First Edinburgh derby of 2020 moved as TV companies select five Hearts and Hibs games

March clash moved to Tuesday night

Friday, 22nd November 2019, 5:07 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd November 2019, 5:07 pm

The first Edinburgh derby of 2020 will be broadcast live on BT Sport, the SPFL have announced.

The match between Hibs and Hearts at Easter Road has been brought forward 24 hours to Tuesday, March 3.

It will be one of five fixtures involving the two Edinburgh clubs to be screened by Sky Sports and BT next year.

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Hearts and Hibs will meet again at Easter Road in early March. Picture: SNS

Hearts will have four games on the box. They'll welcome Rangers and the Sky Sports cameras for a Sunday, January 26 match at Tynecastle.

There is also a Friday night trip to St Mirren and a late March journey to Livingston. Both will be shown by BT Sport.

Hibs, meanwhile, only have one other live match in addition to the derby. They'll have their trip to Kilmarnock in mid-February also broadcast by BT Sport.

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