Dons move but miss out on McFadden
Aberdeen manager Craig Brown was foiled in a late attempt to sign Scotland international midfielder James McFadden.
The former Everton player sealed a return to his first club Motherwell on Monday but Brown admitted he tried everything he could to persuade the 29-year-old to move to Pittodrie.
Aberdeen’s vice-chairman George Yule had arranged to meet McFadden, capped 48 times by Scotland, and his representatives in Glasgow yesterday, but the player opted to sign for the Steelmen instead.
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