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Team news ahead of Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Celtic and St Mirren at Parkhead.

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Mair (left): In contention for Buddies

Mair (left): In contention for Buddies

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Celtic winger Shaun Maloney could make his first-team comeback following more than four months out with an ankle injury.

Glenn Loovens is fit for the Scottish Premier League game despite coming off against Hibernian in midweek with a tight hamstring.

Celtic will still be without Daniel Majstorovic (toe) while Daryl Murphy (groin) is a doubt and Andreas Hinkel is not ready to return following a knee injury.

St Mirren defender Lee Mair is in contention for the game after recovering from a minor strain that forced him out of the midweek win over Aberdeen moments before kick-off.

Paul McGowan will miss the game under the terms of his loan agreement.

Celtic (from): Forster, Wilson, Mulgrew, Rogne, Loovens, Izaguirre, Brown, Ki, Ledley, Kayal, Samaras, Commons, Maloney, Hooper, Zaluska, Stokes, Ljungberg, Forrest.

St Mirren (from): Gallacher, McAusland, Travner, McGregor, Potter, Thomson, Barron, Goodwin, Dargo, Higdon, McLean, Murray, Van Zanten, Mair, Mooy, Cregg, Barron, 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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