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Team news for Wednesday's Scottish Premier League clash between Celtic and Motherwell at Parkhead (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Hateley (r): Recovered from stomach bug

Hateley (r): Recovered from stomach bug

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James Forrest has recovered from flu and is back in Celtic's squad, while Mexican midfielder Efrain Juarez has shrugged off a virus and is also back in contention.

Defender Cha Du-Ri and midfielder Ki Sung-yueng are away with South Korea on Asian Cup duty.

Motherwell midfielder Tom Hateley has recovered from illness ahead of the game. Hateley was one of several players to be hit by a stomach bug ahead at the weekend and had to go off after being sick during the Boxing Day defeat by Rangers.

Motherwell have a fully-fit squad but Steve Jennings serves the second of his three-match suspension.

Celtic (from): Forster, Majstorovic, Rogne, Izaguirre, McCourt, Kayal, Brown, McGinn, Juarez, Forrest, Samaras, Stokes, Murphy, Kapo, Wilson, Mulgrew, Zaluska, Towell.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Saunders, Hateley, Hammell, Craigan, Reynolds, Lasley, Humphrey, Murphy, Blackman, Gow, Sutton, Casagolda, Forbes, Fitzpatrick, McHugh, Page, Hollis.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 19 September 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 20 September 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Ross Co  
Hamilton v Kilmarnock  
Inverness v St J'stone  
Sunday, 21 September 2014
12:15
Dundee v Dundee Utd  
15:00
Celtic v Motherwell  
Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
St Mirren v Celtic  
15:00
Aberdeen v Inverness  
Dundee Utd v St J'stone  
Kilmarnock v Partick  

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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