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Hamilton midfielder Simon Mensing returns for the clash.

The former St Johnstone player is in contention for a place in Billy Reid's side

after resolving a family issue.

Marco Paixao (knee) is still out while Alex Neil (hip) and James Gibson (knee) remain long-term casualties.

Dundee United will be without striker Jon Daly for the match.

The striker is back doing light training following a hernia operation but is still some weeks away from a comeback.

Winger Craig Conway is fit after a recent thigh strain and so is Danny Swanson, who came off the bench against St Johnstone in midweek. Defender Garry Kenneth is out with a knee injury.

Boss Peter Houston will be minus long-term injury victims Mihael Kovacevic, Darren Dods (both knee) and Scott Severin (ankle).

Hamilton (from): Cerny, Elebert, Canning, McLaughlin, Hasselbaink, McDonald, Mensing, Skelton, McAlister, Routledge, Antoine-Curier, Imrie, Flavio Paixao, Elliot, Buchanan, Murdoch, Carrington, Casalinuovo, Graham.

Dundee United (from): Pernis, Dillon, Dixon, Van der Maulen, Watson, Douglas, Swanson, Gomis, Conway, Buaben, Armstrong, S Robertson, D Robertson, Conway, Goodwillie, Russell, Banks, Dow, Smith.

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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 Mon, 01 Sep 2014

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