January 17, 2022

Cormack: New restrictions ‘main problem’ for Scottish soccer

Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack says any potential new Covid-19 restrictions can be a “main problem” for Scottish soccer.

Aberdeen made a lack of £5.19m throughout final season’s Covid-19 hit marketing campaign, with the vast majority of matches performed inside empty stadiums.

Though there is no such thing as a solutions of impending adjustments to the sport in Scotland, Well being Secretary Humza Yousaf has already warned new Covid restrictions in Scotland are “inevitable” because of the new Omicron variant.

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Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack believes Scottish soccer would face a ‘main problem’ if any new Covid-19 restrictions are launched.

Talking after the membership’s AGM, Cormack stated:

“We will solely cope with selections which might be made that we will not management once we’re instructed about them.

“If we have to return to what we have gone by way of already with no hospitality and followers I believe that may be a serious problem for Scottish soccer.”

Scottish soccer was shut down in March 2020, with capability crowds solely returning in September 2021.

The Dons chairman although is protecting a optimistic outlook on the scenario transferring ahead.

“Myself and the traders would completely be sure the membership received by way of it so there is no actual concern there.

“I believe Scottish soccer will get by way of it, what form it will get by way of it who is aware of,” he added.

“I do not need to be alarmist, we have to hope that sense prevails and that the science leads us to make the best selections.”

Stephen Glass turnaround

PAISLEY, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 25: Aberdeen manager Stephen Glass during a cinch Premiership match between St Mirren and Aberdeen at the SMISA Stadium, on September 25, 2021, in Paisley, Scotland. (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)

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Stephen Glass has his chairman’s backing

Dave Cormack gave supervisor Stephen Glass a vote of confidence throughout a run of poor leads to October.

They’ve simply received three Scottish Premiership video games in a row and into the highest six.

However he doesn’t need Glass to chill out any time quickly.

Aberdeen impressed against St Mirren

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Aberdeen impressed in opposition to St Mirren

“Clearly i am happy for Steven however simply since you win three video games in a row you do not go off smoking cigars, you have to preserve it going,” he stated.

“In Stephen’s defence we began the season fairly effectively, 5 out of six wins.. Nobody can argue that we’ve not have critical defensive accidents to cope with however hopefully we’re by way of numerous that.

“We’re six factors behind Hearts, there’s all to play for for third place and a Scottish Cup. No stress Stephen!”