Friendly matches

FOLLOWING further discussions with Aberdeen Football Club, the pre-season friendly fixture between the Loons and the Dons will now take place at Station Park on Saturday July 16, with a 3 pm kick-off.

The game is one of a number of home friendlies organised in the lead-up to the start of a new season.

The first of them is on Saturday, July 2, when a Dundee United eleven visits town.

Forfar will then entertain Montrose on Tuesday, July 5 and, on Wednesday, July 20, Dundee will bring a team to Station Park.

The season proper kicks-off on Saturday, July 23 when Forfar entertain Buckie Thistle in the opening round of the Ramsdens Cup.