Hearts v Aberdeen: December 29 clash at Tynecastle is brought forward

Kick-off time for festive fixture has been altered

Monday, 18th November 2019, 5:28 pm
Updated Monday, 18th November 2019, 5:30 pm
Craig Halkett of Hearts attempts to give Aberdeen's Ryan Hedges the slip during a recent meeting at Tynecastle between the two teams

Hearts' home game with Aberdeen on Sunday December 29 has been brought forward and will now kick off at the earlier time of 2pm.

The match had been scheduled for 3pm but has been shifted after both clubs agreed to the earlier start time.

A statement from Aberdeen read: "At the request of both clubs, the SPFL has this afternoon confirmed that our match at Tynecastle Park against Heart of Midlothian on Sunday 29th December will now kick off an hour earlier at 2pm.

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"We would like to thank our colleagues at Tynecastle for their co-operation."

A spokesperson for Hearts confirmed both clubs had been agreed to the switch.