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Team news for Wednesday night's Scottish Premier League clash between Hibernian and Rangers at Easter Road.

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Martin Scott, Richie Towell and Matt Thornhill could all make their debuts for Hibernian.

Midfielder Scott, who signed from Ross County and full-back Towell, who is on loan from Celtic, may start, but former Nottingham Forest midfielder Matt Thornhill is recovering from an ankle injury and may not be risked.

Liam Miller is set to be restored following suspension, Lewis Stevenson could play despite a broken bone in his foot and Edwin de Graaf (groin) could also take part, with Kevin McCann, who has returned from a loan spell with Inverness with an injured knee, the only definite absentee.

Rangers manager Walter Smith has no fresh injury worries for the game.

Smith's side came through Saturday's defeat to Hearts unscathed, while Nikica Jelavic is nearing his first start after a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

Long-term casualty Kirk Broadfoot is still out of action with a foot problem.

Hibernian (from): Brown, Wotherspoon, Hogg, De Graaf, Rankin, Hanlon, Zemmama, Trakys, Galbraith, Dickoh, Duffy, Murray, Smith, Nish, Riordan, Hart, Miller, Thornhill.

Gers (from): McGregor, Whittaker, Papac, Weir, Bougherra, Davis, McCulloch, Edu, Fleck, Ness, Weiss, Naismith, Lafferty, Jelavic, Foster, Beattie, Webster, Alexander.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

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  
Kilmarnck v Dundee  

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 Aberdeen 11 2 19
6 Celtic 9 13 17
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 11 -13 7
12 Ross Co 10 -19 4

Updated Fri, 24 Oct 2014

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