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Rangers' new signings El-Hadji Diouf, David Healy and Kyle Bartley are all in contention for the SPL clash.

However, striker Nikica Jelavic could miss the game with a groin strain.

Defender Kirk Broadfoot continues his recovery from a foot injury and is out for the foreseeable future.

Hearts striker Kevin Kyle remains on the sidelines for the game.

Kyle will miss a fifth consecutive match after suffering a groin injury but is expected to recover for the next game against Hamilton.

Calum Elliot (knee) also remains out while Lee Wallace is a fitness doubt, David Templeton will be rested and Arvydas Novikovas has joined St Johnstone on loan.

Rangers (from): McGregor, Whittaker, Papac, Weir, Bougherra, Davis, McCulloch, Edu, Naismith, Lafferty, Fleck, Diouf, Healy, Alexander, Bartley, Weiss, McMillan, Ness.

Jambos (from): Kello, Bouzid, Zaliukas, Stevenson, Palazuelos, Black, Driver, Elliott, Skacel, Glen, Jonsson, Mrowiec, C Thomson, Wallace, Obua, J Thomson, Santana, Balogh.

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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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