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Celtic host Hearts on Ladbrokes Premiership’s opening day

| 23.06.2017

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.

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.

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing



Dave Burin

Dave graduated with an MA in English Literature at Durham University, and worked in marketing before joining the Ladbrokes News team. A Man United fan and avid groundhopper, he’s also an ardent follower of Rugby League. You can usually find him at a ground near you, clutching a big cup of tea.