Derek McInnes: Later kick-off for Livingston game made no sense
Derek McInnes, the Aberdeen manager, has expressed aggravation after his side’s match with Livingston was called off on Wednesday less than two hours before kick-off. The Pittodrie side had actually travelled to West Lothian ahead of the Premiership fixture, which was scheduled to kick off at 4pm, but the Tony Macaroni Arena’s artificial surface area was deemed to be unplayable.
David Martindale, the Livingston manager, the other day exposed that they provided Aberdeen the possibility to postpone kick-off up until 7.45 pm to offer the pitch a chance to thaw out, but McInnes said the weather condition forecast did not suggest the circumstance was most likely to enhance.
” Aye, definitely [it was discouraging],” said McInnes. “While we understood that Livingston had concerns on the game on Tuesday, we weren’t travelling until the Wednesday