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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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

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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