Aberdeen star Ross McCrorie insists the Premiership is “very competitive” this year as the Dons struggle to put together a consistent run of form as he pleaded with the Red Army to judge Stephen Glass’ side at the end of the campaign.

The Dons face Celtic this weekend as they look to keep close to the top six and the Aberdeen defender knows there are still plenty of points left on the table for the Dons to win.

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McCrorie insists there’s still plenty of points on the table for Aberdeen to win (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Despite currently sitting eighth in the table, McCrorie wants fans to give Glass’ side some breathing space and wait until the end of the campaign to judge their performances.

“There is a long season ahead,” McCrorie said. “There are going to be ups and downs.


“Every team is going to have them, it is just about how we come out the other end. There are still plenty of games coming up, a lot of points that can be accumulated. We are not even at the half way point.

“The table is still very tight and as we have seen, everyone is capable of beating each other within this league. It is very competitive this year.

“Everyone can have their opinions at the end of the season depending on where we are placed.”

Aberdeen have lost their last two games and a third will likely see the pressure on Glass increase after a lengthy winless run earlier in the campaign.

While McCrorie wants the fans to show a little patience, results simply haven’t been good enough so far and it is understandable that the Red Army are getting a bit restless.

Sacking Glass at this stage would be a crazy move for Aberdeen but, as long as results continue as they are, it feels like only a matter of time before the Pittodrie board are forced into taking action.

Waiting until the end of the season seems unlikely if things remain as they are but with a hectic run of games coming up, the Pittodrie side have the perfect oppertunity to start turning things around.

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