The Pawlett phenomenon

Published: 12/02/2014

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes is delighted with Peter Pawlett's transformation from fringe player to one of the first names on the team sheet.

The attacking midfielder has played a pivotal part in helping the Dons to consecutive cup wins, netting in the 4-0 League Cup semi-final victory against St Johnstone before scoring the winner against Celtic in Saturday's 2-1 Scottish Cup success.

The 23-year-old had struggled to break into the first team last season and appeared on his way out of Pittodrie when he was sent on loan to St Johnstone.

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