Hearts v Hamilton preview

Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Hearts and Hamilton at Tynecastle (kick-off 1pm).

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Santana: Out for around six weeks

Santana: Out for around six weeks

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Hearts have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the meeting.

Suso Santana will be out for around six weeks following the knee operation he had last weekend, while Jason Thomson remains a doubt with an ankle problem.

Lee Wallace (knee) and Andrew Driver (thigh) are two to three weeks away from full training, with David Obua (groin) still out.

Hamilton manager Billy Reid will assess the fitness of Nigel Hasselbaink and Mark McLaughlin.

Both players are struggling with niggling injuries but could be fit for the trip to Tynecastle.

Skipper Alex Neil and long-term casualty James Gibson remain on the sidelines.

Hearts (from): Kello, Barr, Bouzid, Zaliukas, Stevenson, Palazuelos, Templeton, Elliot, Elliott, Balogh, Kyle, Jonsson, Mrowiec, J Thomson, C Thomson, Skacel, Novikovas.

Hamilton (from): Cerny, Elebert, Buchanan, Mensing, Graham, Goodwin, Imrie, Kirkpatrick, M Paixao, Routledge, Lyle, Casalinuovo, Hopkirk, F Paixao, McDonald, Murdoch, Skelton, Canning, Hasselbaink, McLaughlin.

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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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