Referee appointments for this weekend's Scottish fixtures

cinch SPFL referee appointments for weekend games including Celtic v Dundee Utd, Hibs v St Johnstone, Hearts v Livingston and Dundee v Rangers

Who is the match referee is as frequent a question as who is playing as supporters prepare for their big match at the weekend.

Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 3:25 pm

The man behind the whistle in each of the weekend's cinch SPFL fixtures has been appointed and there’s a full card across the four divisions starting on Friday night on the east coast.

Arbroath host Kilmarnock in the televised Championship game followed by games in the top two divisions shared across the weekend.

There’s a city duel between the ‘dear green place’ and the City of Discovery as Rangers head to Tayside to take on Dundee, and their city neighbours meet at Celtic Park the following day, after Aberdeen’s televised visit to Paisley. The Dons’ match against St Mirren is live on Sky Sports this Sunday lunchtime.

The Championship is also spread over three days with the bulk of games on Saturday, after Kilmarnock’s Friday night chnce to go top, and the fixtures are rounded off by Raith Rovers hosting Partick Thistle on Sunday afternoon.

High-flying Montrose also host out of form Falkirk in the big match of League One, though Cove Rangers v Airdrie will also be worth watching.

Willie Collum, Steven McLean, David Munro and Don Robertson were all in midweek action for the Premier Sport Cup quarter finals but some of the country’s top referees like Bobby Madden, Kevin Clancy and John Beaton join them this weekend for the return of league duties.

Here’s who is in charge of the top 12 games in the country this weekend.

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