Hearts and Hibs discover dates and TV schedule for Scottish Cup quarters

Hearts and Hibs have discovered the kick-off times and TV schedule for their Scottish Cup quarter-final ties.

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Celtic’s trip to Easter Road in the last eight has been given the early evening kick-off slot of 5.15pm on Saturday, March 2nd. It will be shown live by Premier Sports.

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Brendan Rodgers’ side have failed to secure victory in each of their last three trips to Leith and will be going up against a Hibs side led by new boss Paul Heckingbottom.

Hearts drew with Partick Thistle the last time the sides met in Glasgow. Picture: SNS

Hearts, meanwhile, have found their trip to Partick Thistle moved to the Monday evening. BBC Scotland will broadcast that match with a 7.05pm kick-off time.

The Tynecastle side faced Thistle at the same stage of the competition in 2006 on their way to winning the trophy.

Full details are as follows...

Saturday, 2 March 2019 (Kick-off 5.15pm); Hibernian v. Celtic – live on Premier Sports

Sunday, 3 March (Kick-off 1.30pm); Aberdeen v. Kilmarnock or Rangers - live on Premier Sports

Sunday, 3 March (Kick-off 3.30pm); Dundee United v. Ross County or Inverness Caledonian Thistle – live on BBC Scotland

Monday, 4 March (Kick-off 7.05pm); Partick Thistle v. Heart of Midlothian – live on BBC Scotland