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Team news ahead of Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Kilmarnock and Motherwell at Rugby Park.

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Danny Buijs and Paul Heffernan are in the Kilmarnock squad for the first time after recovering from injuries, while goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola is also available again.

Danny Racchi (back) remains on the sidelines, while Gary Fisher is a doubt.

Ross Forbes is back in contention for Motherwell after serving a one-match ban in their victory over Inverness last weekend.

However, the midfielder is likely to have to settle for a place on the bench following an impressive display from his team-mates on the opening day.

Kilmarnock (from): Bell, McKeown, Clancy, Fowler, Ada, Kroca, Harkins, Silva, Dayton, Pascali, Kelly, Hutchinson, Hay, O'Leary, Gros, Buijs, Heffernan, Jaakkola.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Hammell, Craigan, Hutchinson, Jennings, Lasley, Law, Humphrey, Murphy, Higdon, Saunders, McHugh, Forbes, Smith, Lawless, Pollock, Hollis.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Thursday, 01 January 2015
12:15
Dundee U v Dundee  
15:00
Aberdeen v St J'stone  
Hamilton v Motherwell  
Ross Co v Inverness  
St Mirren v Kilmarnock  
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Partick v Celtic  
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15:00
Dundee v Ross Co  
Inverness v St Mirren  
Partick v Dundee U  
St J'stone v Hamilton  

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