Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack has said his Q & A with Dons supporters is postponed – as he wants avoid unnecessary attention ahead of a match with Celtic.
The Dons take on Celtic this Wednesday at Parkhead but Cormack had arranged to hold a question and answer session on Tuesday with an unhappy fanbase after a string of poor results.
Cormack has explained the decision on social media: “Live Q&A postponed NOT canceled. The risk of Q&A content being taken out of context, resulting in distracting media headlines, is something we’d all want to avoid on the day of the Celtic game. Sincere apologies for the late notice. We WILL reschedule the live Q&A event shortly.”
His initial statement read: “In spite of the recent run of results we felt it important to keep to the commitment we made to be transparent. On reflection, our focus needs to be 100% on supporting Derek and the players as they prepare for the remaining league games, starting with Celtic on Wednesday night.
“It was my decision to confirm the Tuesday night event, and it was my decision today to postpone it. In the interim we commit to continue to provide updates and clarification on key issues.
“Just like we did before COVID-19, once we are out of this pandemic, myself and Rob Wicks are happy to meet with fans face-to-face at the Club. We’re all frustrated by our recent form, whether it be Derek, the players or the 100,000 fans who follow Aberdeen FC around the globe.
“Yes, there’s a vocal group on social media, perfectly entitled to their opinions, but there are hundreds of others who have gone out of their way to send Derek and the Club messages of support as we go through this challenging period.”
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