2016–17 Ross County F.C. season

Last updated
Ross County
2016–17 season
ChairmanRoy MacGregor
Manager Jim McIntyre
Stadium Victoria Park
Premiership Seventh place
League Cup Group Stage
Scottish Cup Fifth round
Top goalscorerLeague: Liam Boyce (23)
All: Liam Boyce (24)
Highest home attendance6,590 vs Rangers
Premiership
6 November 2016
Lowest home attendance722 vs Cove Rangers
League Cup
30 July 2016
Average home league attendance4,103 [1]
  2015–16
2017–18  

The 2016–17 season was the club's 4th season in the Scottish Premiership and their fifth consecutive appearance in the top flight of Scottish football. Ross County also competed in the Scottish Cup and the League Cup, having won the League Cup the previous year for the first time in their history. [2]

Contents

Season summary

County were unable to retain the trophy after being knocked out of the Group Stages in a new format introduced by the SPFL. [3] County U20s won the Development League, managed by Stuart Kettlewell. [4] Liam Boyce finished the season on 23 league goals and was the top goalscorer in the Scottish Premiership. [5]

Results and fixtures

  Win  Draw  Loss  Postponed

Pre-season

5 July 2016 [6] Friendly Paksi FC 1–3 Ross County Budapest, Hungary
18:00 Kovács Soccerball shade.svg 41' 1 Schalk Soccerball shade.svg 15', 32'
Graham Soccerball shade.svg 79'
Stadium: Globall Sport Complex
8 July 2016 [6] Friendly Soroksár SC 1–1 Ross County Budapest, Hungary
18:00 Koós Soccerball shade.svg 9' 2 Irvine Soccerball shade.svg 45'Stadium: Globall Sport Complex

