Aberdeen’s Niall McGinn won’t get carried away by the poor run that the Dons are currently on. The team have won only one of their last eight league games, and are trailing Hibernian by five points in the battle for third in the Premiership.

The poor run of form has led to questions about the future of manager Derek McInnes. However, he has received the backing of the Aberdeen board.

As a veteran player, he isn’t panicking about the poor run as he reckons the team can turn the situation around.

“Stay on an even keel”

“I think as players, it’s important that we all stay on an even keel. I’ve seen it all before, when results go badly for the team or when individuals have a run when they’re not playing” he said.

Niall McGinn of Aberdeen (Photo by Scott Baxter/Getty Images)

“You just have to keep doing the right things, you don’t sulk and if you do that, things will turn your way” McGinn stated.

McGinn has lamented the fact that in their last two league games, the small margins have gone against Aberdeen. For example, they have hit the bar instead of scoring.

“Feeling very different”

“Football is always about very small margins and if they go for you, you can be on a winning run and if they don’t, results can be going against you.

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Niall McGinn in action for Aberdeen (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group / Getty Images)

“If you look back at the two Livingston games and the one at Hibs, we’ve hit the bar in each of them. If those go in the net instead, things might be feeling very different now” McGinn mused.

McGinn and Aberdeen face St Mirren tomorrow, in a game which the need to win to get their season up and running once more.

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