Aberdeen: Players spoken to by police while training in park

Watch: Aberdeen players spoken to by police while training in park

A group of Aberdeen players were spoken to by police, but not issued with a warning, while training close together in a city park on Monday.

Since the Scottish Premiership outfit closed its Cormack Park and Pittodrie bases, the players have been given a training programme to do remotely.

Midfielder Funso Ojo posted footage of the incident on Instagram on Monday.

Aberdeen said the players did train, but that it was in an open space and not part of an organised session.

They added that the players followed guidelines regarding social distancing and that police gave them advice about spreading out further across the park.

Police Scotland confirmed that officers spoke to "a number of footballers" at Hazlehead Park on Monday at around 11:00 BST and "provided suitable advice".

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