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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

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  
Motherwell v Hamilton  
Ross Co v Dundee  
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
19:45
Aberdeen v St Mirren  
Friday, 03 October 2014
Kilmarnock v Dundee Utd  

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 6 2 7
9 Aberdeen 5 -1 6
10 Motherwell 6 -4 6
11 St Mirren 6 -7 3
12 Ross Co 6 -12 0

Updated Fri, 19 Sep 2014

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