Fixture details for the Scottish Premiership’s 2020/21 season have been released this morning (Monday).
The opening weekend’s fixtures include Celtic receiving the 2019/20 Scottish Premiership Champions flag at Celtic Park before they take on Hamilton Academical on Sunday 2 August at 4.30pm.
The full fixture card for the opening weekend of Scottish Premiership action is:
Saturday 1 August
Aberdeen v Rangers (Sky Sports, 5.30pm)
Dundee United v St Johnstone (3.00pm)
Hibernian v Kilmarnock (3.00pm)
St Mirren v Livingston (3.00pm)
Sunday 2 August
Celtic v Hamilton Academical (Sky Sports, 4.30pm)
Monday 3 August
Ross County v Motherwell (Sky Sports, 7.45pm)
Neil Doncaster, chief executive of the SPFL said:
“The pre-season fixture announcement is always a key event in every football supporter’s calendar, but it feels particularly important this year, given the challenges caused by Covid-19.
“Football plays a unique role in the social, cultural and economic life of Scotland, and I’m sure the millions of passionate fans who follow our game will welcome this significant step towards the resumption of matches.
“The unveiling of the 2020/21 Premiership fixtures will allow clubs and fans to start planning their schedules, but it must be stressed that they remain subject to approval from the Scottish Government for the restart of football in Scotland.
“That said, the timetable for a return to competitive action is now far clearer and clubs, players and supporters can begin to look forward to the opening day’s fixtures.
“As well as the opening day fixtures, we are also looking forward to the start of our new, exclusive broadcast deal with Sky Sports.
“Sky has been an extremely supportive partner throughout this process, not least in allowing our top-flight clubs to offer their season ticket holders a ‘virtual season ticket’ while matches have to be played behind closed doors and we are all excited about embarking on this new partnership.”