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Hamilton are without suspended defenders Martin Canning and Mark McLaughlin but Simon Mensing and Dougie Imrie are both available again after serving their own bans.

Mark Carrington is available again after injury but Jon Routledge, Marco Paixao and James Gibson are all out with knee injuries.

Rangers are boosted by the news that Lee McCulloch is back in training.

It was initially feared the midfielder's season was over with a knee injury but, if not involved against the Accies, he could make his comeback midweek if he does not suffer any reaction.

Madjid Bougherra (hamstring), Vladimir Weiss (foot) and Kirk Broadfoot (Achilles) are all still sidelined.

Hamilton (from): Cerny, Elebert, Mensing, Buchanan, Skelton, Neil, McDonald, Carrington, Gillespie, McAlister, Chambers, F Paixao, Crawford, Hasselbaink, Murdoch, Antoine-Curier, Graham, Imrie.

Rangers (from): McGregor, Whittaker, Papac, Foster, Weir, Wylde, Ness, Davis, Edu, Naismith, Lafferty, Fleck, Jelavic, Kerkar, Cole, Alexander, Diouf, Hutton, McCulloch.

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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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