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‘Nonsense man’: These Rangers and Celtic fans condemn rescheduled kick-off time

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‘Nonsense man’: These Rangers and Celtic fans condemn rescheduled kick-off time

It’s not often fans of Rangers and Celtic agree on anything, but they have come together to roundly condemn the decision to reschedule next week’s derby.

The game was originally scheduled to kick off on Saturday at 4pm, but that will now clash with Prince Philip’s funeral.

It was confirmed on Monday afternoon that the Scottish Cup fourth round tie will now go ahead at 3pm on Sunday.

That news has been met with anger from both sets of the divide, as many take issue with the idea that football must accommodate an event that’s of little interest to the majority of them.

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As confirmed on the official SFA website, the Glasgow sides’ fourth meeting of the season is not the only fixture to be rescheduled.

Below is the full list of times and dates.

Friday, 16 April

St. Mirren v Inverness Caledonian Thistle; kick-off 6pm
Motherwell v Greenock Morton; kick-off 7pm
Forfar Athletic v Dundee United; kick-off 7.45pm

Saturday, 17 April

Kilmarnock v Montrose; kick-off 11.45am
St. Johnstone v Clyde; kick-off 5.30pm
Aberdeen v Livingston; kick-off 5.30pm

Sunday, 18 April

Stranraer v Hibernian; kick-off 12.15pm
Rangers v Celtic; kick-off 3pm

 

These Rangers and Celtic supporters have wasted little time in venting their frustration.

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