Hearts' first two league matches moved for BBC as five of club's games set for live TV in October

Dundee and Arbroath matches both rescheduled
Hearts' first two league games have been rescheduled.Hearts' first two league games have been rescheduled.
Hearts' first two league games have been rescheduled.

Hearts’ opening two Championship matches against Dundee and Arbroath have been moved to Friday nights for live television.

That means five of the Edinburgh club’s matches in October will now be broadcast live on TV.

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Dundee’s visit to Tynecastle Park to open the league campaign was scheduled for Saturday, October 17. It will now take place the previous night, Friday October 16, at 7.45pm.

Hearts travel to Gayfield to play Arbroath the following week on Friday, October 23, in a game which will also start at 7.45pm. It had been due to be played the following day.

Both fixtures are to be broadcast live by BBC Scotland with supporters unlikely to be allowed to attend.

The rescheduling means five Hearts games in total will be shown live in October between BBC Scotland and Premier Sports.

Betfred Cup ties against Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Raith Rovers are being screened by Premier, and the Scottish Cup semi-final against Hibs is on both BBC and Premier.

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