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

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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

Friday, 24 October 2014
19:45
Aberdeen v Motherwell  
Saturday, 25 October 2014
15:00
Dundee v Hamilton  
Inverness v Dundee U  
Partick v St J'stone  
St Mirren v Ross Co  
Sunday, 26 October 2014
13:00
Celtic v Kilmarnck  
Friday, 31 October 2014
19:45
St J'stone v Motherwell  
Saturday, 01 November 2014
15:00
Celtic v Inverness  
Dundee U v St Mirren  
Hamilton v Partick  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 10 14 23
2 Dundee U 10 7 22
3 Inverness 10 6 20
4 Kilmarnck 10 6 20
5 Celtic 9 13 17
6 Aberdeen 10 1 16
7 Dundee 10 -1 13
8 Partick 9 0 10
9 St J'stone 10 -7 9
10 St Mirren 10 -8 7
11 Motherwell 10 -12 7
12 Ross Co 10 -19 4

Updated Sat, 18 Oct 2014

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