Date: 19th July 2015 at 4:10pm
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Thursday was a remarkable evening for Aberdeen, and the win at Rijeka isn’t one any of us will forget in some time with a continued Europa League run looking ‘very good’ at this stage.

It may well be a night we’ll not forget but for one fan in particular and his family, and I dare so those around him, it’ll also be a night that isn’t going to be forgotten for different reasons all together….

The Press & Journal reports one Dons fan suffered the loss of a finger during an accident as he celebrated our opening goal in Croatia!

Fencing at the Stadion Kantrida was something this unnamed 37-year-old, who doesn’t want to be named, got his wedding ring caught in resulting in his finger being ripped clean off as the celebrations began after Andrew Considine opened he scoring in our three-nil win.

He was taken to hospital where he was treated for his injuries before the Dons flew him back on the chartered plane after the match for ongoing treatment back in Scotland, with a spokesman quoted as saying.

‘It was obviously a horrific situation and we did what we could.

‘We knew what had happened almost immediately and we were kept informed of his situation.

‘The police in Croatia were great and went back to his hotel to get his passport and clothes.’

A grand gesture from the club, not all would have done this would they, that would have been some comfort to this man with plenty deserving of credit it would appear.

Unfortunately the finger couldn’t be saved with the remains of this, following that accident eventually amputated.


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