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Premiership games including first Old Firm and Edinburgh derbies moved

The first Old Firm game of the season has been moved for TV coverage.

Five Premiership games including first Old Firm and Edinburgh derbies moved to be shown on tv SNS Group
Old Firm: Kick off time moved.

Five Premiership games including the first Glasgow and Edinburgh derbies have been moved to be shown live on television.

All the games, to be played between August 7 and September 3, will be shown on Sky Sports meaning dates and kick off times had to be changed.

The season’s first Celtic vs Rangers game will now kick off at 12.30pm on Saturday, September 3, with the Hibs vs Hearts game now a 12 noon kick off on Sunday, August 7.

The Easter Road game was originally scheduled for Saturday, August 6, but will now be shown live on Sky the following day.

The Old Firm game at Celtic Park will also be shown on Sky and has been moved from a 3pm kick off.

Other games affected by the changes include Kilmarnock vs Celtic at Rugby Park, which has been moved from Saturday August 13 to Sunday August 14 at 12pm, Hibernian vs Rangers in Edinburgh will now kick-off at 12.30pm on Saturday, August 14 and the defending champions will play Dundee United at Tannadice will at lunchtime on Sunday, August 28.

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Sunday August 7
cinch Premiership
Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian
Kick-off 12 noon

Sunday August 14
cinch Premiership
Kilmarnock v Celtic
Kick-off 12 noon

Saturday August 20
cinch Premiership
Hibernian v Rangers
Kick-off 12.30pm

Sunday August 28
cinch Premiership
Dundee United v Celtic
Kick-off 12 noon

Saturday September 3
cinch Premiership
Celtic v Rangers
Kick-off 12.30pm