Aberdeen Football Club can this afternoon announce the first dates of their pre-season schedule.

The Dons will travel down the road to play Paul Sheerin's Arbroath on Saturday 14th July before heading up to Elgin the following Tuesday.


match: Arbroath FC v Aberdeen FC

date: Saturday 14th July 2012

venue: Gayfield, Arbroath

kick-off: 3.00pm


match: Elgin City FC v Aberdeen FC

date: Tuesday 17th July 2012

venue: Borough Briggs, Elgin

kick-off: 7.30pm


As soon as any other pre-season fixtures have been officially confirmed we will announce the news on RedWeb.