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SPFL Premiership 2020-21: Celtic start 10-in-a-row quest at home to Hamilton

SPFL Premiership 2020-21: Celtic start 10-in-a-row quest at home to Hamilton

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Celtic will commence their bid for an unprecedented 10th successive Scottish Premiership title at home to Hamilton Academical on 2 August.Steven Gerrard's Rangers will travel to Aberdeen the previous day with fixtures across the league set to be initially played behind closed doors.Elsewhere, newly-promoted Dundee United will play their first top-flight game in four years at home to St Johnstone. The opening Old Firm match is scheduled for 17 October at Celtic Park. The SPFL website states the season will start on time next month subject to approval from the Scottish Government.Full Scottish Premiership fixture listThere are two full Premiership fixture cards on Friday nights across October a...
Aviva Premiership 2017-18: Exeter to start defence with derby clash against Gloucester

Aviva Premiership 2017-18: Exeter to start defence with derby clash against Gloucester

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Exeter will begin the defence of their Aviva Premiership title in a west country derby against Gloucester at Kingsholm on Friday, September 1.The fixture launches the 2017-18 season alongside Newcastle's home clash with Worcester, which is staged on the same evening.Runners-up Wasps, who lost 23-20 to Exeter in the final two months ago, launch their quest for the crown against Sale at the Ricoh Arena on September 2.The customary Twickenham double-header returns on the Saturday when European champions Saracens face Northampton before promoted London Irish tackle Harlequins.Two old rivals complete the opening weekend's fixtures when Leicester and Bath meet at Welford Road."It doesn't matter who won the Premiership last season, the league table right now says zero points and we have got to st...