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Team news for Sunday's Old Firm derby clash between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox (kick-off 12.45pm).

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Naismith: Has a hamstring injury

Naismith: Has a hamstring injury

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Rangers are hopeful Steven Naismith will be passed fit for the Scottish Premier League encounter.

Naismith pulled up with a hamstring strain against Motherwell on Boxing Day and faces a battle to prove his fitness ahead of the game against the Bhoys.

Kyle Lafferty will be back in action for the clash at Ibrox after several weeks on the sideline with a broken bone in his hand.

Celtic's new signing Freddie Ljungberg goes straight in to the Hoops squad for the Old Firm derby at Ibrox on Sunday.

Skipper Scott Brown is suspended after being sent off against Motherwell in midweek while midfielder Olivier Kapo (hamstring) and striker Daryl Murphy (calf) are out.

Midfielder Efrain Juarez and striker Georgios Samaras are back in contention for a start.

Rangers (from): McGregor, Whittaker, Papac, Foster, Weir, Bougherra, Davis, McCulloch, Weiss, Naismith, Fleck, Miller, Kerkar, Wylde, Hutton, Webster, Beattie, Lafferty, Alexander.

Celtic (from); Forster, Wilson, Majstorovic, Rogne, Izaguirre, McCourt, Ledley, Kayal, Stokes, Forrest, McGinn, Ljungberg, Samaras, Juarez, Mulgrew, Crosas, Zaluska, Towell.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 09 August 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Dundee Utd  
Dundee v Kilmarnock  
Hamilton v Inverness  
Motherwell v St Mirren  
Ross Co v St J'stone  
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
19:45
Dundee Utd v Motherwell  
Inverness v Dundee  
Kilmarnock v Aberdeen  
Partick v Ross Co  
St J'stone v Celtic  

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Thu, 26 Jun 2014

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