Dons boss waits on defensive duo

Aberdeen boss Mark McGhee is hopeful defenders Andrew Considine and Jerel Ifil will be ready to return for Saturdy's SPL trip to Celtic.

Last Updated: 04/12/09 at 17:09

Ifil: Fitness race

Ifil: Fitness race

Both missed Saturday's 1-0 win over Rangers - Ifil after injuring himself in the warm-up - but they are expected to pass morning fitness checks.

Mark Kerr is suspended and Gary McDonald returns from a ban; Fraser Fyvie is back from an ankle injury but may only be on the bench, but Sone Aluko (stomach) and Zander Diamond are set to miss out again, the latter amid reports he was rushed to hospital with a heavy nosebleed days after breaking his nose in training.

Dons (from): Langfield, Ross, Ifil, Considine, Mulgrew, Foster, Miller, Young, Duff, Wright, Fyvie, McDonald, Paton, Crawford, Pawlett, Maguire, Grassi, Mackie, Bain.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 18 April 2014
19:45
Inverness v Aberdeen  
Saturday, 19 April 2014
12:45
Motherwell v Celtic  
15:00
Hearts v Ross Co  
Kilmarnock v Partick  
St J'stone v Dundee Utd  
St Mirren v Hibernian  
Friday, 25 April 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 26 April 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v St J'stone  
Dundee Utd v Motherwell  
Ross Co v Kilmarnock  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Celtic 33 66 88
2 Aberdeen 33 17 63
3 Motherwell 33 5 60
4 Dundee Utd 33 17 54
5 Inverness 33 5 52
6 St J'stone 33 7 48
7 Hibernian 33 -15 34
8 Kilmarnock 33 -16 33
9 Ross Co 33 -18 31
10 St Mirren 33 -21 31
11 Partick 33 -21 30
12 Hearts 33 -26 13

Updated Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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