Zero positive cases in Scottish Premiership

The 2020/21 Scottish Premiership season is set to start in August as part of a new deal with Sky Sports

Last Updated: 22/07/20 3:29pm

One player has recorded a positive result in the 2,780 tests since June 29.
One player has recorded a positive result in the 2,780 tests since June 29.

No Scottish Premiership player or team staff member tested positive for coronavirus in the third week of testing ahead of the new season.

The Scottish FA’s joint response group confirmed 789 tests were carried out from July 13-19.

One player – a member of Aberdeen’s first-team squad – has recorded a positive result in the 2,780 tests since June 29.

The unnamed Aberdeen player returned to the club’s training ground earlier this month after self-isolating, with the new campaign to begin on August 1.

The opening weekend of the 2020/21 season will see both champions Celtic and Rangers in action live on Sky Sports against Hamilton Academical and Aberdeen respectively.

Follow the Scottish Premiership with Sky Sports

Sky Sports, the new home of Scottish football, will show every club in the Scottish Premiership live in the opening month of the new 2020/21 season.

The new season kicks off on Saturday August 1, with Steven Gerrard’s Rangers up against Aberdeen in front of the Sky Sports cameras. Champions Celtic will host Hamilton live on Sky on Sunday August 2, with Motherwell’s trip to Ross County also selected from the opening weekend.

Sky Sports will be the only broadcaster to offer live coverage of the Scottish Premiership, with up 48 games available over the campaign.

Confirmed Scottish Premiership games live on Sky Sports

Sat Aug 1: Aberdeen vs Rangers – 12.30pm

Sun Aug 2: Celtic vs Hamilton – 4.30pm

Mon Aug 3: Ross County vs Motherwell – 7.45pm

Sat Aug 8: St Johnstone vs Aberdeen – 12.30pm

Sun Aug 9: Kilmarnock vs Celtic – 4.30pm

Tue Aug 11: Dundee Utd vs Hibernian – 6pm

Wed Aug 12: St Mirren vs Celtic – 6pm

Sat Aug 15: Hibernian vs Motherwell – 5.30pm

Sun Aug 16: Livingston vs Rangers – 4.30pm

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Source : Sky Sports