Aberdeen FC has issued the following statement regarding assistant coach Allan Russell.
“The Club has now been made aware of all the circumstances surrounding a regrettable road traffic accident last year, in which Allan was a passenger in the vehicle. He is deeply remorseful about the consequences of this incident for everyone involved.
“Having taken everything into consideration, we feel Allan made a serious error of judgement but he took responsibility and has suffered the consequences. We believe everyone deserves the opportunity to redeem themselves by learning from their mistakes and the Club will be supporting Allan in his role as an assistant coach at AFC where he is already making a positive impact.”