Rangers v Celtic picked for TV as Scottish Cup fourth-round ties confirmed

Rangers’ Scottish Cup fourth-round tie with Celtic has been picked for live broadcast.

Filip Helander of Rangers and Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard go head to head in the last meeting between the rivalsFilip Helander of Rangers and Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard go head to head in the last meeting between the rivals
Filip Helander of Rangers and Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard go head to head in the last meeting between the rivals

Premier Sports will screen the Old Firm clash at 4pm on Saturday April 17 as the rivals meet for the first time in the competition since the Hoops ran out 2-0 winners at the semi-final stage in 2017 – 12 months after the Ibrox side had triumphed on penalties before losing the final 3-2 to Hibs, who lifted the trophy for the first time in 114 years.

The Light Blues haven’t won the cup since 2009 with Steven Gerrard aiming to break that run while John Kennedy will be hoping to lead Celtic to silverware after the Bhoys missed out on the league title.

Celtic: Get the latest team news, match previews and reports

Celtic: Get the latest team news, match previews and reports

The weekend’s action begins with Forfar’s home tie against Dundee United on BBC Scotland on Friday April 16 with a 7.45pm kick-off.

BBC Scotland will also screen Stranraer v Hibs at 12.15pm on April 17, while Aberdeen v Livingston kicks off at 2pm on Sunday April 18 on Premier Sports.

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