Scottish Premiership (Scotland)

The Scottish Premiership is the top league of Scottish football, consisting of 12 teams. The team to earn the highest points over the 38 match season is the champion, whilst the bottom side are relegated and the second bottom play in a play-off against a team from the Scottish Championship.

The league is is unique in the fact that it is split into two phases – phase 1 in which all teams play 33 matches – 3 games against every other team before the league is split into a top 6 and bottom 6. The second phase involves teams playing a further 5 matches against the 5 other clubs from its section, with clubs being unable to move out of their section despite if they finish on a higher number of points.

The 2020 – 2021 champions were Rangers, winning their first title since the 2010-2011 season after finishing 25 points ahead of rivals Celtic who were seeking a record-breaking tenth successive title. Hamilton Academical were relegated after finishing bottom of the table, whilst Kilmarnock joined them after losing the play-off 4-2 to Dundee.


2021 – 2022 Scottish Premiership Season

The 2021-22 Scottish Premiership season is due to start on the 31st July 2021, with the season finishing in May 2022. The two newly promoted teams are Heart of Midlothian and Dundee.

The below 12 teams are competing in the Scottish Premiership in the 2021-2022 season. Click on the link next to the team (where available) for a guide to visiting the stadium and city, or view the map on the bottom of this page to see where each team is located.

Aberdeen – Pittodrie Stadium (Capacity – 20,866)

Celtic – Celtic Park (Capacity – 60,411)

Dundee – Dens Park (Capacity – 11,775)

Dundee United – Tannadice Park (Capacity – 14,223)

Heart of Midlothian – Tynecastle Park (Capacity – 19,852)

Hibernian – Easter Road (Capacity – 20,421)

Livingston – Almondvale Stadium (Capacity – 9,512)

Motherwell – Fir Park (Capacity – 13,677)

Rangers – Ibrox Stadium (Capacity – 50,817)

Ross County – Victoria Park (Capacity – 6,541)

St Johnstone – McDiarmid Park (Capacity – 10,696)

St Mirren – St Mirren Park (Capacity – 7,937)


How to buy tickets for the Scottish Premiership

Ticketing information for all clubs competing in the Scottish Premiership is available on the venue guides above or on the individual ‘clubs’ tab on the official website by clicking here.


Further Information

Scottish Premiership Official Website

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