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

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Marc Fitzpatrick is back in Motherwell's squad for the visit of the Terrors.

The midfielder has recovered from a knee injury and came through a practice match in midweek unscathed.

Esteban Casagolda, who has recovered from knee surgery, is out for another couple of weeks.

Darren Dods remains sidelined as Dundee United make the first of two trips to Motherwell in four days.

Dods has been sent for a scan to ascertain the full extent of his knee problem, leaving manager Peter Houston short of cover in defence for the trip to Fir Park.

Craig Conway returned from a knee injury in last week's 2-1 loss to Celtic, but it is too soon for his fellow midfielder Danny Swanson (back) to play in the league or Co-operative Insurance Cup quarter-final meeting with Well.

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

United (from): Pernis, Dillon, Watson, Kenneth, Severin, Dixon, Douglas, Gomis, D Robertson, S Robertson, Buaben, Conway, Goodwillie, Daly, Cadamarteri, Shala, Russell, Hill, Dow, Banks.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Sunday, 26 October 2014
13:00
Celtic v Kilmarnck
Friday, 31 October 2014
19:45
St J'stone v Motherwell  
Saturday, 01 November 2014
15:00
Celtic v Inverness  
Dundee U v St Mirren  
Hamilton v Partick  
Kilmarnck v Dundee  
Monday, 03 November 2014
19:45
Ross Co v Aberdeen  
Friday, 07 November 2014
Motherwell v Dundee U  
Saturday, 08 November 2014
15:00
Dundee v St J'stone  
Inverness v Hamilton  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 11 12 23
2 Inverness 11 7 23
3 Dundee U 11 6 22
4 Kilmarnck 10 6 20
5 Aberdeen 11 2 19
6 Celtic 9 13 17
7 Dundee 11 1 16
8 Partick 10 0 11
9 St J'stone 11 -7 10
10 St Mirren 11 -8 8
11 Motherwell 11 -13 7
12 Ross Co 11 -19 5

Updated Sat, 25 Oct 2014

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