Stitches unlikely to keep out Kyle

Kilmarnock skipper Kevin Kyle will have stitches removed from a face wound before the SPL clash against Hearts at Rugby Park on Saturday.

Last Updated: 27/11/09 at 13:09

Kyle: Should be fit to face Hearts

Kyle: Should be fit to face Hearts

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The Killie striker picked up the injury in last week's defeat by Rangers at Ibrox but manager Jim Jefferies is confident he will declare himself fit for the visit of the Jambos.

Defender Simon Ford is getting back to full fitness following his recovery from a knee injury but the game has come too early for him.

Kilmarnock (from): Mark Brown, O'Leary, Hay, Fowler, Wright, Hamill, Skelton, Taouil, Bryson, Pascali, Owens, Kyle, Russell, Fernandez, Bell, Flannigan, Old, Kelly.

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