Hibs fixtures 2021-22: Live on Sky for season opener; First Edinburgh derby revealed

Hibs will kick off the new campaign live on Sky Sports after the new season’s Scottish Professional Football League fixtures were revealed.
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Jack Ross’ side are on the road for the first weekend of the cinch Premiership season 2021-22.

They head to Motherwell’s Fir Park for a Sunday afternoon kick-off on August 1.

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The new season will begin at the unorthodox time of 4.30pm to allow the game to be screened live on Sky.

Easter Road. (Photo by Craig Foy / SNS Group)Easter Road. (Photo by Craig Foy / SNS Group)
Easter Road. (Photo by Craig Foy / SNS Group)

City rivals Hearts are also being televised on their opening day – and kick-off at 8pm on Saturday, July 31.

The first Edinburgh derby of the season will be at Tynecastle on Saturday September 11, and more will follow on January 2, 2022 and the final match before the split will be another all-Edinburgh clash at Tynecastle on April 9 next year.

Hibs’ first visitors to Easter Road will be Malky Mackay’s Ross County on August 7.

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