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9 tasty encounters in the 2017/18 Scottish Premiership

After the fixture list was announced by the SPFL earlier today, we look at nine of the most keenly anticipated matches in the opening months of the new Ladbrokes Premiership season.

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Celtic will take on Hearts in their opening match of the 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership season. Picture: SNS

SPFL announce fixture list for 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership

Celtic will begin the defence of their Ladbrokes Premiership crown with a home clash against Hearts.

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Celtic are interested in Chelsea's England Under-21 striker Tammy Abraham. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Rumour Mill: Celtic keen on Chelsea kid Tammy Abraham | Linfield want Thursday switch | Shaun Maloney to snub Dons

Celtic join race for England U21 striker, Linfield are keen to move their Champions League qualifier with the Parkhead side and Shaun Maloney looks poised to turn down the chance to sign for Aberdeen.

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Tam Scobbie was scathing in his criticism of St Johnstone chairman Steve Brown. Picture: SNS.

Tam Scobbie hits out at St Johnstone chairman Steve Brown

Tam Scobbie last night claimed he was forced out of St Johnstone by chairman Steve Brown amid an offer that included a 35 per cent wage cut – and thanked Dundee United for making him feel valued again.

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Rangers will face Luxembourg international Sebastien Thill. Picture: Getty.

New destination as Rangers go to Progres Niederkorn on European return

Rangers will enter uncharted territory on their return to European football after being paired with Progres Niederkorn of Luxembourg in the first qualifying round of the Europa League.

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Tommy Wright and his side will travel to Lithuania. Picture: Michael Gillen

St Johnstone learn Europa League qualifying opponents

St Johnstone will square off against Swedish side IFK Norrkoping or FC Prishtina of Kosovo in the second qualifying round of the Europa League if they make it past first round opponents FK Trakai.

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Lens defender Jean-Kevin Duverne, right, is said to be a target of Celtic. Picture: AFP/Getty

Rumour Mill: Celtic deny £4.8m Duverne move | United consider Tierney offer | Everton to break record for Dembele

Celtic have denied making an approach for Lens defender Jean-Kevin Duverne, Manchester United are considering a £15million offer for Kieran Tierney, and Everton are set to break their transfer record to sign Moussa Dembele.

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Stefan Scougall began his professional career at Livingston

St Johnstone sign Stefan Scougall from Sheffield United

St Johnstone have signed Stefan Scougall from Sheffield United on a two-year deal.

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12/05/17 LADBROKES PREMIERSHIP PLAY-OFFS QUATER FINAL 
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 Dundee UTD’s wato Kuate (17) celebrates his goal with the fans and team mate Cammy Bell

SPFL attendance figures rise 12 per cent to more than 4 million

Attendance figures in the SPFL increased by more than 12 per cent during the 2016/2017 season with more than 4.25million fans attending league and play-off matches across the four divisions.

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Tam Scobbie moves from St Johnstone to Dundee United. Picture: Dundee United FC

Dundee United sign Tam Scobbie on two-year deal

Dundee United have completed the signing of Tam Scobbie on a two-year deal.

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Kenny Miller has carried Rangers at times. Pic: SNS/Alan Harvey

The 12 best strikers in Scottish football right now

The top 12 strikers currently playing in Scottish football at the moment, as voted by members of The Terrace Scottish Football Podcast.

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Rumour Mill: Walker wanted by Rangers | Thistle will listen to Lindsay offers | Benfica winger’s Ibrox talks

Jamie Walker is the latest player to be linked with a move to Rangers, Partick Thistle confirm that they ‘have’ to listen to offers for Liam Lindsay and Benfica winger Daniel Candeias jets in for Rangers talks.

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Shay Logan had another excellent season for Aberdeen. Picture: SNS

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (20-11)

Part four in Craig Fowler’s list counting down the SPFL’s best players from the 2016/17 season.

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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths has been excellent despite falling behind Moussa Dembele in the Parkhead pecking order. Picture: SNS

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (30-21)

Part three in Craig Fowler’s list counting down the SPFL’s best players from the 2016/17 season.

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Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has been in fine form this campaign. Picture: John Devlin

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (40-31)

Part two in Craig Fowler’s list counting down the SPFL’s best players from the 2016/17 season.

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Jamie Walker netted into double figures for Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (50-41)

Part one in Craig Fowler’s list counting down the SPFL’s best players from the 2016/17 season.

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Chris Iwelumo has a Scottish Cup winners' medal from his time at St Johnstone. Picture: SNS

8 players you forgot have Scottish Cup winners’ medals

Back in the day, cup winners used to be heroes. And if they weren’t one before the game, then they sure were after them. Nowadays, the introduction of 16 and now 18-man matchday squads means there’s places for scarcely used talents to find their way into a special moment of history. So, to celebrate these lucky few, we have picked some of the more obscure Scottish Cup winners from the past few years.

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The 12 best wide midfielders in Scottish football right now

The top 12 wide midfielders currently playing in Scottish football at the moment, as voted by members of The Terrace Scottish Football Podcast

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Kenny Miller celebrates his goal alongside Martyn Waghorn. Picture: SNS

St Johnstone 1 - 2 Rangers: Gers end season on a high

It’s not been the season Rangers hoped for but they rounded off an often uninspiring campaign with a win at St Johnstone to provide some hope for the future.

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Niko Kranjcar is back training with the Rangers team following cruciate ligament damage.  Photograph: Craig Williamson/SNS

Rangers’ Nico Kranjcar key to Pedro Caixinha’s plans

Former Rangers manager Mark Warburton made many disastrous signings during his tenure at Ibrox but the current incumbent, Pedro Caixinha, insists that Niko Kranjcar should not be counted among their number.

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