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Team news ahead of Wednesday night's Scottish Premier League clash between Aberdeen and Rangers at Pittodrie.

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Aberdeen are likely to be without seven players for the game.

Rory McArdle (shoulder) is definitely out, while Zander Diamond (stomach), David McNamee (hamstring) and Paul Hartley (knee) are major doubts.

Long-term injury victims Yoann Folly, Darren Mackie and Fraser Fyvie are also out but Scott Vernon could play through a hernia problem.

Rangers will be without Richard Foster, who is ineligible under the terms of his loan agreement.

Lee McCulloch (knee) and Kirk Broadfoot (foot) remain on the sidelines, while Vladimir Weiss is awaiting the results of a scan on his foot and is expected to be out of action for another couple of weeks.

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

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

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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 Mon, 15 Sep 2014

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