AHEAD of the Game is back as our sports team look ahead to another weekend of Premiership football and reflect on the midweek Betfred Cup ties. 

Alasdair Mackenzie is joined by Stewart Weir and Scott Mullen in the studio for today's show. 

We begin by looking ahead to Friday night's clash between Celtic and Partick Thistle at Firhill, while considering a potential Patrick Roberts return and casting an eye towards the Champions League qualifier against Astana.

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Rangers' home game against Hibernian is next on the agenda, as we preview the clash at Ibrox and discuss the Light Blues' new arrivals.