Date: 27th July 2015 at 8:59pm
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Yesterday evening Jamie Langfield played out his testimonial game at Pittodrie against English Championship side Brighton and Hove Albion.

The only goal of the game came late on in the 75th minute as Adam Rooney connected with a pass from Cammy Smith in the six yard box to give Aberdeen and Langfield the victory.

Langfield would’ve been pleased with how his testimonial went and his own performance as he picked up the man of the match award for the game for his own performance between the sticks.

With Aberdeen already beginning the competitive elements of the season in the Europa League, the game did of course form part of the pre season build up as players continue to build their match fitness and sharpness and manager Derek McInnes made a number of substitutions at the half time break to get a good 45 minutes into players’ legs.

Aberdeen:

Langfield (Brown 90), Logan (Considine 46), Shinnie (McLean 46), Taylor (Quinn 45), Flood (Jack 46), Rooney (Ross 85), Smith (Goodwillie 81), Robson (Storie 70), Pawlett (McGinn 70), Rose, Shankland (Wright 60).

Sub:

Culjak.

Brighton:

Stockdale, Bruno (Ward 76), Rea (Dallison 76), Dunk, Bong, Rosenior (Calderon 45), Ince (Kayal 45), Holla, LuaLua (Chicksen 76), O’Grady, Hemed (Colunga 45).

Subs:

Ankergren (GK), Starkey.

Speaking to the Official Site following the game, a very pleased Langfield explained.

‘It was a really good game to play in, to get 90 minutes under my belt and to keep a clean sheet is always great so to do it here today made it a great day all round. It was a good game, Brighton are a really strong physical side and they use the ball well so we were a bit under the cosh in the first half but after the changes were made we grew into the game a lot more and we got that elusive goal so it’s great to keep the winning run going.’

Langfield went on to praise Rooney’s goal as being ‘just the usual’ from him given the poacher nature of the goal but of course being a testimonial it’s the other aspects he really enjoyed such as having his kids on the pitch with him.

He went on to joke though that having played 90 minutes his celebrations last night would be somewhat ‘quiet’ and muted.

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