Aberdeen set up a Europa League clash with Real Sociedad after first-half goals from Adam Rooney and Niall McGinn earned them a memorable 2-1 win over Groningen in Holland.
Aberdeen knew that an away goal would be crucial following a goalless Pittodrie clash and they got it 26 minutes into the second leg of the second qualifying round when Rooney converted a penalty.
McGinn followed up after Rooney hit the bar seven minutes later and Aberdeen looked like strolling through.
But Maikel Kieftenbeld pu...
Aberdeen and FC Groningen fought out a goalless stalemate at Pittodrie as both sides cancelled each other out in the first leg of their Europa League second qualifying round tie.
Niall McGinn and Peter Pawlett had the Dons' best chances of the match, but were unable to find a way past visiting goalkeeper Sergio Padt.
The Aberdeen defence, meanwhile, were able to limit their opponents to long-range efforts, which Jamie Langfield was also equal to.
Derek McInnes was able to field his normal starti...
The coach who brought Luis Suarez to the Netherlands from Uruguay has said he warned Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers about his volatile temperament.
FIFA banned Suarez for nine Uruguay matches -- and from all football activity for four months -- after he bit Italy defender Girogio Chiellini in a World Cup group game.
It is the third time the Liverpool striker has been banned for biting an opponent. He had told FIFA's disciplinary panel that he did not deliberately bite Chiellini, writing ...
Liverpool forward Krisztian Adorjan has joined Groningen until June 2014, the English side have confirmed.
The Hungarian, 20, joined the Reds in 2009 from MTK Hungaria but has been unable to break into the first team despite impressing for the reserves.
A statement on Liverpool’s official website on Friday read: “Liverpool Football Club has today confirmed that Krisztian Adorjan has joined FC Groningen on a season-long loan deal.”
Groningen, who had announced the d...