Kilmarnock v Celtic preview

Team news for Sunday lunchtime's Scottish Premier League clash between Kilmarnock and Celtic at Rugby Park (12.45pm).

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Fowler: Suspended for Killie

Fowler: Suspended for Killie

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Kilmarnock will be without several players for the clash.

James Fowler is suspended and Jamie Hamill could miss the remainder of the season with a hamstring injury, while Frazer Wright and Ryan O'Leary remain on the sidelines.

However, James Dayton could make his first start after recovering from cruciate ligament damage.

Celtic will be without strike duo Georgios Samaras and Anthony Stokes, both of whom are suspended.

Glenn Loovens (strain) is still out and his fellow defenders Charlie Mulgrew (hamstring) and Mark Wilson (knee) are both doubts.

Midfielders Beram Kayal (wrist) and Joe Ledley (hamstring) are out for the rest of the season but defender Andreas Hinkel has been training for the last three weeks and might come into the squad following his recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament injury sustained last August.

Kilmarnock (from): Bell, Clancy, Dayton, Sissoko, Bryson, Pascali, Silva, Kelly, Eremenko, Aubameyang, Agard, Berntsson, Gros, Hay, Taouil, Letheren, McKenzie, Fisher.

Celtic (from): Forster, Izaguirre, Majstorovic, Wilson, Mulgrew, Brown, Ki, Commons, Maloney, Murphy, Hooper, McCourt, Zaluska, Rogne, Forrest, McGinn, Hinkel, Juarez.

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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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