The Scottish champions open their campaign at home to Derek Adams' men, while last season's runners-up Motherwell kick off against Hibernian at Easter RoadCeltic will begin their SPL title defence at home to Ross County on August 3.
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Last season's runners-up Motherwell open their campaign with a tricky trip to Hibernian at Easter Road, while third-place St Johnstone will host Hearts, who remain gripped in financial struggles and are set to begin the season with a 15-point deduction for entering administration.
Newly-promoted Partick will host Dundee United at Firhill on the opening day after a nine-year spell out of the top flight.
Meanwhile Rangers will kick off their Second Division campaign against Brechin after securing promotion with a 24-point advantage over second-placed Peterhead.