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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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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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Rumour Mill: Celtic eye Eredivisie ace | Rangers linked with Everton man | Motherwell want Gers forward

Celtic linked with Willem II midfielder; Rangers keen on promising Everton youngster and Motherwell leading the chase for an out-of-favour Rangers forward...

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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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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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Despite having a "poor" season, Scott Sinclair still finished as Celtic's top goalscorer in all competitions. Picture: SNS

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 2017/18 season.

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In pictures: Most accurate crossers in Scottish Premiership this term

To celebrate the conclusion of the 2017/18 Scottish Premiership we count down the top 10 players who delivered the ball with the best accuracy across the season.

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Rumour Mill: Lennon blasts Rangers bigots | Signing boost for Celtic | Gerrard warns Hoops | Gers eye £4m swoop

Neil Lennon hits out at Rangers fans over alleged sectarian singing; Celtic handed boost in pursuit of winger; Steven Gerrard issues warning to Hoops and Gers keen on £4m bid for striker?

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Co-managers Stuart Kettlewell and Steven Ferguson vow to face the challenges ahead. Picture: SNS.

‘We’re up for the challenge’ say co-managers at Ross County

Stuart Kettlewell insists he and co-manager Steven Ferguson are the men to take Ross 
County forward despite their relegation from the Ladbrokes Premiership.

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St Johnstone's Jason Kerr puts Ross County's Alex Schalk under pressure. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

St Johnstone 1 - 1 Ross County: Staggies relegated in Perth

Ross County have spent so much of the season on football’s death row and while they had hoped for a late pardon, Partick Thistle ensured it never came.

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Andrew Davies is convinced there is still enough fight in the Ross County team to avoid relegation. Picture: SNS.

Andrew Davies vows to shut out everything except a County win

Ross County captain Andrew Davies aims to block out all thoughts of Partick Thistle’s result and ensure they do their job in Perth.

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Rumour Mill: Lennon quit threat | Gerrard’s secret Rangers trip | Celtic plan £4m stadium upgrade

Neil Lennon says he’s considering his future after derby defeat; Steven Gerrard’s secret trip to Auchenhowie and Celtic set to upgrade Parkhead to the tune of £4 million

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The 12 best centre-backs in Scottish football right now

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

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Richard Foster and David Templeton battle for possession. Picture: SNS

Hamilton 1 - 2 St Johnstone: Accies closer to safety despite defeat

Hamilton all-but retained their Ladbrokes Premiership status despite a 2-1 defeat by St Johnstone at New Douglas Park.

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Five things we learned from the Scottish Premiership weekend

Rangers strengthened their hand in the race for a top-three finish with a late 1-0 win over Kilmarnock in their first game since the announcement that Steven Gerrard will take over as manager this summer.

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Veteran striker Steven MacLean celebrates completing his hat-trick. Picture: SNS Group

Motherwell 1-5 St Johnstone: MacLean signs off in style with hat-trick

Hearts fans left scratching their heads as to why manager Craig Levein had chosen to hand a two-year contract to St Johnstone’s 35-year-old striker Steven MacLean will have been comforted by his display here.

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Rumour Mill: Gerrard wants Skrtel at Rangers | Rugby at Celtic Park? | Gers take reported Hoops target on trial

Steven Gerrard targets Martin Skrtel for Rangers; could the PRO14 final be played at Celtic Park and reported Celtic target is training with Rangers

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Chris Millar will leave St Johnstone at the end of the season. Picture: SNS

St Johnstone announce the release of six players

St Johnstone have announced that club stalwart Chris Millar will be leaving McDiarmid Park this summer.

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Blair Alston in action for St Johnstone. Picture: SNS Group

Blair Alston handed new contract at St Johnstone

St Johnstone have handed Blair Alston a fresh deal for next season, the Perth outfit have announced.

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