Mackie sees rise of Phoenix
Former Aberdeen attacker Darren Mackie is poised for a surprise move to America.
The 30-year-old, released by manager Craig Brown at the end of last season after 13 years, nearly 350 appearances and 67 goals for the Dons, has been training with Aberdeen as he has been unable to find a new club.
Former Aberdeen and Rangers defender David Robertson, in charge of Phoenix FC who next April will make their debut in the second-tier USL Pro League, wants the Inverurie-born attacker to lead the new franchise in Arizona.
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