2022-12-25 20:00:00

Jim Goodwin to remain Aberdeen manager despite poor form | 'Board and fans seeking immediate response'

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Jim Goodwin will remain in charge of Aberdeen for Saturday's game at Hibernian - but has been warned the club's board are "seeking an immediate response" following Monday's shock defeat at Darvel.

The Scottish Cup exit at the hands of a sixth-tier junior club piled the pressure on Goodwin, who only joined the club in February after leaving St Mirren.

It came after Aberdeen suffered a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Hearts earlier in the month, leaving the Pittodrie side with just one win in their last nine games across all competitions.

A board meeting took place on Wednesday where the future of the 41-year-old manager was a key topic of debate but he is set to carry on in his role and will take charge of Saturday's trip to Hibernian.

Chairman Dave Cormack said in a statement: "We all recognise that Monday's disastrous result in the Scottish Cup was totally unacceptable.

"It added insult to injury after such a poor result against Hearts, following what was a strong performance in the semi-final against Rangers at Hampden.

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