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Team news for Wednesday's Scottish Premier League clash between St Mirren and Hearts at St Mirren Park (kick-off 7.45pm).

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St Mirren have an unchanged squad for the clash with the Jambos.

Gareth Wardlaw sits out the second game of a two-match ban but Craig Dargo could feature again after playing his first game for four months against Inverness on Boxing Day.

Hugh Murray and Nick Hegarty remain on the sidelines but both are set to return next month.

Lee Wallace will return to the Hearts squad for the game against the Buddies but Rudi Skacel is set to miss out.

Wallace has been out since September with a knee injury but has impressed in training and a calf injury to Skacel could increase the involvement of the left-back.

Skacel has been playing with a small tear in his calf, but could be fit for the New Year's Day derby with Hibernian, while David Obua (groin) and Jason Thomson (ankle) are nearing returns, but Andrew Driver (thigh) and Suso Santana (knee) remain a few weeks away from action.

St Mirren (from): Gallacher, McAusland, Barron, van Zanten, Potter, McGregor, Travner, Thomson, Cregg, Higdon, McGowan, Dargo, Lynch, Samson, McQuade, Lamont, Mooy, McLean.

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

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 24 October 2014
19:45
Aberdeen v Motherwell  
Saturday, 25 October 2014
15:00
Dundee v Hamilton  
Inverness v Dundee U  
Partick v St J'stone  
St Mirren v Ross Co  
Sunday, 26 October 2014
13:00
Celtic v Kilmarnck  
Friday, 31 October 2014
19:45
St J'stone v Motherwell  
Saturday, 01 November 2014
15:00
Celtic v Inverness  
Dundee U v St Mirren  
Hamilton v Partick  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 10 14 23
2 Dundee U 10 7 22
3 Inverness 10 6 20
4 Kilmarnck 10 6 20
5 Celtic 9 13 17
6 Aberdeen 10 1 16
7 Dundee 10 -1 13
8 Partick 9 0 10
9 St J'stone 10 -7 9
10 St Mirren 10 -8 7
11 Motherwell 10 -12 7
12 Ross Co 10 -19 4

Updated Sat, 18 Oct 2014

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