Former Celtic star Chris Sutton will join Sky Sports from the 2023/24 cinch Premiership season.
Sky Sports’ coverage of the new campaign will begin on Saturday August 5 when Sutton’s former club Celtic unfurl the champions’ flag at home in Ross County, with Rangers’ trip to Kilmarnock later in the day also live.
Sutton – who spent six years at Parkhead where he won three league titles, three Scottish cups and a Scottish League cup – will join as chief pundit alongside former Rangers striker Kris Boyd, plus Eilidh Barbour and Ian Crocker.
What to watch on Sky Sports this week
The 151st open – July 20 to 23 – LIVE on Sky Sports Golf
Fourth male ash test – July 19-23 – LIVE on Sky Sports Cricket
Premier League Summer Series – from July 23 – LIVE on Sky Sports Premier League
Hungarian Grand Prix – July 21 to 23 – LIVE on Sky Sports F1
F1 Juniors: Hungarian GP – July 23 – LIVE on Sky Sports Mix
Darts World Matchplay – July 17-23 – LIVE on Sky Sports Action
Women’s World Matchplay Darts – July 22-23 – LIVE on Sky Sports Action
IBF lightweight title eliminator – July 23 – LIVE on Sky Sports Action
Known for his outspoken views on the Scottish game, Sutton enjoyed a successful 21-year playing career which also saw him win the Premier League title with Blackburn Rovers – as well as spells at Norwich City, Chelsea, Birmingham City and Aston Villa.
“I look forward to joining the Sky Sports team ahead of another exciting Premiership season,” said Sutton.
“I’m sure Kris and I will have great talks throughout!”
Sky Sports director of football Gary Hughes added: “Chris is as sharp on the microphone as he was in front of the Celtic goal.
“We look forward to him joining our coverage of the Cinch Premiership, bringing his incredible experience and candid opinions to our coverage.”
Saturday August 5
Celtic vs Ross County, 12:30 p.m. – live on Sky Sports
Dundee v Motherwell, 3 p.m.
Livingston v Aberdeen, 3 p.m.
St. Johnstone vs. Hearts, 3 p.m.
Kilmarnock v Rangers, 5.15pm – live on Sky Sports
Sunday August 6
Hibernian vs. St. Mirren, 3 p.m.
Saturday August 5
Celtic v Ross County, 12:30 p.m.
Kilmarnock v Rangers, 5:15 p.m.
Sunday August 13
Aberdeen v Celtic, 12pm
Saturday August 26
Ross County vs. Rangers, 12:30 p.m.
Sunday September 3
Rangers v Celtic, 12pm
Saturday September 16
St Johnstone v Rangers, 12:30 p.m.
Saturday September 23
Livingston v Celtic, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 27
Hibernian vs. Hearts, 8 p.m.
saturday 30 december
Celtic v Rangers, 12:30 p.m.
THE Scottish Premiership the season starts on the weekend of August 5/6, with the winter break from January 3 to January 19, 2024.
The first round of post-split matches takes place on April 13/14, while the regular season ends on May 18/19.
The Premiership play-off final, played over two legs live on Sky Sportswill end the campaign on May 23 and 26.
THE Championship, League 1 And league two seasons also begin on August 5, with these campaigns ending on the weekend of May 3/4.
THE Viaplay League Cup Final will take place on December 17 while the date of the Scottish Cup Final remains to be confirmed.
THE Europa League final will be played on May 22 in Dublin, on Europa Conference League Final will take place on May 29 in Athens and on Champions League final is scheduled for June 1 at Wembley.
Sky Sports – Next season, up to 48 Cinch Premiership matches will be available on Sky Sports’ flagship channels, including Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event, along with at least five SWPL matches. From 2024/25, up to 60 Cinch Premiership will be live on Sky Sports, in addition to SWPL action.
Sky Sports News – Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Scottish football fans can enjoy Sky Sports News (channel 409) continuous editorial coverage of the Cinch Premiership and SWPL throughout the season.
Sky Sports Digital – Follow all the latest Scottish football news on SkySports.com and the app, including exclusive features and interviews, plus dedicated live blog coverage, in-game clips from matches live on Sky Sports and free highlights.
Sky Sport Social – As well as league coverage and visibility across all major Sky Sports social media channels, the bespoke Twitter channel @ScotlandSky will continue to be the home of all Scottish football content on Sky Sports.
Highlights show – Tune in each week for a dedicated Cinch Premiership roundup on Sky Sports Football.