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CBS Sports and Paramount+ welcome the Scottish Professional Football League to the family

CBS Sports, Paramount+ and Infront are proud to announce the acquisition of the cinch Premiership and cinch Championship — the top two levels of Scottish soccer — as well as the Premier Sports Cup on a multiyear agreement until 2024-25. From July 31, there will be at least 85 matches annually aired across Paramount+ and CBS Sports with Rangers’ clash with Livingston and Celtic’s trip to Heart of Midlothian getting things underway.

“This deal with CBS Sports will ensure that even more football fans across the world will have access to our competitions,” said Neil Doncaster, SPFL chief executive. “This is great news for Scottish football and a strong indication of the continuing appeal that our game holds on the global stage.

As part of a multi-platform deal, there will be a weekly highlight show from across the league and every Old Firm match between Rangers and Celtic — the first meeting between the two giants will occur on Sunday, Aug. 29 on CBS Sports Network.

Featured fixtures

(All times U.S./Eastern)

Saturday, July 31
Rangers vs. Livingston, 8:30 a.m. (Paramount+)
Hearts vs. Celtic, 3 p.m. (Paramount+)

Sunday, Aug. 1
Aberdeen vs. Dundee United, 10 a.m.
Motherwell vs. Hibernian, 11:30 a.m. (Paramount+)

Monday, Aug. 2
Kilmarnock vs. Ayr United, 2:45 p.m. (Paramount+)

Saturday, Aug. 7
Dundee United vs. Rangers, 7:30 a.m. (CBS Sports Network)

Friday, Aug. 20
Raith Rovers vs. Dunfermline, 2:45 p.m. (Paramount+)

Sunday, Aug. 22
Dundee FC vs. Hibernian, 7 a.m. (CBS Sports Network)

Sunday, Aug. 29
Rangers vs. Celtic, 7 a.m. (CBS Sports Network)

Saturday, Sept. 11
St. Johnstone vs. Rangers, 7:30 a.m. (CBS Sports Network)

Sunday, Sept. 12
Hearts vs. Hibernian, 7 a.m. (Paramount+)

Sunday, Sept. 19
Dundee United vs. Dundee FC, 7 a.m. (Paramount+)

Sunday, Sept. 26
St. Mirren vs. Aberdeen, 7 a.m. (Paramount+)

American players in SPFL

Christian Ramirez (Aberdeen)
Ian Harkes (Dundee United)
Dillon Powers (Dundee United)
Chris Mueller (joins Hibernian from Orlando City in January)

Select games will be streamed exclusively on Paramount+, ViacomCBS’ subscription streaming service, while others will air exclusively on CBS Sports Network as Paramount+ continues to emerge as the leading destination for U.S. soccer fans with more than 2,000 live matches per year across prestigious properties such as the UEFA Champions League.  



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