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Revealed: Danske Bank Premiership fixtures - Champions Linfield start title defence against Carrick Rangers

By Adrian Rutherford

Champions Linfield will start their title defence against Carrick Rangers.

The fixtures for the new Dankse Bank Premiership season have been revealed, with the Blues kicking off at Windsor Park on August 12.

Elsewhere on the opening day, last season's runners-up Crusaders start with a game at Ballymena.

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Ballinamallard United play Glentoran, Cliftonville host Ards and Dungannon Swifts face Coleraine at Stangmore Park.

Newly-promoted Warrenpoint Town make their return to the top flight against Glenavon.

There are three rounds of games scheduled for the opening eight days.

A set of midweek fixtures follows on Tuesday August 15, including Ards v Linfield, Crusaders v Warrenpoint and Glentoran v Dungannon.

Games are also scheduled on Saturday August 19, including Crusaders v Coleraine and Dungannon v Linfield.

The Big Two Linfield-Glentoran games take place on September 9, Boxing Day and March 17.

FIXTURES IN FULL:

Matchday Date Time Home Team Away Team

 

1 12/08/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Glentoran

 

1 12/08/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Crusaders

 

1 12/08/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Ards

 

1 12/08/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Coleraine

 

1 12/08/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Carrick Rangers

 

1 12/08/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Glenavon

 

2 15/08/2017 7.45pm Ards v Linfield

 

2 15/08/2017 7.45pm Carrick Rangers v Ballymena United

 

2 15/08/2017 7.45pm Coleraine v Cliftonville

 

2 15/08/2017 7.45pm Crusaders v Warrenpoint Town

 

2 15/08/2017 7.45pm Glenavon v Ballinamallard United

 

2 15/08/2017 7.45pm Glentoran v Dungannon Swifts

 

3 19/08/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Cliftonville

 

3 19/08/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Glenavon

 

3 19/08/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Coleraine

 

3 19/08/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Linfield

 

3 19/08/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Carrick Rangers

 

3 19/08/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Ards

 

4 26/08/2017 3.00pm Ards v Dungannon Swifts

 

4 26/08/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Ballinamallard United

 

4 26/08/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Crusaders

 

4 26/08/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Warrenpoint Town

 

4 26/08/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Glentoran

 

4 26/08/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Ballymena United

 

5 02/09/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Cliftonville

 

5 02/09/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Ards

 

5 02/09/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Glenavon

 

5 02/09/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Linfield

 

5 02/09/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Ballinamallard United

 

5 02/09/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Warrenpoint Town

 

6 09/09/2017 3.00pm Ards v Coleraine

 

6 09/09/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Crusaders

 

6 09/09/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Dungannon Swifts

 

6 09/09/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Carrick Rangers

 

6 09/09/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Glentoran

 

6 09/09/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Ballymena United

 

7 16/09/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Glentoran

 

7 16/09/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Carrick Rangers

 

7 16/09/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Ards

 

7 16/09/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Warrenpoint Town

 

7 16/09/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Cliftonville

 

7 16/09/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Ballinamallard United

 

8 23/09/2017 3.00pm Ards v Glenavon

 

8 23/09/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Ballymena United

 

8 23/09/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Cliftonville

 

8 23/09/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Dungannon Swifts

 

8 23/09/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Coleraine

 

8 23/09/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Linfield

 

9 30/09/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Ards

 

9 30/09/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Coleraine

 

9 30/09/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Linfield

 

9 30/09/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Dungannon Swifts

 

9 30/09/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Crusaders

 

9 30/09/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Carrick Rangers

 

10 07/10/2017 3.00pm Ards v Glentoran

 

10 07/10/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Crusaders

 

10 07/10/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Warrenpoint Town

 

10 07/10/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Ballinamallard United

 

10 07/10/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Ballymena United

 

10 07/10/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Glenavon

 

11 14/10/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Ards

 

11 14/10/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Dungannon Swifts

 

11 14/10/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Linfield

 

11 14/10/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Glenavon

 

11 14/10/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Cliftonville

 

11 14/10/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Ballinamallard United

 

12 21/10/2017 3.00pm Ards v Warrenpoint Town

 

12 21/10/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Carrick Rangers

 

12 21/10/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Coleraine

 

12 21/10/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Glentoran

 

12 21/10/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Ballymena United

 

12 21/10/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Crusaders

 

13 28/10/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Warrenpoint Town

 

13 28/10/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Glenavon

 

13 28/10/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Glentoran

 

13 28/10/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Ballinamallard United

 

13 28/10/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Cliftonville

 

13 28/10/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Ards

 

14 04/11/2017 3.00pm Ards v Crusaders

 

14 04/11/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Linfield

 

14 04/11/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Carrick Rangers

 

14 04/11/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Coleraine

 

14 04/11/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Ballymena United

 

14 04/11/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Dungannon Swifts

 

15 11/11/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Linfield

 

15 11/11/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Warrenpoint Town

 

15 11/11/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Ballinamallard United

 

15 11/11/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Ards

 

15 11/11/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Crusaders

 

15 11/11/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Glenavon

 

16 18/11/2017 3.00pm Ards v Cliftonville

 

16 18/11/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Glenavon

 

16 18/11/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Dungannon Swifts

 

16 18/11/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Carrick Rangers

 

16 18/11/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Coleraine

 

16 18/11/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Glentoran

 

17 25/11/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Warrenpoint Town

 

17 25/11/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Ballymena United

 

17 25/11/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Crusaders

 

17 25/11/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Carrick Rangers

 

17 25/11/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Linfield

 

17 25/11/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Ards

 

18 02/12/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Ballinamallard United

 

18 02/12/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Coleraine

 

18 02/12/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Glentoran

 

18 02/12/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Ards

 

