Former Aberdeen star Billy Dodds has conceded that he does not believe the Dons have enough in them to go on a run that could clinch them a top-six spot.


Aberdeen played out a thrilling 3-3 draw against Motherwell at Pittodrie on Wednesday night but they are still sitting in ninth in the league table.


They are sitting three points behind sixth-placed Dundee and have nine games to break into the top six before the split happens.




Neil Warnock, the interim manager, is trying to push Aberdeen up the table but Dodds stressed that the team are not helping themselves by dropping points at home in crucial games.


He pointed out that the Dons did go on a run that propped them up last season but admitted he does not see that happening in the ongoing campaign.



Dodds said on BBC Radio Scotland: “It has been a disappointing season for them, no doubt about it.


“Even the game tonight and the Hibs game on Saturday are real opportunities to push for that top six and try and latch on to even further up the table.



“But you are not giving yourself the best opportunity when you drop points at home and they have to do the business on Saturday.


“As proven last year, they can go on a run but there doesn’t seem to be enough for Aberdeen this season to go on another run like last season.”


Aberdeen will hope to score a big three points when they take on Hibernian, who are sitting just above them in the league table, this weekend.