Hearts' Betfred Cup semi-final confirmed for BT Murrayfield

Hearts' Betfred Cup semi-final against Celtic will take place at BT Murrayfield on Sunday, October 28 with a 1.30pm kick-off.

Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 6:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th October 2018, 11:11 pm
Hearts will return to BT Murrayfield on October 28 to take on Celtic

The SPFL have switched the venue following outrage over the decision to play both semi-final ties at Hampden on the same day. Hearts were originally scheduled to play at 7.45pm.

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The match between Aberdeen and Rangers will now go ahead at Hampden on the Sunday but with a 4.30pm kick-off easing the travel difficulties faced by Dons fans by the original noon kick-off.

Celtic had written to the SPFL asking for a ballot to take place to decide the venues but that request has been turned down.

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