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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

Friday, 19 September 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 20 September 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Ross Co  
Hamilton v Kilmarnock  
Inverness v St J'stone  
Sunday, 21 September 2014
12:15
Dundee v Dundee Utd  
15:00
Celtic v Motherwell  
Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
St Mirren v Celtic  
15:00
Aberdeen v Inverness  
Dundee Utd v St J'stone  
Kilmarnock v Partick  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 6 6 13
2 Inverness 6 5 13
3 Dundee Utd 6 3 13
4 Celtic 5 8 10
5 Dundee 6 2 10
6 Kilmarnock 6 0 10
7 St J'stone 6 -2 9
8 Partick 5 3 7
9 Aberdeen 5 -1 6
10 Motherwell 6 -4 6
11 St Mirren 5 -8 0
12 Ross Co 6 -12 0

Updated Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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