Date and kick-off time revealed for festive Edinburgh derby

The SPFL have confirmed the date and kick-off time for the festive Edinburgh derby.

Friday, 28th September 2018, 4:21 pm
Updated Friday, 28th September 2018, 4:46 pm

The Premiership clash at Easter Road will take place on Saturday, December 29 with a 5.30pm kick-off.

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The match will be the second of two live TV fixtures played that day with Rangers v Celtic at Ibrox kicking off at 12.30pm.

Both games – part of the last round of fixtures before the winter break – will be broadcast live by Sky Sports.

Hearts and Hibs are due to meet in the first Capital derby of the season at Tynecastle on Wednesday, October 31.