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Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Dundee United and Dunfermline at Tannadice.

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Danny Swanson and Gavin Gunning are pushing for more involvement in the United side against Dunfermline.

The pair played 90 minutes in a closed-door game against Hibernian in midweek as Swanson looks to overcome a virus and Gunning aims to add to his debut off the bench at Celtic Park.

Scott Severin is United's only casualty following his triple leg break.

Kevin Rutkiewicz returns from a thigh injury for the Pars.

Andy Barrowman is back in the squad after recovering from a calf injury.

Steven Bell (Achilles) and Nicky Phinn (hamstring) remain absent.

Dundee United (from): Pernis, Watson, Dillon, Kenneth, Dixon, Robertson, Rankin, Flood, Allan, Russell, Daly, Armstrong, Gunning, Swanson, Douglas, Mackay-Steven, Dow, Banks.

Dunfermline (from): Gallacher, Jason Thomson, Potter, Rutkiewicz, Keddie, McCann, Barrowman, Cardle, McDougall, Mason, Hardie, Dowie, Burns, Kirk, Graham, Smith, Boyle, Willis, Ryan Thomson, Young.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 27 December 2014
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Celtic v Ross Co  
Dundee v St Mirren  
Kilmarnock v Hamilton  
Motherwell v Partick  
St J'stone v Dundee U  
Sunday, 28 December 2014
Inverness v Aberdeen  
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15:00
Aberdeen v St J'stone  
Hamilton v Motherwell  
Ross Co v Inverness  

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