Aberdeen, Bon Accord, Craig Thomson, Eoin Doyle, Isaac Osbourne, Leigh Griffiths, Loirston Loch, Merkland End, New Stadium, Niall McGinn, Peter Pawlett, Pittodrie, Referee, Richard Donald stand, Scotland, Shefki Kuqi, SPL
Sunday 27th January 2013 ko 12.30
Scottish Premier League
When it rains, Aberdeen sparkles, as the water brings out the mica in the granite that so many of its buildings are built from. That doesn’t stop the built environment having a rather dour feel, the grey walls giving a sense of foreboding. Aberdeen granite is to be found in the Houses of Parliament and London Waterloo Bridge too.
The city’s motto is “Bon Accord,” French for “Good Agreement” a phrase reputedly from the password used by Robert the Bruce during the Wars of Scottish Independence, when he and his men laid siege to Aberdeen Castle before destroying it in 1308. Continue reading