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Team news for Tuesday night's Scottish Premier League clash between Aberdeen and Motherwell at Pittodrie.

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Rory McArdle and Alexander Diamond look set to have recovered from flu for Aberdeen.

Sone Aluko (Achilles) and David McNamee (groin) should be fit but Rob Milsom (foot) is out and Andrew Considine is suspended.

Darren Mackie, Fraser Fyvie and Yoann Folly remain on the long-term absentee list.

Motherwell full-backs Stevie Hammell and Steven Saunders are pushing for a recall for the match.

Saunders has served a one-match suspension and both players are hoping to recover from hamstring problems.

However, manager Stuart McCall has revealed that one or two unnamed players could drop out injured following the 6-0 defeat by Rangers, while Bob McHugh (wrist) remains on the sidelines.

Aberdeen (from): Langfield, McArdle, Smith, McNamee, Diamond, Vujadinovic, Hartley, Jack, Young, Vernon, Maguire, Blackman, Anderson, Aluko, Howard, Pawlett, Paton, Magennis.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Gunning, Hutchinson, Page, Jennings, Forbes, Humphrey, Sutton, Murphy, Pollock, Jeffers, Jones, Casagolda, Lasley, Craigan, Hammell, Saunders.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

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  
Kilmarnck v Dundee  

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 Aberdeen 11 2 19
6 Celtic 9 13 17
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 11 -13 7
12 Ross Co 10 -19 4

Updated Fri, 24 Oct 2014

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