Motherwell v St Mirren preview

Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Motherwell and St Mirren at Fir Park.

Last Updated: 01/10/10 at 15:28

Hammell: Set to return

Hammell: Set to return

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Stevie Hammell is back in the Motherwell squad for the visit of the Buddies.

The left-back has recovered from a hamstring injury and could return to the team.

Shaun Hutchinson (hamstring), Esteban Casagolda and Marc Fitzpatrick (both knee) remain out but should all return in a couple of weeks.

St Mirren have mixed news on the injury front ahead of the game.

Nick Hegarty will have an operation on Tuesday after being told he will be out for at least three months with a broken ankle.

But Michael Higdon could make only his second appearance of the season after recovering from a groin injury and taking part in a practice match this week.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Saunders, Hammell, Reynolds, Craigan, Lasley, Jennings, Humphrey, Murphy, Blackman, Sutton, Gow, Page, Pollock, McHugh, Forbes, Hollis.

St Mirren (from): Gallacher, Mair, van Zanten, Potter, McGregor, Travner, McQuade, Lynch, McCluskey, Murray, McGowan, Wardlaw, Samson, McAusland, Love, Mclean, McLennan, Higdon.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  
St Mirren v Dundee Utd  
Sunday, 31 August 2014
12:30
Dundee v Celtic  
Saturday, 13 September 2014
12:45
Celtic v Aberdeen  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Hamilton  
Kilmarnock v St Mirren  
Partick v Inverness  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Inverness 4 5 10
2 Hamilton 4 2 9
3 Dundee Utd 4 0 9
4 Kilmarnock 4 1 7
5 Celtic 3 7 6
6 Dundee 4 1 6
7 St J'stone 4 -2 6
8 Partick 3 3 4
9 Aberdeen 3 -2 3
10 Motherwell 4 -4 3
11 St Mirren 3 -4 0
12 Ross Co 4 -7 0

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

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