Spfl Plan Cup Draw Dates

Last updated : 28 May 2014 By Queens MAD




The full fixture lists for the League season are expected to be announced in mid-June.

Dates for the draws for the first rounds of both the Scottish Challenge Cup and Scottish League Cup will be announced in due course.

Start dates

• Weekend of 26 July - First Round of the Scottish Challenge Cup

• Weekend of ‎2 August - First Round of the Scottish League Cup

• Weekend of 9 August - SPFL League season starts across all four divisions

Neil Doncaster, SPFL chief executive, said: 

“We are also very busy planning for season 2014/15 and are pleased to announce the start dates across league and cup competitions. There are some very positive stories to be told across all our leagues at the moment and we only see the level of interest in Scottish football increasing further in the months ahead and as next season kicks off.”

Separately, the SPFL Board has approved applications from the following clubs to play their official matches on their artificial pitches next season:

Airdrieonians FC, Alloa Athletic FC, Annan Athletic FC, Clyde FC, Falkirk FC, Forfar Athletic FC, Hamilton Academical FC, Montrose FC and Queen of the South FC.

The SPFL Board is also in discussion with Stenhousemuir FC regarding the renewal of the artificial pitch at Ochilview Park, at which both Stenhousemuir FC and East Stirlingshire FC play their official matches, during the close season.