July start for SPFL cup and league competitions

The SPFL has announced the start dates for season 2021/22 and also confirmed the return of the Scottish Premiership winter break.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 1:52 pm
East Fife manager Darren Young

All four divisions will kick off on the weekend of Saturday, July 31, with the Premiership shutting down from Monday, January 3 until Friday, January 21.

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Season 2021/22 will begin, as it has over the past couple of seasons, with the group stages of the league cup being played.

These will start on the weekend of July 10/11, with further matchdays on July 13/14, July 17/18, July 20/21 and July 24/25.

Dates for next season’s challenge cup competition will be confirmed in due course and fixtures for the 2021/22 league season will be published in June.