Celtic are set to kick off their Scottish Premiership title defense at their home turf against Ross County on Saturday, August 5th.
The prior season’s second-place team, Rangers, will travel to Kilmarnock later on the same day. Both of these matches will be broadcast live.
The initial clash between the Glasgow adversaries is slated to take place at Ibrox on Sunday, September 3rd, and the return match is on Saturday, December 30th.
The inaugural Edinburgh derby of the season will witness Heart of Midlothian welcoming Hibernian on Saturday, October 7th.
Following their relegation, Dundee United will commence their journey back to the premier league with an away match against Arbroath on Friday, August 4th. This match will be shown live on BBC Scotland.
On the subsequent day, the League 1 winners, Dunfermline Athletic, will host the promoted Airdrieonians, as both teams ascend to the Championship.
League 2 victors, Stirling Albion, initiate their new season at home against Edinburgh City on August 5th, who recently reverted to their original name after a year as FC Edinburgh.
Simultaneously, the newly-promoted Annan Athletic will play their first match in the third tier of Scottish football away to Falkirk.
Hamilton Academical and Cove Rangers, both relegated last season, will face off on the same day.
Also on August 5th, Spartans, the champions from the Lowland League, will debut in the Scottish Professional Football League at home against the relegated Clyde. Meanwhile, Peterhead, another team demoted from League 1, will travel to East Fife.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Scottish Premiership 2023-24 fixtures
When does the Scottish Premiership 2023-24 season start?
The Scottish Premiership 2023-24 season kicks off on Saturday, August 5th.
Who is Celtic playing in their first match?
Celtic will be playing against Ross County in their first match of the season.
Which team does Rangers face in their opening match?
Rangers will be facing Kilmarnock in their opening match of the season.
Are there any notable rival matches scheduled?
Yes, the first Glasgow derby between Celtic and Rangers will take place at Ibrox on Sunday, September 3rd, with the return fixture on Saturday, December 30th.
Which teams have been promoted and will be playing in the Scottish Premiership?
Dundee, as the winners of the Scottish Championship, will be playing in the Scottish Premiership in the 2023-24 season. Additionally, the teams promoted from League 1 are Dunfermline Athletic and Airdrieonians.
Are there any other noteworthy fixtures or events?
The Edinburgh derby between Heart of Midlothian and Hibernian is scheduled for Saturday, October 7th. Promoted teams like Stirling Albion, Annan Athletic, and Spartans will also have their first matches in their respective leagues.
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