The Scottish Premiership is the top level of the football league system in Scotland. The Premiership was formed by a merger of the Scottish Premier League and the Scottish Football League in 2013. It is contested by 12 clubs, each club playing 3 matches against each other every season; different from all the other leagues in Europe. At the end of the season, the league splits into two halves, the best six and the bottom six. In each half each club then plays a further five matches, making it a total of 38 matches. At the end of the season, the bottom placed club is relegated to the Scottish Championship.
Despite having only 12 clubs in the Premiership, the Scottish top division has several derbies, even one of the most famous derbies in the world, The Old Firm. It’s the match between city-rivals Celtic and Glasgow Rangers. The two clubs are the most popular and successful clubs in Scotland, and the rivalry between them is known to be one of the fiercest rivalries in world football. In 2012, Glasgow Rangers were declared bankrupt and were placed in the 4th tier of the Scottish League. Because of that, the Old Firm wasn’t played for several years. In the 2016-17 season the Rangers were promoted back to the Premiership.
At Number 1 Football Travel you can book a perfectly organised football trip to Celtic and Glasgow Rangers. On request, it might also be possible to book football trips to other Scottish clubs. We guarantee group seating up to 3 people together with good views of the field. All our hotel accommodations include breakfast and are located in the city centre.
Should you have any further questions regarding the Scottish Premiership matches please let us know and we’ll be happy to help you.
Wishing you a great football trip to Scotland!
Please note that the exact times and dates of the Scottish Premiership matches are usually confirmed by the Scottish Football Association 6-8 weeks before the match. Due to European competition and live TV broadcast the time and day of the match can be changed. Therefore our package deals are mostly from Saturday till Monday to cover all possible match dates. Of course it is possible to book 1 night once the dates have been confirmed. You will recognize these confirmed matches by the orange ‘date confirmed’ sticker.