Jim Goodwin will continue to be in cost of Aberdeen for Saturday’s activity at Hibernian – but has been warned the club’s board are “searching for an immediate reaction” adhering to Monday’s shock defeat at Darvel.
The Scottish Cup exit at the palms of a sixth-tier junior club piled the force on Goodwin, who only joined the club in February after leaving St Mirren.
It came just after Aberdeen experienced a 5- thrashing at the fingers of Hearts previously in the thirty day period, leaving the Pittodrie aspect with just a single get in their previous nine game titles across all competitions.
A board meeting took place on Wednesday wherever the upcoming of the 41-calendar year-previous supervisor was a vital topic of debate but he is set to carry on in his job and will choose charge of Saturday’s journey to Hibernian.
Chairman Dave Cormack claimed in a statement: “We all recognise that Monday’s disastrous end result in the Scottish Cup was fully unacceptable.
“It additional insult to damage soon after this sort of a bad outcome in opposition to Hearts, next what was a potent performance in the semi-closing against Rangers at Hampden.
“The soccer monitoring board, comprising Stewart Milne, Willie Garner, Steven Gunn and me, have now experienced a complete and frank conference with Jim. It was not an effortless conversation, but essential soon after the total bad effects given that the Entire world Cup crack.
“From our broader discussions more than the past two times, we imagine that the senior players and the squad are guiding the manager. Blended with our conversations at present-day assembly, Jim will be in the dug-out on Saturday.
“Nonetheless, to be very clear, Jim has been left in no question that the board and the fans are looking for an speedy reaction from him and the gamers.”
‘Goodwin experience as small as a manager can’
Previous Aberdeen defender Alex McLeish expressed sympathy for Goodwin soon after what was arguably the worst outcome in the club’s historical past from Darvel.
“Oh God, it is really a shame,” former Rangers, Birmingham and Scotland manager McLeish claimed. “Pay attention, I have been there as a manager and I know what it feels like. He ought to be feeling as very low as a manager can ever truly feel.”
“I don’t want to be involved with massive headlines against my previous club.
“I feel for the club and (proprietor) Dave Cormack is a very good mate. I know he’s severely trying to get them to a greater stage, but I’m afraid that one has dragged them back again a mile.”
Aberdeen’s subsequent five fixtures
- Hibernian (a) – Saturday
- St Mirren (h) – February 1
- Motherwell (h) February 4
- Celtic (a) – February 18
- Livingston (h) – February 25
Adhere to the January transfer window with Sky Sports
Who will be on the transfer this winter season? The January transfer window closes at midnight in Scotland on Tuesday January 31, 2023.
Preserve up-to-day with all the newest transfer information and rumours in our devoted Transfer Centre weblog on Sky Sports’ electronic platforms. You can also catch up with the ins, outs and examination on Sky Athletics Information.
Verified Scottish Premiership fixtures live on Sky Sports
Sunday January 29: Livingston v Hearts, kick-off 1.30pm
Sunday January 29: Dundee United v Celtic, kick-off 4pm
Sunday February 5: St Johnstone v Celtic, kick-off 12pm
Sunday February 19: Motherwell v Hearts, kick-off 12pm