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Aberdeen belongs in Europe: Dom Ball

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - APRIL 14: Jonathan Hayes of Celtic is fouled by Mikey Devlin of Aberdeen during the Scottish Cup semi-final between Aberdeen and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 14, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)
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The club’s defender is very proud of the five successive seasons his Scottish Premier League side has qualified for the Europa League.

For the five consecutive years, Scottish Premier League club Aberdeen has qualified for the UEFA Europa League.

The team is in the third position of the table; they are being followed by Kilmarnock who are behind for three points.

And for defender Dom Ball, his team will show everyone what they are made of.

“Europe is massive and it is where we should be,” he told The Evening Express.

“Europe is where we have been for the last five years and this year we do not want to be the team who don’t get the club to Europe.”

“Especially with the quality of players we have here. When you also see the character of the players and some of the results we have had this season we need to be in Europe,” he added.

“Playing in Europe is great and the ties against Burnley were some of my favorite games of the season.”

“When we drove up to the stadium (Turf Moor) and saw all our supporters in the cricket ground beside that, it shows just how much Europe means to them,” he continued.

“I would prefer if it didn’t go to the last game of the season and we have secured that European spot before going away to Hibs.”

He explained: “Last year it went down to that final game when we had to go and beat Celtic away and we managed to do that. We will have to wait and see if it goes down to that final game this time.”

“We face tough opponents in the post-split but I enjoy the challenge. As a team, we embrace that.”

“Going into the five post-split games with a win at Kilmarnock was massive for us as we moved ahead of them in the league. We have to keep that spot,” he concluded.