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Team news for Saturday's SPL clash between Rangers and Aberdeen at Ibrox.

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Edu: Has a knee injury

Edu: Has a knee injury

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Gers midfielder Maurice Edu will miss the visit of the Dons but the knee injury he suffered in the midweek defeat by Hibernian is not serious.

Sasa Papac will also miss out with a head wound while Lee McCulloch is expected to overcome a knee knock.

Andy Webster, James Beattie and Nikica Jelavic remain on the sidelines while Ricky Foster misses out under the terms of his loan agreement from Aberdeen.

The Dons will be without Darren Mackie, who suffered a knee injury against Inverness in midweek, and Andrius Velicka, who is on loan from Rangers and ineligible.

However, skipper Paul Hartley returns after serving his suspension.

Rangers (from): McGregor, Whittaker, Weir, Bougherra, Davis, McCulloch, Weiss, Lafferty, Naismith, Miller, Broadfoot, Fleck, Wylde, Hutton, Little, McMillan, Loy, Alexander.

Aberdeen (from): Langfield, Diamond, McArdle, Robertson, Folly, Young, Aluko, Jack, Ifil, Vernon, Maguire, Howard, Magennis, Hansson, Jarvis, Fraser, Hartley, Paton.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:30
Inverness v Celtic  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Ross Co  
Kilmarnock v Motherwell  
Partick v Hamilton  
St J'stone v Aberdeen  
St Mirren v Dundee  
Saturday, 30 August 2014
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Sat, 16 Aug 2014

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