The new season fixtures have been announced by the Ladbrokes SPFL this morning and the news is that Saints will open the season with an away game against Hearts on Saturday 1st August.

Other important fixtures to look out for are the opening Tayside derbies with Dundee (at Dens Park on Saturday 15th August) and Dundee United (at McDiarmid Park on Saturday 26th September).

Sat 1 August Heart of Midlothian Away Sat 8 August Inverness Caledonian Thistle Home Wed 12 August Ross County Home Sat 15 August Dundee Away Sat 22 August Motherwell Home Sat 29 August Celtic Away Sat 12 September Hamilton Academical Home Sat 19 September Kilmarnock Away Sat 26 September Dundee United Home Sat 3 October Aberdeen Away Sat 17 October Partick Thistle Home Sat 24 October Inverness Caledonian Thistle Away Sat 31 October Hamilton Academical Away Sat 7 November Kilmarnock Home Sat 21 November Dundee United Away Sat 28 November Dundee Home Sat 5 December Ross County Away Sat 12 December Celtic Home Sat 19 December Heart of Midlothian Home Sat 26 December Partick Thistle Away Wed 30 December Motherwell Away Sat 2 January Aberdeen Home Sat 16 January Hamilton Academical Home Sat 23 January Celtic Away Sat 30 January Inverness Caledonian Thistle Home Sat 13 February Dundee Away Sat 20 February Motherwell Home Sat 27 February Aberdeen Away Wed 2 March Partick Thistle Home Sat 12 March Ross County Home Sat 19 March Heart of Midlothian Away Sat 2 April Dundee United Home Sat 9 April Kilmarnock Away