Celtic have announced some kick-off time changes and a match switch ahead of the news season.

The SPFL champions opening home game against Dundee United will be played on Saturday, August 16, with a new kick off time of 12.45pm.

Fergus McCann will return to the Parkhead club to raise Celtic's third championship flag in a row.

The following Saturday, August 23, Celtic will visit the Highlands to take on Inverness Caley Thistle and the game will kick-off at 12:30pm.

Celtic's away trip to Dundee will now be played on Sunday, August 31 at Dens Park with a 12.30pm kick off.

Celtic's opening game in the defence of their title, away to St Johnstone on Wednesday, August 13, has been confirmed as a 7:45 kick-off.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

St Johnstone v Celtic - 7:45pm

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Celtic v Dundee United - 12:45pm

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Celtic - 12:30pm

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Dundee v Celtic - 12:30pm