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

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

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Sun, 31 Aug 2014

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