Celtic host Hearts on Ladbrokes Premiership’s opening day
The fixtures are out, and a fantastic opening weekend awaits in the Ladbrokes Premiership, as champions Celtic begin the defence of their title against Heart of Midlothian, while newly-promoted Hibernian kick off their top-flight return by hosting Partick Thistle.
Brendan Rodgers’ men will be looking to continue their 46-game unbeaten domestic run against Hearts, the same fixture which they began with last term – winning 2-1 at Tynecastle.
As for Hibs – who have former Hoops boss Neil Lennon at the helm – they’ll be looking to secure victory against a Jags side who finished in the top half last term.
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Elsewhere, Aberdeen welcome Hamilton Academical to Pittodrie, while Rangers head to Fir Park looking to continue their impressive record against Motherwell.
Dundee begin the campaign against Ross County, while St Johnstone make the trip to Rugby Park to face Kilmarnock.
Opening day, Saturday 5 August 2017
Aberdeen v Hamilton Academical
Celtic v Heart of Midlothian
Dundee v Ross County
Hibernian v Partick Thistle
Kilmarnock v St Johnstone
Motherwell v Rangers
Christmas fixtures, Saturday 23 December 2017
Celtic v Aberdeen
Hibernian v Ross County
Kilmarnock v Rangers
Motherwell v Dundee
Partick Thistle v Hamilton Academical
St Johnstone v Heart of Midlothian
Final pre-split fixtures, Saturday 7 April 2018
Hamilton Academical v Celtic
Heart of Midlothian v Aberdeen
Partick Thistle v Kilmarnock
Rangers v Dundee
Ross County v Hibernian
St Johnstone v Motherwell
Click here for the full list of Ladbrokes Premiership fixtures for the 2017-18 season.
All fixtures are subject to change.
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