The third annual Denis Law Soccer Tournament begins at Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) on Thursday 18July and defending champions Motherwell will face English Premiership side Sunderland in a testing opening match.
The pair have been drawn in Group A with Inverness Caley Thistle and Aberdeen.
Under 16 Group B comprises Celtic, Dundee, Sheffield United and local representatives Albion Boys Club.
Sunderland were last in the city three years ago at the 30th Aberdeen International Football Festival where their winger George Honeyman was named player of the tournament, whilst Motherwell emerged victorious twelve months ago, defeating Dundee in the final.
The first games of the four day event will kick off at noon on 18 July with the final scheduled for the Village at 1430 pm on Sunday 21st. All trophies will be presented at the Sports Village on Finals Day following final match.
Group A: Motherwell Sunderland Inverness CT Aberdeen
Group B: Dundee Celtic Sheffield Utd Albion BC
Thursday 18 July
Kings Pitch 1 12noon Motherwell v Sunderland
Kings Pitch 2 12noon Inverness CT v Aberdeen
Kings Pitch 1 1500 Dundee v Celtic
Kings Pitch 2 1500 Sheffield Utd v Albion BC
Kings Pitch 1 1900 Motherwell v Inverness CT
ASV 1900 Sunderland v Aberdeen
Friday 19 July
Kings Pitch 1 12noon Dundee v Sheffield Utd
Kings Pitch 2 12noon Celtic v Albion BC
Kings Pitch 1 1500 Motherwell v Aberdeen
Kings Pitch 2 1500 Sunderland v Inverness CT
Kings Pitch 2 1900 Dundee v Albion BC
ASV 1900 Celtic v Sheffield Utd
Saturday 20 July
Kings Pitch 1 12noon Consolation Semi Final 1: 3rd Place Group A v 4th Place Group B
Kings Pitch 2 12noon Consolation Semi Final 2: 4th Place Group A v 3rd Place Group B
ASV 12noon Semi Final 1: Winner Group A v Runner Up Group B
ASV 1500 Semi Final 2: Runner Up Group A v Winner Group B
Sunday 21 July
Kings Pitch 1 1000 Consolation Cup Final
Kings Pitch 2 1000 Consolation Cup 3rd/4th Place Play Off
ASV 1100 3rd/4th Place Play Off
ASV 1430 Final