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Ross County begin their Scottish Premiership campaign with a trip to last season’s third-placed Hearts before hosting champions Celtic at Victoria Park.

Malky Mackay’s side, who got their best result since 2016 last season when they claimed sixth place, face an opening visit to Tynecastle, a ground where they have been winless in their four last visits dating back to 2017.

Celtic are the first visitors to Victoria Park a week later, and Mackay will be hoping his side can repeat their 1-0 win over Bhoys last February.

A trip to Celtic Park on November 12 is Ross County’s last game before the World Cup, and they resume on December 17 with a home game against St Johnstone.

After hosting Rangers on Christmas Eve, Aberdeen are their first opponents of 2023, as they close out the pre-split season with a home game against Aberdeen on April 15 and a visit to Hearts a week later.

2022/23 Ross County Scottish Premiership fixtures

All fixtures are subject to change.

July

30: Hearts (a)

August

6: Celtic (h)

13: St. Mirren (a)

20: Kilarnock (h)

27: Rangers (a)

September

3: Aberdeen (h)

10: Motherwell (h)

17: St. Johnstone (a)

October

1: Hibs (h)

8: Livingston (a)

15: Dundee United (h)

22: Kilmarnock (a)

29: Hearts (h)

November

5: St. Mirren (h)

9: Hibs (a)

12: Celtic (a)

December

17: St Johnstone (h)

24: Rangers (h)

28: Dundee United (a)

January

2: Aberdeen (a)

7: Livingston (h)

14: Motherwell (a)

28: Kilmarnock (h)

February

1: Hibs (h)

4: Rangers (a)

18: St. Mirren (a)

25: Dundee United (h)

March

4: Motherwell (h)

18: Livingston (a)

April

1: Celtic (h)

8: St. Johnstone (a)

15: Aberdeen (h)

22: Hearts (a)

Post split dates

May 6

May 13

May 20

May 24

May 27

Key dates for the 2022/23 season

The Scottish Premiership the season will start on the weekend of July 30/31.

It will take a mid-season break to welcome the first-ever winter world Cupwith a break the weekend of November 12/13, before resuming the weekend of December 17/18.

The season will end on the weekend of May 27/28.

The Premier Sports Cup Final will take place on Sunday February 26 while the date of the Scottish Cup Final remains to be confirmed.

The Europa League Final will be played on May 31 in Budapest, on Europa Conference League Final will take place on June 7 in Prague and on Champions League final is scheduled for June 10 in Istanbul.

Doncaster: It promises to be another exciting season

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SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster looks ahead to the new season, discusses the introduction of VAR, the growth of the Scottish Women’s Premier League, new sponsorship deal and more

SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster expects another ‘exciting’ season of Scottish Premiership football, live on sky sports.

“We have had a very positive relationship with Sky for many, many years. It’s a great partnership, we’ve seen the audience grow in terms of viewers on Sky Sports over the past few years and I think a big part of that is the partnership and how we’ve developed that partnership with Sky.

“We are very grateful for the support that Sky continues to give to the whole Scottish game and we are really looking forward to sky sports exclusively presenting the live Premiership cinch again next season.

“There’s an awful lot to look forward to and part of that is indeed the women’s game.

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Elite women’s football in Scotland is now part of the SPFL

“Next season, the top two divisions of the women’s league will fall under the jurisdiction of the SPFL and we are very happy about that.

“I think this is an extremely exciting development in the game in Scotland. We have seen the growth of women’s football around the world and we want to be part of it.

“It has been driven largely by the clubs and we certainly hope that we can provide all the support we can to maximize the potential that undoubtedly exists in women’s football in Scotland. »

“We wanted to do things right with VAR”

VAR will be introduced in the Scottish Premiership in the 2022/23 season
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VAR will be introduced in the Scottish Premiership in the 2022/23 season

Video assistant referees will be introduced in the Scottish Premiership from the middle of the new season.

All 42 clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League voted on the proposal with 41 in favor and the technology will be implemented after December’s World Cup in Qatar.

Doncaster said: “We were keen not to be the first to adopt this technology. We’ve seen some of the teething problems its introduction has caused in other leagues, so we wanted to make sure we take learnings from those leagues before. we have implemented it in Scotland.

“We are not quite ready to launch at the start of the season but, in partnership with the Scottish FA, we really hope that VAR will be launched during the season and hopefully cause less controversy than we do. We may have seen some lately. seasons.

“It’s hard work for the referees, so any support they can get, I’m sure, will be appreciated. »

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