Celtic v Dundee Utd preview

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

Last Updated: 19/11/10 at 15:20   

Conway: Knee op rules him out

Conway: Knee op rules him out

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

Friday, 25 April 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 26 April 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v St J'stone  
Dundee Utd v Motherwell  
Ross Co v Kilmarnock  
Sunday, 27 April 2014
12:45
Hibernian v Hearts  
15:00
Celtic v Inverness  
Saturday, 03 May 2014
Celtic v Aberdeen  
Hibernian v Partick  
Inverness v Dundee Utd  
Motherwell v St J'stone  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Celtic 34 66 89
2 Aberdeen 34 17 64
3 Motherwell 34 5 61
4 Dundee Utd 34 15 54
5 Inverness 34 5 53
6 St J'stone 34 9 51
7 Hibernian 34 -17 34
8 St Mirren 34 -19 34
9 Kilmarnock 34 -17 33
10 Partick 34 -20 33
11 Ross Co 34 -20 31
12 Hearts 34 -24 16

Updated Sat, 19 Apr 2014

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