BBC Scotland has picked up the rigths to air Scotland’s away qualifiers for the Euro 2012 football tournament.

The four games begin on September 3 with the game in Lithuania, which is new manager Craig Levein’s debut as coach in a competitive fixture. it will air live on BBC1 Scotland, kicking off at 7.15 pm.

BBC Scotland’s other games are against the Czech Republic on October 8, and then in 2011 against Liechtenstein on 8 October and world champions Spain on 12 October. Sky has the rights to show the home qualifer fixtures.

The broadcaster also announced renewed contracts with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) to provide live radio commentary of Scottish Cup matches and Scotland’s home internationals for the next four years.

BBC Scotland has also renewed for a further three years its agreement to screen live four Co-operative Insurance cup matches, including the final.

BBC Scotland head of sport Ewan Angus said the deals “underline our commitment to being a broadcaster of live football”.