Elliott set for Jambos debut

Hearts manager Jim Jefferies hopes to hand a debut to new striker Stephen Elliott in Saturday's SPL curtain-raiser at home to St Johnstone.

Last Updated: 13/08/10 at 14:41

Elliott: Set for Tynecastle bow

Elliott: Set for Tynecastle bow

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The former Preston marksman is set to be included in the squad at Tynecastle and could feature alongside fellow summer recruit Kevin Kyle, who has recovered from groin surgery.

Hearts are without suspended trio Eggert Jonsson, Ismael Bouzid and Ryan Stevenson, while David Obua (groin), Andy Driver (knee) and Gary Glen (hamstring) are sidelined.

Hearts (from): Kello, C Thomson, Barr, Zaliukas, Wallace, Santana, Black, Palazuelos, Templeton, S Elliott, C Elliot, MacDonald, Kucharski, McGowan, Mrowiec, Novikovas, Kyle, J Thomson.

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