Derek McInnes leaves Aberdeen ‘by mutual consent’ after eight years at Pittodrie

Derek McInnes has left Aberdeen after eight years in control of the Scottish Premiership facet.

McInnes took over the reins at Pittodrie in March 2013 and steered the Dons to their first trophy in twenty years with their Scottish League Cup win in 2014.

McInnes was the Scottish Premiership’s longest-serving supervisor and received the League Cup in 2014
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Aberdeen are at present fourth within the Scottish Premiership desk, three factors behind third-placed Hibernian however having scored simply as soon as of their final 9 video games.

In a membership assertion Aberdeen confirmed the departures of McInnes and his assistant Tony Docherty with rapid impact.

Dons chairman Dave Cormack mentioned in an announcement: “Throughout his time in cost Derek raised the bar and delivered a stage of consistency not seen on the membership for a few years, qualifying for Europe every season, and delivering a memorable Scottish League Cup win at Celtic Park in season 2013-14 with 43,000 Dons followers in attendance.

“Clearly, outcomes because the flip of the yr have been disappointing and irritating for everybody.

“Derek and I reviewed the place we had been and agreed that this was the proper time for him to step down.”

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