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ESPN unveils live televised Scottish football matches for March/April

January 26, 2013

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.

Headlining 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 and, 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                                  7:00pm**



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                               12:00pm

Friday 15th                     Motherwell v Hibernian                                       7:45pm

Sunday 17th                   Dundee United v Dundee                                   12:00pm

Saturday 23rd                 Rangers v Stirling                                              12:00pm

Saturday 30th                 Montrose v Rangers                                          12:00pm



Monday 1st                    St Johnstone v Dundee United                           8:00pm

Saturday 6th                   Hearts v Ross County                                        12:00pm

Sunday 7th                     Queen’s Park v Rangers                                    12:00pm

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