Friday Night Football Show returns for the new season

Friday Night Football Show returns for the new season

football-stadiumAlthough it is the peak of the summer season (but the weather does not seem to thing so!), the new football season for 2017-18 gets underway this weekend and back for a new season is the Revival FM popular ‘Friday Night Football Show’ at 7.00pm.

Dennis Newall and Andy Millen are back for another super season of football action from the SPL to the Juniors around Lanarkshire, East Dunbartonshire and  Scotland.

The new SPFL season kicks off tonight, Friday 14 July 2017 with Ayr United v Kilmarnock in the Betfred Cup.

There are 15 more group stage ties on Saturday 15 July with a total of 80 matches to be played before the end of July. The last 16 of the competition is scheduled for the midweek of  8-9 August.

Saturday’s games include Hibernian v Montrose at Easter Road, Livingston v Partick Thistle at the Tony Macaroni Arena and Queen’s Park v Motherwell at Hampden.

betfred-cupRoss County, who won the trophy in 2015/16, start at home to Alloa Athletic while Hamilton Accies make the short journey to K-Park to play Lowland League champions East Kilbride.

Dundee United take on Raith Rovers at Tannadice and there’s a local derby at the Falkirk Stadium between the Bairns and Stirling Albion.

And Celtic FC begin their Champions League campaign on Friday 14 July when they face Linfield at Windsor Park in Belfast, kick-off 5.00pm.

The second leg goes ahead at Parkhead on Wednesday night, 19 July with a place in the third qualifying round of the competition against Dundalk or Rosenborg up for grabs.

Brendan Rodgers’ side reached the group stage last season, knocking out Lincoln Red Imps, Astana and Hapoel Be’er Sheva en route.

Tune into 100.8 Revival FM and online on Friday nights at 7.00pm for The Friday Night Football Show’ which will also be available on Catch Up anytime for up to 7 days after broadcast.

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