Motherwell v Celtic preview

Team news for Sunday's Scottish Premier League clash between Motherwell and Celtic at Fir Park (12.45pm).

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Motherwell manager Stuart McCall expects to be without four or five first-team players for the game.

Stephen Craigan is suspended and both Steve Jones and Steven Saunders remain out with hamstring problems.

Central midfield pair Keith Lasley (ribs) and Steve Jennings (Achilles) are "touch and go", while Bob McHugh (wrist) is still out.

Beram Kayal is suspended for Celtic.

Freddie Ljungberg has a problem with his calf and will resume training next week.

Cha Du-ri (ankle), Shaun Maloney (ankle) and Andreas Hinkel (knee) remain on the sidelines although the latter has started running.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Gunning, Hammell, Hutchinson, Page, Jennings, Lasley, Forbes, Murphy, Humphrey, Sutton, Jeffers, Meechan, Pollock, Casagolda, Smith, Hollis.

Bhoys (from): Forster, Wilson, Majstorovic, Mulgrew, Izaguirre, Brown, Ledley, Ki, Samaras, Commons, Forrest, McGinn, Hooper, Stokes, McCourt, Rogne, Juarez, Zaluska.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 24 October 2014
19:45
Aberdeen v Motherwell  
Saturday, 25 October 2014
15:00
Dundee v Hamilton  
Inverness v Dundee U  
Partick v St J'stone  
St Mirren v Ross Co  
Sunday, 26 October 2014
13:00
Celtic v Kilmarnck  
Friday, 31 October 2014
19:45
St J'stone v Motherwell  
Saturday, 01 November 2014
15:00
Celtic v Inverness  
Dundee U v St Mirren  
Hamilton v Partick  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 10 14 23
2 Dundee U 10 7 22
3 Inverness 10 6 20
4 Kilmarnck 10 6 20
5 Celtic 9 13 17
6 Aberdeen 10 1 16
7 Dundee 10 -1 13
8 Partick 9 0 10
9 St J'stone 10 -7 9
10 St Mirren 10 -8 7
11 Motherwell 10 -12 7
12 Ross Co 10 -19 4

Updated Sat, 18 Oct 2014

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