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New stadium plans rejected by councillors

Aberdeenshire councillors have opposed Aberdeen Football Club’s plans for a new stadium at Kingsford, even though they will not be involved in the final decision.

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Aboyne Junior Football Club

Aboyne youths enter regional league for first time ‘in years’

Aboyne Junior Football Club has recently entered a 2007 age group team into the seven-a-side Scottish Youth Football Association (SYFA) regional league.

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Stewart Regan, Chief Executive; Andrew McKinlay, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Football Association and David Little, Chief Executive, Scottish Youth Football Association appeared before the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee to give evidence on Child Protection in sport  Pic: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

488 youth football coaches suspended over disclosure checks

Hundreds of Scottish youth football coaches and officials have been suspended for failing to complete comprehensive background checks.

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Aboyne Amateurs’ new kit

Aboyne Amateurs’ new kit

Aboyne Amateurs were presented with their new training jackets and tracksuits by sponsor Mark McCubbin of MKM Slating Ltd, with the players trying them out in the picture above.

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VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

VIDEO - England v Scotland classic moments

Ahead of Friday’s big showdown between England and Scotland at Wembley, it’s time to delve into the past and revisit some classic England v Scotland drama.

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Hibernian's John McGinn, left, battles with St Mirren's Lawrence Shankland at Easter Road. Picture: Garry Williamson/SNS

Hibs’ Martin Boyle justifies Neil Lennon’s selection choice

If the recently sidelined Jason Cummings thought he had his work cut out trying to force his way back into manager Neil Lennon’s thinking prior to the weekend match, he could find it even tougher now.

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Hearts striker Conor Sammon shows his frustration against Kilmarnock. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Robbie Neilson backs strikers to end Hearts’ goal drought

Hearts manager Robbie 
Neilson is reminding all who will listen that scoring goals is tough. But even he could not have expected it to prove just as tricky as it has for his 
Tynecastle strikeforce.

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Andrew Shinnie is ready to push on after Hibs ended their run of five matches without a win. Picture: SNS.

Hibs’ Andrew Shinnie bids to pass test of character

When it comes to shedding the baggage of past failings, Hibs have proved themselves pretty adept in recent months. But that does not mean there was not a distinct sense of relief in the dressing room last weekend when they ended their run of five games without a win.

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Defender John Souttar, left, vies with Kilmarnock's Nathan Tyson during Hearts' midweek defeat at Rugby Park. Picture: SNS

Hearts must show character to bounce back from limp defeat

John Souttar understands that there are big demands at a club like Hearts and he is confident that his colleagues also know what is expected of them and have the character to deliver. That is despite the team passing up the opportunity to move into second spot in the Premiership table, with a flat, uninspiring performance against Kilmarnock on Wednesday.

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Banchory Girls FC Host Football Festival

Banchory Girls FC Host Football Festival

Banchory Girls FC have recently hosted a hugely successful football festival.

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Bannon gets the win in Banchory

Bannon gets the win in Banchory

Bodyslams and suplexes were dished out in double-doses this past Saturday night as wrestling action returned to Banchory.

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Extra consultation event at Westhill for AFC plans

Extra consultation event at Westhill for AFC plans

Aberdeen Football Club is to stage an additional public consultation event a the Holiday Inn in Westhill on Saturday, August 6.

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Zero to Hero cyclists setting their sites on the Alford KT Bike Run

Zero to Hero cyclists setting their sites on the Alford KT Bike Run

The group of cyclists join up each week to prepare for the Alford KT Bike Run on September 10.

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Dons launch formal process for new Westhill stadium

Dons launch formal process for new Westhill stadium

Aberdeen Football Club has started the formal process to secure planning approval for the development of a new stadium near Westhill.

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Northern Ireland coach Austin MacPhee.

Scot says Northern Ireland can make their mark in France

As one of the very few Scots with any competitive interest in Euro 2016, Austin MacPhee is determined to make an impression.

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