Celtic v Hibernian preview

Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Celtic and Hibernian at Parkhead.

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Brown: Returns against Hibs

Brown: Returns against Hibs

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Celtic skipper Scott Brown returns from an ankle problem for the game against Hibs.

Emilio Izaguirre misses out with a thigh injury sustained in the 6-0 Co-operative Insurance Cup win over Inverness in midweek.

Paddy McCourt (shoulder), James Forrest, (ankle) and Jos Hooiveld (knock) are also out.

Defender Sol Bamba is a doubt as Hibernian seek a return to winning ways.

Bamba picked up a groin problem in the midweek Co-operative Insurance Cup loss at Kilmarnock as Hibs again failed to add to their solitary win this season, secured at Motherwell on the opening day.

Ian Murray (hip/groin), Darryl Duffy (metatarsal), Merouane Zemmama (knee) and goalkeeper Graham Stack (back) remain out.

Celtic (from): Forster, Loovens, Cha Du-Ri, Majstorovic, Murphy, Ledley, Samaras, Maloney, Wilson, Rogne, Hooper, Stokes, Kayal, Zaluska, Juarez, Ki, Mulgrew, Brown.

Hibernian (from): Brown, Wotherspoon, Hogg, Bamba, De Graaf, Miller, Rankin, Nish, Riordan, G Smith, Hanlon, Galbraith, Thicot, Stevenson, Stephens, Currie, Dickoh, Grounds, Trakys.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Wednesday, 04 March 2015
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15:00
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Ross Co v Partick  
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19:45
Motherwell v Hamilton  
Saturday, 21 March 2015
15:00
Celtic v Dundee U  
Partick v Inverness  

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