Proper-back Richardson particularly impressed within the pleasant win away to the Highland League outfit.
Each Richardson and Scales performed for 45 minutes earlier than boss Jim Goodwin rang the modifications with 10 substitute modifications on the break.
New signings Jayden Richardson and Liam Scales each delivered stable debuts in a 2-1 defeat of Buckie Thistle.
A £300,000 signing from Nottingham Forest Richardson was secured as a substitute for Calvin Ramsay who signed for Liverpool.
Teen star Ramsay’s swap to Anfield may very well be value as much as £8 million to the Dons.
Richardson has large boots to fill as Ramsay posted probably the most assists of any teenage defender in any prime league on the planet final season.
Nonetheless early indicators are that Richardson could be a sturdy substitute.
The 21-year-old is lightening quick, can tackle an opponent, delivers crosses and has actual sport intelligence.
Richardson was additionally sturdy in defence in his 45 minute debut.
Scales, secured on a season lengthy mortgage from Celtic, is extra of a recognized amount having performed for the Premiership champions.
He slotted into the left-sided centre-back function and was stable sufficient.
Securing a left-sided centre-back within the switch window was a precedence for the Dons.
Goodwin elevated his summer time rebuild with the seize of Derby County keeper Kelle Roos on a two yr deal.
The Reds boss has splashed out virtually £1m in switch charges already within the switch window.
Nonetheless the Pink Military solely noticed the Dons’ debuts of two of these signings – Scales and Richardson.