Hearts will begin their 2020/21 Championship campaign at home to Dundee at on Saturday, October 17.
They then travel to Arbroath the following week as they bid for a swift return to Scotland’s top flight following a controversial relegation.
The Scottish Professional Football League today released fixtures for the Championship, League One and League Two for the forthcoming campaign.
All three divisions agreed to truncated seasons of 27 games instead of 36 as a result of the coronavirus crisis. They will kick off simultaneously in October.
Monday’s arbitration verdict confirmed relegation for Hearts, Partick Thistle and Stranraer, who will now play in the Championship, League One and League Two respectively.
Hearts have been handed 14 home fixtures and 13 away in the new fixture list.
HEARTS’ 2020/21 CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURE LIST:
Saturday October 17: Dundee H
Saturday October 24: Arbroath A
Saturday October 31: Alloa H [Postponed due to Scottish Cup]
Saturday November 7: Inverness CT H
Saturday November 21: Dunfermline A
Saturday December 5: Morton A
Saturday December 12: Queen of the South H
Saturday December 19: Raith Rovers A
Saturday December 26: Ayr United H
Tuesday December 29: Arbroath H
Saturday January 2: Dundee A
Saturday January 9: Dunfermline H
Saturday January 16: Alloa A
Saturday January 23: Raith H
Saturday February 6: Ayr United A
Saturday February 13: Queen of the South A
Saturday February 20: Morton H
Saturday February 27: Inverness CT A
Saturday March 6: Dundee H
Saturday March 13: Ayr United H
Saturday March 20: Arbroath A
Saturday March 27: Queen of the South H
Saturday April 3: Dunfermline A
Saturday April 10: Alloa H
Saturday April 17: Morton A
Saturday April 24: Inverness CT H
Friday April 30: Raith Rovers A
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