Why are Celtic playing their Europa League tie against Ferencvaros at 3.30 pm on Tuesday?

Why are Celtic playing their Europa League tie against Ferencvaros at 3.30 pm on Tuesday?

Celtic are in European action on Tuesday afternoon which is a peculiar time for a game.

The Scottish giants are pointless after two games but will take on Ferencvaros on Tuesday.

But why is it that they are playing at such a strange time.

Here is everything you need to know about the game,

Where is the game on and what time is kick off?

Celtic take on Ferencvaros on Tuesday, 19 October at 3.30 pm.

The game will be played at Celtic’s home ground Celtic Park.

What TV channel is it on and how can I watch it?

Celtic’s clash will be shown live on BT Sports 1 and on Virgin Media Sport Two.

Those looking to stream the game can do so through the BT Sport app or through the Virgin Media player here.

You can also purchase a day pass for Now TV here who will also be streaming the game..

Why is the game on at 3.30 pm on a Tuesday?

With climate summit COP26 coming to Glasgow in November, neither Celtic and Rangers will be allowed to host a home game on matchday four and have had to move their games to home games on matchday three.

But with Celtic and Rangers not allowed play home games on the same night, Celtic’s fixture was moved to Tuesday as Rangers host Brondby on Thursday evening.

But with a full round of Champions League fixtures on Tuesday, Celtic have been forced to play early on Tuesday.

Celtic said of the decision: “Clearly this is an unfortunate and unique set of circumstances driven by COP26. We fully understand the frustrations of our supporters.

“We can assure our fans that we have made significant representation at the highest levels to try and avoid this eventuality.

“While these matters are totally outwith our control, once again we want our fans to know that we fully understand the frustration this may cause.

“However, we do hope you can still join

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