Kilmarnock v St Mirren preview

Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Kilmarnock and St Mirren at Rugby Park.

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Paatelainen: Has only one player missing

Paatelainen: Has only one player missing

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Kilmarnock boss Mixu Paatelainen has close to a full squad to pick from.

James Dayton is the only casualty as he continues to build up his fitness following a cruciate ligament injury.

Killie hope the winger will regain his fitness in about six weeks' time, giving him hope of playing again before the end of the season.

Paul McGowan is suspended for St Mirren.

The Buddies are otherwise unchanged following the 1-0 win over Motherwell on Wednesday night.

David Barron (calf), Paul McQuade (hamstring) and Gareth Wardlaw (ankle) remain on the sidelines, while Nick Hegarty is closing in on a return following a broken ankle.

Kilmarnock (from): Bell, Clancy, Hay, Wright, Sissoko, Eremenko, Taouil, Rui Miguel, Hamill, Bryson, Gros, Kelly, Pascali, Agard, Fowler, Silva, Jaakkola, McKenzie.

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

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 27 December 2014
15:00
Celtic v Ross Co  
Dundee v St Mirren  
Kilmarnock v Hamilton  
Motherwell v Partick  
St J'stone v Dundee U  
Sunday, 28 December 2014
Inverness v Aberdeen  
Thursday, 01 January 2015
12:15
Dundee U v Dundee  
15:00
Aberdeen v St J'stone  
Hamilton v Motherwell  
Ross Co v Inverness  

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