Hibernian v Hearts preview

Team news for Sunday's Scottish Premier League clash between Hibernian and Hearts at Easter Road (kick-off 2.15pm).

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Nish: Doubtful for Hearts clash

Nish: Doubtful for Hearts clash

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Colin Nish remains a doubt for the hosts. The striker suffered an ankle injury in scoring during the 4-2 loss at Aberdeen in Colin Calderwood's first match in charge and missed last Saturday's 1-0 loss at Dundee United.

David Wotherspoon should be fit to return after missing out at Tannadice, with Graham Stack (back), Darryl Duffy (metatarsal) and Merouane Zemmama (knee) still out.

Hearts winger Suso Santana is expected to be fit for the Edinburgh derby.

Santana missed two days of training following last Sunday's 3-0 loss at home to Kilmarnock but returned on Wednesday.

Jefferies has no other fresh concerns, with Andrew Driver (thigh), David Obua (groin) and Lee Wallace (knee) still absent.

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

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

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 19 September 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 20 September 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Ross Co  
Hamilton v Kilmarnock  
Inverness v St J'stone  
Sunday, 21 September 2014
12:15
Dundee v Dundee Utd  
15:00
Celtic v Motherwell  
Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
St Mirren v Celtic  
15:00
Aberdeen v Inverness  
Dundee Utd v St J'stone  
Kilmarnock v Partick  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 6 6 13
2 Inverness 6 5 13
3 Dundee Utd 6 3 13
4 Celtic 5 8 10
5 Dundee 6 2 10
6 Kilmarnock 6 0 10
7 St J'stone 6 -2 9
8 Partick 5 3 7
9 Aberdeen 5 -1 6
10 Motherwell 6 -4 6
11 St Mirren 5 -8 0
12 Ross Co 6 -12 0

Updated Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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