Scottish Premiership

6 August 2016 1 Ross County 1–3 Dundee Victoria Park
15:00 Curran Soccerball shade.svg 67' Report Loy Soccerball shade.svg 13', 41' (pen.)
McGowan Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Attendance: 3,669
Referee: Madden
13 August 2016 2 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 2–3 Ross County Tulloch Caledonian Stadium
15:00 Boden Soccerball shade.svg 45'
Draper Soccerball shade.svg 65'
Report Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 7', 26', 47'Attendance: 4,204
Referee: Dallas
20 August 2016 3 Ross County 2–0 Kilmarnock Victoria Park
15:00 Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 29', 74' Report Attendance: 3,263
Referee: Walsh
27 August 2016 4 Hamilton Academical 1–0 Ross County New Douglas Park
15:00 Imrie Soccerball shade.svg 74' Report Attendance: 1,609
Referee: Aitken
10 September 2016 5 Ross County 1–1 Motherwell Victoria Park
15:00 Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 61'
McEveley Yellow card.svg 24' Yellow-red card.svg 70'
Report Moult Soccerball shade.svg 41' (pen.)Attendance: 3,019
Referee: Muir
17 September 2016 6 Rangers 0–0 Ross County Ibrox Stadium
15:00 Report Attendance: 47,935
Referee: Aitken
24 September 2016 7 Heart of Midlothian 0–0 Ross County Tynecastle Stadium
15:00 Rherras Yellow card.svg 55'
Djoum Yellow card.svg 87'
BBC Report
SPFL Report
Woods Yellow card.svg 50'
Dingwall Yellow card.svg 57'
McShane Yellow card.svg 81' Yellow-red card.svg 83'
Fraser Yellow card.svg 90'
Attendance: 16,321
Referee: Muir
1 October 2016 8 Ross County 0–2 St Johnstone Victoria Park
15:00 Woods Yellow card.svg 90+3' BBC Report
SPFL Report
Swanson Soccerball shade.svg 42' (pen.)
Kane Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Foster Yellow card.svg 90+2'
Attendance: 3,299
Referee: Allan
15 October 2016 9 Aberdeen 4–0 Ross County Pittodrie Stadium
15:00 Hayes Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Logan Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Reynolds Yellow card.svg 67'
McGinn Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Stockley Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Report
SPFL Report
Fraser Yellow card.svg 12'
Chow Red card.svg 21'
Davies Yellow card.svg 73'
Attendance: 10,091
Referee: Thomson
22 October 2016 10 Partick Thistle 1–1 Ross County Firhill Stadium
15:00 Welsh Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Azeez Yellow card.svg 58'
BBC Report
SPFL Report
Davies Yellow card.svg 12'
Curran Yellow card.svg 50'
Dow Yellow card.svg 90+3'
Burke Soccerball shade.svg 90+5'
Attendance: 3,777
Referee: Robertson
26 October 2016 11 Ross County 0–4 Celtic Victoria Park
19:45 Dow Yellow card.svg 64'
McEveley Yellow card.svg 86'
BBC Sport
SPFL Report
Roberts Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Armstrong Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Griffiths Yellow card.svg 44'
Gordon Yellow card.svg 73'
Sinclair Soccerball shade.svg 90+1'
Dembélé Soccerball shade.svg 90+3'
Attendance: 6,290
Referee: Muir
22 October 2016 12 Motherwell 4–1 Ross County Fir Park
15:00 McDonald Soccerball shade.svg 8'
van der Weg Soccerball shade.svg 32' (o.g.)
Heneghan Yellow card.svg 49'
Tait Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Ainsworth Soccerball shade.svg 62'
BBC Report
SPFL Report
van der Weg Yellow card.svg 39'
Quinn Yellow card.svg 53'
Schalk Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Attendance: 3,177
Referee: Walsh
6 November 2016 13 Ross County 1–1 Rangers Victoria Park
12:00 McEveley Yellow card.svg 11'
Davies Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Chow Yellow card.svg 61'
Dow Yellow card.svg 76'
Dingwall Yellow card.svg 78'
Routis Yellow card.svg 82'
Burke Yellow card.svg 86'
BBC Report
SPFL Report
Hill Soccerball shade.svg 8'
Holt Yellow card.svg 67'
Waghorn Yellow card.svg 74'
Attendance: 6,590
Referee: Dallas
19 November 2016 14 St Johnstone 2–4 Ross County McDiarmid Park
15:00 Anderson Yellow card.svg 4'
Paton Yellow card.svg 55'
Foster Yellow card.svg 62'
Swanson Soccerball shade.svg 65' (pen.)
MacLean Soccerball shade.svg 80'
BBC Report
SPFL Report
McEveley Soccerball shade.svg 24'Yellow card.svg 65'
Routis Soccerball shade.svg 38'
van der Weg Yellow card.svg 45+4'
Curran Soccerball shade.svg 63'
Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Attendance: 2,554
Referee: Beaton
26 November 2016 15 Ross County 1–1 Hamilton Academical Victoria Park
15:00 Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 39' BBC Report Crawford Soccerball shade.svg 77'Attendance: 3,275
Referee: Thomson
3 December 2016 16 Ross County 2–2 Heart of Midlothian Victoria Park
15:00 McEveley Soccerball shade.svg 43'
Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 86' (pen.)
BBC Report Djoum Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Paterson Soccerball shade.svg 67'
Attendance: 4,042
Referee: Collum
10 December 2016 17 Dundee 0–0 Ross County Dens Park
15:00 BBC Report Attendance: 4,742
Referee: Anderson
17 December 2016 18 Ross County 2–1 Aberdeen Victoria Park
15:00 Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Dow Soccerball shade.svg 88'
BBC Report
SPFL Report
McGinn Soccerball shade.svg 68'Attendance: 4,467
Referee: Thomson
23 December 2016 19 Ross County 1–3 Partick Thistle Victoria Park
19:45 Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 83' BBC Report
SPFL Report
Lindsay Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Doolan Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Erskine Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Attendance: 2,935
Referee: Beaton
28 December 2016 20 Celtic 2–0 Ross County Celtic Park
15:00 Sviatchenko Soccerball shade.svg 38'
Armstrong Soccerball shade.svg 45+1'
BBC Sport
SPFL Report
Attendance: 55,355
