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Sep 15, 2009

My 3rd Story with the Dandy Dons
Can we finally win the big one?
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I've been a Aberdeen fan all my life, 2nd favourite team behind Man Utd. First team i saw playing live in person back in 1999, our worst season ever in the league although through the hard times i did learn a valuable lesson

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Me + Aberdeen = FM heartbreak

1st try FM2009
Broke became 3rd force with a good squad in 3rd season before giving up

2nd try FM2010
7 seasons, 4 SPL titles Europe - CL QF lost to Barcelona 2-0 on agg and a Uefa Cup

So onto this story!

In every edition of FM i try and do a Aberdeen save and ever year i feel it gets harder but having not done one with FM2012 i feel its only right i jump right in here for FM2013 so will be learning the game as i go having only spent a season with Spurs so far tactic testing.

Manager's Ambitions
My dream is to win the Champions Leauge with Aberdeen thats target NO1!. Yeah so that may take a while so to start with i'd take European place and the chance to test out my squad and try some bargain youths from around the world. SPL title by 2015 would be nice but as its my first save in the game anything can happen!

Shall get the game underway tomorrow hope you all enjoy and i hope i can bring much needed success from this ever failing team.

------Running trophy count--------
Scottish League Cup 2014
Scottish Cup 2015
Scottish Cup 2017
Scottish League Cup 2018 2
SPL 2017/18
Scottish Cup 2018
Scottish League Cup 2018/19 3
SPL 2018/19 2
Scottish Cup 2018/19 4
Scottish League Cup 2019/20 4
SPL 2019/20 3
Scottish Cup 2019/2020 5
Champions League 2019/20
European Super Cup 2020
World Club Championship 2020
SPL 2020/21 4
Scottish Cup 2020/2021 6
SPL 2021/22 5
Champions League 2021/22 2
World Club Championship 2022 2
SPL 2022/23 6
Scottish Cup 2022/2023 7
Four Nations Cup 2023 1
Scottish League Cup 2023/24 5
SPL 2023/24 7
Scottish Cup 2023/2024 8
Scottish League Cup 2024/25 6
SPL 2024/25 8
Scottish Cup 2024/2025 9
SPL 2025/26 9
Scottish League Cup 2026/277
SPL 2026/27 10
Scottish Cup 2026/2027 10
Champions League 2026/27 3
Four Nations Cup 2027 2
European Super Cup 20272
World Club Championship 2027 3
SPL 2027/28 11
Scottish Cup 2027/2028 11
Scottish League Cup 2028/29 8
SPL 2028/29 12
Scottish Cup 2028/2029 12
Scottish League Cup 2029/30 9
SPL 2029/30 13
Champions League 2029/30 4
World Club Championship 2030 4
SPL 2030/31 14
Scottish Cup 2030/31 13
Scottish League Cup 2031/32 10
SPL 2031/32 15
Olympic Gold 2032 1
Scottish League Cup 2032/33 11
SPL 2032/33 16
Scottish Cup 2032/33 14
SPL 2033/34 17
Scottish Cup 2033/34 15
World Cup 2034 1
Scottish League Cup 2034/35 12
SPL 2034/35 18
Copa America 2035 1
SPL 2035/36 19
Scottish Cup 2035/36
Scottish League Cup 2036/37 13
SPL 2036/37 20
Scottish Cup 2036/37
Scottish League Cup 2037/38 14
SPL 2037/3821
Scottish Cup 2037/38

----Champions League Efforts----
2016/17 - Group Phase
2017/18 - Semi Finals
2018/19 - Quarter Finals
2019/20 - Winners
2020/21 - Last 16
2021/22 - Winner
2022/23 - Last 16
2023/24 - Last 16
2024/25 - Quarter Finals
2025/26 - Last 16
2026/27 - Winner
2027/28 -Semi Finals
2028/29 - Runner Up
2029/30 - Winner
2030-31 - Quarter Finals
2031/32 - Last 16
2032/33 - Runner Up
2033/34 - Last 16
2034/35 -
Runner Up
2035/36 -Semi Finals
2036/37 - Quarter Finals
2037/38 - Quarter Finals

