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Ross County will play in Premiership of 12 teams after clubs fail to support increasing teams in Premiership

By Will Clark

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Ross County will play in a 12-team Premiership next season after a proposal to increase the division to 14 teams failed to receive enough support.

Ross County finished 10th in the Premiership last season.
Ross County finished 10th in the Premiership last season.

The SPFL Board confirmed only 16 of the 42 clubs were in favour of increasing the Premiership to 14 teams with three lower divisions of 10.

Championship clubs have voted unanimously to play 27 games next season with each team playing each other three times instead of four.

The Championship is proposed to start on Saturday, October 17 with the Premiership starting on Saturday, August 1.

Discussions on when League One and League Two can start are continuing.

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