Referee: Walsh
31 December 2016 21 Ross County 3–2 Inverness Caledonian Thistle Victoria Park
15:00 Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 2', 35'
Woods Soccerball shade.svg 61'
BBC Report
SPFL Report
Tremarco Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Fisher Soccerball shade.svg 81'
Attendance: 5,111
Referee: Madden
28 January 2017 22 Kilmarnock 3–2 Ross County Rugby Park
15:00 Boyd Soccerball shade.svg 1'
Dicker Soccerball shade.svg 61'
Longstaff Soccerball shade.svg 90'
BBC Sport
SPFL Report
Routis Soccerball shade.svg 7'
Schalk Soccerball shade.svg 11'
Attendance: 3,207
Referee: Barry Cook
31 January 2017 23 Ross County 1–2 Motherwell Victoria Park
15:00 McEveley Soccerball shade.svg 34' BBC Report
SPFL Report
McDonald Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Moult Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Attendance: 2,511
Referee: McLean
4 February 2017 24 Rangers 1–1 Ross County Ibrox Stadium
15:00 Wallace Soccerball shade.svg 71' BBC Report
SPFL Report
Schalk Soccerball shade.svg 18'Attendance: 49,428
Referee: Don Robertson
18 February 2017 25 Ross County 1–2 St Johnstone Victoria Park
15:00 Curran Soccerball shade.svg 73'
O'Brien Yellow card.svg 76'
BBC Report McEveley Soccerball shade.svg 31' (o.g.)
Kane Soccerball shade.svg 90+1'
Attendance: 3,187
Referee: Beaton
25 February 2017 26 Aberdeen 1–0 Ross County Pittodrie Stadium
15:00 Reynolds Yellow card.svg 27'
Rooney Soccerball shade.svg 69'
BBC Report
SPFL Report
Gardyne Yellow card.svg 23'Attendance: 11,774
Referee: Collum
1 March 2017 27 Heart Of Midlothian 0–1 Ross County Tynecastle Stadium
19:45 Struna Yellow card.svg 16' BBC Report Chow Yellow card.svg 15'
Schalk Soccerball shade.svg 51'
Boyce Yellow card.svg 68'
Attendance: 15,470
Referee: Muir
11 March 2017 28 Ross County 1–2 Kilmarnock Victoria Park
15:00 Boyce Yellow card.svg 38'Soccerball shade.svg 58'
van der Weg Yellow card.svg 74'
Curran Yellow card.svg 79'
Chow Yellow card.svg 80'
BBC Report Sammon Soccerball shade.svg 46'
Boyd Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Roberts Yellow card.svg 32'
Hendrie Yellow card.svg 64'
Taylor Yellow card.svg 79'
Attendance: 3,380
Referee: Nick Walsh
18 March 2017 29 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1–1 Ross County Tulloch Caledonian Stadium
15:00 Tansey Soccerball shade.svg 48'
Tremarco Yellow card.svg 88'
BBC Report Naismith Yellow card.svg 52'
Schalk Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Attendance: 4,123
Referee: Crawford Allan
1 April 2017 30 Partick Thistle 2–1 Ross County Firhill Stadium
15:00 Doolan Soccerball shade.svg 64', 79'Yellow card.svg 65'
Edwards Yellow card.svg 68'
Lawless Yellow card.svg 74'
BBC Report Curran Soccerball shade.svg 58'
Fraser Yellow card.svg 84'
Attendance: 3,149
Referee: Collum
4 April 2017 31 Ross County 2–1 Dundee Victoria Park
19:45 Chow Soccerball shade.svg 7'
Davies Yellow card.svg 25'
O'Brien Yellow card.svg 56' Yellow-red card.svg 81'
Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 90' (pen.)
Curran Yellow card.svg 90+1'
BBC Report O'Dea Yellow card.svg 26'Soccerball shade.svg 45' (pen.)
O'Hara Yellow card.svg 90+1'
Williams Yellow card.svg 52' Yellow-red card.svg 90+2'
Attendance: 2,819
Referee: Beaton
8 April 2017 32 Hamilton Academical 1–1 Ross County New Douglas Park
15:00 Donati Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Bingham Yellow card.svg 15'
McMann Yellow card.svg 37'
Skondras Red card.svg 45'
Devlin Yellow card.svg 57'
BBC Report Curran Soccerball shade.svg 60'Attendance: 1,548
Referee: McLean
16 April 2017 33 Ross County 2–2 Celtic Victoria Park
12:30 Gardyne Yellow card.svg 40'Soccerball shade.svg 50'
O'Brien Yellow card.svg 76'
Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 90' (pen.)Yellow card.svg 90+1'
Davies Yellow card.svg 90+3'
BBC Report Tierney Soccerball shade.svg 34'
Roberts Soccerball shade.svg 78'
Šimunović Yellow card.svg 88'
Brown Red card.svg 90+2'
Attendance: 6,205
Referee: Don Robertson
28 April 2017 34 Ross County 4–0 Inverness Caledonian Thistle Victoria Park
19:45 O'Brien Yellow card.svg 10'
Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 21', 34', 49' (pen.), 60' (pen.)
Chow Yellow card.svg 53'
BBC Report Vigurs Yellow card.svg 49'
Polworth Red card.svg 60'
Attendance: 4,928
Referee: Thomson
6 May 2017 35 Motherwell 0–1 Ross County Fir Park
15:00 BBC Report van der Weg Yellow card.svg 44'
O'Brien Yellow card.svg 61'
Routis Soccerball shade.svg 72'
Attendance: 3,870
Referee: Madden
13 May 2017 36 Dundee 1–1 Ross County Dens Park
15:00 McGowan Yellow card.svg 62'
Vincent Yellow card.svg 63'
O'Dea Soccerball shade.svg 76' (pen.)Yellow card.svg 77'
BBC Report Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 4'
Fraser Yellow card.svg 33'
Woods Yellow card.svg 54'
Gardyne Yellow card.svg 65'
O'Brien Yellow card.svg 69'
Curran Yellow card.svg 76'
Tumilty Yellow card.svg 90+4'
Attendance: 6,812
Referee: Nick Walsh
16 May 2017 37 Ross County 3–2 Hamilton Academical Victoria Park
19:45 Gardyne Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Matthews Soccerball shade.svg 31' (o.g.)
O'Brien Yellow card.svg 89'
Franks Soccerball shade.svg 90+1'
Boyce Yellow card.svg 90+3'
BBC Report Bingham Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Longridge Yellow card.svg 8'
MacKinnon Yellow card.svg 13'
Templeton Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Imrie Yellow card.svg 90'
Skondras Yellow card.svg 90+3'
Attendance: 4,871
Referee: Alan Muir
20 May 2017 38 Kilmarnock 1–2 Ross County Rugby Park
15:00 Sammon Soccerball shade.svg 10' (pen.)
Smith Yellow card.svg 41'
Dicker Yellow card.svg 67'
BBC Report Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 21', 34'Attendance: 3,951
Referee: Madden

