The SPFL has today announced the start dates for Season 2021/22 and aslo confirmed the return of the Scottish Premiership winter break.
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.
Season 2021/22 will begin with the group stage of the League Cup 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.
SPFL start date (all divisions)
Saturday July 31, 2021
League Cup group stage
MD1: Weekend of July 10/11, 2021
MD2: Midweek of July 13/14, 2021
MD3: Weekend of July 17/18, 2021
MD4: Midweek of July 20/21, 2021
MD5: Weekend of July 24/25, 2021