CELTIC’S noon kick-off against St Mirren in the Premirship in Paisley on Sunday is ON.
Any doubts about the resumption of football in Scotland were removed following the weekend’s shutdown as a mark of respect to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96 on Thursday.
The SFA confirmed the fixtures programme would restart and the champions, who missed out on a home game against Livingston on Saturday, will get back to points-collecting against Stephen Robinson’s side.
The Hoops, who face a Champions League Group F encounter against Shakhtar Donetsk in Warsaw on Wednesday, are five points clear at the top of the table with a 100 percent record and 25 goals scored and only one conceded.
Ange Postecoglou’s outfit’s game in Paisley will be beamed live by Sky Sports.
An SFA statement read: “Following confirmation of the postponement of all fixtures in the professional game across Scotland last weekend as a mark of respect for the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, we can confirm the intention for the professional game to resume as normal.
“Fixtures will go ahead, subject to Police Scotland resourcing, with the caveat that any fixtures under the professional banner be rescheduled if they fall on Monday September 19, the day of Her Majesty’s funeral.
“This week, as a mark of respect and in keeping with the period of National Mourning, home clubs may wish to hold a period of silence and/or play the National Anthem just ahead of kick-off, and players may wish to wear black armbands.
“We thank clubs and league organisations for the mark of respect shown at the weekend and for their efforts in resuming the professional game fixture schedule.”