Is Rangers vs Celtic on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time, team news for Scottish Cup fourth round Old Firm

RANGERS are taking on Celtic today for the fourth time this season as the teams lock horns in the Scottish Cup fourth round.

The Gers are looking to make it a league and cup double having already prevented their fierce rivals winning ten Scottish titles in a row.


Visitors Celtic, under caretake boss John Kennedy, know the cup is their only chance of silverware in a horrendous season.

What time does Rangers vs Celtic kick off?

  • Rangers take on Celtic on Sunday, April 18 – TODAY.
  • The match kicks off at 3pm UK time at Ibrox.
  • It was initially scheduled to be a 4pm kick-off on Saturday but was moved for Prince Philip's funeral.
  • Last time the two teams met, they played out a 1-1 draw at Parkhead in the league.

Is Rangers vs Celtic on TV and can I live stream it?

  • As it is a Scottish Cup match, this Old Firm game is live on Premier Sports 1.
  • Coverage commences at 1.30pm – 90 minutes before kick-off.
  • You can subscribe to Premier Sports for £10.99/month.
  • To stream the game live, head to the Premier Player.

Team news

James Tavernier is out for the Gers due to a knee issue, while Ryan Jack and Nikola Katic are also missing.

Celtic have a clean bill of health going into this showdown, with Christopher Jullien the only long-term absentee.

Latest odds

To win in 90 minutes

Rangers 7/5

Draw 9/4

Celtic 19/10

To qualify

Rangers 8/11

Celtic Evens

  • Kostas Lianos

    GOOD AFTERNOON FROM IBROX

    Welcome to our live coverage of the Scottish Cup fourth round clash between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium.

    The Gers have sealed their first Scottish Premiership title in 10 years and the Hoops will be hoping to cut their momentum short by winning the Cup.

    Rangers manager Steven Gerrard will be without Ryan Jack, who has been ruled out for the rest of the season after being told he needs surgery on his calf.

    Jack's injury also works as a major blow for Scotland as that means the midfielder will also miss the summer's delayed Euro 2020 competition.

    Gerrard has also stated that he won't be rushing captain James Tavernier back to his team after the right-back's two-month spell in the sidelines with a knee injury.

    Leon Balogun also poses as a doubt after picking up an ankle knock during training, which means that if he and Tavernier don't play then 19-year-old Nathan Patterson is likely to start at right-back.

    Interim Celtic coach John Kennedy, on the other hand, confirmed that James Forrest is still fighting for match fitness following a lengthy spell out due to a recent ankle surgery.

    Forrest returned to action last month but picked up a back and hamstring niggle on Saturday's win over Livingston

     

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