Date: 4th December 2006 at 6:14pm
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19 year old Andrew Considine was naturally inconsolable after his error had presented Celtic with the chance they needed to win the match at Parkhead on Saturday.

The young defender had performed admirably by snuffing out the threat of Scotland`s first choice striker Kenny Miller but took his eye off the ball to allow Zurawski to score the only goal in the game.

In a week where his captain Russell Anderson was hogging the limelight with transfer speculation and Player Of The Month accolades, young Considine was showing he was more than capable of competing against the best in the league as he produced easily his most mature and accomplished performance so far in a red shirt. Should his captain be sold, perhaps even to Saturday`s opponents, then, on this showing, Calderwood may not have to look very far for his successor.

Sadly though, this match will not be remembered for the fact he helped manage to snuff out an attack force of international players for 71 minutes but for the fact his error probably cost Aberdeen at least a point.

Showing maturity, he took the blame on the chin. Considine said: “It was a really bad mistake – I totally admit that – and things like that can ruin a performance.

“I felt I was having a reasonable game and I’ll try to take the positives out of it but it was a sore one.

“The goal came from a lack of concentration on my part and these things only take a couple of seconds to happen.

“Unfortunately, at places like this, that’s all it takes to lose a game. Coming up against players such as Miller and Zurawski is a challenge and I felt Russell Anderson and I did really well.

“But one slip can ruin the performance and that’s what happened to me.

“It only takes one little mistake to cost you at places like this and I suppose that’s just part of the learning curve for me.

“We definitely deserved to come away with a draw. We could even have nicked the win but a draw would have been the fair result.”