Date: 22nd October 2015 at 3:11pm
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Aberdeen, either side of the international break, have been on a run of form that’s thrown a major spanner in the works and threatened to undo the amazing start that had been put in place to the Scottish Championship season.

Returning from the international break Aberdeen were beaten again when Ross County secured the points last Friday, so that coupled with a Celtic win against Motherwell saw the Dons lose top spot….

Graeme Shinnie is quoted in the Press & Journal as saying, in fact ‘vowing’ to help play a part in turning fortunes around.

Motherwell are next up for Aberdeen and this can’t come soon enough for him as the Dons look to ‘bounce back.’

‘We want to bounce back as quickly as we can. We’ve had a few defeats now and it is up to us to get out of that and return to winning ways.

‘Maybe it is lucky we had such a good start as the position we`re in is not too bad given the run we’ve been on.

‘The run we established at the start of the season has put us in quite a good position. If you’re going to suffer a bad run and still be up near the top of the table it is not a bad thing. We are all going to stick together and it is down to us to get ourselves out of this poor patch of results.’

The 23-year-old added, the St Johnstone hammering aside when the players couldn’t ‘blame anyone else’ but themselves, Aberdeen haven’t played ‘that badly in the game’ with some luck going against the Dons but as a collective unit all need to ‘work harder’ and most importantly get that defensive solidarity back in place with a cleansheet focused against Motherwell.

Winger Jonny Hayes has basically echoed his teammate.

Four defeats in a row has been disappointing but Haynes is quoted by the Evening Express as saying he doesn’t see why a repeat of the form shown last season, and at the start of this one, can’t be shown again.

He remains confident another winning streak is just around the corner, adding.

‘We went on a winning streak halfway through last season that got us right back up to the top end of the table.

‘We have improved upon that team. So there is no reason why we can’t do that again.’

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