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TIERS ARE NOT ENOUGH; Dons boss Del hopes for a full-house at Pittodrie.

Byline: Michael Gannon

ABERDEEN boss Derek McInnes hopes the Red Army backs his men in hugenumbersinSaturday's north-east derby.

Pittodrie is set for a bumper crowd of around 15,000 for the Dundee United clash - prompting the club to re-open a section of the upper tier of he is determined to deliver winning display against his former club. He said: "I have been hugely impressed with the support we have received this season. "The fans have been very vocal and backed us in huge numbers, home and away, this season. "There seems to be a real the Richard Dona Stand. The top deck was controversially closed at the start of the season to bring fans closer together but rush in ticket sales has forced an about-turn.

he is determined to deliver a winning display against his former club. He said: "I have been hugely impressed with the support we have received this season. "The fans have been very vocal and backed us in huge numbers, home and away, this season. "There seems to be a real the Richard Dona l d Stand. The top deck was controversially closed at the start of the season to bring fans closer together but a rush in ticket sales has forced an about-turn.

McInnes is grateful to the Red Army for getting behind Jamie Langfield, Niall McGinn and Co, and We appreciatethat support but it is important we give the fans some winning football.

"I think they can see what we are trying to do but the most important thing is to give them results.

"We haven't done that in our last couple of matches but the aim is to get back on track this weekend." bond between the players and the fans and that is exactly what is needed if the club is to progress.

"There is a real positivity among them and that is what we want to see. It feeds right through the club.

"I am hear ing there could be more than 14,000 at Pittodrie on Saturday and that would be great.

We apreciatethat support but it is important we give the fans some winning football.

"I think they can see what we are trying to do but the most important thing is to give them results.

"We haven't done that in our last couple of matches but the aim is to get back on track this weekend."
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Oct 17, 2013
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