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  1. Dunfermline V League Leaders

    Based on what exactly? Even putting aside our record in the first half, it's fair to say that on paper we are probably only matched by United. Like most Saints fans I've been bitten on the arse by optimism on many an occasion but this time? This time I think it's all going pretty fucking "ginger peachy". As for the game, Dunfermline have to see this as a bit of a yardstick for them, any pretensions of catching the top 2 they have must include beating us. Failing to do so here, pretty much leaves them fighting for the last play off places. Not that I would consider that a negative, all in all it's a pretty decent return. With the start they had though, you feel some of their fans might see that as a "missed opportunity". So far, at least. I would imagine Ross will shuffle the pack a little. Might start with Mullen up front and the whole Magennis, Flynn, McShane, McGinn and Hill combo gives him the chance to freshen positions up. Not sure if Eckersley is fit, presumably not as in all honesty he would have been on the park in replace of Stellios within the first half against Aberdeen if he was. I think there is room/finance for one final signing this window but doubt anything will happen before this game.
  2. Not sure about you, but I have seen enough insipid performances from Aberdeen to know we could have competed against them yesterday. We never got the chance, through our own profligacy. Over the season, no, but in a one off cup game? They were there for the taking.
  3. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    Yeah. Smith's attempt at the tackle that ended up with GMS on the inside and a clear shot at goal. Not that Smith has been bad, not at all, I think he's been excellent.
  4. To be fair, while the Inverness poster is clearly at it, there is a huge element of truth in there. We, and by that I'm pretty much saying Stellios, absolutely shat the bed. It's a shame but as I mentioned on the cup thread that really that wasn't a zenith for us. While it's true that Aberdeen didn't get out of 2nd gear, it's also true that they didn't need to, however they never beat us, we beat us. So, with that in mind, I can't see how the result will change anything in the league challenge. Other teams may see a weakness, but the truth of the matter is that we are 8 points clear with over half the season played.
  5. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    He likes Morton too..
  6. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    The bold bit? You mean amongst the multitude of Aberdeen supporting BBC staff? As for the rest, you are just relying on lazy conclusions. You are entitled to your opinion of course.
  7. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    Yeah, no need for me to repeat after the whistle what I've been saying during the game. We were the architects of our own downfall. Aberdeen deserve the win.
  8. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    It's a fair question of course. I suppose it might come across as deflection, but we've been terrible today. Normally when higher/lower league cup games come up it's the higher league team that forces the lower league team into playing badly. But really? In this case, the damage was all done by ourselves. In cases like these I don't see it being a very good barometer.
  9. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    Aberdeen's performance is, strange as it sounds, irrelevant here. We were the ones that handed you the game, and for that I don't think anyone here considers Aberdeen to be "playing well" here. They've contained and prodded and that's all they've needed to do. The "on this showing" is a fair caveat here. If this was all you ever saw of us, you would rightly contest this is a poor team sprinkled with some good talent that haven't turned up and I would be hard pressed to argue that.
  10. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    I doubt you would actually know regarding the first comment, and as an Aberdeen fan always in the Premier I suppose that is not such slander. You are right it is up to us, and if you read back I've clearly said we've shat the bed, we shat it early and we shat it hard.
  11. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    The most disappointing thing here is not the loss, although that is disappointing, but that it allows people to justify their lazy conclusions about the differences in the leagues. Neither team has shown what they are capable of here, barring Mackay-Steven's excellent shot, so to use this as some sort of bellwether is pretty daft. Yet the commentators (I'm watching this on BBC) are shovelling out those platitudes aplenty.
  12. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    To be honest, at least one team has scored a goal worthy of this tie. The rest have been scrappy as hell. See this game/result (so far, and even if it gets worse) I'm not overly fussed about. We were the architects of our own downfall here, it's not like we've been outplayed in any way.
  13. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    On the flip side, Willie Miller seems to have moderated his opinion for television. On his open all mics performance recently he was like the harbinger of doom.
  14. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    While Samson is not a great keeper if you watch the replay and add in that he's looking into the sun, I think while he could have done better it's not a glaring error. Yeah, that's mince.
  15. Aberdeen v St Mirren Scottish Cup Round 4

    I can easily see this finishing something like 5-3.