Fletcher named on United bench
Darren Fletcher was named on the Manchester United bench for Tuesday night's testimonial at Aberdeen.
The midfielder has not played since taking an extended break from football in December last year after his club announced he was suffering from ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel condition.
The 28-year-old Scotland captain had trained with his international colleagues near Edinburgh on Monday ahead of their friendly against Australia on Wednesday.
Fletcher has not played since a Champions League match against Benfica on November 22 and missed much of last year through the illness.
Sir Alex Ferguson took some of his most experienced players to Pittodrie for the benefit game for Neil Simpson, who was in Ferguson's Dons team when they won the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1983.
Rio Ferdinand, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs started while former players such as Dwight Yorke and Clayton Blackmore were on the bench.
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