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 2019 – 2020 season was suspended in March 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and eventually curtailed in May, with average points per game used to determine final league positions. Celtic were crowned champions for the 9th consecutive season with Hearts relegated, replaced by Dundee United.


2020 – 2021 Scottish Premiership Season

The below 12 teams are competing in the Scottish Premiership in the 2020-2021 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 United – Tannadice Park (Capacity – 14,223)

Hamilton Academical – New Douglas Park (Capacity – 6,018)

Hibernian – Easter Road (Capacity – 20,421)

Kilmarnock – Rugby Park (Capacity – 17,889)

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 individual ‘clubs’ tab on the official website by clicking here.


Further Information

Scottish Premiership Official Website

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