Entries by Dandy

Aberdeen F.C named best religious iconography in world football for thirty fourth year in a row

For the thirty fourth year in a row Aberdeen F.C picked up the award for best religious iconography in world football at FIFA’s religious iconography tournament in Zürich. A spokesman for FIFA commended Aberdeen F.C for this magnificent achievement, adding ‘I mean they don’t even do religion at Aberdeen F.C and they absolutely piss all over the Old […]

How to get more people to Pittodrie?

With the team playing great and winning regularly, the home crowds haven’t quite reached what most people would have expected. Times are hard for quite a few in the North East and that has to be a factor, but there may be other contributing factors. Based purely on a couple of people I know, a few long […]

Major archaeological dig could stop Aberdeen’s new stadium

The ancient town of Westhill have requested stopping Aberdeen FC’s new stadium after artefacts from the original Westhill settlement were found during an archeological dig. This major discovery has enticed The Time Team hippies and Baldrick out of retirement to continue investigations. The first settlement at Westhill dates all the way back to 1968 and a Coke bottle in this […]

Ladbrokes huge investment in Scottish football

In case you missed it, the Ladbrokes trophy tour arrived in Aberdeen. Every bit as amateur as pretty much all the marketing and presentation concerning Scottish football. The SPFL have renamed the leagues to have exactly the same names as the English equivalent. There is absolutely no reason historically or from a marketing perspective for this. It just […]

The Granite City

The beautiful Granite City. If only the councillors, planners and developers had an ounce of civic pride between them.

The Northern Light Fanzine

The Northern Light fanzine from 1989. Holy shit, it feels like yesterday. I was just an outside contributor, and probably the last regular to join. There was a core group who will be far more informed and knowledgable than me on the fanzine, but this is how I saw it. There was some incredible talent […]

The best of The Dandy Dons this week on Facebook

The first of what will become a regular weekly posting, The best of The Dandy Dons this week on Facebook. www.facebook.com/thedandydons/. And for those signed up to the newsletter, the site itself got a make over this week and is currently particularly Dandy! In a week that began after the Hearts’ defeat… Above, must have […]

The top 3 Scottish football media lies

Lie number 1: The most powerful driving forces within Scottish football are The Old Firm, The Scottish media, the football governing authorities, club directors, sponsors and TV companies. The most powerful force within Scottish football is EVERYONE ELSE. The supporters of all the clubs out with The Old Firm who refused to purchase season tickets […]