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Galbraith: Has an ankle injury

Galbraith: Has an ankle injury

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Hibs midfielder Matt Thornhill has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.

Thornhill suffered a medial ligament injury in last weekend's SPL win at Aberdeen and will miss the final six matches of the campaign, starting with the home game against bottom side Hamilton on Sunday.

Hibs have no further fresh concerns, with Danny Galbraith (ankle) nearing a return and Kevin McCann (knee) and Graham Stack (shoulder) still out.

David Elebert is a doubt for Hamilton.

Elebert was forced out of last weekend's defeat against Rangers with a hamstring injury and has not trained this week.

Accies manager Billy Reid has one or two other unnamed players carrying knocks, while Mark McLaughlin and Martin Canning are both sidelined.

Hibernian (from): Brown, Thicot, Dickoh, Hanlon, Booth, Miller, Murray, Palsson, Wotherspoon, Scott, Vaz Te, Sodje, Riordan, Smith, Nish, Stevenson, Stephens, Duffy, Divis, Trakys.

Hamilton (from): Cerny, Elebert, Carrington, Buchanan, McDonald, Mensing, Gillespie, McAlister, Wildig, Chambers, Crawford, Neil, Imrie, Hasselbaink, Murdoch, Graham, Skelton, Elliott.

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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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