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Rudi Skacel and Ruben Palazuelos are available again for Hearts.

Skacel is set to play despite an Achilles problem and Palazuelos is poised to return following a two-match suspension.

Lee Wallace is poised to shake off his ankle problem and continue at left-back, but Suso Santana (knee) is a major doubt and Kevin Kyle underwent double hernia surgery this week and remains out along with Darren Barr and Calum Elliot.

St Mirren have fitness doubts over David van Zanten and Hugh Murray ahead of the game.

Both players sat out training on Friday after picking up knocks in the Scottish Cup defeat by Aberdeen.

David Barron and Garry Brady are still looking for match practice following lay-offs.

Hearts (from): Kello, Bouzid, Zaliukas, Stevenson, Driver, Elliott, Skacel, Glen, Mrowiec, C Thomson, Wallace, J Thomson, Santana, Balogh, Webster, Templeton, Black, Palazuelos.

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

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 03 October 2014
19:45
Kilmarnock v Dundee Utd  
Saturday, 04 October 2014
15:00
Dundee v Aberdeen  
Partick v Motherwell  
St J'stone v St Mirren  
Sunday, 05 October 2014
12:45
Inverness v Ross Co  
13:00
Celtic v Hamilton  
Friday, 17 October 2014
19:45
Hamilton v Aberdeen  
Saturday, 18 October 2014
12:45
Ross Co v Celtic  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Partick  
Motherwell v Dundee  

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Tue, 30 Sep 2014

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