Be a real Championship Manager for the day

Aberdeen FC fans chance to be behind the scenes for Dons v Southampton match.

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Be a real Championship Manager for the day
From today, Aberdeen FC and Sports Interactive (SI) will be running an exclusive competition on their websites ( and ( to win a day behind the scenes at Pittodrie for the AFC v Southampton game on 20th May 2003.

SI games, as part of their Championship Manager 4 sponsorship, is giving two lucky fans the chance to live the high life next Tuesday when Gordon Strachan brings FA Cup finalists Southampton to Pittodrie. The winners will meet the directors for champagne in the boardroom, enjoy a tour of the stadium, watch the Dons play Southampton from the director's box, hear what the managers have to say about the match and then chat with the players in the players lounge after the game.

Keith Wyness, chief executive of AFC, said: "It is a great opportunity for two lucky fans to experience behind the scenes during a match. They will have an exclusive insight into the game as well as meeting all the key people during the Dons v. Southampton game."

Miles Jacobson, managing director at Sports interactive, said: "We're delighted to be involved with such an impressive milestone in the Don's history. The competition gives one fan who enters on the AFC website, and one fan who enters on the SI website, the chance to experience some part of what it's like to be a manager ? just as we do through Championship Manager."

To enter the competition all entrants should visit Sports Interactive's website ( or AFC's website ( to enter the competition. Simply enter you name in the draw by Friday 16th May where the winners will be randomly selected. Entrants must be over the age of 18 and be available on Tuesday May 20th 2003.