Hearts v Kilmarnock preview

Team news for Sunday lunchtime's SPL clash between Hearts and Kilmarnock at Tynecastle.

Last Updated: 29/10/10 at 17:09

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Jim Jefferies has no fresh concerns as Hearts prepare for Sunday's meeting with his former club.

Ian Black is available after coming off the bench in last Saturday's 3-0 defeat of St Mirren with a bandage over broken bones in his hand.

Andrew Driver (thigh), David Obua (groin) and Lee Wallace (knee) remain absent.

Kilmarnock have no fresh injury problems ahead of the game.

Long-term injury absentees James Dayton and Alan Combe remain on the sidelines.

Winger Dayton is likely to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury while goalkeeper Combe is still to return from summer hernia surgery.

Kick-off at Tynecastle is 12:45pm.

Hearts (from): Kello, Barr, Bouzid, Zaliukas, Stevenson, Palazuelos, Templeton, Elliot, Elliott, Santana, Balogh, Kyle, Jonsson, Mrowiec, J Thomson, C Thomson, Skacel, Novikovas.

Kilmarnock (from): Bell, Sissoko, Gordon, Wright, Hamill, Bryson, Pascali, Silva, Invincibile, Kelly, Eremenko, Forrester, Rui Miguel, Sammon, Clancy, Letheren, Hay, Taouil.

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