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2020/21 Season: Aribo to know opening games opponents Monday

Nigeria international and Rangers ace Joe Aribo

Nigeria International and Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo will know his opponents in the opening games of next season on Monday.

The Scottish Premiership fixtures of the 2020/21 Season is due for release in a matter of hours after the current season ended abruptly no thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Celtic emerged champions with Hearts going on relegation after the league management decided to use points per game system to end the embattled season.

Aribo and his Rangers teammates finished in the second play with Celtic 13 points clear.

The SPFL’s decision to curtail the campaign in mid-May also saw Championship leaders Dundee United promoted to the elite division.

The new season kicks off early August, although sports lawyer and former Hearts defender David Winnie warned the legal action could lead to a delay.

Scottish Premiership clubs will create a ‘virtual season ticket’ for the 2020/21 season, providing an alternative source of matchday income while social distancing measures prevent fans from attending matches. During the 2020/21 season, each Premiership club will be able to sell a package to season ticket holders to watch all home games.

Rangers will however sort out their pending Europa league round of 16 clash with Bayer Leverkusen before heading into the new season

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Rangers’ Europa League round of 16 second-leg clash with Bayer Leverkusen was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, while the Scottish Cup semi-finals Hearts vs Hibernian and Celtic vs Aberdeen and final are yet to take place.

Rangers trail Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 and are set to play the return leg in Germany on August 5 or 6.

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