Hibs v Celtic Scottish Cup date and kick-off time confirmed

The William Hill Scottish Cup Sixth Round will kick off on Saturday 2 March when Hibs welcome Holders Celtic to Easter Road. This game will kick off at 5.15pm and for those not attending it will be broadcast live on Premier Sports.

A Sunday double-header then kicks off in Aberdeen, the Dons welcoming the winner of next Wednesday’s replay between Kilmarnock and Rangers to Pittodrie (kick-off 1.30pm, live on Premier Sports).

Dundee United await the victors of the other Fifth Round fixture still outstanding, with Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Ross County squaring off in a replay on Tuesday night for the right to travel to Tannadice in the Sixth Round (kick-off 3.30pm, live on BBC One Scotland).

The final broadcast of the Sixth Round will see a small piece of Scottish Cup history take place under the Monday night floodlights of the Energy Check Stadium, as Partick Thistle take on Heart of Midlothian in the first match to be broadcast on the new dedicated BBC Scotland channel. (kick-off 7.05pm, live on BBC Scotland)

William Hill Scottish Cup Sixth Round

Saturday, 2 March 2019: Hibernian v Celtic, kick-off 5.15pm (live on Premier Sports)
Sunday, 3 March 2019: Aberdeen v Kilmarnock or the Rangers, kick-off 1.30pm (live on Premier Sports)
Sunday, 3 March 2019: Dundee United v Ross County or Inverness Caledonian Thistle, kick-off 3.30pm (live on BBC One Scotland)
Monday, 4 March 2019: Partick Thistle v Heart of Midlothian, kick-off 7.05pm (live on BBC Scotland)

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