18 02/12/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Dungannon Swifts

 

18 02/12/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Cliftonville

 

19 09/12/2017 3.00pm Ards v Ballymena United

 

19 09/12/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Linfield

 

19 09/12/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Glenavon

 

19 09/12/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Dungannon Swifts

 

19 09/12/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Ballinamallard United

 

19 09/12/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Crusaders

 

20 16/12/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Coleraine

 

20 16/12/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Carrick Rangers

 

20 16/12/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Glentoran

 

20 16/12/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Ards

 

20 16/12/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Crusaders

 

20 16/12/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Warrenpoint Town

 

21 23/12/2017 3.00pm Ards v Ballinamallard United

 

21 23/12/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Glentoran

 

21 23/12/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Ballymena United

 

21 23/12/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Glenavon

 

21 23/12/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Cliftonville

 

21 23/12/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Coleraine

 

22 26/12/2017 3.00pm Ards v Carrick Rangers

 

22 26/12/2017 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Dungannon Swifts

 

22 26/12/2017 3.00pm Coleraine v Ballymena United

 

22 26/12/2017 3.00pm Crusaders v Cliftonville

 

22 26/12/2017 3.00pm Glenavon v Warrenpoint Town

 

22 26/12/2017 3.00pm Glentoran v Linfield

 

23 30/12/2017 3.00pm Ballymena United v Glenavon

 

23 30/12/2017 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Ballinamallard United

 

23 30/12/2017 3.00pm Cliftonville v Coleraine

 

23 30/12/2017 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Glentoran

 

23 30/12/2017 3.00pm Linfield v Crusaders

 

23 30/12/2017 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Ards

 

24 02/01/2018 7.45pm Ards v Glenavon

 

24 02/01/2018 7.45pm Ballinamallard United v Crusaders

 

24 02/01/2018 7.45pm Carrick Rangers v Dungannon Swifts

 

24 02/01/2018 7.45pm Cliftonville v Ballymena United

 

24 02/01/2018 7.45pm Coleraine v Linfield

 

24 02/01/2018 7.45pm Glentoran v Warrenpoint Town

 

25 13/01/2018 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Glentoran

 

25 13/01/2018 3.00pm Ballymena United v Carrick Rangers

 

25 13/01/2018 3.00pm Crusaders v Ards

 

25 13/01/2018 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Coleraine

 

25 13/01/2018 3.00pm Glenavon v Cliftonville

 

25 13/01/2018 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Linfield

 

26 20/01/2018 3.00pm Ards v Ballymena United

 

26 20/01/2018 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Glentoran

 

26 20/01/2018 3.00pm Cliftonville v Dungannon Swifts

 

26 20/01/2018 3.00pm Coleraine v Crusaders

 

26 20/01/2018 3.00pm Linfield v Glenavon

 

26 20/01/2018 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Ballinamallard United

 

27 27/01/2018 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Cliftonville

 

27 27/01/2018 3.00pm Ballymena United v Linfield

 

27 27/01/2018 3.00pm Crusaders v Carrick Rangers

 

27 27/01/2018 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Ards

 

27 27/01/2018 3.00pm Glenavon v Warrenpoint Town

 

27 27/01/2018 3.00pm Glentoran v Coleraine

 

28 10/02/2018 3.00pm Ards v Carrick Rangers

 

28 10/02/2018 3.00pm Ballymena United v Ballinamallard United

 

28 10/02/2018 3.00pm Coleraine v Glenavon

 

28 10/02/2018 3.00pm Crusaders v Glentoran

 

28 10/02/2018 3.00pm Linfield v Dungannon Swifts

 

28 10/02/2018 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Cliftonville

 

29 16/02/2018 7.45pm Ballinamallard United v Coleraine

 

29 16/02/2018 7.45pm Carrick Rangers v Warrenpoint Town

 

29 16/02/2018 7.45pm Cliftonville v Linfield

 

29 16/02/2018 7.45pm Dungannon Swifts v Ballymena United

 

29 16/02/2018 7.45pm Glenavon v Crusaders

 

29 16/02/2018 7.45pm Glentoran v Ards

 

30 24/02/2018 3.00pm Ards v Linfield

 

30 24/02/2018 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Glenavon

 

30 24/02/2018 3.00pm Coleraine v Warrenpoint Town

 

30 24/02/2018 3.00pm Crusaders v Ballymena United

 

30 24/02/2018 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Ballinamallard United

 

30 24/02/2018 3.00pm Glentoran v Cliftonville

 

31 10/03/2018 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Ards

 

31 10/03/2018 3.00pm Ballymena United v Coleraine

 

31 10/03/2018 3.00pm Cliftonville v Crusaders

 

31 10/03/2018 3.00pm Glenavon v Glentoran

 

31 10/03/2018 3.00pm Linfield v Carrick Rangers

 

31 10/03/2018 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Dungannon Swifts

 

32 17/03/2018 3.00pm Ards v Coleraine

 

32 17/03/2018 3.00pm Ballymena United v Warrenpoint Town

 

32 17/03/2018 3.00pm Carrick Rangers v Cliftonville

 

32 17/03/2018 3.00pm Crusaders v Dungannon Swifts

 

32 17/03/2018 3.00pm Glenavon v Ballinamallard United

 

32 17/03/2018 3.00pm Linfield v Glentoran

 

33 24/03/2018 3.00pm Ballinamallard United v Linfield

 

33 24/03/2018 3.00pm Cliftonville v Ards

 

33 24/03/2018 3.00pm Coleraine v Carrick Rangers

 

33 24/03/2018 3.00pm Dungannon Swifts v Glenavon

 

33 24/03/2018 3.00pm Glentoran v Ballymena United

 

33 24/03/2018 3.00pm Warrenpoint Town v Crusaders

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