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Team news for Saturday afternoon's SPL clash between St Mirren and Motherwell at St Mirren Park.

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St Mirren have lost Nigel Hasselbaink and Darren McGregor.

Hasselbaink is suspended for two games after a failed appeal against his red card at Tannadice while McGregor faces six to nine months out after damaging a cruciate ligament.

Paul McQuade returns from a hamstring strain but Hugh Murray, Aaron Mooy, Graeme Smith and David Barron are still missing.

Motherwell are without Steven Saunders and Keith Lasley.

Saunders is out for up to nine months after rupturing his Achilles on Scotland Under-21 duty while Lasley is suspended following his dismissal against Hearts.

But Shaun Hutchinson returns to replace Saunders in central defence after overcoming a head knock.

St Mirren (from): Samson, Van Zanten, Tesselaar, McAusland, Mair, Goodwin, McGowan, Teale, Thomson, Thompson, McQuade, McLean, McShane, McHugh, McKernon, Carey, Kennedy, McQuade.

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

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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 Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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