Celtic and Rangers matches among six Scottish Premiership fixtures brought forward to February

A full card of Scottish Premiership fixtures has been brought forward by six weeks following a decision by the Scottish FA to extend the suspension of football below the second tier due to spread of Covid-19 throughout the country.

Rangers easily defeated Dundee United when the two sides met at Ibrox earlier in the season. Picture: SNS

The governing body decided to lengthen the hiatus, which also included postponing the fourth round of the Scottish Cup on the weekend of Saturday, February 20.

With the February 20 date now free, the SPFL have made the decision to bring forward a card originally scheduled to take place on the weekend of April 3.

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This includes Rangers hosting Dundee United, which will take place on a Sunday due to the Ibrox side’s involvement in the Europa League. Later that night, at 7.30pm, Celtic travel to Ross County in front of the Sky Sports cameras.

The Saturday 3pm kick-offs are as follows: Aberdeen v Kilmarnock; Hibernian v Hamilton Academical; Motherwell v St Johnstone; St Mirren v Livingston

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