BBC to show Celtic Scottish Cup tie against EK or Lothian

Celtic forwards Carlton Cole and Leigh Griffiths
Celtic beat Stranraer 3-0 to reach the fifth round of the Scottish Cup

BBC Scotland will broadcast live television coverage of East Kilbride or Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale v Celtic in the fifth round of the Scottish Cup.

The match will take place on Sunday 7 February at 15:00 GMT.

There will also be live commentary on BBC Radio Scotland and both the TV and radio coverage will be streamed on the BBC Sport website.

East Kilbride and Lothian will play their rearranged tie at K-Park on Wednesday at 19:30.

Lowland League EK also aim to host the fifth-round tie at their ground, should they beat Thistle.

However, the East of Scotland League club will try to arrange an alternative venue to their Saughton Enclosure if they are to progress to face the Scottish champions.

K-Park
East Kilbride want to use their K-Park if they reach the fifth round

The Edinburgh derby, Hearts v Hibernian, will be played at 12:30 on 7 February with Rangers v Kilmarnock being staged at 12:30 on Saturday 6 February.

The five remaining ties will be played at 15:00 on 6 February.

The fifth round will be covered on BBC Radio Scotland and there will be highlights of the games on Sportscene on 6 and 7 February and on the BBC Sport website.

Scottish Cup fifth round (15:00 unless stated)

Saturday 6 February

Rangers v Kilmarnock (12:30)

Annan Athletic v Greenock Morton

Dumbarton v Dundee/Falkirk

Dundee United v Partick Thistle

Motherwell v Stirling Albion/Inverness Caledonian Thistle

Ross County v Linlithgow Rose/Forfar Athletic

Sunday 7 February

Hearts v Hibernian (12:30)

East Kilbride/Lothian Thistle v Celtic

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