Sky announce first live games

21 June 2011 05:05
Rangers' Scottish Premier League opener against Hearts on July 23 has been moved to a lunchtime slot to accomodate live television coverage.

The clash at Ibrox, where the Scottish champions will unveil the championship flag, will be shown live on Sky Sports with a 12.30pm kick-off.

Old Firm rivals Celtic travel to Easter Road to face Hibernian live on ESPN the following day, Sunday July 24, also with a 12.30pm start time.

Newly-promoted Dunfermline's home game against St Mirren has also been selected by Sky Sports and will be played on Monday July 25, with a 7.45pm kick-off at East End Park.

ESPN will screen St Johnstone versus Rangers on Saturday July 30 at noon and Sky Sports have coverage of Aberdeen versus Celtic the following Sunday, August 7, with a 12.15pm kick-off.

Source: Team_Talk