League Cup

16 July 2016 [7] Group D [7] Montrose 0–1 Ross County Links Park
15:00 SPFL Report Graham Soccerball shade.svg 86' (pen.)Attendance: 557
Referee: Charleston
23 July 2016Group D Ross County 1–1
(3–4 p)
Raith Rovers Victoria Park
15:00 Graham Soccerball shade.svg 75' (pen.) SPFL Report Čikoš Soccerball shade.svg 18' (o.g.)Attendance: 1,173
Referee: McKendrick
Penalties
26 July 2016Group D Alloa Athletic 3–2 Ross County Recreation Park
19:30 Kirkpatrick Soccerball shade.svg 2'
Robertson Soccerball shade.svg 11'
Waters Soccerball shade.svg 72'
SPFL report Graham Soccerball shade.svg 14'
Schalk Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Attendance: 319
Referee: Finnie
30 July 2016Group D Ross County 7–0 Cove Rangers Victoria Park
15:00 Schalk Soccerball shade.svg 24', 49'
Graham Soccerball shade.svg 46', 56', 89'
Curran Soccerball shade.svg 65', 81'
SPFL Report Attendance: 722
Referee: Mat Northcroft

Scottish Cup

21 January 2017 Fourth Round Ross County 6–2 Dundee United Victoria Park
15:00 Routis Soccerball shade.svg 6'Soccerball shade.svg 76'
Quinn Soccerball shade.svg 16'
Chow Soccerball shade.svg 28'
Boyce Soccerball shade.svg 30'
O'Brien Soccerball shade.svg 90+2'
Report Andreu Soccerball shade.svg 13'Yellow card.svg 35'Soccerball shade.svg 45+2'
Telfer Yellow card.svg 15'
Fraser Yellow card.svg 39'
Attendance: 2,440
Referee: Kevin Clancy
11 February 2017 Fifth Round Ross County 0–1 Aberdeen Victoria Park
15:00 Report Logan Soccerball shade.svg 87'Attendance: 4,671
Referee: Madden

