Old Firm Clash Gets Go Ahead: Celtic v Rangers will take place this weekend.

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Sunday’s Old Firm will go ahead, the justice secretary ‘Humza Yousaf’ has confirmed.

There’s been major doubts on if the fixture would go ahead this weekend after recent lockdown rule breaches.

But Scotland’s parliamentary administration has today given the game the green light for the derby to proceed as planned.

Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf confirmed: “Ministers and officials have had extensive engagement with both clubs, the SPFL, Police Scotland and Glasgow City Council ahead of the game.

“Celtic and Rangers have strongly emphasised to their supporters throughout this week that they must stay at home and not gather. I welcome their positive and constructive approach to working with us to ensure the game can safely take place behind closed doors.

“Police Scotland have confirmed there will be a significant police presence in Glasgow to maintain public safety.

“I urge the fans to listen to the messages from their clubs, the police and government to stay at home.

The match will kick off as planned at 12pm at Parkhead on Sunday, March 21 as the sides meet for the third time this campaign.

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