McBride facing late fitness test

Hibs will give Kevin McBride a chance to prove he is fit enough for a place on the bench for Sunday's SPL home clash with leaders Rangers.

Last Updated: 24/12/09 at 10:01

McBride: Could make the bench

McBride: Could make the bench

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Midfielder McBride has been sidelined for more than a month with an ankle injury, which required specialist treatment this week.

Goalkeeper Graham Stack will have to train with no reaction to the back problem that has dogged him for almost as long to be considered for a recall, Kevin McCann needs game time after recovering from his troublesome hamstring injury, while Sol Bamba is ruled out while on African Nations Cup duty.

Kick-off is at 12pm.

Hibs (from): Stack, Ma-Kalambay, Murray, Hogg, Hanlon, Miller, Cregg, Rankin, Stokes, Riordan, Flynn, Zemmama, Byrne, Stevenson, Galbraith, Wotherspoon, McCormack, Nish, Benjelloun.

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