Derek McInnes at Aberdeen as worthy of praise is the ability to dodge banana skins. For years, Aberdeen had been accustomed to being victims of cup shocks; Bohemians, East Fife, Queen of the South and Queen’s Park offer testament to that. Since McInnes took office at Pittodrie in 2013, Aberdeen have formed a useful habit of swatting aside lower league opposition.So it proved again here, McInnes and his players booking a League Cup final place with a victory over Morton which was fully merited on the balance of play. This was not a particularly memorable encounter in confirming to semi-final stereotype, but Aberdeen were always the more menacing side. Related: When Aberdeen ruled Scottish football Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian