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Celtic and Rangers Premier Sports Cup matches to be broadcast live

The Glasgow duo's ties will be shown live by the broadcaster - but no others have been chosen for television coverage.

Celtic and Rangers matches selected for live coverage in Premier Sports Cup round of 16 SNS Group

Celtic and Rangers’ Premier Sports Cup knockout ties have been selected for live televised coverage.

The defending champions will travel to Ross County on Wednesday, August 31 – 24 hours after the Ibrox side take on Queen of the South in Glasgow.

Both matches will be shown live on Premier Sports after the broadcaster confirmed its selections.

None of the other ties have been chosen for television.

Ange Postecoglu’s side lifted the trophy last year following a 2-1 win over Hibernian at Hampden in December.

This season, the final is scheduled for February due to the World Cup at the end of the year.

Premiership side Aberdeen go to Annan Athletic, the competition’s lowest ranked side, on Tuesday, August 30, while Dundee face Falkirk and Partick Thistle take on Arbroath in an all-Championship tie.

Hearts host Kilmarnock a day later, while Livingston face Dundee United in the other top flight matchup, while second tier Inverness go to Motherwell.

All fixtures across the two days kick off at 7.45pm.

Tuesday, August 30

Annan Athletic v Aberdeen (7.45pm)

Dundee v Falkirk (7.45pm)

Partick Thistle v Arbroath (7.45pm)

Rangers v Queen of the South (Premier Sports, 7.45pm) 

Wednesday, August 31

Heart of Midlothian v Kilmarnock (7.45pm)

Livingston v Dundee United (7.45pm)

Motherwell v Inverness Caledonian Thistle (7.45pm)

Ross County v Celtic (Premier Sports, 7.45pm)