----Aberdeen 500 Club----
Daniel Monnard - App 938
Liam Fotheringham - App 837 - Goals 42
Derek Sneddon - App 738 - Goals 277 - Asst -319
Michal Soldan - App 686 Goals 114 Asst 248
Alex Butler - App 553 Goals 11
Stephen Grant - 508 App Goals 13
Chris Pierce - App 500 - Goals - 39

Scotland History 2020-2028
2022 World Cup - Last 16
2023 - 4 Nations Winner
2024 Euro's - Last 16
2026 World Cup - Last 16
2027 -
4 Nations Winner 2
2028 Euro's - Last 16

Holland History 2028-2034
2030 World Cup - Quarter Final
2032 Euro's - Quarter Finals
2032 Olympics - Winner
2034 World Cup - Winners

Argentina History 2034 - 2035
Copa America 2035 - Winner

Story Highlights

P5 - End of season 1

P6 - 2014 League Cup Win

P8 - End of season 2

P11 - Scottish Cup Win and end of Season 3

P14 - End of Season 4

P17 - Scottish Cup Win and end of Season 5

P20 - 2018 League Cup Win, Champions League Semi Finals, SPL Win

P21 - Scottish Cup Win and end of Season 6

P23 - Premier League, Scottish Cup and League Cup Wins and end of Season 7

P28 - Domestic Treble

P29 - Champions League Winners!

P31 - Super Cup

P33 - World Club Champions

P34 - Stadium expansion

P35 - League Champions

P36 - Scottish Cup win

P42 - League Champions

P43 - Champions League Winners!

P44 - Scotland World Cup 2022

P50 - World Club Champions

P51 - SPL win & Unbeaten record goes on.

P52 - Scottish Cup & End Of 2022/23 season

P58 - 1st Scottish League Cup in 4 seasons

P60 - League, Cup wins & Last game at Pittodrie

P61 - Scotland at The 2024 Euro's

P68 - Scottish League Cup 2025 & League Win

P74 - 9 In a Row and Cup Capitulations

P75 - Scotland World Cup 2026

P82 - Champions League winner & Quadruple

P83 - Four Nations Winners

P88 - World Club champions

P90 - SPL & Scottish Cup winner 2028

P91 - Euro 2028 & Quiting Scotland

P97 - SPL, Scottish Cup & Champions League Final

P98 - Lluis Juste start Managerial career at Alaves

P103 - SPL, League Cup & Champions League win

P105 - Holland at the 2030 World Cup

P109 - World Club Champions

P110 - SPL & Scottish Cup

P115 - 15th SPL title and 1st Video update!

P117 - Olympic Hero!

P120 - Treble & Champions League Final

P122 - SPL and Scottish Cup Wins

P126 - SPL and Champions League Final

P130 - SPL and Scottish Cup Wins

P132 - 1st treble in 4 seasons

P136 - Another Treble and Goodbye to Aberdeen

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Sep 15, 2009

Aberdeen FC
The hometown hero
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Stewart Milne
Mr Tightpockets, Our chairman
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"Desperate times call for desperate measures! The clubs finances are not in a good way, We want and need a new stadium and its approaching 2 decades without silverware i believe Mr. Donald is the man to change our fortunes"​

This was chairman Stewart Milne's response to the media backlash at the news of ex Scotland boss Craig Browns departure from the team right at the beginning of the new season. Aberdeen had invested enough time and money into his failed tenure and fresh youthful approach of Donald was enough to convince the fans that all is not lost!

