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Dundee United midfielder Ian Harkes and wife Sarah score key goals hours apart

Celtic v Dundee United – cinch Premiership – Celtic Park
(Image credit: Jane Barlow)

Ian Harkes scored an equaliser against Celtic hours after his wife netted for the Hoops.

The Dundee United midfielder scored in a 1-1 draw at Celtic Park in the cinch Premiership.

His wife and fellow professional, Sarah Harkes, plays for Celtic Women and scored in a 2-1 victory over Hibernian in the Scottish Women’s Premier League.

Sarah and Ian Harkes

Sarah and Ian Harkes (Jane Barlow/PA)

The former Lille Women midfielder joined Celtic last year.

Her goal levelled the scores against Hibs before a late winner helped Celtic join leaders Glasgow City on seven points at the top of the table.