Celtic face Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Saturday in Scottish football’s showpiece fixture.

It’s the 2023 Scottish Cup final and the Hoops will clinch a record-breaking eighth treble if they can see off the Highlanders.

The match was initially meant to start at the traditional time of 3pm but was switched to a later 5:30pm kick-off due to the FA Cup final.

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The clash between Manchester City and Manchester United starts at 3pm, and it seems like the match may also have an impact on coverage of our big final.

A look at the TV schedule for both Viaplay Sports and the BBC show that they will not be giving the match much of a build-up.

BBC Scotland’s coverage from Hampden will begin at 5pm, after the company show the Manchester derby. (BBC schedule)

Viaplay, who don’t have the rights for the Wembley clash, are also not beginning at Hampden until 30 minutes before kick-off. (TV Guide)

It’s a disappointing showing from both broadcasters which will leave Celtic fans at home with little build-up.

Thankfully, over 40,000 will be in attendance at Hampden Park.

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The broadcasters will of course be on air for the game itself, and they’ll hopefully get to see plenty of Celtic goals.

If things go to plan, Callum McGregor should be lifting the trophy above his head around 7:45pm or so.

In other news, Kyogo Furuhashi wasn’t photographed in training on Thursday

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