Celtic v Dundee Utd preview

Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Celtic and Dundee United at Parkhead.

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Conway: Knee op rules him out

Conway: Knee op rules him out

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Anthony Stokes will miss out for Celtic after picking up a virus.

Midfielder Joe Ledley returns from a one-game suspension served against St Mirren last week.

Long-term injured Scott Brown (foot), Beram Kayal (groin) and James Forrest (ankle) are still out.

Dundee United are without winger Craig Conway for the daunting trip.

The Scotland international underwent knee surgery on Tuesday and is expected to be out for up to six weeks.

He will be joined in the stands by Darren Dods (knee), Scott Severin (ankle) and Mihael Kovacevic (knee), while boss Peter Houston has a doubt over Scott Robertson (calf).

Danny Swanson and Jon Daly, who have been struggling in recent weeks, have completed a full week of training so come into contention for a starting place. Youngster Stuart Armstrong is also added to the squad.

Celtic (from): Forster, Wilson, Cha Du-Ri, Ledley, McGinn, Majstorovic, Juarez, McCourt, Rogne, Izaguirre, Ki, Murphy, Hooper, Maloney, Hooiveld, Crosas, Zaluska, Towell.

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

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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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