Saturday's SPFL fixtures have been handed earlier kick-off times to avoid clashing with Prince Phillip's funeral.

All Championship, League One and Two matches will now get under way at 12pm instead of 3pm.

The SPFL announcement does not cover the Scottish Cup fourth round matches also scheduled for Saturday.

A multitude of sporting events have been either postponed or given fresh start times following the Duke of Edinburgh's passing last Friday.

His funeral is set to take place within the grounds of Windsor Castle at 3pm on Saturday and league bosses have confirmed they've moved matches to avoid an overlap.

An SPFL statement said: "Following the announcement that HRH Prince Philip’s funeral will take place on Saturday April 17 at 3.00pm, and following discussions with the Scottish FA and other stakeholders, Saturday’s SPFL matches will kick off at 12 noon."

Hibs' Scottish Cup meeting with Stranraer, originally a 12.15pm kick-off on Saturday, will now take place at the same time on Sunday.

Record Sport revealed this morning that Rangers and Celtic 's Ibrox showdown is also set to be rescheduled, with Sunday at 12pm the preferred new option.

Below is the full list of SPFL matches which have been changed to midday kick-offs on Saturday.

Scottish Championship (ko 12 noon)
Alloa Athletic v Raith Rovers
Arbroath v Ayr United
Dunfermline Athletic v Queen of the South

Scottish League 1 (ko 12 noon)
Cove Rangers v Falkirk
East Fife v Peterhead

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Scottish League 2 (ko 12 noon)
Annan Athletic v Brechin City
Cowdenbeath v Stirling Albion
Edinburgh City v Queen's Park
Elgin City v Albion Rovers