Squad statistics

Appearances

No.PosNatPlayerTotal Premiership League Cup Scottish Cup
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
1 GK Flag of Scotland.svg Scott Fox 4003503020
2 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Marcus Fraser 3503300020
3 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Jason Naismith 16014+200000
4 DF Flag of France.svg Christopher Routis 34523+732+1012
5 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Jay McEveley 29320+334020
6 MF Flag of Scotland.svg Jim O'Brien 1818+80001+11
7 FW Flag of Scotland.svg Michael Gardyne 38228+524010
8 MF Flag of Scotland.svg Martin Woods 35127+214020
9 FW Flag of Scotland.svg Ryan Dow 24113+1010010
10 FW Ulster Banner.svg Liam Boyce 412435234021
11 FW Flag of England.svg Craig Curran 38725+851+320+10
12 MF Flag of England.svg Tim Chow 32226+410021
15 DF Flag of England.svg Andrew Davies 3413112010
16 MF Flag of Scotland.svg Tony Dingwall 1704+1100+2000
17 FW Flag of England.svg Jonathan Franks 1919+811+1000
18 MF Flag of Scotland.svg Ian McShane 1005+202+1000
19 MF Flag of England.svg Oscar Gobern 1000000+10
22 MF Flag of Scotland.svg Chris Burke 614+210000
23 FW Flag of the Netherlands.svg Alex Schalk 38815+1753+1320
27 FW Flag of Slovakia.svg Milan Lalkovic 802+40000+20
28 DF Flag of the Netherlands.svg Kenny van der Weg 38029+403020
31 GK Flag of Ireland.svg Aaron McCarey 503+101000
41 GK Flag of England.svg Mark Foden00000000
43 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Paul Quinn 1911602011
50 MF Flag of England.svg Davis Keillor-Dunn 00000000
52 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Reghan Tumilty 902+60000+10
53 FW Flag of Scotland.svg Greg Morrison 501+400000
57 MF Flag of Scotland.svg Blair Malcolm10100000
58 FW Flag of Scotland.svg Russell Dingwall 100+100000
63 MF Flag of Scotland.svg Dylan Dykes 200+200000
Players who left the club during the 2016–17 season
3 DF Flag of Slovakia.svg Erik Čikoš (contract terminated by mutual consent)70502000
6 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Chris Robertson (contract terminated)30002+1000
12 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Richard Foster (joined St Johnstone)30102000
19 FW Flag of Scotland.svg Brian Graham (joined Hibernian)56102+2600
20 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Scott Boyd (joined Kilmarnock)00000000
44 DF Flag of Scotland.svg Christopher McLaughlin (loaned to Forfar Athletic)100+100000

Goalscorers

RankingNationNumberName Scottish Premiership League CupScottish CupTotal
1 Ulster Banner.svg 10 Liam Boyce 230124
2 Flag of the Netherlands.svg 23 Alex Schalk 5308
3 Flag of England.svg 11 Craig Curran 5207
4 Flag of Scotland.svg 19 Brian Graham 0606
5 Flag of France.svg 4 Christopher Routis 3025
6 Flag of Scotland.svg 5 Jay McEveley 3003
7 Flag of Scotland.svg 7 Michael Gardyne 2002
= Flag of England.svg 12 Tim Chow 1012
9 Flag of Scotland.svg 6 Jim O'Brien 0011
= Flag of Scotland.svg 8 Martin Woods 1001
= Flag of Scotland.svg 9 Ryan Dow 1001
= Flag of England.svg 15 Andrew Davies 1001
= Flag of England.svg 17 Jonathan Franks 1001
= Flag of Scotland.svg 22 Chris Burke 1001
= Flag of Scotland.svg 43 Paul Quinn 0011
Own Goal 1001
TOTALS4811665

