9 tasty fixtures to look forward to in the 2018/19 Premiership season

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

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In pictures: 19 of Scottish football’s most outlandish transfer rumours

Seeing as we’re well and truly into silly season, let’s celebrate the summer transfer window (truly the best part of being a football fan, if we’re being honest) by looking back at some of the more surprising transfer rumours from years gone by.

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Rumour Mill: Euro giants eye Hearts ace | Duo set for Rangers exit | Scotland World Cup 2030 bid

Hearts striker wanted to spearhead Europa League campaign, two Rangers midfielders heading for the exit and could Scotland host games in the 2030 World Cup?

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Inverness coach John Robertson and Hearts manager Craig Levein will lock horns in a televised Betfred Cup tie. Picture: SNS

BT Sport reveals the five Betfred Cup games it will show live

Five Betfred Cup group games will be shown live on BT Sport, two of them involving Hearts.

The first game to be screened will be Kilmarnock v St Mirren on Friday 13 July. Next up is Raith Rovers v Hearts on 21 July, with the game taking place at East Fife’s Bayview due to work at Stark’s Park.

Dundee v Dunfermline on 22 July is also live, as is Clyde v Motherwell on 28 July and Hearts’ v Inverness Caledonian Thistle the following day.

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Inverness Caley Thistle are the current holders of the IRN-BRU Cup after defeating Dumbarton in the final in March. Picture: SNS.

English clubs to be invited to play in Irn-Bru Cup

The Irn-Bru Cup will become a complete British and Irish affair after Uefa gave the SPFL approval
to include two teams from England’s Vanarama National League in next season’s knockout competition.

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In pictures: Top 20 Scottish Premiership players still out of contract

The transfer window doesn’t open until 9 June, but with most Scottish clubs forced to deal exclusively in free transfers there has already been a wealth of activity since the 2017/18 season concluded. Several stars have left their old sides to sign with new teams, though the futures of several other notable players remain undecided.


Dundee confirm stadium name change as part of new sponsorship deal

Dundee have announced a new sponsorship agreement that will see their ground renamed the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park.

Hearts manager Craig Levein and Inverness coach John Robertson will meet in the Betfred League Cup. Picture: SNS

Hearts handed reunion with John Robertson in Betfred Cup

Hearts will be up against Tynecastle legend John Robertson in next season’s Betfred Cup after the draw for the group stage paired them with Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

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Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Hamburg forward | Old Firm ticket row | Hearts want Jags ace

Celtic linked with Hamburg striker; Rangers cut Celtic’s away ticket allocation and Hoops retaliate and Hearts linked with want-away Jags midfielder

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Glen Kamara - the best defensive midfielder in Scotland this season. Picture: SNS.

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


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Dundee are hoping to move from Dens Park to a new stadium by the 2020/21 season. Picture: SNS Group

Dundee chief reveals stadium plans and hints at Dens Park sponsor

John Nelms is hopeful of completing Dundee’s move to a brand new stadium by the start of the 2020/21 season.

Efe Ambrose led all Ladbrokes Premiership centre-backs in dribbles attempted this past season. 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 2017/18 season

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What the stats tell us about the 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership season

Now the 2017/2018 Ladbrokes Premiership campaign is over and all the awards have been handed out, individual and collective, we can take stock of the season.

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Kirk Broadfoot is another Kilmarnock player to benefit from the  Midas touch of manager Steve Clarke

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 2017/18 season


Rumour Mill: Hibs eye Rangers midfielder | Celtic face fight to land defender | Loan star: Hibs my preferred choice

Hibs linked with shock move for Andy Halliday; Celtic face fight to land Chancel Mbemba and Scott Allan hails Neil Lennon as he expresses desire to remain at Hibs

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Kevin Holt, right, will be released by Dundee after the conclusion of his contract. Picture: SNS

Dundee confirm departure of nine first-team players

Dundee have confirmed that seven members of their first-team squad will not receive new contracts.


Dundee United wish to re-sign striker Simon Murray from Hibs - reports

Dundee United are looking to re-sign their former striker Simon Murray - despite him playing the second half of this past season at rivals Dundee.

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In pictures: Who played the most minutes in this season’s Ladbrokes Premiership?

To celebrate the conclusion of the 2017/18 Scottish Premiership we count down the top 10 players who played the most league minutes throughout the campaign.

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Police were called to the Underground nightclub in Dundee. File picture: John Devlin

Dundee midfielder arrested over alleged assault outside city nightclub

Dundee midfielder Paul McGowan was arrested in the early hours of Monday following an alleged assault outside a nightclub in the city, according to reports.

Aberdeen midfielder Kenny McLean. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from the final weekend of the Ladbrokes Premiership

Aberdeen clinched second place and Ross County were relegated on the final weekend of the Ladbrokes Premiership campaign.

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