Pre-season preparations to begin on 6 July

Josep Gombau will welcome back the Adelaide United players on Monday 6 July.

Even though the players and staff have been on holidays for over week, plans are already in place for the 2015/16 season, with pre-season training set to begin on Monday 6 July.

Josep Gombau and his backroom staff will welcome back the entire squad on the Monday.

Supporters will not have to wait long to see the Reds in action as the first exhibition match, against Liverpool, is set to take place at Adelaide Oval on Monday 20 July.

The Reds will also be facing Manchester City on the Gold Coast in a behind-closed door friendly.

The friendly schedule as it stands:
Wednesday 15 July
Adelaide United v Manchester City

Monday 20 July
Adelaide United v Liverpool, Adelaide Oval, kick-off 7.00pm ACST