Hoops without Hooper at Caley

Celtic will be without Gary Hooper for Saturday's SPL opener at Inverness (kick-off 12.15pm) after the striker suffered a calf injury.

Last Updated: 13/08/10 at 14:58

Hooper: Calf injury

Hooper: Calf injury

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Hooper picked up in the knock in the pre-season defeat by Blackburn.

Scott Brown will have his ankle problem assessed after missing Scotland's defeat by Sweden and Thomas Rogne is likely to miss out after suffering a thigh injury while playing for Norway Under-21s.

But Israel midfielder Beram Kayal could make his debut and James Forrest has recovered from illness.

Celtic (from): Zaluska, Cha, Mulgrew, Loovens, Hooiveld, O'Dea, Ledley, Juarez, Kayal, Brown, Ki, Maloney, Murphy, Samaras, Rasmussen, Conroy, McCourt, Cervi.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 09 August 2014
15:00
Dundee v Kilmarnock  
Hamilton v Inverness  
Motherwell v St Mirren  
Sunday, 10 August 2014
Aberdeen v Dundee Utd  
Ross Co v St J'stone  
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
19:45
Dundee Utd v Motherwell  
Inverness v Dundee  
Kilmarnock v Aberdeen  
Partick v Ross Co  
St J'stone v Celtic  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Aberdeen 0 0 0
2 Celtic 0 0 0
3 Dundee 0 0 0
4 Dundee Utd 0 0 0
5 Hamilton 0 0 0
6 Inverness 0 0 0
7 Kilmarnock 0 0 0
8 Motherwell 0 0 0
9 Partick 0 0 0
10 Ross Co 0 0 0
11 St J'stone 0 0 0
12 St Mirren 0 0 0

Updated Thu, 26 Jun 2014

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