Sky Sports have confirmed this week that Steven Gerrard’s first taste of the Old Firm against Celtic will be screened live on Sunday, September 2.
The Liverpool legend and former England man will certainly attract the eyes of football fans from around the United Kingdom as Rangers make the trip to Parkhead in what will be only his fourth match in charge as a gaffer.
The game will also see him come up against his own former manager in the shape of Brendan Rodgers and following its selection, the match has now been given a 12noon kick-off for the television audience.
Gerrard’s curtain-raiser in the Premiership against Aberdeen has previously been selected by Sky Sports and that match takes place on Sunday, August 5 and it carries a 1pm kick-off time.
The former midfielder will have already had his first experience of the dugout given our Europa League qualification matches against FC Shkupi.
The game against Motherwell at Fir Park ahead of the Celtic clash has been selected by BT Sport for coverage. That tie now takes place at 12.15pm on Sunday, August 26.
Expect more games to be switched in the coming weeks as the TV companies tap into extra interest from England owing to the Gerrard effect.