Press - Where do you see Aberdeen going this season
"Aberdeens main target for the season is to return to European football and significantly improve on three bottom half finishes in a row" Donald is determined to reward the clubs patient fans with some silverware but warns "Rome was not built in one day however i was not on that particular job" - Thanks Mr Clough

Press - Have you been promised money to work with and was that a key incentive?
"I've been told we have to sell before we by so valuable players or guys on big wages may not enjoy a future here if we can get better value for money"

Press - Archie Knox has called of retirement plans to help guide you into your first job
"Im over the moon. Archie was here and helped to build the best Aberdeen team in history and having him here to hopefully do it again is beyond a dream"

Thanks for the questions but now i will leave to complete my backroom team and have a look what we can do in the transfer market to put the dons back on track to being great again!

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SPL - Top 4 finish
Scottish Cup - Quarter Final
League Cup - Back up and youthful team will play here so no targets

Media puts the pressure on right away by predicting 3rd so no room for errors here!



Nov 6, 2012
Good luck on my save Aberdeen won the league first season and are second atm only know cause I'm subscribed to hibs who finished 5th


Feb 19, 2012
Would highly recommend Richard Brittain, the Ross county captain. Banged in 15 goals and 23 assists for Rangers in my first season in Div 3 ;)


Sep 15, 2009
Would highly recommend Richard Brittain, the Ross county captain. Banged in 15 goals and 23 assists for Rangers in my first season in Div 3 ;)
Thats a good thought as Ross county seem to go well in saves i've seen so far


Sep 15, 2009

Season Preview
A preview from poverty

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We'll start with the bad news. The transfer window was a utter disaster. Couldn't get any players of the quality i wanted in for full transfer or loan! At least there's most of August to try and get some more players in. Overall im happy with the depth, despite a lot of that being youth players so im only buying quality

Only signing was midfielder Jay Fulton from Falkirk. Still waiting and hoping several free players drop there price soon
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Again nothing major. Back up players Paton, Magennis and Low all say goodbye with the worst of the youth team

Top transfers 2012 so far
M Fellaini - Man City - £21m
C Tiote - Spurs - £19.5m
C Ansaldi - Spurs - £19.5m
L Baines - Man Utd - £17m
Sandro - Man City - £16.5m
H Ben Arfa - Chelsea - £12.75m
D Costa - Spurs - £12m
S Mandanda - Man Utd - £11.25m
V Wanyama - Benfica - £9m
J Enrique - Arsenal - £9m

Aberdeen 1st team 2012
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Tactics for anyone familure with my 2012 storys is almost identical. Made the midfielders a bit more defensive than before with this game seemingly a bit more leaky. Tried a few other formations but this seems to be the one for me

Stand out youths

Ryan Fraser - ML
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Clark Robertson - DL
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Cameron Smith - AT
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Staff changes
3 in 2 out. Club legend John McMaster and youth coach Neil Simpson are out! Alastair Stevenson, Jason Hastings and scout Willie Melville arrive with another coaching space waiting to be filled as well as a head of youth development to come in

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Jan 12, 2012
Brilliant to see a save with a decent Scottish side. Aberdeen have a good batch of youngsters as well. You'll need to try and claim the SPL in a 3/4 years before Rangers join you, I'd say. Best of luck, will follow.


Sep 15, 2009


- Aberdeen top the SPL beating Celtic on the way
- Comfortably through in the league cup 3rd round
- No more signings before the Window closed.Going to have to rely on freebies


A very fitting place to start my story. The young lads seen the championship flag unveiled for the away team. If all goes well one day we'll be ding that at pittodrie together


Celtic 1-2 Aberdeen
Vernon 2

The better team lost as we got 2 Penalty's and Scotty Vernon put them both away to humble the champions on day 1 and let it be known. Were here to win!

Aberdeen 1-0 Ross County

Ross County have been doing a real job of adapting to the SPL. But were making a stunning start to the season

St Johnstone 0-0 Aberdeen

Bore draw, Went to make some subs on the 70th minute and suddenly it was full time

Aberdeen 2-1 Hearts

Dominated the first half and couldn't score then Hearts came back into the game during the second half and we quickly scored twice then held on to win the game.

Aberdeen 5-1 Stirling - League Cup 2nd round
Fraser 2

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3 wins including victory at Parkhead and top of the table more than makes up for our shoddy attacking so far. A lot of improvements to be made on that front

Player of the Month

Ryan Fraser
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3 important performances in the league then ran the show in the league cup, What a prospect!

