Rangers v St Mirren preview

Team news ahead of Saturday afternoon's SPL clash between Rangers and St Mirren at Ibrox.

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Bougherra: Could return on Saturday

Bougherra: Could return on Saturday

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Rangers are boosted by the news that Madjid Bougherra could return.

The defender - who has been out with a hamstring injury - trained on Friday and, if not involved on Saturday, will have a part to play against Dundee United on Tuesday.

Steven Naismith is suspended for the visit of Saints but Richard Foster is back in the squad after sitting out the midweek win at Aberdeen under the terms of his loan agreement.

Michael Higdon and Hugh Murray are suspended for St Mirren.

In-form striker Higdon begins a two-match ban while midfielder Murray is out for one game.

But on-loan Celtic player Paul McGowan returns after being ineligible for the narrow defeat at Parkhead.

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

St Mirren (from): Gallacher, McAusland, Travner, McGregor, Potter, Thomson, Barron, Goodwin, Dargo, McLean, Van Zanten, Mair, Mooy, McGowan, Cregg, Barron, Samson.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  
St Mirren v Dundee Utd  
Sunday, 31 August 2014
12:30
Dundee v Celtic  
Saturday, 13 September 2014
12:45
Celtic v Aberdeen  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Hamilton  
Kilmarnock v St Mirren  
Partick v Inverness  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Inverness 4 5 10
2 Hamilton 4 2 9
3 Dundee Utd 4 0 9
4 Kilmarnock 4 1 7
5 Celtic 3 7 6
6 Dundee 4 1 6
7 St J'stone 4 -2 6
8 Partick 3 3 4
9 Aberdeen 3 -2 3
10 Motherwell 4 -4 3
11 St Mirren 3 -4 0
12 Ross Co 4 -7 0

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

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