The Aberdeen team lines up during the Betfred Cup Final between Aberdeen FC and Celtic FC at Hampden Park on November 27, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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What to know about Atlanta United partner Aberdeen

AMBSE, Atlanta United’s parent company, announced on Sunday that it has purchased an ownership stake of less than 10% in Aberdeen, a top-division soccer club in Scotland.

Here is info about Aberdeen:

Founded: 1903.
Location: Aberdeen, on the northeast coast of Scotland.
Stadium: Pittodrie, but it’s scheduled to open a new stadium in 2023.
Colors: Red and white.
Nickname: The Dons or Reds.
Standing: Currently third in Premiership.
League titles: Four times, most recently in 1984-85. It has finished runners-up 17 times.
Scottish Cup: Seven times, most recently inn 1989-90.
UEFA Winner’s Cup: Once, 1982-83.
UEFA Super Cup: Once, 1983.
Famous former managers: Alex Ferguson. 
Current manager: Derek McInnes.
Famous former players: Gordon Strachan, Alex McLeish, Joe Harper, Willie Miller.
Ties to Atlanta United: Jon Gallagher is on loan from Aberdeen. Atlanta United 2 manager Stephen Glass started his playing career at Aberdeen.

Atlanta United's Jon Gallagher - on loan fro Scottish club Aberdeen - works during training at the team's facility in Marietta.
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