An Arsenal XI are to play Stevenage FC in a pre-season friendly at the Lamex Stadium on Saturday, July 28.

As the first-team squad ready themselves for the third stage of the Club’s 2012 Asia Tour in Hong Kong, Arsenal’s younger players will begin their preparations for the 2012/13 campaign with a tough test against Gary Smith’s League One outfit.

The young Gunners, who will have the chance to link up with former team-mate Luke Freeman at Stevenage’s Hertfordshire stadium, will hope for a repeat of last year’s fixture in which they secured a 1-0 victory.

Full details and ticket information will follow on in due course.

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31 May 2012