Disciplinary record

NumberNationPositionNamePremiershipLeague CupScottish CupTotal
Yellow card.svgRed card.svgYellow card.svgRed card.svgYellow card.svgRed card.svgYellow card.svgRed card.svg
1 Flag of Scotland.svg GK Scott Fox 10000010
2 Flag of Scotland.svg DF Marcus Fraser 40001050
3 Flag of Scotland.svg DF Jason Naismith 10000010
4 Flag of France.svg DF Christopher Routis 60000060
5 Flag of Scotland.svg DF Jay McEveley 911000101
6 Flag of Scotland.svg MF Jim O'Brien 61000061
7 Flag of Scotland.svg FW Michael Gardyne 40100050
8 Flag of Scotland.svg MF Martin Woods 60000060
9 Flag of Scotland.svg FW Ryan Dow 40000040
10 Ulster Banner.svg FW Liam Boyce 70101090
11 Flag of England.svg FW Craig Curran 60000060
12 Flag of England.svg DF Tim Chow 81001091
12 Flag of Scotland.svg DF Richard Foster 10200030
15 Flag of England.svg DF Andrew Davies 70001080
16 Flag of Scotland.svg MF Tony Dingwall 20000020
18 Flag of Scotland.svg MF Ian McShane 01100011
19 Flag of Scotland.svg FW Brian Graham 00100010
22 Flag of Scotland.svg MF Chris Burke 10000010
23 Flag of the Netherlands.svg FW Alex Schalk 10000010
23 Flag of Slovakia.svg FW Milan Lalkovic 10000010
28 Flag of the Netherlands.svg DF Kenny van der Weg 41000041
43 Flag of Scotland.svg DF Paul Quinn 30100040
52 Flag of Scotland.svg DF Reghan Tumilty 10000010
TOTALS8358040955

Team statistics

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation [lower-alpha 1]
5 Heart of Midlothian 381210165552+346
6 Partick Thistle 3810121638541642
7 Ross County 3811131448581046
8 Kilmarnock 389141536562041
9 Motherwell 381082046692338
Source: Scottish Premiership, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Play-off (only if deciding champion, UEFA competitions qualification and second stage group allocation). [8]
Notes:
  1. Teams played each other three times (33 matches), before the league split into two groups (the top six and the bottom six) for the last five matches.

Transfers

See also

Notes and references

  1. http://www.football-lineups.com/tourn/Scottish_Premiership_2016-2017/stats/home_avg_atte/
  2. "Motherwell and Rangers to meet in Scottish League Cup group stage". STV Sport.
  3. "Scottish League Cup: Alloa 3-2 Ross County". 26 July 2016 via www.bbc.co.uk.
  4. "Ross County youth coach Stuart Kettlewell targets first team spots for his stars". 5 May 2017 via www.bbc.co.uk.
  5. "Ross County have no interest in selling Liam Boyce - Jim McIntyre". 21 May 2017 via www.bbc.co.uk.
  6. 1 2 "Ross County FC Pre-Season Plans". Ross County FC. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  7. 1 2 "Betfred Cup 2016/2017 Fixtures". spfl.co.uk.
  8. "Premiership 2016/2017 - Season rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  9. 1 2 3 4 "Ross County bring in four new signings on free transfers". BBC Sport. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  10. "Jay McEveley joins Ross County after Sheffield United exit". BBC Sport. 24 June 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  11. "Tim Chow: Ross County sign Wigan Athletic midfielder". BBC Sport. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  12. "Ryan Dow signs on at Ross County until the end of the season". Ross County FC. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  13. "Ross County sign Scotland winger Chris Burke". BBC Sport. 27 September 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  14. 1 2 "Ross County sign Jason Naismith for fee and Jim O'Brien on loan". BBC Sport. 18 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  15. 1 2 "Ross County: Staggies sign midfielders Gobern and Lalkovic". BBC Sport. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  16. "Dundee United sign Stewart Murdoch after Ross County exit". BBC Sport. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  17. "Jackson Irvine: Burton Albion sign Ross County midfielder". BBC Sport. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  18. "Nigel Clough: Jackson Irvine has a 'worrying' likeness to Robbie Savage". BBC Sport. 18 July 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  19. "Foster joins Saints - signings update". SPFL. 19 August 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  20. "Graham joins Hibernian". SPFL. 21 August 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  21. "Kilmarnock sign Ross County's Scott Boyd on loan". BBC Sport. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  22. "Chris Robertson: AFC Wimbledon sign former Ross County centre-back". BBC Sport. 2 September 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  23. "Erik Cikos leaves Ross County to pursue 'exciting opportunity'". BBC Sport. 17 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  24. "Ross County FC Transfer News Christopher McLaughlin completes Development loan to Forfar Athletic". rosscountyfootballclub. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  25. "Kilmarnock secure deals for Conor Sammon, Scott Boyd and Joshua Umerah". BBC Sport. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2017.

