Aberdeen City Council officers have recommended that plans for a new £50million stadium should be approved.
Aberdeen FC’s Kingsford Stadium has been backed by city planners, it is understood. A well-placed source has confirmed the authority’s officers have recommended councillors approve the plans when they meet next week. The official report has still to be published on the council website but it is likely to be released later this afternoon.
Aberdeen will be in “strong contention” to host international rugby matches if the Kingsford development is given the go-ahead later this month, the sports governing body has said.
A former football chief who led his own team’s controversial stadium move has urged the Dons to take their campaign straight to the Scottish Government.
Dons stadium supporters and objectors clashed for the final time yesterday as a long-awaited decision on the multimillion pound project looms.
Supporters and objectors of Aberdeen FC’s Kingsford plans made their case at a pre-determination hearing today. Follow our live blog below:
Aberdeen FC manager Derek McInnes has branded the club’s facilities “embarrassing” as he urged city council planners to get behind the plans for a new £50million stadium.
Aberdeen FC’s chairman last night told said he is “confident” the plans will not be derailed by a legal challenge.
Dons fans would have to travel to Dundee to see their team play in European matches if the proposed £50million stadium does not go ahead, council officers have said.
Aberdeenshire Council has renewed its objection to a proposed multimillion pound new stadium for Aberdeen FC.
The deadline for people wishing to speak at a public meeting on proposals for Aberdeen FC’s new stadium has been extended.
A final decision on Aberdeen FC’s £50million new stadium plans will be made at a special council meeting in January, it emerged yesterday.
A new report claims the economic benefits expected from Aberdeen FC’s proposed move to a new stadium have been “grossly overstated”.
Aberdeen FC’s chairman has said the club are “quietly confident” that their £50million stadium dream will be approved by councillors next year.
Aberdeen FC’s new stadium will pump more than £8.5million extra into the north-east and create hundreds of jobs, according to a new report.
Aberdeen Football Club hopes to have its new multi-million pound stadium dream approved in time for Christmas.
Aberdeen Football Club have pulled their application for a multi-million pound new stadium from a crunch council meeting.
Aberdeen Football Club have pulled their multi-million pound stadium and training facility plans from a crunch council meeting next week.
A long-awaited report on Aberdeen Football Club’s new £50million stadium dream was dramatically deferred last night – with sources indicating that planners are recommending refusal.
The co-convener of the Aberdeen Green party has backed the ambitious £50million new Dons stadium project.
Aberdeen footballing legend, Denis Law, has said a new stadium for the Dons is “absolutely the right thing”, in advance of gaining the freedom of the city.
More than £5million pledged for community sports campus and training academy at proposed Kingsford development
Aberdeen FC has revealed a cash boost of more than £5million for its new stadium project - meaning work could begin by the end of the year if the plans are approved next month.
One of Aberdeen FC’s famous Gothenburg Greats has claimed the proposed move to Kingsford could help create “the heroes of tomorrow.”
Supporters and objectors of the new £50million Dons stadium at Kingsford packed into the Town House yesterday to deliver their final impassioned pleas ahead of a decision next month.
Councillors had to run the gauntlet of almost 150 protesters yesterday to visit the site of Aberdeen FC’s proposed new stadium.
Business leaders have backed Aberdeen FC’s vision for a new stadium as being crucial to the north-east’s economic recovery.
More than 10,000 people have voiced their opinion on Aberdeen FC’s proposed Kingsford stadium, ahead of an important public hearing next week.
Nearly £9billion of public and private investment will deliver an economic boost to the north-east between now and 2030, new figures from Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) show.
Aberdeen FC has secured the support of a leading Westhill sports club for its proposals to create a new stadium at nearby Kingsford.
Police have launched an investigation after “offensive” comments were made referencing recent terror attacks during an online discussion of the Kingsford plans.
A “vocal majority” in favour of Aberdeen FC’s plans to create a new stadium at Kingsford have spoken up as a decision on the proposal draws nearer.
Aberdeen FC bosses detailed the club’s fruitless search for a new stadium over the past two decades as they explained why the Kingsford site is now its only option.