Sixth-tier Darvel dump out Aberdeen in historic Scottish Cup shock | Scottish Cup

Junior side Darvel pulled off one of the greatest upsets in Scottish Cup history by dumping out Aberdeen in the fourth round, to leave the Premiership side’s manager Jim Goodwin clinging on to his job.

The West of Scotland League Premier Division champions took the lead in the 19th minute of the fourth-round tie through a deflected strike by Jordan Kirkpatrick, who was part of Goodwin’s Alloa Athletic side that won promotion to the Championship in 2018.

An anxious Aberdeen side were denied at least three times by keeper Chris Truesdale in the second half but Darvel, from the sixth tier…


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