Hamilton v Aberdeen

Lewis Ferguson On Target As Dons Win Against Hamilton

Midweek under the lights at Hamilton and an under pressure Derek McInnes was looking for a response from his men following the loss against Celtic on Sunday.

He made three changes to the starting line-up.

Lewis Ferguson returned from a two game suspension and Craig Bryson was back in the starting line-up.  Ryan Hedges also made a comeback to the starting line-up.

Mikey Devlin, Jon Gallagher and Connor McLennan were all dropped to the bench.

Hamilton made the opening gambit in the fifth minute when Mickel Miller put a shot wide from 12 yards out.

Five minutes later Sam Cosgrove nearly came close from a Niall McGinn cross but he couldn’t put the ball beyond Owain Fon Williams.

The opening and only goal of the match came in the 14th minute after Ryan Hedges played a free kick to Lewis Ferguson who then shot a left footed drive into the roof of the Hamilton net.  A fantastic finish.

The Dons continued to put on the pressure, Sam Cosgrove coming close in the 28th and 39th minute.

Dean Campbell came on at half time to replace Craig Bryson, a precautionary move following his lengthy injury spell.

The second half was more of a pedestrian affair and didn’t have the spark of the first half.

Both Lewis Ferguson and Niall McGinn had a couple of shots but without success.

Sam Cosgrove was defeated by the woodwork in the 82nd minute, as he picked up a Logan cross by his header hit the base of the post.

In the end, that elusive second goal never came, but three points away from home in the bag, pushes us back up to fourth in the Scottish Premiership and provides a bit of breathing space for the manager ahead of the weekend match against Kilmarnock.


Date Time League Season Full Time Attendance
30th October 2019 7:45 pm Scottish Premiership 2019-20 90' 1,687


Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsPossessionOutcome


1Owain Fôn Williams Goalkeeper
3Scott McMann Defender
6Johnny Hunt Defender
8Steven Davies 14 Forward
9George Oakley Forward
11Mickel Miller Forward
13Alex Gogić Defender
14Ross Cunningham 8 Forward 62'
15Ronan Hughes Midfielder
17Adrian Beck Midfielder
18Darian MacKinnon Midfielder
20David Moyo 28 Forward
24Sam Stubbs Defender
25Scott Martin Midfielder
28Lewis Smith 20 Midfielder
31Luke Southwood Goalkeeper
33Reegan Mimnaugh Midfielder
40Jamie Hamilton Defender


1Joe Lewis Goalkeeper
2Shay Logan Defender
3Greg Leigh Defender
4Andrew Considine Defender
5Scott McKenna Defender
6Michael Devlin Defender
7Craig Bryson 24 Midfielder
9Curtis Main Forward
10Niall McGinn Forward
11Ryan Hedges 18 Forward
16Sam Cosgrove Forward
18Connor McLennan 11 Forward
19Lewis Ferguson Midfielder 14'
20Tomáš Černý Goalkeeper
21Jon Gallagher Forward
24Dean Campbell 7 Midfielder 52'
25Bruce Anderson Forward
33Zak Vyner Defender