Celtic v Aberdeen one of three Scottish Premiership kick-off times changed by request

Celtic’s home match with Aberdeen on February 17 has been moved forward to 6pm at the request of Uefa.

Celtic and Aberdeen will finally play the match that was originally scheduled for August. Picture: SNS
Celtic and Aberdeen will finally play the match that was originally scheduled for August. Picture: SNS

Neil Lennon’s side welcome Derek McInnes’ visitors in a match that was originally supposed to be played in August but was postponed due to a combination of the ‘Aberdeen eight’ and Celtic defender Boli Bolingoli breaking Covid-19 protocols.

It was originally scheduled for 7.45pm but has now been moved after Uefa asked for a change in the kick-off time. This is to avoid a clash with two Champions League last-16 matches which will be taking place at 8pm: Sevilla v Dortmund and Porto v Juventus.

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Two other Scottish Premiership fixtures have also been moved in the month. Hamilton host Ross County and Dundee United travel to Motherwell on Wednesday the 3rd. Both of these games will now begin at 6pm instead of the original 7.45pm times.

And finally, Falkirk’s match with Montrose next Saturday has been brought forward to 1pm due to an ongoing floodnight issue.

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