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Team news ahead of Wednesday night's Scottish Premier League clash between Hamilton and Celtic at New Douglas Park.

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David Elebert is back in contention for Hamilton after recovering from a knee injury.

Hamilton have signed Mickael Antoine-Curier until the end of the season but he is unlikely to be involved.

Alex Neil (hip) and James Gibson (knee) remain on the sidelines.

Bhoys striker Georgios Samaras has been ruled out of the trip to face Accies.

The striker was forced out of the Scottish Cup win against Berwick Rangers with a hamstring strain and will be out of action for at least 10 days.

Better news for the Hoops is that Gary Hooper (ankle), Glenn Loovens (knee) and Daryl Murphy (calf) are set to return to training next week.

Hamilton (from): Cerny, Buchanan, Canning, Skelton, Mensing, Gillespie, Hasselbaink, M Paixao, Imrie, Casalinuovo, F Paixao, McDonald, Murdoch, McLaughlin, McAlister, Devlin, Kirkpatrick, Elebert.

Hoops (from): Forster, Wilson, Majstorovic, Mulgrew, Rogne, Izaguirre, McCourt, Ledley, Kayal, Forrest, McGinn, Hooiveld, Stokes, Crosas, Zaluska, Juarez, Towell, Ljungberg.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 03 April 2015
19:45
St Mirren v Celtic  
Saturday, 04 April 2015
15:00
Aberdeen v Partick  
Dundee U v Ross Co  
Hamilton v St J'stone  
Inverness v Dundee  
Kilmarnock v Motherwell  
Tuesday, 07 April 2015
19:45
Motherwell v St Mirren  
Ross Co v St J'stone  
Wednesday, 08 April 2015
Aberdeen v Inverness  
Celtic v Partick  

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