ESPN UNVEILS LIVE TELEVISED SCOTTISH FOOTBALL MATCHES FOR MARCH AND APRIL
ESPN has confirmed its next set of live and exclusive Clydesdale Bank Premier League fixtures for March and April, plus Rangers games from the Irn Bru Scottish Football League.
Head-lining its next set of matches are the Dundee and Tayside derbies. Dundee United take on their Dundee neighbours at Tannadice on Sunday March 17, and, United then travel to St Johnstone for the Tayside Derby (Monday April 1). Motherwell also entertain Hibernian (Friday March 15) and Hearts face Ross County (Saturday April 6).
Additionally, ESPN will broadcast Rangers games from the Irn Bru Scottish Football League. These include Rangers v East Stirling (Saturday March 2), Rangers v Stirling Albion (Saturday March 23) and Montrose v Rangers (Saturday March 30).
All Clydesdale Bank Premier League ties will be screened live and exclusive on ESPN and ESPN HD with Ray Stubbs presenting the coverage with Derek Rae and Craig Burley overseeing the action from the commentary box. ESPN reporter, Darrell Currie, will be on site for every game securing exclusive interviews with players and managers.
ESPN’s coverage of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League and Rangers games from the Irn Bru Scottish Football League are part of the channel’s established offering of top domestic and international sport from around the world, including the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Europa League, Germany’s Bundesliga, Italy’s Serie A, the FA Cup, Aviva Premiership Rugby and wide selection of sport from around the world.
ESPN also provides complete news, results and analysis coverage of British and international football on ESPN.co.uk and ESPNFC.com, the sports media company’s newly-launched multi-platform, multi-territory football offering.
These new fixtures add to ESPN’s already confirmed line-up of matches over the coming weeks. Its schedule includes:
(Times listed are kick-off times unless stated as on-air with **. Subject to change)
Wednesday 30th St Johnstone v Aberdeen 7pm**
Saturday 9th Inverness v Celtic 11.15am**
Monday 11th Hibernian v St Johnstone 7.00pm**
Saturday 23rd Berwick Rangers v Rangers 11.30am**
Sunday 24th Dundee United v Hibernian 4.15pm**
Tuesday 26th Aberdeen v Ross County 7.00pm**
Saturday 2nd Rangers v East Stirlingshire 12pm
Friday 15th Motherwell v Hibernian 7.45pm
Sunday 17th Dundee United v Dundee 12pm
Saturday 23rd Rangers v Stirling 12pm
Saturday 30th Montrose v Rangers 12pm
Monday 1st St Johnstone v Dundee United 8pm
Saturday 6th Hearts v Ross County 12pm
Sunday 7th Queen’s Park v Rangers 12pm