    Related Research Articles

    The 2013–14 season was Aberdeen's 100th season in the top flight of Scottish football and their 102nd season overall. Aberdeen competed in the Scottish Premiership, Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup. They won the Scottish League Cup in March 2014 with a win on penalties after a 0–0 draw against Inverness CT and reached the semi final of the Scottish Cup. In the league, they finished in third place behind Celtic and Motherwell, qualifying for Europe for the first time since 2009.

    The 2013–14 season is the club's 105th season, having been founded as Dundee Hibernian in 1909 and their first season in the Scottish Premiership. United will also compete in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2013–14 season was Inverness Caledonian Thistle's fourth consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football and the first in the newly established Scottish Premiership, having been promoted from the Scottish First Division at the end of the 2009–10 season. Inverness also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2014–15 season is Inverness Caledonian Thistle's fifth consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football and the second in the newly established Scottish Premiership, having been promoted from the Scottish First Division at the end of the 2009–10 season. Inverness also compete in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2014–15 season was St Johnstone's sixth-consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football and their second in the newly established Scottish Premiership. St Johnstone also competed in the League Cup, the Scottish Cup and the Europa League. They also went into the season the holders of the Scottish Cup, having won it for the first time in their history the previous year.

    The 2015–16 season was Aberdeen's 102nd season in the top flight of Scottish football and the third in the Scottish Premiership. Aberdeen also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup and the Europa League.

    The 2015–16 season was the club's 3rd season in the Scottish Premiership and their fourth consecutive appearance in the top flight of Scottish football. Ross County also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2015–16 season is the club's 3rd season in the Scottish Premiership and their 6th consecutive season in the top flight. Inverness Caledonian Thistle will also compete in the League Cup, the Scottish Cup, and the Europa League.

    The 2015–16 season is Motherwell's thirty-first consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football and the third in the newly established Scottish Premiership, having been promoted from the Scottish First Division at the end of the 1984–85 season. Motherwell will also compete in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2015–16 season was the club's second season in the Scottish Premiership, having been promoted from the Scottish Championship at the end of the 2013–14 season. Hamilton Academical also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2015–16 season was Kilmarnock's third season in the Scottish Premiership and their 23rd consecutive appearance in the top flight of Scottish football. Kilmarnock also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2016–17 Scottish Premiership was the fourth season of the Scottish Premiership, the highest division of Scottish football. The fixtures were published on 17 June 2016. The season began on 6 August 2016. Celtic were the defending champions. This season marked the return of Rangers to the top division of Scottish football, four years after their liquidation process.

    The 2016–17 season was Aberdeen's 103rd season in the top flight of Scottish football and the fourth in the Scottish Premiership. Aberdeen also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2016–17 season was the club's third season in the Scottish Premiership. Hamilton also competed in the Scottish Cup and the League Cup. Hamilton secured their top flight status for the 2017–18 season by beating Dundee United 1–0 on aggregate in the Premiership play-off final.

    The 2016–17 season was the club's fourth season in the Scottish Premiership and their eighth consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football. St Johnstone also competed in the Scottish Cup and the League Cup.

    The 2016–17 season was Partick Thistle's fourth consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football and their fourth season Scottish Premiership, having been promoted from the Scottish First Division at the end of the 2012–13 season. Thistle also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2016–17 season was Dundee's third consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football since their promotion at the end of the 2013–14 season. Dundee also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

    The 2013–14 season was Ross County's first season in the newly formed Scottish Premiership and their second consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football. Ross County also competed in the Scottish Cup and the League Cup.

    The 2017–18 season was Partick Thistle's fifth consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football and the fifth in the newly established Scottish Premiership, having been promoted from the Scottish First Division at the end of the 2012–13 season.

    The 2017–18 season was Dundee's fourth consecutive season in the top flight of Scottish football since their promotion at the end of the 2013–14 season. Dundee were knocked out of the League Cup in a 4–0 defeat by Celtic, and were knocked out of Fifth round of the Scottish Cup by Motherwell.