Manager of the Month
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Not a bad end to the first month as a manager



Sep 15, 2009


Month started well with a thrashing of St Mirren and progress in the League cup but ended with a sour note with two poor home defeats putting the breaks on our charge at the top of the table, Where we still sit. Still yet to make any more signings.


Aberdeen 5-2 St Mirren
Osbourne 2

Ran away with a 3-0 half time lead but St Mirren made a game of it brining it back to 3-2 before a late rally from the Dons gave us another win

Inverness CT 1-2 Aberdeen

Not often this year have we had to fight from behind however today we did McGinn and Milsom doing the the business

Aberdeen 0-1 Motherwell

First defeat of the season and i think it was terribly unlucky Bossed the match but couldn't find the back of the net. Pretty much the problem I've seen happening all season so far

Inverness 0-2 Aberdeen - League cup 3rd round
Smith 2

Last month it was Fraser this time Cameron Smith is at the double to take us through. Worryingly this match was far easier than the recent league game

Aberdeen 1-2 Hibs

Hmm two league defeats in a row after a good start. This one hurt after throwing away a early lead which we never capitalized on. And even worse Stefi Kuqi and former don Michael Paton were the scorers

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After 5 wins from our first 6 games our comfortable position at the top has been threatened by our new found inability to close a game which saw us loose our last 2 games in September and bring us right back into the pack

Player of the Month
Big Isaac Osbourne
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Ozzy Ozzy Ozzy! Goals, Assists and man of the match performances. What a star

And he can do this!




Feb 11, 2012
Cameron Smith scoring against Inverness!? Wasn't he always hammering away against Inverness for KLIPPYBO


Apr 7, 2009
Good luck laddie i will follow - chuck me a friend request on steam will you (kliippybo)

Get to wear that outfit soon............ lol


Sep 15, 2009
Cameron Smith scoring against Inverness!? Wasn't he always hammering away against Inverness for KLIPPYBO
Its the only time he did go wild for goals despite having plenty opportunities off the bench

Good luck laddie i will follow - chuck me a friend request on steam will you (kliippybo)

Get to wear that outfit soon............ lol
1 - Does the outfit fit?. Remember the bottoms are not the proper outfit as im proud to say there missing wrestling tights haha!

2 - Sent you a message with my account name since i dont know yours


Sep 15, 2009


Team meeting called after our worst performance of the season at Kilmarnock
91st minute O'G takes us to the league cup semi finals
We Make our first serious signing of the season

Ivory Coast international
Abdoulaye Meite
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Kilmarnock 2-0 Aberdeen

Ok now im starting to worry. The curse of a good start in FM13 looks to be kicking in. We thumped Killie in today's match but could not find the goals and having to push on for a equalizer led to us conceding a second and 3 defeats in a row

Dundee Utd 0-3 Aberdeen
Vernon 2

Great result, great performance. This is hopefully we'll be right back on form

Aberdeen 2-1 Dundee

Big Issac gave us the lead and Milsom looked to have made it safe before half time but Dundee made a game of it in the second half but we had enough today to hold on

St Mirren 0-1 Aberdeen - League Cup Q/F

Paul McGowan has had better moments in his life than scoring a 91st minute O'G to put our youthful team through to the semi finals with Celtic, Motherwell and Partick Thistle

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Victory's over the two Dundee sides helped us recover and remain top of the table. 11 games in and its still all very close!

Player of the Month
Scott Vernon
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So often the hero with his goals and Vernon ended October as the SPL's top scorer



Dec 30, 2010
Good luck lad. Somehow in all my Hibs saves (first won crashed and I got sacked in the last 3 and gave up) Aberdeen always seem to be leading the way, they always put out the 3-5-2 formation and just dominate in the middle. Also a mind-f**k for me seeing Cammy Smith in the game since he gets on my bus to College in the morning :p
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