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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Craigan: Suspended

Craigan: Suspended

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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

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:30
Inverness v Celtic  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Ross Co  
Kilmarnock v Motherwell  
Partick v Hamilton  
St J'stone v Aberdeen  
St Mirren v Dundee  
Saturday, 30 August 2014
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Sat, 16 Aug 2014

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