Fixtures for the 2017/18 SPFL Development League have now been confirmed, with the new season getting under way w/c Monday August 21.
Reigning champions Ross County kick off away to Aberdeen, runners-up Hamilton Accies start at home to St Johnstone and 2015/16 winners Celtic travel to Falkirk.
Meanwhile, Development League West holders Queen of the South begin away to Clyde and Raith Rovers start the defence of their Development League East trophy at Stirling Albion.
Development League - Rd 1 (w/c Mon Aug 21)
Aberdeen v Ross County
Dundee United v Motherwell
Falkirk v Celtic
Hamilton Academical v St Johnstone
Heart of Midlothian v Dundee
Kilmarnock v Hibernian
Partick Thistle v St Mirren
Development League – full fixture list
Participants (14): Aberdeen, Celtic, Dundee, Dundee United, Falkirk, Hamilton Academical, Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian, Kilmarnock, Motherwell, Partick Thistle, Ross County, St Johnstone, St Mirren.
Format: Clubs will play each other twice for a total of 26 matches each.
Development League West - Rd 1 (w/c Mon Aug 21)
Albion Rovers v East Kilbride
Ayr United v Morton
Clyde v Queen of the South
Stranraer v Queen’s Park
Development League West – full fixture list
Participants (9): Airdrieonians, Albion Rovers, Ayr United, Clyde, East Kilbride, Morton, Queen of the South, Queen's Park, Stranraer.
Format: Clubs will play each other three times for a total of 24 matches each.
Development League East - Rd 1 (w/c Mon Sep 4)
Alloa Athletic v Livingston
Cowdenbeath v Berwick Rangers
Stirling Albion v Raith Rovers
Participants (7): Alloa Athletic, Berwick Rangers, Cowdenbeath, Forfar Athletic, Livingston, Raith Rovers, Stirling Albion.
Format: Clubs will play each other three times for a total of 18 matches each.