ANDY CONSIDINE reckons the whole of Scottish football wants Aberdeen to deny Celtic the treble.
The Dons have proved themselves the undisputed “best of the rest” this season after bagging a second place Premiership finish and reaching both Cup Finals.
However, the Reds’ record against Celtic – played five, lost five – makes for grim reading.
Brendan Rodgers’ side are huge favourites going into Saturday’s Scottish Cup Final, in which they will seek to finish the domestic season unbeaten.
But Aberdeen hero Considine believes the Dons will enjoy the support of an entire footballing nation at Hampden – because a Celtic victory would be bad for the Scottish game.
“It would be special to beat Celtic in the Final – and I’m sure that every other team in Scotland is quietly hoping we can end their run as well,” said the Dons star (right).
“So there are a few things added to it.
“It would be great to go and win the Scottish Cup.
“But to end their run would be great too.
“A lot of us haven’t won anything at Hampden.
“Yes, we won the League Cup but that was at Parkhead.
“We’ve not had that day at Hampden, which we would all love.
“So fingers crossed we can get that result. I think there is a perception that if nobody lays a glove on them it will reflect badly on Scottish football.
“That is frustrating because I feel we’ve been very close to them – especially down at Parkhead when we lost 1-0.
“I’ve felt we’ve always been quite close, though I know sometimes the scoreline says different.”
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